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SSC English Study Material: One word Substitution (Set-3)

Oct 6, 2017 18:56 IST
    SSC English study material
    SSC English study material

    SSC introduces nearly 2-4 questions from this chapter in every SSC exams. This is very scoring topic in English language section because the total number of such words is very limited and these words are easy to remember. Therefore, if you know the answer then it will take hardly few seconds to answer the questions.

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    In this article, we have shared a list of 100 such words in this series, which are taken from several other government job exams. Let us take a tour of this-

    SSC English Study Material: One word Substitution

    1. List of issues to be discussed at a meeting – …………………………………………Agenda
    2. The study of insects – …………………………………………………………………….Entomology
    3. Theft of another person’s writings or ideas and passing them off as one’s own –……………………………………Plagiarism
    4. The place where public, government or historical records are kept – ……Archive
    5. Speed of an object in one direction - …………………………………………………….Velocity
    6. In a threatening manner – ………………………………………………………………………Ghastly
    7. A person who pretends to be what he is not – …………………………………….Imposter
    8. One who finds nothing good in anything – ………………………………………………….Critic
    9. That which cannot be easily read- ………………………………………………………….Illegible
    10. The process of deciding the nature of disease by examination – ………..Diagnosis
    11. The quality of being politely firm and demanding – …………………………….Assertive
    12. One who eats human flesh – ………………………………………………………………..Cannibal
    13. A person who is fluent in two languages – ……………………………………………Bilingual
    14. State of anxiety or dismay causing mental confusion – ……………….Consternation
    15. A person who loves wealth and spends as little money as possible – …………Miser
    16. Fear of water – …………………………………….………………………………………Hydrophobia
    17. Easily duped or fooled – ………………………………………………………………………..Gullible
    18. Animal that can live on land and in water - …………………………………..Amphibians
    19. Handwriting that cannot be read – ………………………………………………………Illegible
    20. To feel or express disapproval of something or someone – ………………Deprecate
    21. To keep a great person or event in people’s memory – ……………Commemorate
    22. Occurring at irregular intervals in time - …………………………………………….Sporadic
    23. A lover of books – ………………………………………………………………............Bibliophile
    24. A person who withdraws from world to live in seclusion and often in solitude –…………………………………………………Recluse
    25. To agree to something – …………………………………………………………………………Assent
    26. A body of persons appointed to hear evidence and give their verdicts in trials –………………………………………………Jury
    27. A situation that stops activity from progressing - ……………………Bottleneck
    28. A person who dishonestly pretends to be somebody else –………..Imposter
    29. A violent storm – ………………………………………………………………………..Tempest
    30. Careful or thorough enquiry – …………………………………………….Investigation
    31. Failing to discharge one’s duty (willfully) – ………………………………………..Dereliction
    32. A legal agreement by which a person borrows money from a bank usually to buy a house –……………………………….Mortage
    33. A movement of part of the body to express an idea or feeling – ……………Gesture
    34. A child born after the death of his father - ………………………….Posthumous child
    35. A person who is physically dependent on a substance – ………………………….Addict
    36. A cure for all disease – ………………………………………………………………………….Panacea
    37. A raised platform in building – …………………………………………………………Walkaway
    38. A system of naming things – ………………………………………………………Nomenclature
    39. One who hates women – …………………………………………………………………Misogynist
    40. Able to use right hand and left hand equally well – ……………………Ambidextrous
    41. Capable of being interpreted in two ways – …………………………………….Ambiguous
    42. One who has narrow and prejudiced religious views – …………………………..Fanatic
    43. The action of looking within or into one’s own mind – ………………………Introspect
    44. To confirm with the help of evidence – ………………………………………………Implicate
    45. A person who loves mankind – …………………………………………………Philanthropist
    46. Full of criticism or mockery – ………………………………………………………….Satire
    47. An agreement between two countries or groups to stop fighting –……………………………………………………………………Ceasefire
    48. Excessively enthusiastic and unreasonably excited about something –……………………………………….……………………Fanatical
    49. Intense and unreasonable fear or dislike – …………………………………..Phobia
    50. To be dogmatic in one’s opinion – ………………………………………Opinionated
    51. High sea waves caused by underwater earthquake – …………………Tsunami
    52. A voice that cannot be heard – ………………………………………………Inaudible
    53. The absence of law and order – ………………………………………………….Anarchy
    54. One who intervenes between two or more parties to settle differences –……………………………………………………..Intermediary
    55. To give one’s authority to another – ………………………………………….Delegate
    56. Body of singers- ……………………………………………………………………………………..Choir
    57. A thing likely to be easily broken – ……………………………………………………….Brittle
    58. An animal story with moral – …………………………………………………………………Fable
    59. The study of ancient civilization – ………………………………………………Archaeology
    60. A disease which is spread by direct contact – ………………………………Contagious
    61. Lasting only for a short while – ………………………………………………………..Temporary
    62. A number of stars grouped together – …………………………………………Constellation
    63. Animal that feeds on plants – ………………………………………………………..Herbivorous
    64. Use of force or threats to get someone to agree to something – …………Coercion
    65. Murder of a man – ……………………………………………………………………………..Homicide
    66. Strong dislikes between two persons – ………………………………………………Antipathy
    67. That which is without opposition – …………………………………………………Unanimous
    68. The plant and vegetation of a region – ……………………………………………………….Flora
    69. The killing of whole group of people – ………………………………………………Genocide
    70. A remedy for all diseases – …………………………………………………………………..Panacea
    71. The plants and vegetation of a region - ………………………………………………………Flora
    72. Related to moon – …………………………………………………………………………………….Lunar
    73. The art of preserving skin of animals, birds and fish – ……………………...Taxidermy
    74. A paper written by hand –……………………………………………………………… Manuscript
    75. Place where wine is made – …………………………………………………………………Brewery
    76. Found all over the world – ………………………………………………………………….Universal
    77. Something kept as a reminder of an event – ……………………………………….Souvenir
    78. Scale used for measuring the strength of an earthquake - …………………….Richter
    79. One who practices one of fine arts – …………………………………………………………Artist
    80. A general pardon of offenders – ………………………………………………………….Amnesty
    81. An established principle of practical wisdom – ……………………………………Maxim
    82. The process by which a person or an organization reduces the amount of money it spends – …………………………………………….Budgeting
    83. A figure of speech by which a thing is spoken of as being that which it only resembles –……………………………………………………..Simile
    84. Very dramatic – ………………………………………………………………………………..Histrionic
    85. To secretly store more than what is allowed – ……………………………………..Hoard
    86. One who does not makes mistakes – ………………………………………………Infallible
    87. A written statement about someone’s character, usually provided by an employer –………………………………………………………..Testimonial
    88. Parts of a country behind the coast or a river bank – ……………………Hinterland
    89. An abandoned child of unknown parents who is found by somebody –………………………………………………………………………………Foundling
    90. Art of writing for newspapers and magazines – ……………………………Journalism
    91. A person who gambles or bets – …………………………………………………………Punter
    92. Place that provide refuge – ………………………………………………………………..Asylum
    93. Doing something according to one’s own free will – ……………………Voluntary
    94. A foreigner who settles in a country – ………………………………………….Immigrant
    95. A small room in a big house, hotel, ship etc. where glasses, dishes, spoons food, etc. are kept - ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Pantry
    96. Government of the people, by the people and for the people – ……Democracy
    97. Something that is difficult to believe – ………………………………………………Incredible
    98. The height of object above sea level – ………………………………………………….Altitude
    99. Group of people living together in the same locality – ……………Neighborhood
    100. Always ready to attack or quarrel – …………………………………………………Aggressive  

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