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SSC Free study material: One Word Substitution (Set-4)

This test is intended to test your English vocabulary and sentence understanding skills.In this article, we are sharing a set of 100 such words that are already inquired in other government job exams and SSC exams as well. Let us take a glimpse of it-

Oct 9, 2017 15:18 IST
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SSC English study material
SSC English study material

In One word substitution, you are given a sentence explaining something to you and you have to choose a one word, which better describe that better and closely. This test is intended to test your English vocabulary and sentence understanding skills. Hence, it plays a very vital role in gaining good marks in English section. There are almost 2-4 questions in every SSC exams including CGL, CHSL, SI/ASI  and etc. So, Start practicing for them rigorously.

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In this article, we are sharing a set of 100 such words that are already inquired in other government job exams and SSC exams as well. Let us take a glimpse of it-

SSC English study material: One word Substitution

  1. A proficient public speaker –……………………………………………………………..…….Orator
  2. One who eats both vegetables and meat – …………………………..………Omnivorous
  3. One who gains benefits from something – ……………………………………..Beneficiary
  4. Spoken or done without preparation – ……………………………………………Extempore
  5. Fluent and clear in speech – ………………………………………………………………Articulate
  6. Through which light cannot pass – …………………………..………………………….Opaque
  7. To write under a different name – …………………………………………………Pseudonym
  8. A person who is well known in an unfavorable way – ……………………….Notorious
  9. The first speech made by a person – …………………………………………………….Maiden
  10. A man having no hair on scalp - ………………………………………………………………..Bald
  11. A man who waste his money on luxury – ……………………………………..Extravagant
  12. A geo metrical figure with eight sides – ………………………………………………Octagon
  13. To injure one’s reputation – …………………………………………………………………Defame
  14. A man who does not know how to read or write – ………………………………Illiterate
  15. One who speaks for others - …………………………………………………………..Spokesman
  16. Soldiers who fight on horseback – …………………..…………………………………….Cavalry
  17. Rebellion against lawful authority – …………………………………………………Mutiny
  18. To officially take private property away to seize – ……………………………Confiscate
  19. Someone having many skills – …………………………………………………….Versatile
  20. Something which is imagined to be real but actually does not exist – ….Figment
  21. Someone who scientifically studies the birds - ……………………………Ornithologist
  22. A person who cannot make a mistake – …………………………………………..Infallible
  23. One who loves all mankind - …………………………………………………..Philanthropist
  24. One who is out to destroy the Government – …………………………………Anarchist
  25. Liable to be easily broken – ………………………………………………………………….Brittle
  26. One who eats human flesh – ……………………………………………………………Cannibal
  27. One who performs daring gymnastics feats – …………………………………………Acrobat
  28. A list of books available in a library – ………………………………………………….Catalogue
  29. A style in which a writer makes display of his knowledge –……………………Pedantic
  30. To bite like a rat – ………………………………………………………………………………………Gnaw
  31. A place of good climate for invalids – ………………………………………………Sanatorium
  32. Speech for the first time – ………………………………………………………..Maiden speech
  33. A woman with dark brown hair - …………………………………………………………Brunette
  34. One who hates women – …………………………………………………………………Misogynist
  35. The study or collection of coins – …………………………………………………Numismatics
  36. An office with a salary but no work – …………………………………………………..Sinecure
  37. That which may be easily broken – ………………………………………………………….Brittle
  38. Property inherited from one’s father or ancestors – ………………………Patrimony
  39. A hater of women – …………………………………………………………………………Misogynist
  40. A large burial ground – ………………………………………………………………………Cemetery
  41. To supply land with water by artificial means – ……………………………………..Irrigate
  42. A co-worker in an office or institution – …………………………………………….Colleague
  43. A man who is quite like a woman – …………………………………………………Effeminate
  44. One whose motive is merely to get money – …………………………………..Mercenary
