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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTIONS-SSC EXAMS

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTIONS-SSC EXAMS

Candidates preparing One Word Substitutions- SSC exams, SSC 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 WORD SUBSTITUTIONS-SSC EXAMS

  • One who eats too much- Glutton.
  • An exaggerated statement – Hyperbole
  • A woman with pale gold hair – Blonde
  • A remedy for all kind of disease- Panacea
  • One who abstain from alcoholic drinks-Teetotaller
  • One who studies, collects and sell things of past-Antiquarian
  • A lightly constructed open booth generally used as news stand – kiosk
  • Allowance given to wife after legal divorce- Alimony
  • The sound of funeral bell – knell
  • An office that has no work but high salary – Sinecure
  • An introduction to long poem- Prologue
  • Property inherited from ones father or ancestor –  Patrimony
  • A short journey of pleasure – Jaunt
  • One who spend too much- Spendthrift
  • One who secretly listen to the talk of others- Eavesdropper.
  • One who look serious and threatening- saturnine
  • A person in his eighties- octogenarian
  • That which can be carried – Portable
  • A general pardon of offenders – Amnesty
  • A place where dead bodies are cremated- crematorium
  • Service for which no salary is paid- Honorary
  • One who walk in sleep – somnambulist
  • A person who is fond of fighting- Bellicose
  • A person who is devoted to welfare of women- Feminist
  • The time when two person have romantic relationship before get married- courtship
  • One who talks in sleep- Somniloquent
  • That cannot be changed- Irrevocable
  • A man who is womanish in his habits- Effeminate
  • A place at a railway station where luggage is kept- Cloakroom
  • The art of drawing map- Cartography
  • A medicine that counteract the effect of poison- Antidote
  • one who does not believe in existence of God- Atheist
  • An agreements between belligerents to stop fighting – Armistice, Truce, Ceasefire
  • Exact copy of a work of art – Replica
  • One who is unable to pay his debt- Insolvent
  • An official right of a person to make use of all invention for research- patent

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IDIOMS AND PHRASES-IV

IDIOMS AND PHRASES-IV

Candidates preparing Idioms and Phrases for, LIC ADO, RBI Exams SSC Graduate Level, CPO SI, Uttarakhand SI, Railway, UPSC, PCS exams and other state level competitive exams must understand and learn Idioms and Phrases already asked in the exams as there is a huge probability of repetition of such Idioms and Phrases 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 series of collection of important Idioms and Phrases which can be asked in the upcoming Staff selection Commission SSC exams and other competitive exams. Just go through them and remain tension free…

IDIOMS AND PHRASES-IV

  • To throw in the towel :-To abandon a practice or activity

Example: After being hit by a lawsuit, he threw in the towel and sold his business.

  • At loggerheads :-To be enemies; to be at war

Example: Three times India and Pakistan were at loggerheads over the Kashmir issue.

  • A bolt from the blue :-Something unexpected

Example: The news of his father’s death came to us like a bolt from the blue.

  • To rain cats and dogs :-To rain very heavily

Example: He couldn’t go out, even though he had his umbrella, because it was raining cats and dogs.

  • To make both ends meet :-To live within one’s income

Example: Even with a good wage, nowadays it is difficult to make both ends meet.

  • Sword of Damocles :-An impending danger

Example: The possibility of a third world war is hanging over our heads like a sword of Damocles.

  • To put the cat among the pigeons :-Introduce someone who is likely to cause trouble

Example: The new officer is an efficiency expert; that will put the cat among the pigeons.

  • An iota of :-Little of truth, doubt etc.

Example: Your statement does not have even an iota of truth.

  • In the pipeline :-Certain to happen

Example: Mr Mohan’s promotion is in the pipeline. It only has to be approved by the Chairman.

  • To keep abreast of :-To be in touch with

Example: Read the newspapers if you want to keep abreast of the times.

  • To steal a march :-To gain advantage over

Example: I stole a march on him and frustrated his evil designs against me.

  • A square peg in a round hole :-Misfit

Example: Roshan is only a matriculate. If you promote him as an administrator, he will prove to be a square peg in a round hole.

  • A daredevil :-A person who does not care for any consequences

Example: That daredevil is going to jump into the water from a great height.

  • To eat one’s words :-To apologise in a humiliating manner

Example: He had to eat his words when he discovered that his employee, whom he had accused of theft, was quite innocent.

  • To turn a deaf ear :-To ignore

Example: The boss turned a deaf ear to the secretary’s pleading and dismissed her.

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HOW TO START PREPARATION FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMS

HOW TO START PREPARATION FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMS

Candidates who want to know How to start preparation for competitive exams like SSC Graduate Level, CPO SI, Uttarakhand SI, Railway, UPSC, PCS exams and other state level competitive exams must go through the important questions already asked in the exams as there is a huge probability of repetition of such questions again and again in the upcoming competitive exams. So it’s always advisable to keep brushing your GK besides gaining the new found one!

In order to crack any exam, you have to read the mind of examiners and continuously keep tracking  the changing trends of the upcoming exams.

But for a beginner, first of all BASICS must be strengthened and then one should go for the second step i.e analysis of PAPER PATTERN of the exam concerned.

When someone starts preparation of competitive exams, he/she doesn’t know what to read and what to leave!!! Another problem faced by candidates is how to memories huge facts & GK.

You can score an honorable marks in Reasoning & Maths by just 6 months of regular practice but improvement in General Knowledge and English takes a good amount of time. So, the key to success in competitive exams is to have a very good command over GK and English.

In this blog I will try to sort out your problems and help you cross various hurdles in different stages of the exams.

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