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English Grammar – One word Substitutions For SSC CGL/IBPS Set – 12

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Science of the race of mankind – Ethnology
Detaining and confining something – Internment
One who criticizes popular beliefs which he thinks is mistaken or unwise – Iconoclast
Impossible to describe – Ineffable
An underhand device resorted to in order to justify misconduct – Manoeuvre

The animals of a particular region – Fauna
An emolument over and above fixed salary – Perquisite
An unexpected piece of good fortune – Windfall
Clues available at the scene – Circumstantial
One hides away in a ship or passenger vehicle to obtain a free passage – Stowaway

One who is a citizen not of a country but of the world – Cosmopolitan
Circular building or hall with a dome – Rotunda
The use of many words where only a few are necessary – Circumlocution
A continuous process of change is known as – Flux
An involuntary action under a stimulus is described as a – Reflex

Determine the nature of disease – Diagnose
Occurring at night – Nocturnal
Arrangement in order of occurrence – Chronological
Science of heredity – Genetics
To run away with a lover – Elope

With much liveliness and a sense of purpose – Jauntily
Seeing something which is not actually present – Hallucination
The practice of having more than one husband – Polyandry
Calmness and indifference to suffering – Stoicism
Person who insists on adherence to formal rules or literary meaning – Pedant

Words of similar meaning – Synonyms
To be known for bad acts – Notorious
Belonging to all parts of the world – Universal
One who tends to take a hopeful view of a life – Optimist
Instrument to measure atmospheric pressure – Barometer

The practice of submitting a proposal to popular vote –Referendum
An object or portion serving as a sample – Specimen
Not to be moved by entreaty – Despotic
To renounce a high position of authority or control – Abdicate
Code of diplomatic etiquette and precedence – Protocol

To struggle helplessly – Flounder
Loss of memory – Amnesia
Release of a prisoner form jail on certain terms and conditions – Parole
Feeling inside you which tells you what is right and what is wrong – Conscience
An inscription on a tomb – Epitaph

To look at someone in an angry or threatening way – Glower
Pertaining to cattle – Bovine
A person who writes decoratively – Calligrapher
Something that causes death – Fatal
A post with little work but high salary – Sinecure

A test in which cells from diseased organs are removed and tested – Biopsy
One who compiles a dictionary – Lexicographer
Quibble (to avoid giving a direct answer to a question in order to hide the truth – Prevaricate
Words uttered impiously about God – Blasphemy
A person who has no money to pay off his debts – Insolvent