Word substitution is the use of one word in place of a one-word phrase to clarify sentence structure. There are many such words in English too which are used for complete sentences alone. Today we will see some examples of using one-word substitution. Also read A to Z 300+ abbreviation with their full meaning.
One word substitution list a to z in Hindi and English
Abdicate – To give up a throne voluntarily.
Autobiography – Like a story of a man written by himself.
Aggressor – A person who attacks first.
Amateur – One who pursues some art or sport as a hobby.
Arbitrator – One appointed by two parties to settle disputes between them.
Altruist – A lover of others
Adolescence – Stage between boyhood and youth.
Atheist -A person who does not believe in God
Aristocracy – Government by the nobles
Bibliophile – A great lover of books.
Botany – The science of plant life.
Bilingual – People who speak two languages.
Catalog – A list of books.
Centenary – Celebration of a hundredth year.
Colleague – A co-worker or a fellow worker in the same institution.
Contemporaries – Persons living in the same age.
Credulous – A person who readily leaves whatever is told to him.
Cosmopolitan – A man who is broad and international in outlook.
Celibacy – To abstain from sex.
Carnivorous – One who lives on flesh
Cannibal – One who feeds on human flesh
Deteriorate – To go from bad to worse.
Democracy – Government of the people, for the people, by the people.
Monarchy – Government by one.
Drawn – A game or battle in which neither party wins.
Egotist – A person who always thinks of himself.
Epidemic – A disease mainly contagious and spreads over a huge area.
Extempore – A speech made without previous preparation.
Etiquette – Established manner or rules of conduct.
Epicure – A person fond of refined enjoyment.
Exonerate – To free a person of all blames in a case.
Eradicate – To root out evil or a bad practice etc.
fastidious – A person difficult to place.
Fatalist – A person who believes that all events are predetermined or subject to fate.
Honorary – A post that doesn’t carry any salary.
Illegal – That which is against law.
Illiterate – A person who can not read or write.
Hostility – State of antagonism.
Incorrigible – That is a past correction.
Irritable – A man who is easily irritated.
Irrelevant – Not to the point.
Invisible – That which can not be seen.
Inaudible – That which can not be heard.
Incredible – That which can not be believed.
Irreadable – That which can not be read.
Impracticable – That which can not be practiced.
Invincible – That which can not be conquered.
Indispensable – That which can not be ignored.
Inevitable – That which can not be avoided.
Irrevocable – That which can not be charged.
Illicit – A trade that is prohibited by law.
Insoluble – A problem that can not be solved.
Inflammable – Liable to catch fire easily.
Infanticide – Murderer of infants or killing of infants.
Matricide – The murderer or murder of one’s own mother.
Patricide – The murderer or murder of one’s own father.
kidnap – To carry away a person forcibly.
Medieval – Belong to the middle age.
Matinee – A cinema show which is held in the afternoon.
Notorious – A man with an evil reputation.
Manuscript – Handwritten pages of a literary work.
Namesake – Person having the same name.
Martyr – One who dies for a noble cause
Maiden speech – The first speech delivered by a person
Novice – One who is new to some trade or profession.
Omnipotent – One who is all-powerful.
Omnipresent – One who is present everywhere.
Optimistic – one who looks at the bright side of a thing.
Panacea – A remedy for all diseases.
Polyandry – practice of having more than one husband at a time.
Polygamy – Practice of having more than one wife at a time.
Postmortem – Medical examination of a body held after death.
Pessimist – One who looks at the dark side of a thing.
Postscript – Anything was written in the letter after it has been signed.
Philistine – One who does not care for art and literature
Red-tapism – Too much official formality.
Synonyms – Words that have the same meaning.
Smuggler – The importer or exporter of goods without paying customs duty.
Vegetarian – One who eats vegetables only.
Venial – A pardonable fault.
Veteran – A person possessing long experience of military service or of any occupation.
Zoology – The science dealing with the life of animals.
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