  45. The study of plant life – ………………………………………………………………………….Botany
  46. Animals which live in water – ………………………………………………………………..Aquatic
  47. Instrument that magnifies objects – ……………………………………………….Microscope
  48. One who is unable to pay one’s debt – ………………………………………………Bankrupt
  49. Exclusive possession or control of anything – …………………………………..Monopoly
  50. The study of birds – ……………………………………………………………………….Ornithology
  51. One who loves or supports his or her country and is willing to defend it –………….Patriot
  52. Likely to arouse envy (jealousy) – ………………………………………………………..Enviable
  53. Existing only in the mind – …………………………………………………………Imaginary
  54. One who eats too much –…………………………………………………………………….. Glutton
  55. Talking disrespectfully of sacred things –……………………………………….. Blasphemy
  56. A handwriting which is difficult or impossible to read – …………………….Illegible
  57. Animals that eat flesh – …………………………………………………………………Carnivorous
  58. One who knows everything – …………………………………………………………Omniscient
  59. Inability to sleep – ……………………………………………………………………………..Insomnia
  60. A list of name of books – ………………………………………………………………….Catalogue
  61. Yearly celebration of a date or an event – …………………………………….Anniversary
  62. A person who is killed because of their religious or other beliefs – ………..Martyr
  63. Men living in the same age – …………………………………………………….Contemporary
  64. A list of books and writings of one author or one subject – ………….Bibliography
  65. The conference that takes place once in three year – ………………………Triennial
  66. Meaningless language with an exaggerated style intended to impress –………………Rhetoric
  67. The production of raw silk – …………………………………………………………Sericulture
  68. Politicians who are notorious for doing undue favors to their relative –………………Nepotism
  69. A person who helps even a stranger in difficulty- ………………………….Samaritan
  70. Has an evil reputation – …………………………………………………………………Notorious
  71. A person who readily believes others – …………………………………………Credulous
  72. Enclosed in a small closed space – ……………………………………….Claustrophobia
  73. A political leader appealing to popular desires and prejudices – …Demagogue
  74. Science regarding principles of classification – ………………………………Taxonomy
  75. Not allowing the passage of light – ……………………………………………………Opaque
  76. Operation of body after death – …………………………………………...Post- Mortem
  77. A group of three powerful people – ……………………………………………Triumvirate
  78. An apartment or building in which each apartment is owned separately by the people living in it , but also containing shared areas – …………………………………….Condominium
  79. A person who consumes human flesh – ……………………………………………Cannibal
  80. Stealing of ideas or writings of someone else- ……………………………..Plagiarism
  81. Detailed plan of a journey – ………………………………………………………Itinerary
  82. A school boy who frequently cuts classes is a – ……………………………………Truant
  83. One who cannot be corrected – ………………………………………………….Incorrigible
  84. One who hates women – ……………………………………………………………..Misogynist
  85. A general pardon granted by the Government to political offenders –……………………Amnesty
  86. A person specially interested in the study of coins and medals –……………………………Numismatist
  87. A person in a vehicle or on horseback escorting another vehicle – ……….Escort
  88. Intentional destruction of racial groups – ……………………………………….Genocide
  89. Prohibited by law or treaty from being imported or exported – …Contraband
  90. An excessively morbid desire to steal – …………………………………….Kleptomania
  91. A person who is greatly respected because of wisdom – ………………Venerable
  92. One who is unaffected or indifferent to joy, pain, pleasure or grief – ……..Stoic
  93. That which cannot be believed – ………………………………………………Incredible
  94. One who is all powerful – ……………………………………………………..Omnipotent
  95. An act of violence to take control of a plane – ………………………………..Hijack
  96. Send or bring somebody back to his own country – …………………Repatriate
  97. Animals that live in a particular region – ………………………………………..Native
  98. A form of government in which supreme power rests with people is –……………Democracy
  99. Murder of a brother – …………………………………………………………………….Fratricide
  100. One who enjoys inflicting pain on himself – ………………………Masochist

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