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List of One Word Substitutions

One word can often express the idea of a phrase or a clause and can help in writing or communicating precisely. List of some common one-word substitutions are given below. Please learn it to improve your word power.

Ek shabd kabhee kabhee poore vaakyaansh yaa vaakya ko vyakt kar sakataa hai. Kuchh aise common shabd neeche diye hai. Prabhaavshali English bolane aur samajhane ke liye inakee jaankaaree aavashyak hai. Har shabd kaa arth aapakee suvidhaa ke liye simple English aur Hindi meiN diyaa huaa hai.

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Word Meaning Arth
Caducity The infirmity of old age. Nashavarataa
Calligraphy The art of beautiful hand writing. Elegant penmanship. Hastalipi, likhaavaT, Sulekh
Callous A man devoid of kind feeling and sympathy KaThor,Nishthur
Cannibal A man or animal that feeds on its own species. SwajaatibhakShak pashu, narbhakShee
Carnivorous A flesh eating animal Mansaahaaree
Catalogue A systematic list/ record of similar items like books, records, stamps etc. Taalikaa, naamaavalee, naamsoochee
Celibacy Abstinence from sex Brahmcharya
Celibate One who is unmarried Brahmchaaree
Cemetery A place for burial of dead bodies. Kabristaan
Centenarian A person who is above hundred years Shataayu
Centenary Celebration of a hundredth year, once –a-century Shataabadee, shatvarshiya utsava
Centripetal Anything tending to move away from centre. Abhikendra, Kendraabhimukhee
Century One hundred years. Sau varsh, Shataabadee
Colleague A co-worker or a fellow-worker in the same institution Sahkarmee
Compatriot Belonging to same country/ Fellow citizen. Ek deshvaasee, ham vatan
Congenital Belonging or pertaining to an individual from birth Janmajaat
Congregation An assembly of worshippers. Sabhaa, Bhakt Manadalee, Dharmasangh
Conscription Compulsory enlistment for military or in other service Senaa meiN jabardastee bhartee karanaa
Contemporaries People living at the same time Samkaaleen vyakti
Contemporary Belonging to the same period of time Samkaaleen
Convalescent One who is recovering from illness Swaasthya laabhkaaree, swaasthaya laabh se sambandhit
Cosmology Science of origin of universe BhramaanD vigyaan
Cosmopolitan One who can make himself at home in all countries Samast sansaar kaa, sarv-vyaapee
Cosmopolite A citizen of the world Aisaa vyakti jisane bahut deshoN kee yaatraa kee ho
Couplet A stanza having two lines in verse. Dohaa
Credulous A person who readily believes whatever is told to him/her. Sahaj vishvashee, bholaa
Cryptography Study of secret writing and coded words GooDh lekhan, beej lekhan


Word Meaning Arth
Curable Which can be cured. saadhya, Theek hone yogya
Cynic One who questions everything Doshdarshee, nindak
Cytology Study of plant and animal cells Koshikaa vigyaan
Dead letter An unclaimed letter Andhpatra, aprachlit kaanoon
Deaf One who cannot hear Baharaa
Debar Prevent a person from admission or a right. Varjit karanaa, Rok denaa
Declamation Act or art of giving a speech with a lot of feeling usually to appreciate or condemn a topic. BhaShaN, Ghoshanaa, Vyaakhyaan
Delegate A person choosen to represent another or Entrusting the work to another person. Saupanaa, pratinidhitva karane ke liye bhejanaa
Democracy Government of the people, for the people, by the people Prajaatantra, loktantra
Demonstration Show of force to intimidate. Pradarshan
Depreciate To go down in value Mulya ghaTanaa, keemat ghaTanaa
Dermatology Study of skin. Tvachaa vigyaan
Desert An area covered with sand or rocks with very little rainfall and vegetation, To abandon someone. Regeestaan, Marusthal, Banjar
Deteriorate To go from bad to worse BigaDanaa, Kshaya honaa
Dictatorship Government in which one ruler has absolute power. Nirankushataa, Taanaashaahee, Dabang
Dictionary A book dealing with words in alphabetical order along with their meanings. Shabdakosh, Shabd saagar
Dieting A small allowance of food to become slim. Kam bhojan karanaa
Digestible That which can be digested Paachan yogya, supaachya
Dipsomania A strong desire to take liquor. Madiraa kee latt, Sharaab kee tivra ichchhaa
Disenfranchisement To take away a right or priviledge, like the right to vote. Vishesh vikraya adhikaar ko vaapas lenaa
Divisible That which can be divided. Vibhaajya
Dotage Extreme old age when one behaves like a child SaThiyaapaa, vriddhaavasthaa kee matikSheeNtaa
Draw A game in which neither party wins Lottery number nikaalanaa, khinchanaa, khel meiN naa jeet naa haar, baraabaree
Drawn/ Tie A game or batter in which neither party wins Khel main baraabaree - naa jeet naa haar
Drought Continuous dry weather and lack of rain and water. Sookhaa, Anavarashti
Dumb One who cannot speak Goonga

