All One word substitution asked in SSC-CGL from 1997 till date

One Word Substitution Asked in SSC Exams (1997 - 2016) [PDF Download]


Important One Word Substitution in English for SSC Exam

One Word Substitutions is one of the most important part of English section in SSC & Other Competitive Exams. It usually covers good marks in every exam. Here you get the comprehensive list of importanct senteces with its one word substitute along with usage of word in sentences.

Frequently Asked One Word Substitution List pdf

One Word Substitution | One word Subsitute for a sentence

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One who deals in flower
A florist (CPO, 2014)
Specially skilled in story telling
A raconteur (CPO, 2015)
A place where animals are slaughtered
Abattoir (CGL T1, 2016)
To renounce a high position of authority or control
Abdicate (CGL T1, 2011)
Wildly unreasonable, illogical or ridiculous
Absurd (CGL T2, 2015)
Partner in crime
Accomplice (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
A person who helps another to commit a crime
Accomplice (CHSL, 2015)
A partner in a crime
Accomplice (CPO, 2014)
To free a person by a verdict of ‘not guilty’
Acquit (CGL T2, 2015)
One who performs daring gymnastics feats
Acrobat (FCI, 2012)
A word composed of the first letters of the words in a phrase
Acronym (CGL T1, 2013)
To play the part of and function as, some other person
Act (CGL T1, 2013)
A person who is physically dependent on a substance
Addict (LDC, 2010)
One who has become dependent on something or drugs
Addict (SO (Audit), 1997)
No longer a child, but not yet an adult
Adolescent (CGL T1, 2016)
A handsome man
Adonis (CHSL, 2015)
A person who supports or speaks in favour of something
Advocate (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
The branch of philosophy concerned with the study of principles of beauty, especially in art
Aesthetics (CGL T1, 2016)
List of issues to be discussed at a meeting
Agenda (CPO,2011)
A list of things to be discussed at a meeting
Agenda (MT(NT), 2014)
Always ready to attack or quarrel
Aggressive (CHSL,2012)
Always ready to attack or quarrel
Aggressive (CHSL,2012)
A state of emotional or intellectual separation
Alienation (CGL T1, 2016)
An allowance made to a wife by her husband, when they are legally separated
Alimony (CHSL, 2014)
Commencement of adjacent words with the same letter
Alliteration (TA(IT & CE), 200)
The height of object above sea level
Altitude (CHSL,2012)
The philosophy of putting another’s welfare above one’s own
Altruism (CGL T1, 2016)
One who is concerned with the welfare of other
Altruist (CGL T1, 2015)
A person who loves everybody
Altruist (CGL T2, 2014)
A person who devotes his/her life for the welfare of others
Altruist (CPO, 2013)
A former student of a school, college or university
Alumnus (CHSL, 2013)
One who plays for pleasure rather than as a professional
Amateur (CGL T2, 2014)
Able to use right hand and left hand equally well
Ambidextrous (LDC, 2010)
One who is able to use both hands
Ambidextrous (CGL T1, 2016)
Capable of being interpreted in two ways
Ambiguous (LDC, 2010)
Capable of being understood in either of two or more possible senses, and therefore not definite
Ambiguous (SO (Audit), 2001)
Loss of memory
Amnesia (CGL T1, 2011)
Loss of memory
Amnesia (CPO, 2014)
A general pardon of offenders
Amnesty (LDC, 2011)
A general pardon granted by the Government to political offenders
Amnesty (CGL T1, 2013)
One not concerned with right or wrong
Amoral (SO (Audit), 1997)
One who lives both on land as well as in water
Amphibian (CGL T1 RE, 2013)
Animal that can live on land and in water
Amphibians (DEO, 2008)
Animals that can live on land and water
Amphibians (MTS,2014)
A person who has had one or more limbs removed
Amputee (CGL T2, 2015)
One who believes in no government and therefore incites disorder in a state
Anarchist (Statistical Invigilator, 2005)
One who is out to destroy the Government
Anarchist (CGL T1, 2012)
The absence of law and order
Anarchy (Stenographer, 2011)
A state where no law and order exists
Anarchy (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
A short story based on your personal experience
Anecdote (CHSL, 2013)
A strong dislike
Animosity (CGL T1 RE, 2013)
To destroy completely
Annihilate (CGL T2, 2015)
Yearly celebration of a date or an event
Anniversary (MTS, 2013)
A book written by an unknown
Anonymous (CHSL, 2014)
A medicine to nullify the effect of poison
Antidote (CHSL, 2013)
Strong dislikes between two persons
Antipathy (LDC, 2011)
A policy that segregate people on the basis of race
Apartheid (CHSL, 2014)
Lack of feeling
Apathy (CHSL, 2014)
A place where bees are kept
Apiary (CGL T1, 2016)
Estimation of a thing’s worth
Appraisal (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
A person who works for an employer for a fixed period of time in order to learn the particular skills needed in their job
Apprentice (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
A person who agrees to work for somebody in order to learn a skill
Apprentice (CGL T1, 2015)
A tank where fish or water plants are kept
Aquarium (SO(Audit), 2008)
Animals living in water
Aquatic (CHSL, 2015)
Animals which live in water
Aquatic (MTS, 2013)
A land fit for growing crops
Arable (CPO, 2015)
Someone who is designated to hear both sides of a dispute and make a judgement
Arbitrator (CGL T1, 2015)
The study of ancient civilization
Archaeology (MT(NT), 2011)
A study of ancient things
Archaeology (CGL T1, 2015)
The place where public, government or historical records are kept
Archive (CPO,2011)
A place where government / public records are kept
Archive (TA(IT&CE), 2006)
A records of historical events
Archives (CPO, 2015)
A person who deliberately sets fire to a building 
Arsonist (CGL T1, 2015)
Fluent and clear in speech
Articulate (CHSL,2012)
One who practices one of fine arts
Artist (LDC, 2011)
Person leading a life of strict self– discipline
Ascetic (CGL T2, 2014)
To agree to something
Assent (DEO, 2009)
The quality of being politely firm and demanding
Assertive (FCI, 2012)
Place that provide refuge
Asylum (CPO T– 2, 2011)
One who does not believe In the existence of God
Atheist (CGL T1, 2015)
One who makes an official examination of accounts
Auditor (CGL T1, 2015)
A building where an audience sits
Auditorium (SO (Audit), 2004)
A record of one’s own life written by oneself
Autobiography (CGL T1, 2016)
Government by ruler who has unlimited power
Autocracy (SO(Audit), 2008)
Dissection of a dead body to find the cause of the death
Autopsy (SO(CA), 2005)
The group, especially in the arts, regarded as being the most experimental
Avant– grade (CGL T1, 2014)    
A person extremely desirous of money
Avaricious (CGL T2, 2015)
A place where birds are kept
Aviary (SO(Audit), 2007)
A place where birds are kept
Aviary (CHSL, 2015)
A man having no hair on scalp
Bald (CHSL,2012)
Poem in short stanza narrating a popular story
Ballad (CHSL, 2014)
One who is unable to pay one’s debt
