English: One Word Substitution Set 42


Important One Word Substitution Questions for SSC CGL, CPO, SSC CHSL, RRB NTPC, High Court and other exams. 

  1. To damage severely
    A) mutilate
    B) amputate
    C) mitigate
    D) obstinate
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    Option A

  2. One who is very hungry
    A) palatable
    B) ravenous
    C) glutton
    D) gullible
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    Option B

  3. A large pile of wood where dead body is burnt
    A) pyre
    B) collate
    C) cloak
    D) clasper
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    Option A

  4. One who thinks in a practical way
    A) pessimistic
    B) optimistic
    C) pragmatic
    D) obscurantist
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    Option C

  5. One who is quarrelsome
    A) salubrious
    B) meritorious
    C) pugnacious
    D) fastidious
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    Option C

  6. Something that is good for health
    A) beneficial
    B) reprehensible
    C) rhetoric
    D) salubrious
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    Option D

  7. A woman who is not married
    A) widow
    B) divorcee
    C) spinster
    D) amazon
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    Option C

  8. Strict and demanding
    A) fastidious
    B) emeritus
    C) stringent
    D) feeble
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    Option C

  9. Speech in which one says goodbye
    A) verily
    B) valediction
    C) verbose
    D) vestige
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    Option B

  10. One who has a strong desire to travel
    A) wanderlust
    B) wan
    C) clamour
    D) conspirator
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    Option A

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21 Thoughts to “English: One Word Substitution Set 42”

  1. .-•~¹°” Ambi the akdduu ˆ”°¹~•

    ty mam :).

    1. The last samurai of 2016

      nice words mam

      1. .-•~¹°” Ambi the akdduu ˆ”°¹~•


        1. pugnacious

          hows u ?

          1. .-•~¹°” Ambi the akdduu ˆ”°¹~•

            me good 🙂 what abt u

          2. pugnacious

            kya bolu ab

          3. .-•~¹°” Ambi the akdduu ˆ”°¹~•

            kyunnn kya hua

      2. jaga

        One who is quarrelsome…pugnacious. ?????

    2. M@nish...

      i know 10 /10 hi honge apke ?

      1. .-•~¹°” Ambi the akdduu ˆ”°¹~•

        hehehe..esa hota to abhi tak padh ni rhe hote office me bethe hote :p

        1. M@nish...

          office me to ap jaane wale ho ..sure :))

          1. .-•~¹°” Ambi the akdduu ˆ”°¹~•

            same wishes for u :))

  2. Wiz Kahlifa

    7/10 🙁

  3. Wiz Kahlifa

    One Word Substitutes
    1. A clique; a small group joined in a secret intrigue; a conspiracy :

    2. A distinct social class or system :

    3. A confused or difficult situation; a confused heap or tangle. :

    4. A doctor who specializes in diseases of the pharynx, the cavity of the alimentary canal leading from the mouth nasal passages to the larynx and esophagus. :

    5. A biologist who deals with the functions and vital processes of living organisms. :

    6. A daughter of king priam and queen hecuba of troy who the gift of prophecy but was cursed by apollo so that her prophecies, though true, were fated never to be believed; one who prophesies doom or disaster :

    7. A branch of medicine that deals with women, their diseases, hygiene, and medical care. :


    8. A court order requiring that a prisoner be produced to determine the legality of his imprisonment; a procedure that lawyers use to get clients out of illegal detention. :

    Habeas corpus

    9. A bright saying; witticism. :

    10. A defendant’s plea declaring that he will not make a defense but not admitting his guilt. :

    Nolo contendere

    11. A braggart; pretentious-ness; vain, noisy, or badgering swaggering manner :


    12. A direct vote of the qualified electors of a state in regard to some important public question :


    13. A case or bag to clothing while traveling, especially a leather trunk or suitcase that opens into two halves. :

    14. A diversion or amusement; a short ballet or other entertainment performed between the acts of a play. :


    15. A celebrated law case, trial, or controversy. :

    Cause celebre

    16. A command or order; a court order stopping a person or group from carrying out a given action. :


    17. A brief statement of a principle; a tersely phrased statement of a truth or opinion. :


    18. A blessing; an invocation of divine blessing, usually at the end of a religious service. :


    19. ” I have learnt a great deal working factories, and for a time I’ve never been a weaver. Here are my testimonials, Mr. Davis” :


    20. A bitter argument (or) heated argument :

  4. Ravi Upadhyay


  5. IBPS RRB PO-2018

    9/10 ty

  6. Jeetesh Chandra


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