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One Word Substitutions

1. A place where bees are kept.
A) Stable     B) Apiary      C) Aviary      D) Sty

Ans: B

2. A person's peculiar habit.
A) Idiosyncrasy      B) Honorary     C) Ethnology      D) Etymology

Ans: A

3. One who cuts precious stones.
A) Polyglot      B) Drover     C) Lapidist      D) Stevedore

Ans: C

4. One who sells sweets and pastries.
A) Epicure      B) Heretic     C) Cannibal      D) Confectioner

Ans: D

5. One who is a habitual drinker.
A) Sottoper      B) Hypocrite     C) Parasite      D) Bunting

Ans: A

6. Able to do many different things.
A) Felony      B) Versatile     C) Acronym      D) Cess

Ans: B

7. An ability to express oneself well in speech.
A) Multi-tasking      B) Sabotage     C) Oracy      D) Exposition

Ans: C

8. An act of identifying a disease, illness or a problem.
A) Dexterity      B) Interment     C) Surveillance      D) Diagnosis

Ans: D

9. An act of going or travelling to a place along a way that is different from the usual or planned way.
A) Detour      B) Reconciliation     C) Resilient      D) Acumen

Ans: A

10. A person who is pure and clean.
A) Voyage      B) Immaculate     C) Brewery      D) Sheath

Ans: B

11. Severely abusive writing in journals.
A) Obsolete      B) Insolvent     C) Scurrilous      D) Epilogue

Ans: C

12. Dramatic performance with dumb show.
A) Pantomime      B) Panacea     C) Pauper      D) Oviparous

Ans: A

13. To turn out of society.
A) Pacifist      B) Ostracize     C) Orator      D) Optimist

Ans: B

14. A lady's umbrella.
A) Paramount      B) Parasol     C) Peninsula      D) Peculation

Ans: B

15. Inherited from father or male ancestor.
A) Patronymic      B) Patrimony     C) Pedantic      D) Peroration

Ans: B

16. The state of being unmarried.
A) Cosummation     B) Polygamy    C) Cellibacy     D) Indefatigable

Ans: C

17. Agreement by belligerents to stop fighting.
A) Biped      B) Ephemeral     C) Transient      D) Armistice

Ans: D

18. Agent who has power of attorney.
A) Procurator      B) Ransom     C) Palatable      D) Felony

Ans: A

19. Care taker of a public building.
A) Hoard      B) Custodian     C) Punctilious      D) Intercept

Ans: B

20. Centre of attraction.
A) Viable      B) Versatile     C) Cynosure      D) Vulnerable

Ans: C


1. Apiary: A location where bees are kept is called an apiary or "bee yard".
Aviary: Aviary is a place for keeping birds confined.
Stable: A building where horses are kept.
Sty: A place where pigs live.

2. Idiosyncrasy: A person's peculiar habit.
Honorary: A post held without receiving salary.
Ethnology: A study of races.
Etymology: A study of derivation of words.

3. Polyglot: A person who knows or uses several languages.
Drover: One who drives cattle or sheep.
Lapidist: A person whose business is to cut, polish, set, or deal in precious stones.
Stevedore: A person employed at a dock to load and unload ships.

4. Epicure: a person who takes particular pleasure in fine food and drink.
Heretic: A person believing in or practising religious heresy.
Cannibal: A person who eats the flesh of other human beings.
Confectioner: One who sells sweets and pastries.

5. Sottoper: One who is a habitual drinker.
Hypocrite: One who pretends to be what he is not.
Parasite: One who lives on others.
Bunting: A collection of flags.

6. Felony: The act of committing a serious crime such as murder.
Versatile: Able to do many different things.
Acronym: A short word that is made from the first letters of a group of words.
Cess: A tax or levy.

7. Multi-tasking: An ability to do several things at the same time.
Sabotage: An act of destroying deliberately so that it doesn't work correctly.
Oracy: An ability to express oneself well in speech.
Exposition: An act of explaining something.

8. Dexterity: Skill at doing things, especially with your hands.
Interment: The burial of a corpse in a grave or tomb, typically with funeral rites.
Surveillance: The careful watching of somebody who may have done something wrong.
Diagnosis: The identification of the nature of an illness or other problem by examination of the symptoms.