Bankrupt (MTS, 2013)
Instrument to measure atmospheric pressure
Barometer (CPO, 2010)
A place where soldiers live
Barracks (CGL T1, 2016)
One who helps people by giving them money or other aid
Benefactor (CGL T1, 2014)
One who gains benefits from something
Beneficiary (CHSL,2012)
A group of girls
Bevy (SO(CA), 2007)
A list of books and writings of one author or one subject
Bibliography (MTS, 2013)
Obsession with books
Bibliomania (CGL T1, 2016)
A lover of books
Bibliophile (DEO, 2009)
One who loves books
Bibliophile (SO(CA), 2007)
One who has obstinate and narrow religious views
Bigot (SO(CA), 2007)
A person who is fluent in two languages
Bilingual (FCI, 2012)
Material that changes naturally by the action of bacteria
Biodegradable (CGL T1, 2014)
A test in which cells from diseased organs are removes and tested
Biopsy (CGL T1, 2011)
Words uttered impiously about God
Blasphemy (CGL T1, 2011)
Talking disrespectfully of sacred things
Blasphemy (MTS, 2013)
One who does not follow the usual way of life
Bohemian (SO(Audit), 2006)
The study of plant life
Botany (MTS, 2013)
A situation that stops activity from progressing
Bottleneck(Stenographer, 2010)
A broad road bordered with trees
Boulevard (Statistical Invigilator, 2005)
A small shop that sells fashionable clothes, cosmetics etc
Boutique (CGL T1, 2016)
Pertaining to cattle
Bovine (CGL T1, 2011)
Affecting or relating to cows
Bovine (CGL T1, 2014)
Pertaining to sheep
Bovine (CGL T1, 2014)
Place where wine is made
Brewery (LDC, 2011)
A thing likely to be easily broken
Brittle (MT(NT), 2011)
Liable to be easily broken
Brittle (CGL T1, 2012)
The thing that can be easily broken
Brittle (CGL T1, 2016)
Liable to be easily broken
Brittle (MT(NT), 2014)
That which may be easily broken
Brittle (MTS, 2013)
A woman with dark brown hair
Brunette (CPO, 2012)
The process by which a person or an organization reduces the amount of money it spends
Budgeting (CGL T2, 2011)
A government by officials
Bureaucracy (TA(IT & CE), 200)
Government by Department of State
Bureaucracy (CGL T1, 2016)
A government run by officials
Bureaucracy (CGL T2, 2014)
A person who breaks into houses in order to steal
Burglar (SO (Audit), 2004)
Hole excavated by an animal as dwelling
Burrow (CGL T1, 2014)
A person who writes decoratively
Calligrapher (CGL T1, 2011)
The act of producing beautiful handwriting using a brush or a special pen
Calligraphy (CGL T1, 2013)
A decorative handwriting
Calligraphy (CGL T2, 2013)
The art of beautiful handwriting
Calligraphy (CPO, 2014)
That which makes it difficult to recognize the presence or real nature of something
Camouflage (CHSL, 2014)
One who eats human flesh
Cannibal (FCI, 2012)
One who eats human flesh
Cannibal (CGL T1, 2012)
A person who consumes human flesh
Cannibal (CGL T1, 2013)
House or shelter of a gipsy
Caravan (CPO, 2014)
A picture of a person or a thing drawn in such a highly exaggerated manner to cause a laughter
Caricature (TA (IT & CE, 2008))
Animals that eat flesh
Carnivorous (MTS, 2013)
The study of maps
Cartography (SO (Audit), 2004)
Science of practice of map drawing
Cartography (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
The art of making maps and charts
Cartography (MTS,2014)
A humorous drawing dealing with current events or politics
Cartoon (CGL T1, 2016)
A list of books available in a library
Catalogue (FCI, 2012)
A list of name of books
Catalogue (MTS, 2013)
Soldiers who fight on horseback
Cavalry (CHSL,2012)
An agreement between two countries or groups to stop fighting
Ceasefire (Stenographer, 2011)
Underground place for storing wine or other provisions
Cellar (CGL T2, 2014)
Place of burial (especially not in churchyard)
Cemetery (SO(Audit), 2008)
A large burial ground
Cemetery (MTS, 2013)
Completing a period of hundred years
Centennial (MTS,2014)
A child secretly changes for another in infancy
Changeling (CGL T1 RE, 2015)
A person who drives our motor cars
Chauffeur (CHSL, 2014)
A person employed as a car driver for an important person
Chauffeur (CHSL, 2014)
A person employed to drive a private or hired car
Chauffeur (CPO, 2014)
Body of singers
Choir (MT(NT), 2011)
The study or practice of dancing or composing ballets
Choreography (CGL T1, 2013)
Arrangement in order of occurrence
Chronological (CPO, 2010)
The use of many words where only a few are necessary
Circumlocution (SAS, 2010)
A round about way of expression
Circumlocution (CGL T1, 2016)
Clues available at the scene
Circumstantial (CGL T1,2010)
All the arts, beliefs and social institutions etc, characteristics of a race
Civilization (CGL T1, 2014)
Fear of being enclosed in small closed space
Claustrophobia (SO (Audit), 1997)
Enclosed in a small closed space
Claustrophobia (CGL T1, 2013)
Fear of closed space
Claustrophobia (CGL T2, 2013)
A fear of closed/dark places
Claustrophobia (CHSL, 2014)
An excessive fear of confined spaces
Claustrophobia (CPO, 2015)
Regular user of places/restaurant etc
Clientele (CGL T1, 2016)
A drink usually made from a mixture of one or more alcoholic drinks
Cocktail (CGL T1, 2014)
A supplement to a will
Codicil (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
Use of force or threats to get someone to agree to something
Coercion (LDC, 2011)
A collection of slaves
Coffle (CPO, 2014)
A person who is working in the same institution 
Colleague (CGL T1, 2016)
A co– worker in an office or institution
Colleague (MTS, 2013)
To keep a great person or event in people’s memory
Commemorate (DEO, 2009)
To give money for sales to agents
Commission (CGL T1, 2016)
One who sets type for books, newspapers, etc
Compositor (CGL T1, 2016)
 To have a very high opinion about oneself
Conceited (SO(Audit), 2008)
Living together of a man and woman without being married to each other (live in relationship) 
Concubinage (TA(IT&CE), 2006)
An apartment or building in which each apartment is owned separately by the people
Condominium (CGL T1, 2013)
To officially take private property away to seize
Confiscate (CHSL,2012)
People at a religious gathering
Congregation (CGL T2, 2015)
An assembly of worshippers
Congregation (CHSL, 2013)
A gathering at a religious place
Congregation (CHSL, 2015)
A man knows a lot about things like food, music and art
Connoisseur (CGL T1, 2014)
Feeling inside you which tells you what is right and what is wrong
Conscience (CGL T1, 2011)
A number of stars grouped together
Constellation (LDC, 2011)
State of anxiety or dismay causing mental confusion
Consternation (FCI, 2012)
Imposed a restriction on
Constrained (CGL T2, 2015)
A disease which is spread by direct contact
Contagious (MT(NT), 2011)
Belong to same period
Contemporary (CGL T1, 2016)
Men living in the same age
Contemporary (MTS, 2013)
Something that might happen in the future
Contingency (CGL T1, 2014)
Prohibited by law or treaty from being imported or exported
Contraband (CGL T1, 2013)
A place where nuns live and work
Convent (SO (CA), 2006)
An exact copy of handwriting or a picture produced by a machine
Copy (CGL T1, 2013)
The ceremony of crowning a sovereign
