Thursday, November 10, 2016

CBSE Class 9/10/11/12 - English Vocabulary - One Word Substitution

One Word Substitution

CBSE Class 9/10/11/12 - English Vocabulary - One 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 lightly constructed open booth generally used as a newsstand- Kiosk

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

4. A sweet music - Melody

5. An official call to appear in a court of law - Summon

6. Words of similar meaning - Synonyms

7. Belonging to all parts of the world - Universal



8. A speech delivered without previous preparation - Extempore

9. The use of many words where only a few are necessary - Circumlocution

10. One who does not make mistakes - Infallible

11. A person who is bad in spelling - Cacographist

12. A person who gambles or bets - Punter

13. Loss of memory - Amnesia

14. The highest point - Zenith

15. A bunch of flowers- Bouquet

16. A time between periods or events- Interim

17. Murder of a brother - Fratricide

18. An extreme fear of being in a small confined place - Claustrophobia

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

20. Animals that live in water- Aquatic



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