9. Detour: An act of going or travelling to a place along a way that is different from the usual or planned way.
Reconciliation: The restoration of friendly relations.
Resilient: Able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.
Acumen: The ability to make good judgements and make quick decisions.

10. Voyage: A long journey involving travel by sea or in space.
Immaculate: A person who is pure and clean.
Brewery: A place where beer is made commercially.
Sheath: A close-fitting cover for the blade of a knife or sword.

11. Obsolete: No longer produced or used; out of date.
Insolvent: Unable to pay debts owed.
Scurrilous: Severely abusive writing in journals.
Epilogue: A section or speech at the end of a book or play that serves as a comment on or a conclusion to what has happened.

12. Pantomime: Dramatic performance with dumb show.
Panacea: A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases.
Pauper: A very poor person.
Oviparous: Producing young by means of eggs which are hatched after they have been laid by the parent, as in birds.

13. Pacifist: A person who believes that war and violence are unjustifiable.
Ostracize: To turn out of society.
Orator: A public speaker, especially one who is eloquent or skilled.
Optimist: A person who tends to be hopeful and confident about the future or the success of something.

14. Paramount: More important than anything else; supreme.
Parasol: A lady's umbrella.
Peninsula: A piece of land almost surrounded by water or projecting out into a body of water.
Peculation: Misappropriation especially of public funds.

15. Patronymic: A name derived from the name of a father or ancestor.
Patrimony: Inherited from father or male ancestor.
Pedantic: Excessively concerned with minor details or rules.
Peroration: The concluding part of a speech, typically intended to inspire enthusiasm in the audience.

16. Cosummation: The action of bringing into completion.
Polygamy: The practice or custom of having more than one wife or husband at the same time.
Cellibacy: The state of being unmarried.
Indefatigable: Persisting tirelessly.

17. Biped: An animal that uses two legs for walking.
Ephemeral: Having a very short life cycle.
Transient: Lasting only for a short time.
Armistice: Agreement by belligerents to stop fighting.

18. Procurator: Agent who has power of attorney.
Ransom: A sum of money demanded or paid for the release of a captive.
Palatable: Pleasant to taste.
Felony: The deliberate concealment of one's knowledge of a treasonable act.

19. Hoard: Accumulate and hide or store away.
Custodian: Caretaker of a public building.
Punctilious: Showing great attention to detail or correct behaviour.
Intercept: Obstruct so as to prevent them from continuing to a destination.

20. Viable: Capable of working successfully.
Versatile: Able to adapt or be adapted to many different functions or activities.
Cynosure: Centre of attraction.
Vulnerable: Exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.

Some more..

* Art of map making.
A) Cartography     B) Calligraphy     C) Cacography      D) Telegraphy
Ans: A

* Detailed plan for a journey.
A) Anomaly      B) Itinerary     C) Prohibitory      D) Mosaic
Ans: B

* A person who is slow to learn.
A) Altruist      B) Epitaph     C) Dunce      D) Mercenary
Ans: C

* One who is recovering from illness.
A) Gullible      B) Infallible     C) Anarchist      D) Convalescent
Ans: D


* A place for ammunition and weapons.
A) Arsenal      B) Archives     C) Amateur      D) Amputate
Ans: A

* A person who is fond of fighting.
A) Credulous      B) Bellicose     C) Bigot      D) Bureaucrat
Ans: B

* Medicine which lessens pain.
A) Anecdote      B) Anodyne     C) Adamant      D) Ambiguous
Ans: B

* A government run by least qualified citizens.
A) Plutocracy      B) Gynecocracy     C) Kakistrocracy      D) Autocracy
Ans: C

* A place for the collection of dried plants.
A) Oculist      B) Dowar     C) Brewery      D) Herbarium
Ans: D

* One who is fond of sensuous pleasures.
A) Ilegible      B) Epicure     C) Heretic      D) Etymology
Ans: B

* One who always thinks himself to be ill.
A) Carcass      B) Valetudinarian     C) Chromatics      D) Sottoper
Ans: B


* One not concerned with right or wrong.
A) Epitaph      B) Invocation     C) Veteran      D) Amoral 
Ans: D

* Able to walk after bedridden.
A) Customary      B) Monotony     C) Ambulatory      D) Haphazard
Ans: C

Posted Date : 23-07-2022

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