Coronation (CGL T1, 2016)
One who is a citizen not of a country but of the world
Cosmopolitan (SAS, 2010)
Belonging to all parts of the world
Cosmopolitan (SO (Audit), 2004)
A person who can make himself/herself feel at home in any country
Cosmopolitan (CHSL, 2014)
That which can be believed
Credible (CGL T1, 2016)
Ready to believe anything
Credulous (TA (IT & CE), 2004)
A person who readily believes others
Credulous (CGL T1, 2013)
One who believes everything he/she hears
Credulous (CHSL, 2014)
A principle or standard by which anything is or can be judged
Criterion (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
One who finds nothing good in anything
Critic (FCI, 2012)
Guilty of crime
Culpable (CGL T2, 2015)
One who is in charge of Museum
Curator (CHSL, 2015)
A person who believes that only selfishness motivates human actions
Cynic (CGL T1, 2014)
One who sneers at the aims and beliefs of his fellow men
Cynic (CGL T1, 2016)
Act of injuring another’s reputation by any slanderous communication
Defamation (CGL T1, 2015)
To injure one’s reputation
Defame (CHSL,2012)
The abandonment of one’s country and cause
Defection (SO(Audit), 2007)
To give one’s authority to another
Delegate (Stenographer, 2011)
A political leader appealing to popular desires and prejudices
Demagogue (CGL T1, 2013)
Government of the people, by the people and for the people
Democracy (CHSL,2012)
A form of government in which supreme power rests with people is
Democracy (Constable GD,2013)
Of very bad morals ; characterized by debasement or degeneration
Depraved (SO(Audit), 2007)
To feel or express disapproval of something or someone
Deprecate (DEO, 2008)
Failing to discharge one’s duty (willfully)
Dereliction (LDC, 2010)
Medical study of skin and its diseases
Dermatology (CGL T1, 2015)
The study of skin
Dermatology (CGL T1, 2016)
Study of skin and its diseases
Dermatology (CPO, 2015)
Not to be moved by entreaty
Despotic (CGL T1, 2011)
The state of being miserable bereft (deprived of or lacking) of all possessions
Destitute (TA (IT & CE, 2008))
One who is skillful;
Dexterous (CGL T1, 2015)
 Determine the nature of disease
Diagnose (CPO, 2010)
The process of deciding the nature of disease by examination
Diagnosis (FCI, 2012)
Bitter and violent attack in words against someone or something
Diatribe (SO(Audit), 2007)
Irresistible craving for alcoholic drinks
Dipsomania (TA(IT&CE), 2006)
An event that causes great harm to dams
Disasters (CHSL, 2014)
An area of land that is controlled by a ruler
Dominion (SO(CA), 2005)
A heavy continuous fall of rain
Downpour (MT(NT), 2014)
A game in which no one wins
Draw (MTS,2014)
Dry weather with no rainfall
Drought (TA(IT&CE), 2006)
A wall built to prevent the sea or a river from flooding an area
Dyke (TA(IT & CE), 200)
Succession of rulers belonging to one family
Dynasty (SO (Audit), 2001)
One who secretly listens to talks of others
Eavesdropper (Statistical Invigilator, 2005)
One who listens secretly to private conversation 
Eavesdropper (CGL T1, 2016)
A man with abnormal habits
Eccentric (CGL T1, 2016)
Careful in spending of money, time, etc
Economical (TA (IT & CE, 2009))
Worth eating
Edible (CGL T2, 2015)
Fit to be eaten
Edible (CHSL,2012)
A thing fit to be eaten
Edible (CPO, 2015)
Rub or wipe out
Efface (CGL T2, 2015)
More like a woman than a man in manners and habits
Effeminate (CGL T1, 2013)
A person who is womanish in habits
Effeminate (CGL T1, 2016)
A man who is quite like a woman
Effeminate (MTS, 2013)
A person who is self– centred
Egoist (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
One who thinks or speaks too much of himself
Egoist (CGL T1, 2013)
A mournful poem or a song
Elegy (CGL T1 RE, 2015)
A song sung at the death of a person
Elegy (CGL T2, 2015)
To run away with a lover
Elope (CPO, 2010)
The act of setting free from bondage of any kind 
Emancipation (CGL T1, 2016)
Misappropriation of money
Embezzlement (CGL T1, 2016)
An act of misappropriation of money
Embezzlement (CHSL, 2015)
One who goes to settle in another country
Emigrant (SO (Audit), 2004)
A person who leaves one country to settle in another
Emigrant (CPO, 2014)
A person who leaves his own country in order to go and live in another
Emigrant (CPO, 2015)
Experts who scientifically study insects
Entomologists (CGL T1, 2016)
The study of insects
Entomology (CPO,2011)
Study of insects
Entomology (SO(CA), 2007)
Study of insects
Entomology (TA (IT & CE, 2009))
The study of worms and insects
Entomology (CPO, 2013)
Likely to arouse envy (jealousy)
Enviable (MTS, 2013)
Lasting for a very short time
Ephemeral (CHSL, 2015)
Long poem based on a noble theme
Epic (CGL T1 RE, 2013)
A person devoted to sensual enjoyment, especially that derived from fine food and drink
Epicurean (SO(Audit), 2008)
A disease that affects a large number of people in an area at the same time
Epidemic (CGL T1, 2016)
A short poem or speech addressed to the spectators after the conclusion of drama
Epilogue (SO (Audit), 2001)
A short poem or speech addressed to the spectators after the conclusion of a drama
Epilogue (SO(CA), 2007)
Concluding part of a literary work
Epilogue (Statistical Invigilator, 2005)
Short speech or poem given at the end of a play or a book
Epilogue (CHSL, 2014)
An inscription on a tomb
Epitaph (CGL T1, 2011)
Words written on a tomb
Epitaph (SO (Audit), 1997)
Words inscribed on a tomb
Epitaph (CGL T1, 2013)
Words inscribed on the tomb
Epitaph (CGL T1, 2016)
Words written on a tomb of a dead person
Epitaph (CGL T2, 2013)
An inscription on a tomb
Epitaph (MT(NT), 2014)
The period between two regions
Era (CGL T2, 2015)
An error in misprint in printing or writing
Erratum (CGL T2, 2015)
That which makes one highly knowledgeable
Erudition (CGL T1, 2016)
A person in a vehicle or on horseback escorting another vehicle
Escort (CGL T1, 2013)
Something which lasts forever
Eternal (CHSL, 2014)
Science of the race of mankind
Ethnology (CGL T1,2010)
Make pale by excluding fight
Etiolate (CGL T1, 2015)
Rules governing socially acceptable behavior
Etiquette (CHSL, 2015)
The study of the origin and history of words
Etymology (SO (Audit), 2004)
A writing or a speech in praise of someone
Eulogy (CPO, 2014)
A mild or indirect expression substituted for an offensive or harsh one
Euphemism (Statistical Invigilator, 2005)
Act of mercy killing
Euthanasia (CGL T1, 2016)
An extract from a book of writing
Excerpt (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
To free completely from blame
Exonerate (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
To free someone from all blames
Exonerate (CGL T1, 2015)
Free somebody from blame or guilt
Exonerate (CGL T2, 2014)
To make atonement to one’s sins
Expiate (CGL T1, 2016)
TO remove an objectionable part from a book
Expurgate (CGL T1, 2014)
Speech delivered without preparation
Extempore (CGL T1, 2016)
A speech delivered without any preparation
Extempore (CHSL, 2014)
Spoken or done without preparation
Extempore (CHSL,2012)
A speech made without preparation
