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

SSC introduces nearly 2-4 questions from this chapter in every SSC exams.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 get into it-

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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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