One Word Substitution

 
 
Given below is the list of some commonly used One Word Substitution - 
 
 
Agenda - list of things to discussed at a meeting
 
Agnostic - one who doubts the existence of God
 
Altar - raised place on which offerings are made to God
 
Atheist - one who does not believe in God
 
Anarchist - one who believes in lawlessness
 
Alien - one who lives in a foreign country
 
Audible - which can be heard
 
Antiquarian - one who studies things of the past
 
Autobiography - a record on one's life written by oneself
 
Antidote - madicine to counteract poison
 
Aquatic - aminals that live in water
 
Anthropology - study of mankind
 
Aristrocracy - government by the nobility
 
Bethrothed - engaged to be married
 
Bibliophile - lover of books
 
Biography - record of one's life written by somebody else
 
Bouquet - bunch of flowers
 
Barracks - building for lodging of soldiers
 
Brewery - factory for manufacturing beer
 
Bigot - one intolerantly devoted to a particular creed
 
Carnivorous - one who eats flesh
 
Cannibal - one who eats human flesh
 
Cosmopolitan - one for whom the world is a home
 
Cobbler - one who mends shoes
 
Celibate - One who is unmarried
 
Cavalry - Soldiers on horses
 
Crusade - war of religion
 
Cassino - place with gambling tables
 
Calligraphy - art of beautiful handwriting
 
Celibate - one who is vowed to unmarried life
 
Draw - a game where no party wins or loses
 
Dowar - the house of an Arab
 
Edible - which can be eaten
 
Extempore - speech made without preparation
 
Encyclopaedia - book of information on all branches of knowledge
 
Epicure - one who is fond of sensuous pleasure
 
Elegy - poem of mourning
 
Epitaph - an inscription on a tomb
 
Fatal - disease that ends in death
 
Fratricide - murder of a brother
 
Flora - plants and animals of a region
 
Fatalist - one who believes in fate 
 
Fauna - animals of a region
 
Garrulous - person who talks too much
 
Glutton - person who eats too much
 
Geologist - one who studies the formnation of the earth
 
Hyperbole - an exaggerated statement
 
Hypocrite - one who pretends to be what he is not
 
Harbivorous - one who eats vegetables only
 
Homicide - killing of a man
 
Illegible - which cannot be read
 
Inaudible - which cannot be heard
 
Incombustible - which cannot be burnt
 
Imposter - person pretending to be somebody he is not
 
Inflammable - laible to catch fire eassily
 
Illiterate - one who cannot read or write
 
Igloo - house of an Eskimo
 
Immigrant - one who settles in another country
 
Immune - free from infection
 
Jargon - language which is confused
 
Jockey - a professional rider in horse race
 
Kleptomaniac - one who has an irresistible tendency to steal
 
Legible - that which can be read
 
Linguist - one who knows many languages
 
Legacy - the property left to someone by a will
 
Lexicographer - one who complies dictionaries
 
Manuscript - book or paper written by hand
 
Mammal - animal that suckles its young
 
Misanthrope - one hates mankind
 
Museum - a place where ancient things are kept
 
Maiden speech - a person's first speech
 
Mercenary - one who can do anything for money
 
Mint - place where money is coined
 
Matricide - killing of one's mother
 
Morgue - place where dead bodies are kept for identification
 
Misogynist - hate of women
 
Novice - one who is new in his profession
 
Narcotic - medicine that induces sleep
 
Neurotic - person suffering from nervous breakdown
 
Omnipotent - one who is all powerful
 
Obsolete - something no longer in use
 
Oculist - one who cures eye disease
 
Opaque - which cannot be seen through
 
Omnisicent - one who knows everything
 
Oligarchy - government by a few
 
Parole - promise given by a prisoner to return to jail
 
Platitudes - commonplace remarks
 
Pauper - one who has no money
 
Plagiarist - writer who steals idea from another
 
Philanthropist - one who loves mankind
 
Patricide - killing one's father
 
Parasite - one that lives on others
 
Panacea - cure of all disease
 
Posthumous - occuring after death
 
Padestrian - one who walks on foot
 
Polygamist - man who has several wives at the same time
 
Polyandrist - women who has more than one husband at a time
 
Regicide - killing one's king
 
Red tapism - too much official formality
 
Recluse - one who lives a solitary life
 
Resort - place for improving one's health
 
Souvenir - thing kept in memory of an event
 
Soliloquy - speech made to oneself
 
Swag song - person's last performance
 
Siesta - sleep enjoyed in the afternoon
 
Stoic - one who is indifferent to pain and pleasure
 
Suicide - killing oneself
 
Sculptor - one who carves in stone
 
Sheath - a case in which a sword is kept
 
Theist - one who believes in God
 
Teetotaller - one who does not drink liquor
 
Utopia - imaginary ideal
 
Unanimous - decision on which all agree
 
Uxorious - one who is extremly fond of his wife
 
Verstile - one who is gifted with several talents
 
Vintner - one who deals in wines
 
Volunteer - one who is gifted with several talents
 
Widow - woman whose husband is dead
 
Widower - man whose wife is dead
 
Wardrobe - place where clothes are kept
 
Zoology - the science of animal life