Extempore (CPO, 2014)
A person who wastes his money on luxury
Extravagant (CGL T2, 2015)
A man who waste his money on luxury
Extravagant (CHSL,2012)
An animal story with moral
Fable (MT(NT), 2011)
A story in which animals or objects speak and give wholesome moral lessons
Fable (CGL T1, 2015)
An exact copy
Facsimile (CGL T1, 2016)
Widespread scarcity of food
Famine (CHSL, 2014)
One who has narrow and prejudiced religious views
Fanatic (LDC, 2010)
Excessively enthusiastic and unreasonably excited about something
Fanatical (Stenographer, 2011)
Wild imagination
Fantasy (CHSL, 2014)
Not easily pleased by anything
Fastidious (CGL T1, 2013)
A person difficult to please
Fastidious (CGL T2, 2013)
A person who is very selective , disgusted easily and is hard to please
Fastidious (CGL T2, 2015)
Not likely to be easily pleased
Fastidious (CPO, 2014)
Something that causes death
Fatal (CGL T1, 2011)
Causing or ending in death
Fatal (SO(CA), 2007)
Submission to all that happens as inevitable
Fatalism (CHSL, 2015)
 The animals of a particular region
Fauna (CGL T1,2010)
Something capable of being done
Feasible (SO (Audit), 2001)
Pretended attack
Feint (CPO, 2015)
One who believes in offering equal opportunities to women in all spheres
Feminist (SO (Audit), 2003)
One who believes in giving equal opportunity to women in all fields
Feminist (SO(Audit), 2008)
Bitter quarrel between two families existing for a long period
Feud (CGL T1, 2016)
Something which is imagined to be real but actually does not exist
Figment (CHSL,2012)
Shine with a bright but brief or irregular light
Flicker (CGL T1, 2016)
Unwelcome aspect of a situation
Flip side (CGL T2, 2015)
The plant and vegetation of a region
Flora (LDC, 2011)
The plant and a vegetation of a region
Flora (CGL T2, 2015)
The plants and vegetation of a region
Flora(LDC, 2011)
To struggle helplessly
Flounder (CGL T1, 2011)
Accidental good fortune
Fluke (CHSL, 2014)
A continuous process of change is known as
Flux (SAS, 2010)
Chief of a group of workmen
Foreman (CGL T1, 2016)
Falsification of documents etc
Forgery (CGL T1, 2016)
An abandoned child of unknown parents who is found by somebody
Foundling (CPO T– 2, 2011)
Murder of a brother
Fratricide (CGL T1, 2013)
The act of killing one’s own brother or sister
Fratricide (CHSL, 2015)
Act of deceiving somebody in order to make money
Fraud (SO (Audit), 2001)
One who runs away from justice or the law
Fugitive (CGL T1, 2015)
One who can walk on ropes (tightrope walker)
Funambulist (SO (Audit), 2004)
Simple, fast– spreading plant without flowers or leaves, which can often cause disease
Fungus (SO(CA), 2005)
The firing of many guns at the same time to mark an occasion
Fusillade (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
A brave, noble minded or chivalrous man
Gallant (CGL T1, 2016)
The practice or art of choosing, cooking, and eating good food
Gastronomy (SO (Audit), 2003)
Chief or Commander of army
General (Constable, 2015)
Science of heredity
Genetics (CPO, 2010
The killing of whole group of people
Genocide (LDC, 2011)
The act of killing whole group of people, especially a whole race
Genocide (SO(CA), 2005)
Intentional destruction of racial groups
Genocide (CGL T1, 2013)
The killing of a race
Genocide (CGL T1, 2016)
The branch of medical science which deals with the problems of the old
Geriatrics (CGL T1 RE, 2015)
A movement of part of the body to express an idea or feeling
Gesture (LDC, 2010)
Motion of heads, hands etc, as a mode of expression indicating attitude
Gesture (SO(Audit), 2007)
In a threatening manner
Ghastly (FCI, 2012)
Inflammation of gums
Gingivitis (CHSL, 2014)
Pay attention
Glance at (CGL T2, 2015)
A person who repairs broken window– glasses
Glazier (CPO, 2014)
A list of explanations of rare, technical or obsolete words
Glossary (CGL T2, 2014)
To look at someone in an angry or threatening way
Glower (CGL T1, 2011)
Person who eats too much
Glutton (CGL T1, 2016)
One who eats too much
Glutton (MTS, 2013)
To bite like a rat
Gnaw (FCI, 2012)
Animals who live in herds
Gregarious (Statistical Invigilator, 2005)
An animal that lives in a group
Gregarious (CGL T1, 2016)
Easily duped or fooled
Gullible (DEO, 2008)
A person who is easily deceived or tricked
Gullible (CHSL, 2015)
Seeing something which is not actually present
Hallucination (Investigator, 2010)
An image without objective reality
Hallucination (CGL T1 RE, 2015)
A drug which makes one see things that are not really there
Hallucinogen (CGL T1, 2016)
A small village or group of houses
Hamlet (CGL T2, 2014)
A building in which aircraft are housed
Hanger (CHSL, 2013)
Trouble any annoy continually
Harass (CGL T1, 2016)
A piece of shelter for ships
Harbour (CGL T1, 2016)
One who believes in that gaining pleasure is the most important thing in life
Hedonist (SO(Audit), 2006)
Animal that feeds on plants
Herbivorous (LDC, 2011)
Opinion contrary to accepted doctrine
Heresy (CGL T1, 2015)
To seize control of a vehicle in order to force it to go to a new destination or demand something   
Hijack (SO (Audit), 2003)
An act of violence to take control of a plane
Hijack (Constable GD,2013)
Parts of a country behind the coast or a river bank
Hinterland (CPO T– 2, 2011)
Very dramatic
Histrionic (CGL T2, 2011)
To secretly store more than what is allowed
Hoard (CGL T2, 2011)
Murder of a man
Homicide (LDC, 2011)
Conferred as an honor
Honorary (CGL T1, 2015)
A job carrying no salary
Honorary (CGL T1, 2016)
The line where the land and sky seems to meet
Horizon (CGL T2, 2013)
One who studies the art of gardening
Horticulturist (CGL T2, 2013)
A den for small animals
Hutch (SO (CA), 2006)
Fear of water
Hydrophobia (DEO, 2008)
Any morbid dread of water (fear of water)
Hydrophobia (CGL T1, 2016)
Excessive preoccupation with one’s health
Hypochondria (Statistical Invigilator, 2006)
One who presend to be what he is not
Hypocrite (CGL T1, 2016)
Proposition made as a basis for reasoning without the assumption of its truth/ facts
Hypothesis (CGL T1, 2016)
One who criticizes popular beliefs which he thinks is mistaken or unwise
Iconoclast (CGL T1,2010)
One who destroys images or attacks popular beliefs
Iconoclast (SO (CA), 2006)
One who breaks the established traditions and image
Iconoclast (SO(Audit), 2006)
A person’s peculiar habit
Idiosyncracy (CGL T1, 2016)
The worship of idols or images
Idolatry (TA(IT&CE), 2006)
Handwriting that cannot be read
Illegible (DEO, 2008)
That which cannot be easily read
Illegible (FCI, 2012)
Handwriting which is difficult/impossible to read
Illegible (CGL T1, 2013)
A handwriting that cannot be read
Illegible (CGL T2, 2013)
A handwriting which is difficult or impossible to read
Illegible (MTS, 2013)
A man who does not know how to read or write
Illiterate (CHSL,2012)
Existing only in the mind
Imaginary (MTS, 2013)
A foreigner who settles in a country
Immigrant (CPO T– 2, 2011)
A person coming to a foreign land to settle there 
Immigrant (SO (Audit), 2001)
Someone who is incapable of being quietened or pacified