Word Meaning Arth
Eccentric One who has strange habits Sanakee, vichitraa
Ecology Study of environment ParyaavaraN, paristhiti vigyaan
Edible A thing that is fit to be eaten Khaane yogya, aahaar
Effeminate Of a man showing feminine attributes Naaree jaisaa purush, strain
Efficacious Sure to produce desired results Achook, Prabhaavee
Egotist A person who always thinks of himself ; somebody who is selfish or self-centered Ahankaaree, ahamvaadee
Eligible One who satisfies the appropriate qualities, worthy of choice. Yogya
Elucidate To explain something mysterious or difficult Samjhanaa, spashT karanaa
Embezzlement Misappropriation of money Gaban
Emigrant One who goes to live in a foreign country Upravaasee, pardesh meiN rahane vaalaa vyakti
Emissary A person sent on a special mission.[usually official] Doot, Guptchar, Jaasoos
Emphasize To lay special stress on Mahatva denaa
Employer One who employs. Niyojak, Maalik
Endemic A disease prevailing in a locality Sthanik bimaaree
Entomology Study of insects KeeT vidyaa
Epic A long narrative poem usually of historical value. Mahaakaavya
Epicure Somebody who has refined taste for food; somebody who loves sensual pleasure and luxury Swaadlolup vyakti
Epidemic A contagious disease which spreads over a huge area Mahaamaaree
Epilogue A speech given after conclusion of drama. Upasanhaar
Epistle Verse in form of a letter. Kaavya patra, Dharm patra
Epitaph Inscription on a tombstone Smaarak, samaadhee-lekh
Equestrian A person who rides on horse-back Ashvarohee, ghuDsavaar
Equilibrium A state of perfect balance Santulan
Eradicate Destroy or get rid of something completely; root out an evil or bad practice MiTaa denaa, unmulan karanaa


Word Meaning Arth
Essential Thing without which we cannot do Anivaarya, Pradhaan, Avashyak
Ethnology A study of human races Manav jaati adhyayan
Etiquette Established rules of conduct; rules of acceptable behaviour ShishTaachaar
Etymology A study of the origion and history of words and evolvement over time. Shabdo kaa itihaas/matlab, shabdoN ke udgam kaa shaastra
Examinee One who is taking examination. ParikShaarthee
Examiner One who examines the answersheets of examinees. ParikShak, Prashnakartaa
Exile Made to be absent for a long time from one's own country. Desh nikaalaa, Nirvaasan, Vanvaas
Exonerate Free somebody from blame or guilt Dosh mukt karanaa
Expatriate To send out of native country. Pravaasee
Expurgate To remove all objectionable matter. Aapatti-janak viShaya kee KaaT-chhaanT karanaa
Extempore A speech delivered without any previous preparation Binaa taiyaaree ke
Extradite Hand over person(s) accused or convicted of a crime to another country or state where they have been accused of doing something illegal. Bhaage huay videshee apraadhee ko saupanaa, PratyaarpaN karanaa
Facsimile An exact copy Pratikrati
Fanatic A man who has too much enthusiasm for his own religion KaTTarpanthee, unmaadee
Fastidious A person very concerned about accuracy and detail. AkaDu, nakachaDaa
Fatal Anything that leads to death PraaN-ghaatak, jaanlevaa
Fatalist A person who believes in fate Bhaagyavaadee
Feminist One who advocates women's rights and equality with men. Naari adhikaarvaadee
Foster child Child brought up/ raised by persons, who are not his natural parents. like a conclusion. Purv nishchit
Forgery Falsification of documents etc. Jaalsaajee, Nakalee
Foster child Child brought by persons, Who are not his parents. Kisee aur ke dwaaraa poshit bachchaa
Franchise Constitutional right to cast vote. Matdaan Kaa Adhikaar, Vishesh vikraya adhikaar
Fratricide The murder or murderer of brother or sister Bhraatra-hatyaa, swajano kee hatyaa/hatyaaraa

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