Thursday, 10 November 2016

English Vocabulary - Single Word Substitution

One Word Substitution

English Vocabulary - Single Word Substitution


One word, representing a phrase or sentence or clause, helps in communicating precisely. Here is a list of 20 commonly used words. You may also check this quiz on One word Substitution to learn 100+ words.


1. Able to use the left hand and right hand equally well - Ambidextrous

2. A plan for or the route to be followed on a journey- Itinerary

3. A game in which in which no one wins - Draw

4. A sweet music - Melody

5. A written attack using humour to provoke contempt- Lampoon

6. Words of similar meaning - Synonyms



7. A written declaration made on an oath- Affidavit


8. An instruction from an electorate to its representative- Mandate

9. An imaginary name assumed by an author for disguise - Pseudonym

10. Parts of a country behind the coast of a river bank - Hinterland

11. One who hates women - Misogynist

12. A person who gambles or bets - Punter

13. Loss of memory - Amnesia

14. Something that causes death - Fatal

15. A bunch of flowers- Bouquet

16. A system of naming things - Nomenclature

17. Murder of a brother - Fratricide

18. To confirm with the help of evidence - Corroborate

19. To cut apart a person’s body - Mutilate

20. A cure for all diseases - Panacea


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