Implacable (CGL T1, 2016)
To confirm with the help of evidence
Implicate (LDC, 2010)
A person who pretends to be what he is not
Imposter (FCI, 2012)
One who pretends to be what he is not
Imposter (Constable, 2015)
A person who dishonestly pretends to be somebody else
Imposter(Stenographer, 2010)
One who is too careless to plan for the future
Improvident (CGL T1, 2015)
Without risk of punishment
Impunity (Statistical Invigilator, 2006)
That which cannot be reached
Inaccessible (CGL T2, 2015)
Incapable of being approached
Inaccessible (CHSL, 2013)
A voice that cannot be heard
Inaudible (Stenographer, 2011)
Speech which is not audible
Inaudible (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
Motive or incitement to action
Incentive (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
Something that is difficult to understand
Incomprehensible (CGL T1 RE, 2015)
One who is beyond reforms
Incorrigible (Statistical Invigilator, 2005)
One who cannot be corrected
Incorrigible (CGL T1, 2013)
Beyond correction
Incorrigible (CHSL, 2014)
One who cannot be corrected
Incorrigible (Constable, 2015)
Something that is difficult to believe
Incredible (CHSL,2012)
Something which cannot be believed
Incredible (SO(Audit), 2007)
That which cannot be believed
Incredible (CGL T1, 2016)
That which cannot be believed
Incredible (Constable GD,2013)
Incapable of being tired
Indefatigable (CGL T2, 2015)
That which cannot be effaced
Indelible (CGL T1, 2015)
Feeling annoyed at the sight of unfair treatment
Indignant (CGL T2, 2015)
Not suitable for eating
Inedible (CGL T1, 2015)
Impossible to describe
Ineffable (CGL T1,2010)
Someone not fit to be chosen
Ineligible (CHSL, 2015)
Lack of skills
Ineptness (CGL T1, 2016)
That which cannot be avoided
Inevitable (CGL T1, 2015)
That which cannot be averted
Inevitable (CGL T1, 2016)
That which cannot be avoided
Inevitable (CPO, 2015)
One who does not makes mistakes
Infallible (CPO T– 2, 2011)
A method which never fails
Infallible (SO(Audit), 2007)
A person who cannot make a mistake
Infallible (CGL T1, 2012)
Incapable of error
Infallible (CHSL, 2014)
One who cannot make any mistake
Infallible (CHSL, 2015)
Killing of a child
Infanticide(SO (Audit), 2003)
Action that is likely to make people very angry
Inflammatory (CGL T1, 2016)
A cluster of flowers on a branch
Inflorescence (CGL T1, 2014)
Property handled down after the death of a person
Inheritance (SO(Audit), 2006)
Write or carve words on stone or paper
Inscribe (CGL T1, 2016)
A person who has no money to pay off his debts 
Insolvent (CGL T1, 2011)
Unable to pay one’s debt
Insolvent (CGL T1, 2016)
A person who is unable to pay debts
Insolvent(SO (Audit), 2001)
Inability to sleep
Insomnia (SO(Audit), 2008)
Inability to sleep
Insomnia (MTS, 2013)
Interval between two events
Interlude (CGL T1, 2016)
One who intervenes between two or more parties to settle difference
Intermediary (SO (CA), 2006)
One who intervenes between two or more parties to settle differences
Intermediary (Stenographer, 2011)
The burial of corpse
Interment (CGL T1, 2015)
Detaining and confining something
Internment (CGL T1,2010)
To die without having made a will
Intestate (CGL T1, 2013)
To die without making a will
Intestate (CGL T1, 2015)
The action of looking within or into one’s own mind
Introspect (LDC, 2010)
A person who enters without any invitation
Intruder (CGL T1, 2015)
Animals without backbone
Invertebrates (CGL T1, 2016)
Careful or thorough enquiry
Investigation (Stenographer, 2010)
That which cannot be defeated
Invincible (CGL T2, 2013)
Call upon God or any other power (like law) for help or protection
Invocation (SO (Audit), 1997)
That which cannot be called back
Irrevocable (TA (IT & CE, 2008))
To supply land with water by artificial means
Irrigate (MTS, 2013)
A narrow stretch of land connecting two large bodies of land
Isthumus (CGL T1, 2016)
One who journeys from place to place
Itinerant (TA (IT & CE, 2008))
Detailed plan of a journey
Itinerary (CGL T1, 2013)
Detailed plan of journey
Itinerary (CHSL, 2013)
The schedule of travel
Itinerary (CHSL, 2014)
A planned route or journey
Itinerary (CPO, 2015)
A short trip or excursion
Jaunt (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
With much liveliness and a sense of purpose
Jauntily (Investigator, 2010)
Art of writing for newspapers and magazines
Journalism (CPO T– 2, 2011)
An act of travelling from one place to another
Journey (CGL T1, 2016)
A body of persons appointed to hear evidence or judge and give their verdict (decision)
Jury (SO (Audit), 2005)
A body of persons appointed to hear evidence and give their verdicts in trials
Jury (Stenographer, 2010)
Suitable or intended only for young persons
Juvenile (CGL T1, 2016)
Placing a thing besides another
Juxtapose (SO(Audit), 2006)
Put side by side
Juxtapose (Constable, 2015)
An excessively morbid desire to steal
Kleptomania (CGL T1, 2013)
A recurrent compulsive urge to steal
Kleptomania (CGL T1, 2015)
The sound of the funeral bell
Knell (SO(CA), 2007)
A person who deserves all praise
Laudable (CGL T1, 2015)
A medicine that softens the bowels
Laxative (CPO, 2014)
A legal agreement that allows someone to use a building or land for a period of time, usually is return for rent
Lease (CHSL, 2015)
A sly look that is lustful
Leer (Statistical Invigilator, 2006)
One who compiles a dictionary
Lexicographer (CGL T1, 2011)
One who compiles a dictionary
Lexicographer (CHSL, 2015)
Person believing in free will
Libertarian (CGL T1, 2014)
Tough tissues in joints
Ligaments (SO (Audit), 2004)
Related to moon
Lunar (LDC, 2011)
The first public speech delivered by a person
Maiden speech (SO(Audit), 2006)
Speech for the first time
Maiden speech (CPO, 2012)
The first speech made by a person
Maiden (CHSL,2012)
Easy to shape in any desired from
Malleable (MTS, 2013)
Animals which suckle their young
Mammals (CHSL, 2014)
A written declaration of government or a political party
Manifesto (CGL T2, 2015)
An underhand device resorted to in order to justify misconduct
Manoeuvre (CGL T1,2010)
A paper written by hand
Manuscript (LDC, 2011)
A paper/ story/ poem first written out by hand
Manuscript (CGL T1, 2016)
One who suffers for one’s faith
Martyr (CGL T1 RE, 2015)
A person who is killed because of their religious or other beliefs
Martyr (MTS, 2013)
One who enjoys inflicting pain on himself
Masochist (CGL T1, 2013)
A cinema show held in the afternoon
Matinee (CHSL, 2015)
An established principle of practical wisdom
Maxim (CGL T2, 2011)
To try to settle a dispute between two other parties
Mediate (CGL T2, 2015)
One who is neither intelligent nor dull
Mediocre (CGL T2, 2014)
One who will do any job for anyone for money
Mercenary (CGL T1, 2016)
A professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army
Mercenary (CPO, 2014)
One whose motive is merely to get money
Mercenary (MTS, 2013)
Art of working with metals
Metallurgy (CHSL, 2015)
One who is rather fastidious
Meticulous (CGL T2, 2015)
Instrument that magnifies objects
