one word substitutions



Candidates preparing One Word SubstitutionsSSC CGL Graduate Level, RBI assistant exam, RBI Grade-B exam, LIC AAO, LIC ADO exam CPO SI, Uttarakhand SI, Railway, UPSC, PCS exams and other state level competitive exams must understand and learn One Word Substitutions already asked in the exams as there is a huge probability of repetition of such One Word Substitutions questions again and again in the upcoming competitive exams. So it’s always advisable to keep brushing your knowledge besides gaining the new found one!

For your convenience we have come up with the list of some important One Word Substitutions which were asked in previous years exams of SSC, SSC CGL and SSC 10+2. So remember these One Word Substitutions and score well in the upcoming Staff selection Commission SSC exams and other competitive exams. Just learn them and remain tension free…


  • One who believe that nothing can be known about god- Agnostic
  • One who believes that gaining pleasure in life is most important thing- Hedonist.
  • One who devotes his life for welfare of people- Altruist
  • A plan for the route to be followed on a journey- Itinerary
  • Done without preparation or  planning – Impromptu
  • An imaginary name assumed by the author for disguise – Pseudonym
  • Act or practice of spying – Espionage
  • A cluster of houses in a village- Hamlet
  • The art of beautiful handwriting- Calligraphy
  • The condition of being unable to sleep- Insomania
  • The custom of having more than one husband at a time – polyandry
  • A process in which a thing changes completely in a new thing- Metamorphosis
  • A person who is blamed for something bad that somebody else has done- Scapegoat
  • A hope or wish that can not make happen because it is not realistic- Mirage
  • A person who help a helpless person or stranger- A good samaritan
  • One who is gifted with several talents- Versatile
  • A person who is too much concerned about each details or rules when teaching and learning- Pedant
  • A soldier who fights for sake of money- Mercenary
  • A person who has a long experience in any occupation – veteran
  • One who deliberately prevents somebody from understanding or discovering something- obscurantist
  • A hater of marriage- Misogamist
  • One who does something not professionally but for pleasure-Amateur
  • The state of remaining unmarried –Celibacy
  • One who walks on foot- Pedestrian
  • A sum paid to a man for a piece of work- Remuneration
  • Sole right to make and sell some invention-Patent
  • The act of violating the sanctity or destroying the property of a sacred place -Sacrilege

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