(IGP) IAS Pre Paper - 2: GS - English Language & Comprehension Skills - One-Word Substitution

English Language & Comprehension Skills
One-Word Substitution

A person who is out to destroy all government and order Anarchist
Government by the people Democracy
The whole mass of air surrounding the earth Atmosphere
One who is not sure of the existence of God Agnostic
A medicine which prevents infection by killing germs Antiseptic
One who does something not professionally but for pleasure Amateur
A statement open to more than one interpretation Ambiguous
One who makes an official examination of accounts Auditor
Marrying more than one wife or more than one husband at a time Polygamy
The science that studies plants Botany
The science which studies natural processes of living things Biology
People working together in the same office or department Colleagues
The state of remaining unmarried Celibacy
The action of bringing into completion Consummation
To give one's authority to another Delegate
Study of the relation of living things to environment Ecology
The action of looking within or into one's own mind Introspection
One incapable of being tired Indefatigable
A letter, poem, etc. whose auther is unknown Anonymous
Work for which no salary is paid Honorary
One who looks at the bright side of things Optimist
One who cannot read or write Illiterate
A game or battle in which neither party wins Draw
Holding established opinions Orthodox
Hater of women Misogynist
The study of the origin and physical and cultural development of manking Anthropology
The science which studies the crust of the earth Geology
The science which studies animals Zoology
Happening at one and the same time Simultaneous
Murder or murderer of oneself Suicide
Lasting only for a very short while Temporary
Capable of being seen through Transparent
The first speech delivered by a person Maiden
The art practised by statesmen and ambassadors Diplomacy
One who walks on foot Pedestrian
One who lives on others Parasite
One who speaks for others Spokesperson
One who spends very little Miser
One who prossesses several talents or gifts Versatile
One who eats vegatables only Vegetarian
A thing that is fit to be eaten Edible
A statement absolutely clear Explicit
A widespread disease affecting many people at the same time Epidemic
A trade that is prohibited by law Gala day
A desire that cannot be represed Illicit
A method that cannot be imitated Irrespressible
Remarks which do not really apply to the subject under discussion Inimitable
A story that can hardly be believed Incredible
A comparison that is out of place Inapt
That which cannot be satisfied Insatiable
A remedy which never fails Infallible
A thing that cannot be seen with human eyes Invisible
One who is very easily made angry Irritable
An ordinary and common place remark Platitude
A sum paid to a man for a piece of work Remuneration
The act of violating the sanctity or destroying the property of a sacred place Sacrilege
To make up one's mind and change it quickly Vacillate
A person with a long experience of any occupation Veteran
A place where clothes are kept Wardrobe
A state of complete continence on the part of a woman Virginity
A man who has too much enthusiasm for his own religion and hates other religions Fanatic
One who makes calculations connected with insurance Actuary
A country, etc. which is very distant Remote
To send out of one's native country Exile
A person chosen by parties who have a controversy to settle their differences Mediator
Notice of death, especially in a newspaper Obituary
Notice of death, especially in a newspaper Obituary
Opinion contrary to accepted doctrines Heresy
Great clapping and cheering Applause
Exclusive possession of the trade in some commodity Monopoly
Sole right to make and sell some invention Patent