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English Grammar – One word Substitutions 7

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Quack – One who dishonestly claims to have knowledge and skill, esp. in medicine.
Quarantine – Confinement to one place to prevent spread of infection.
Quixotic – Trying to do the impossible, usually to help others, while putting oneself into danger.
Raconteur – One who is good at telling stories or who tells anecdotes
Rapport – A good relationship between two people.
Receptive – Capable of receiving new ideas.
Reflation – A government policy of increasing the amount of money in circulation.
Refugee – One who takes refuge in a foreign country
Reinforce – Strengthen by additional men or material.
Reinstate – Put back in a former station or condition.
Requisition – An official demand or request.
Retribution – A severe deserved punishment.
Ringleader – One who leads others to do wrong or make trouble.
Rodent – A small herbivore usually considered a pest..
Ruminant – A cud-chewing animal
Sabotage – Wanton destruction of a plant by workmen ; Wanton destruction especially of a factory, etc. by dissatisfied workers.
Sacrilege – The violation or profaning of sacred things.
Sanatorium – A hospital esp, for tuberculosis patients and convalescents. ; A place for invalids and convalescents.
Sanctimonious – Making a show of piety.
Scaffold – A structure on which criminals used to be hanged.
Scuba – An instrument used for breathing when swimming under water.
Sculptor – One who carves in stone, metal, wood, etc.
Sedentary – Done while sitting down.
Seer – One who can see into the future.
Sensationalism – The intentional producing of excitement or shock.
Septuagenarian – One in his seventies.
Silhouette – Black shadow-like picture on white background.
Simultaneous – happening or done at the same time
Simultaneously – Taking place or happening at the same time.
Sinecure – Any office with good salary but no work.
Small Fry – Unimportant people.
Snippet – A small piece from something spoken or written.
Sojourn – A short stay at a place.
Somnambulist – One who walk in his sleep.
Spendthrift – One who spends too much.
Spinster – An unmarried woman.
Stale – Something which is not fresh.
Stampede – A sudden rush of a large number of frightened people or animals.
Stellar – Of the stars.
Stockbroker – One who buys and sell shares for others.
Stoic – One who is indifferent to pain and pleasure.
Stratagem – A trick to deceive an enemy.
Stringent – Very strict.
Subcutaneous – Beneath the skin.
Subsidy – Money paid by a government to make prices lower.
Subversive – Attempting to weaken or overthrow authority.
Superannuated – Too old for work.
Superfluous – More than is needed
Surgeon – One who treats diseases by Operations
Surreal – Having a strange, dreamlike unreal quality.
Symposium – Collection of views of several persons on a topic.
Synonym – A word with the same meaning as another.
Tableau – A lifelike representation of a famous scene by a group of people who do not move or speak.
Taboo – An act which religion or custom regards as forbidden.
Taxidermy – The art of preparing, stuffing and mounting the skins of animals, birds and fish. ; The art of stuffing animals and setting them in life-like poses.
Technocrat – A specialist in technology.
Terminate – Come or bring to an end.
Theist – One who believes in the existence of God.
Theocracy – Government by priests.
Thesaurus – Lexicon, esp, a collection of words
Timber – Wood cut down for building etc.
Topiary – The art of trimming trees and bushes to decorative shapes.
Topography – The art of representing the physical features of a place on a map.
Traitor – One who betrays his friends, ruler, country, etc. or One who is disloyal to his country.
Transmigration – Belief that the soul passes at death into another body.

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