Microscope (MTS, 2013)
A place where money is coined
Mint (CGL T1, 2016)
One who hates mankind
Misanthrope (SO (Audit), 2004)
A hater of mankind
Misanthrope (TA(IT&CE), 2006)
One who hates mankind
Misanthrope (CGL T2, 2015)
A person who loves wealth and spends as little money as possible
Miser (FCI, 2012)
One who hates women
Misogynist (LDC, 2010)
One who hates women
Misogynist (CGL T1, 2013)
One who hates women
Misogynist (CPO, 2012)
A hater of women
Misogynist (MTS, 2013)
A particular method of working
Modus Operandi (CHSL, 2014)
Lasting only for a moment
Momentary (SO (Audit), 2003)
An occasion of great importance
Momentous (SO(Audit), 2008)
Speech of great importance and gravity
Momentous (CPO, 2015)
Government by a king
Monarchy (CGL T1, 2016)
Exclusive possession or control of anything
Monopoly (MTS, 2013)
A person worship only one God
Monotheist (CHSL, 2015)
To secure a boat by attaching it to an anchor
Moor (CGL T2, 2015)
The essential or characteristic customs , habits and conventions of a society or community
Mores (SO (Audit), 2005)
A legal agreement by which a person borrows money from a bank usually to buy a house
Mortage (LDC, 2010)
Building in which a dead body is kept for a time 
Mortuary (SO(Audit), 2006)
A room where dead are kept until burial
Mortuary (CGL T1, 2016)
Design made by putting together coloured pieces of glass or stones
Mosaic (CHSL, 2014)
Body of a human being or animal embalmed for burial
Mummy (SO(Audit), 2007)
Rebellion against lawful authority
Mutiny (CHSL,2012)
Fear of telling lies
Mythophobia (CHSL, 2014)
The habit of always admiring oneself
Narcissism (SO (CA), 2006)
Animals that live in a particular region
Native (Constable GD,2013)
Group of people living together in the same locality
Neighbourhood (CHSL,2012)
Favouritism granted in politics or business to relatives
Nepotism (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
Politicians who are notorious for doing undue favors to their relative
Nepotism (CGL T1, 2013)
Favouritism shown by a person in power to his relatives
Nepotism (CGL T1, 2016)
Unfair advantages for members of one’s own family
Nepotism (CHSL,2012)
Hobson’s choice
No choice at all (CGL T1, 2016)
Occurring at night
Nocturnal (CPO, 2010)
People of no fixed abode
Nomads (CHSL, 2014)
A system of naming things
Nomenclature (LDC, 2010)
An unimportant person
Nonentity (CGL T1, 2016)
Sentimental longing for a period in a past
Nostalgia (CPO, 2014)
To be known for bad acts
Notorious (CPO, 2010)
Has an evil reputation
Notorious (CGL T1, 2013)
One who is known widely but unusually unfavorably is
Notorious (CGL T2, 2015)
A person who is well known in an unfavorable way
Notorious (CHSL,2012)
A man of evil reputation
Notorious (MT(NT), 2014)
A person without training or experience in a skill or subject
Novice (SO(CA), 2005)
A person who is new to profession
Novice (CGL T1, 2016)
To reduce to nothing
Null (CGL T1, 2013)
A man who collects old and new coins
Numismatics (CGL T1, 2016)
The study or collection of coins
Numismatics (CPO, 2012)
One who collects coins
Numismatist (SO (Audit), 2005)
A person specially interested in the study of coins and medals
Numismatist (CGL T1, 2013)
A person who collects coins
Numismatists (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
A shady fertile place in a desert
Oasis (CGL T1, 2016)
A notice of a person’s death
Obituary (CGL T1, 2016)
A place where astronomical observations are made
Observatory (CGL T1, 2016)
Passing out of use
Obsolescent (CGL T1, 2014)
A word or practice that has gone out of use
Obsolete (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
A thing no longer in use
Obsolete (CGL T1, 2016)
No longer in existence or use
Obsolete (CGL T2, 2015)
Something no longer in use
Obsolete(SO (Audit), 1997)
Anything which is no longer in use
Obsolete(SO (Audit), 2001)
Pertaining to the west
Occidental (CGL T1, 2016)
Relating to countries of west
Occidental (CPO, 2014)
A geo metrical figure with eight sides
Octagon (CHSL,2012)
One who is eighty years old
Octogenarian (CGL T1, 2016)
A person who attends to the disease of the eye is an
Oculist (CPO, 2013)
Government by the few
Oligarchy (CGL T1, 2014)
Government or rule by a small group of people
Oligarchy (CGL T1, 2016)
One who is all powerful
Omnipotent (Constable GD,2013)
One who knows everything
Omniscient (CGL T1, 2016)
One who knows everything
Omniscient (MTS, 2013)
Feeding on food made of both plant and flesh
Omnivorous (SO (CA), 2006)
Animals that eat flesh
Omnivorous (CHSL, 2014)
One who eats both vegetables and meat
Omnivorous (CHSL,2012)
Many Words
One Word
Not allowing the passage of light
Opaque (CGL T1, 2013)
Through which light cannot pass
Opaque (CHSL,2012)
To be dogmatic in one’s opinion
Opinionated (Stenographer, 2011)
A doctor who specializes in the eye diseases of the eyes
Opthalmologist (CGL T1, 2016)
One who tends to take a hopeful view of a life
Optimist (CPO, 2010)
A person who is always hopeful and looks upon the brighter side of things
Optimist (SO(Audit), 2008)
A person who looks at the bright side of things
Optimist (CPO, 2015)
A specialist who tests eyesight
Optometrist (TA(IT & CE), 200)
A proficient public speaker
Orator (CHSL,2012)
A large body of people playing musical instruments
Orchestra (CGL T1, 2016)
Someone who scientifically studies the birds
Ornithologist (CHSL,2012)
Experts in the scientific study of birds
Ornithology (SO(Audit), 2006)
The study of birds
Ornithology (MTS, 2013)
A public institution for the care and protection of children without parents
Orphanage (MT(NT), 2014)
The area of medicine that treats illness of bones
Orthopaedics (CPO, 2015)
A person who has lost protection of law
Outlaw (CGL T1, 2016)
Belief that war and violence are unjustified
Pacifism (SO(CA), 2007)
A person who opposes war or use of military force
Pacifist (SO (Audit), 1997)
A person who believes in total abolition of war
Pacifist (TA (IT & CE), 2004)
A doctor who treats children
Paediatrician (SO (Audit), 2003)
A word that reads the same as backward or forward
Pallindrome (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
Thing that can be felt or touched
Palpable (CGL T1, 2016)
A cure for all disease
Panacea (LDC, 2010)
A remedy for all diseases
Panacea (LDC, 2011)
A remedy for all diseases
Panacea (TA(IT&CE), 2006)
A remedy for all diseases
Panacea (CGL T1, 2016)
A remedy for all disease
Panacea (CGL T2, 2013)
A remedy for all diseases
Panacea (CPO, 2015)
Wild and noisy disorder
Pandemonium (SO(Audit), 2006)
Belief that God is in everything and that everything is God
Pantheism (TA (IT & CE, 2008))
A small room in a big house, hotel, ship etc where glasses, dishes, spoons food, etc are kept
Pantry (CPO T– 2, 2011)
One who lives/survives on others/other lives
Parasite (CHSL, 2013)
A method of boiling briefly to cook food slightly
Parboil (CGL T1, 2014)
Release of a prisoner form jail on certain terms and conditions
Parole (CGL T1, 2011)
The murder of parents or near relative
Parricide (Statistical Invigilator, 2005)
