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One Word Substitution – 2

One Word Substitution - 2

A door that is partly opens
Ajar
A medicine which prevents putrefaction 
Antiseptic 
A person with golden skin or hair
Blonde
A place where birds are kept 
Aviary
A word opposite in meaning to another 
Antonym 
An assembly of listeners 
Audience 
A skillful person
Adept 
Anything which destroys due to the effect of poison
Antidote 
Existing since old times
Antique
A disease which ends in death 
Fatal
One who cannot pay off his debts
Bankrupt 
Body of voters
Constituency
One who is very greedy of money
Avaricious 
Public sale by bidding 
Auction
Refraining from pleasure 
Abstain
Relating to landed property 
Agrarian
A disease which is spread by contact 
Contagious 
Rural economy 
Agronomy 
That which can be heard
Audible 
One who is fit to be chosen
Eligible
To absorb food in system 
Assimilate 
One who is known many languages
Linguist 
A disease regularly found among people
Endemic 
Object having life
Animate
A lady’s purse
Reticule
A group of stars 
Constellation 
One who is all powerful 
Omnipotent
A man who thinks only of himself 
Egoist 
Marriage with many wives
Polygamy 
A room for reception of friend 
Drawing room
A song sung by two persons 
Duet
A Story which is not based on historical facts 
Fiction
A woman with dark skin and brown hair
Brunette 
An insect with many legs 
Centipede 
One who is all powerful
Almighty
Capable of committing errors 
Fallible 
Child who asks awkward questions 
Enfant terrible 
Like an ox
Bovine
One who believes in fate
Fatalist 
That which is liked 
Agreeable
One who known everything 
Omniscient  
Study of insects 
Entomology 
That which can be cured
Curable 
One who hates women 
Misogynist  
Repeal of law
Abrogate 
A lady’s umbrella 
Parasol
One who hates women 
Misogynist  
A person who lives upon others
Parasite 
A post for which no salary is paid 
Honorary
A thing which cannot be avoided 
Inevitable 
A young girl who is not married 
Maiden
Beard left growing beneath the lower lip
Imperial 
Known for bad things 
Notorious 
Marriage with many husbands 
Polyandry 
A man with abnormal habits 
Eccentric
Money paid to employees on retirement 
Gratuity 
Of the moon
Lunar
One who always sees the bright side of a thing 
Optimist 
A lover of humanity 
Philanthropist  
A list of names of books
Catalogue
One who is present everywhere 
Omnipresent 
Rule by one man
Dictatorship 
To destroy anything completely 
Annihilate  
That which cannot be corrected 
Incorrigible 
Taking a passive interest in the management Of business by a partner 
Sleeping
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