One Word Substitution

A one-word substitute is simply a word which can replace a full sentence with a single word. This topic is very important from the competitive exam point of view and forms a significant part of the verbal ability section as 3 to 5 questions are asked from this topic.

S. No.Description Word
1.        A person who believes in or tries to bring about a state of lawlessnessAnarchist
2.        A person who has changed his faithApostate
3.        A person blindly devoted to an ideaChauvinist
4.        One who is recovering health after illnessConvalescent
5.        A person having a sophisticated charmDebonair
6.        One who runs away from justiceFugitive
7.        One who believes in fateFatalist
8.        A person who acts against religionHeretic
9.        A person who likes or admires womenPhilogynist
10.    A person who speaks more than one languagePolyglot
11.    One who lives in solitudeRecluse
12.    A large number of fishes swimming togetherShoal
13.    A large group of peopleHorde
14.    A funeral processionCortege
15.    The medieval forerunner of chemistryAlchemy
16.    A keeper or custodian of a museumCurator
17.    The theory or philosophy of lawJurisprudence
18.    A building where animals are butcheredAbattoir
19.    A room in a public building where outdoor clothes or luggage may be leftCloakroom
20.    A place where wild animals live (often hidden and underground)Lair
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