A person of obscure position who has gained wealth
Parvenu (CGL T1, 2013)
Science of diseases
Pathology (Statistical Invigilator, 2005)
Relating to kinship with the father
Patrilineal (CGL T1, 2014)
Property inherited from one’s father
Patrimony (CGL T1, 2016)
Property inherited from one’s father or ancestors
Patrimony (MTS, 2013)
One who loves or supports his or her country and is willing to defend it
Patriot (MTS, 2013)
Person who insists on adherence to formal rules or literary meaning
Pedant (Investigator, 2010)
A person who shows off his/her learning
Pedant (CPO, 2013)
A style in which a writer makes display of his knowledge
Pedantic (FCI, 2012)
Branch of medicine concerned with children and their illness
Pediatrics (CGL T2, 2015)
Land covered by water on three sides
Peninsula (CGL T1, 2016)
Deep in thought
Pensive (Statistical Invigilator, 2006)
Continuing for a long period of time without interruption
Perpetual (CPO, 2015)
An emolument over and above fixed salary
Perquisite (CGL T1,2010)
Constant efforts to achieve something
Perseverance (TA (IT & CE), 2004)
Constant efforts to achieve something
Perseverance (CGL T2, 2015)
Stick with a thick end used in mortar for pounding
Pestle (CGL T1, 2016)
A person who always run after women
Philanderer (CPO, 2014)
A person who loves mankind
Philanthropist (LDC, 2010)
One who loves all mankind
Philanthropist (CGL T1, 2012)
A person who collects and/or studies stamps
Philatelist (CGL T2, 2015)
Study of the interaction of people with their environment
Philosophy (CGL T2, 2014)
Intense and unreasonable fear or dislike
Phobia (Stenographer, 2011)
A study of sounds is known as
Phonetics (CGL T1, 2013)
Treatment by means of exercise and massage
Physiotherapy (SO(Audit), 2007)
Act of stealing in small quantities
Pilferages (CGL T1, 2016)
One who does something for the first time
Pioneer (CGL T2, 2014)
Theft of another person’s writings or ideas and passing them off as one’s own
Plagiarism (CPO,2011)
Stealing of ideas or writings of someone else
Plagiarism (CGL T1, 2013)
One who copies from other writers
Plagiarist (CGL T1, 2016)
A person who steals the writing of others
Plagiarist (CHSL, 2015)
Person who files a suit
Plaintiff (CGL T1 RE, 2013)
A room or building for the preservation of plants
Plantain (MT(NT), 2014)
Flat metal or Porcelain plate fixed on a wall as an ornament or memorial
Plaque (SO (Audit), 2001)
Government by wealthy
Plutocracy (CGL T2, 2015)
A speaker’s platform
Podium (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
The practice of having more than one husband
Polyandry (Investigator, 2010)
A woman having more than one husband at the same time
Polyandry (SO (CA), 2006)
A man who has more than one wife at a time
Polygamist (CPO, 2014)
The practice of having many wives
Polygamy (CGL T1 RE, 2013)
One who knows many languages
Polyglot (CPO, 2015)
A figure with many angles or sides
Polygon (MT(NT), 2014)
Belief in many Gods
Polytheism (CGL T1, 2014)
Operation of body after death
Post–  Mortem (CGL T1, 2013)
A child born after the death of his father
Posthumous child (LDC, 2010)
A child born after the death of father
Posthumous (CGL T1, 2016)
That which can be drunk
Potable (CGL T2, 2014)
An animal which lives by preying on other animals
Predator (CGL T1, 2016)
To be biased against someone or something
Prejudice (SO(Audit), 2007)
The first public performance of musical or theatrical work or the first showing of a film
Premiere (CHSL, 2015)
Quibble (to avoid giving a direct answer to a question in order to hide the truth)
Prevaricate (CGL T1, 2011)
Showing a dislike of anything improper
Prim (CPO, 2015)
The art of delaying
Procrastination (CGL T1, 2016)
General view of person’s character
Profile (SO(Audit), 2006)
Introductory part or lines to a discourse or play
Prologue (CHSL, 2015)
A pole or beam used as a temporary support
Prop (CGL T2, 2013)
A special fondness or liking for
Propensity (CGL T1, 2014)
One who is converted from one religion to other 
Proselyte (CGL T1, 2016)
Code of diplomatic etiquette and precedence
Protocol (CGL T1, 2011)
Code of diplomatic etiquette and precedence
Protocol (CHSL, 2014)
The first model of a new device
Prototype (SO (Audit), 2004)
One who studies election trend by means of opinion polls
Psephologist (SO (Audit), 2003)
The scientific study of elections
Psephology (CGL T1, 2016)
A fictitious name especially one assumed by an author
Pseudonym (CHSL, 2014)
To write under a different name
Pseudonym (CHSL,2012)
Science of Human mind and behavior
Psychology (CGL T1, 2013)
A person who gambles or bets
Punter (CPO T– 2, 2011)
A four footed animal
Quadruped (TA (IT & CE), 2004)
Emission of light or heat from a central point
Radiation (CGL T1, 2016)
Having a stale smell or taste
Rancid (CGL T1, 2014)
Amount of money demanded by kidnappers
Ransom (MTS, 2013)
To take back, withdraw or renounce
Recant (SO (CA), 2006)
Give and receive mutually
Reciprocate(SO (Audit), 2003)
A person who withdraws from world to live in seclusion and often in solitude
Recluse (DEO, 2009)
A person who lives by himself
Recluse (CHSL, 2013)
Too much official formality
Red– tapism (TA(IT&CE), 2006)
A process involving too much official formalities
Red tapism (CGL T1, 2015)
The practice of submitting a proposal to popular vote
Referendum (CGL T1, 2011)
An act when people vote in order to make a particular subject or policy rather than voting for a person
Referendum (CGL T1, 2016)
An involuntary action under a stimulus is described as a
Reflex (SAS, 2010)
The act of killing a king
Regicide (CGL T1, 2016)
Brought back to mind
Reminisced (CHSL, 2014)
Artistic, musical or dramatic interpretation
Rendition (CPO, 2015)
One who deserts his principle or believes
Renegade (SO (CA), 2006)
Act of making things new like before
Renovate (CGL T1, 2016)
Send or bring somebody back to his own country
Repatriate (Constable GD,2013)
Providing relief
Reprieve (CGL T1, 2016)
The process by which plants and animals breathe
Respiration (CGL T1, 2016)
Military waking up signals in the morning
Reveille (SO(CA), 2007)
Take great pleasure
Revel (CGL T1 RE, 2013)
Meaningless language with an exaggerated style intended to impress
Rhetoric (CGL T1, 2013)
A doctor who specializes in diseases of the nose
Rhinologist (CGL T1, 2014)
Scale used for measuring the strength of an earthquake
Richter (LDC, 2011)
Solemn religious acts
Rites (CGL T1, 2016)
Circular building or hall with a dome
Rotunda (SAS, 2010)
Intentional damage to arrest production
Sabotage (CHSL, 2015)
Violation of something holy and sacred
Sacrilege (SO (CA), 2006)
Violation of something holy or sacred
Sacrilege (Statistical Invigilator, 2005)
Violation of the sanctity of a sacred place
Sacrilege (CGL T1, 2016)
A person who helps even a stranger in difficulty
Samaritan (CGL T1, 2013)
A man who helps a stranger or a person in difficulties is
Samaritan (CPO, 2015)
A place of good climate for invalids
Sanatorium (FCI, 2012)
A reserve for animals, birds etc in their natural habitat
Sanctuary (CPO, 2015)
Full of criticism or mockery
Satire (Stenographer, 2011)
One who is always doubting
Sceptic (CPO, 2014)
A vivacious and lively experience is said to be
Scintillating (CGL T2, 2015)
 Severely abusive writing in journals
Scurrilous (SO (Audit), 1997)
A place where all religions are honoured
Secular (TA(IT&CE), 2006)
A drug or other substance that induce sleep
Sedative (CHSL, 2014)
Hard working and diligent
Sedulous (CGL T1, 2016)
That which is arranged by conferring or discussing
Seminar (CGL T1 RE, 2015)
A person who is in his seventies
Septuagenarian (SO(CA), 2007)
The production of raw silk
Sericulture (CGL T1, 2013)
To cut something into two pieces
Sever (SO (Audit), 2001)
A large number of fish swimming together
Shoal (MT(NT), 2014)
Small pieces of metal that fly out from an exploding bomb
Shrapnel (CGL T1, 2014)
A figure of speech by which a thing is spoken of as being that which it only resembles
Simile (CGL T2, 2011)
A post with little work but high salary
Sinecure (CGL T1, 2011)
An office with a salary but no work
Sinecure (CPO, 2012)
One who tends to patronize, rebuff or ignore people regarded as social inferiors and imitate, admire people regarded as social superiors
Snob (CGL T1, 2016)
A brief or a short stay at a place
Sojourn (CGL T1, 2016)
The act of speaking about one’s thoughts when one is alone
Soliloquy (CGL T1, 2014)
Walking in sleep
Somnambulism (CHSL, 2014)
Walking in sleep
Somnambulism (CPO, 2015)
One who walks in sleep
Somnambulist (TA(IT & CE), 200)
A fourteen line poem
Sonnet (CGL T2, 2015)
A poem of fourteen lines
Sonnet (CHSL, 2014)
Drug which cause people to sleep early
Soporific (CGL T1, 2016)
Killing one’s sister
Sororicide (CGL T1, 2016)
Something kept as a reminder of an event
Souvenir (LDC, 2011)
An object or portion serving as a sample
Specimen (CGL T1, 2011)
Study of caves
Speleology (CGL T1, 2014)
One who speaks for others
Spokesman (CHSL,2012)
Occurring at irregular intervals in time
Sporadic (DEO, 2009)
Written law of a legislative body
Statue (CPO, 2013)
One who is indifferent to pleasure or pain
Stoic (SO (Audit), 2003)
One who is indifferent to pain and pleasure
Stoic (SO(CA), 2005)
One who is unaffected or indifferent to joy, pain, pleasure or grief
Stoic (CGL T1, 2013)
One who accepts pleasure and pain equally
Stoic (CGL T1, 2013)
One who is indifferent to pain or pleasure
Stoic (CGL T1, 2016)
Calmness and indifference to suffering
Stoicism (Investigator, 2010)
Indifference to pleasure or pain
Stoicism (SO (Audit), 2005)
Indifference to Pain and pleasure
Stoicism (CGL T1, 2016)
One hides away in a ship or passenger vehicle to obtain a free passage
Stowaway (CGL T1,2010)
Too willing to obey other people
Subservient (CGL T2, 2015)
Having juicy or fleshy and thick tissue
Succulent (CGL T1, 2013)
Of the highest degree
Superlative (CGL T1, 2016)
Stealthily done (something done in a quiet and secret way in order to avoid being noticed)
Surreptitious (SO (Audit), 1997)
A part of a word that can be pronounced separately
Syllable (CGL T1, 2014)
To put two and two together
Symbiosis (Constable, 2015)
A place where Jews worship according to their religion
Synagogue (SO(CA), 2005)
 Words of similar meaning
Synonyms (CPO, 2010)
A rough, violent, troublesome person
Tartar (CGL T1, 2016)
A statement in which you say the same thing twice in different words
Tautology (CGL T2, 2015)
The art of preserving skin of animals, birds and fish
Taxidermy (LDC, 2011)
Science regarding principles of classification
Taxonomy (CGL T1, 2013)
A person who never takes alcoholic drinks
Teetotaller (SO(Audit), 2008)
A person who abstains completely from alcoholic drinks
Teetotaller (CGL T1 RE, 2013)
A person who completely abstains from alcohol
Teetotaller (CGL T1, 2016)
A violent storm
Tempest (Stenographer, 2010)
Lasting only for a short while
Temporary (LDC, 2011)
A written statement about someone’s character, usually provided by an employer
Testimonial (CPO T– 2, 2011)
The study of religion and religious ideas and beliefs
Theology (SO(CA), 2005)
Study of the nature of Gods
Theology (CGL T2, 2013)
A system of Government in which only one political party is allowed to function
Totalitarianism (SO (Audit), 2005)
Something that is poisonous and unhealthy
Toxic (TA(IT&CE), 2006)
 One who breaks the law
Transgressor (TA (IT & CE, 2009))
That which lasts for a short time
Transitory (TA (IT & CE), 2004)
Shaking movement of the ground
Tremor (MTS,2014)
The conference that takes place once in three year
Triennial (CGL T1, 2013)
A set of three related works by same author
Trilogy (CGL T1, 2013)
A group of three powerful people
Triumvirate (CGL T1, 2013)
One who stays away from school without permission
Truant (SO(CA), 2005)
A school boy who frequently cuts classes is a
Truant (CGL T1, 2013)
An obviously true or hackneyed statement
Truism (CGL T1, 2013)
High sea waves caused by underwater earthquake
Tsunami (Stenographer, 2011)
That which is without opposition
Unanimous (LDC, 2011)
The full agreement of all members
Unanimously (CHSL, 2014)
That which cannot be captured
Ungrippable (TA (IT & CE, 2009))
Belonging to all parts of the world
Universal (CPO, 2010)
Found all over the world
Universal (LDC, 2011)
A container for the ashes of a dead person
Urn (Constable, 2015)
One who lends money at a very high interest
Usurer (CHSL, 2013)
One living on vegetables
Vegetarian (CGL T1 RE, 2014)
One who eats no animal flesh
Vegetarian (CPO, 2014)
Speed of an object in one direction
Velocity (CPO,2011)
Committing murder in revenge
Vendetta (CGL T1, 2016)
A person who is greatly respected because of wisdom
Venerable (CGL T1, 2013)
Reproducing or memorizing word for word
Verbatim (TA (IT & CE, 2009))
One who possesses many talents
Versatile (CHSL, 2013)
Someone having many skills
Versatile (CHSL,2012)
A person with a long experience of any occupation
Veteran (SO (Audit), 1997)
One who has long experience
Veteran (CGL T1, 2015)
A person who is long experienced or practiced in an activity/capacity
Veteran (CPO, 2015)
A highly skilled musician
Virtuoso (CGL T1, 2014)
One who can think about the future with imagination and wisdom
Visionary (SO (Audit), 2003)
Doing something according to one’s own free will
Voluntary (CPO T– 2, 2011)
Of one’s own free will
Voluntary (CGL T1, 2015)
One who offers his services of his own freewill
Volunteer (CPO, 2014)
One who is greedy
Voracious (SO(CA), 2005)
A jocular person who is full of amusing anecdotes
Wag (Statistical Invigilator, 2006)
A raised platform in building
Walkaway (LDC, 2010)
One who takes care of a building
Warden (CHSL, 2013)
A list of passengers and luggage
Waybill (CGL T2, 2013)
A woman whose husband is dead
Widow (CPO, 2014)
An unexpected piece of good fortune
Windfall (CGL T1,2010)
A decorative ring of flowers and leaves
Wreath (MT(NT), 2014)
A wooden object used for connecting animals that are pulling a vehicle
Yoke (CGL T1, 2014)

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