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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.

एक शब्द कभी कभी पूरे वाक्यांश या वाक्य को व्यक्त कर सकता है। कुछ ऐसे कॉमन शब्द नीचे दिये हैं। प्रभावशाली इंग्लिश बोलने और समझने के लिये इनकी जानकारी आवश्यक है। हर शब्द का अर्थ आपकी सुविधा के लिये सिंपल इंग्लिश और हिन्दी में दिया हुआ है। 

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Word Meaning अर्थ
Pacifist One who believes in total abolition of war शांतिवादी
Paleontology Study of fossils जीवाश्मिकी
Panacea A supposed cure for all diseases or problems रामबाण, संजीवनी
Pantisocracy System of government where all rule equally. सरकार जहाँ सबको समान अधिकार और सबकी समान जिम्मेदारी हो
Pantomime A show in which performers express through gestures not words. मूक-अभिनय, बिना बोलें केवल संकेतो द्वारा अभिनय
Parasite An organism which lives in or on another organisms. Or a person taking undue support from another. परजीवी, मुफ्तखोर, जुगाड़ों पर पलने वाला
Parasol A lady' s umbrella लेडी छतरी
Pathology Study of diseases and their causes, based on laboratory examinations. रोग विज्ञान
Patricide Killing of one’s own father; killer of one’s own father पितृहत्या, पितृहत्यारा
Patrimony Properties inherited from one's father पैतृक संपत्ति, विरासत
Patriot One who loves own country. देशभक्त
Pauper One who has no money कंगाल, दरिद्र
Pedagogy Study of the art of teaching OR Study of the methods and practices of teaching. शिक्षा शास्त्र
Pedantic Excessive concern in minute details and rules, especially in teaching. पाण्डित्य प्रदर्शक, पंडिताउ
Pedestrian One who goes on foot पैदल चलने वाला, पदयात्री
Pension A regular payment made by the government/employer to retired or disabled employees. निवृति वेतन
Pessimist One who looks on the dark side of things निराशावादी
Philanderer A womaniser, someone who enters into casual relationships frequently. व्याभिचारी
Philanthropist Someone who makes charitable donations for the welfare of humanity, Lover of mankind. मानव प्रेमी
Philately Study of stamp collection टिकट संग्रहण
Philistine Someone who doesn't care for cultural and intellectual values. Has commnplace thinking. संस्कृति विमुख, अबौद्धिक व्यक्ति
Philology Study of words and their roots. भाषा शास्त्र
Phobia An extreme or irrational fear of something भय, दर
Phonetics, Acoustics The study and classification of speech sounds. ध्वनि का अध्ययन
Phrenology The study of skull to determine a person's character and mental capacity. कपालविध्या
Physiology The study of functioning of living organisms and their body parts. शरीर क्रिया विज्ञान
Pioneer A person who is the first to lead, explore or develop something new. अग्रगामी, पथप्रदर्शक
Plagiarist One who copies from other writers, literary theff. चोर लेखक
Platitudes Common place remarks तुच्छ बात, सामान्य युक्ति
Plutocracy A Government by the rich धनिक तंत्र
Polyandry Practice of having several husbands बहुपतित्व, एक समय में एक से ज्यादा पति
Polygamy Practice of having several wives बहुपत्नीत्व, एक समय में एक से ज्यादा पत्नियां.
Polyglot One who knows many languages बहुभाषी
Polygon A figure with many angles or sides. बहुभुज
Port A place where ships seek shelter. बंदरगाह, रंग ढंग
Posthumous Something occuring or awarded after the death of the originator. मरणोपरांत, मरणोपरांत प्रकाशित पुस्तक
Word Meaning अर्थ
Postmortem Medical examination of a dead body शव परीक्षा
Posthumous A short message starting with PS added at the end of a letter after the signature. अनुलेख, संयोजित अंश
Potable Water fit for drinking पीने योग्य, पेय
Predator An animal who preys on other animals शिकारी पशु, लूट मार करने वाला
Prejudice To form an opinion against anybody baselessly. पूर्वाग्रह, पक्षपातपूर्ण
Prostitute Woman who offers her body on hire. वैश्य, नीच काम में लगना
Psephology Systematic study of election trends चुनाव विश्लेषण
Pseudonym To write under a different name छद्मनाम, दूसरे नाम से लिखना
Pugnacity Tendency to quarrel झगडालुपन, कलह की इच्छा
Purist One who has very strong ideas about what is acceptable. शुद्धिवादी, शुद्दता का ज्ञान रखने वाला
Quack One who pretends skill in medicine and surgery. नीम हकीम, बत्तख की बोली
Quadruped Animal having four foot. चौपाया, चार पैर का जानवर
Quarantine Isolation imposed on infected people. किनारे तक आने जाने की रोक, 40 दिन का समय
Quatrain Stanza or poem of four lines. चौपाई
Questionnaire Formulated series of Questions. प्रश्नावली
Quill A feather used as a pen. पंख की कलम, पक्षी का पंख
Quorum Fixed number of person that must be present to make proceedings valid. निर्दिष्ट संख्या, कार्यवाह संख्या
Radiation Emission of light or heat from central point. विकिरण चिकित्सा, रेडियो धर्मी पदार्थ की सहायता से इलाज करना
Rape To use a woman by force. बलात्कार
Rebel One who takes up arms against government बगावत करना, राज विरोधी, बागी
Redtapism Too many official formalities. लालफ़ीताशाही
Referendum Direct decision by a general vote on the single question. जनमत संग्रह
Regicide Murder of the king राज हत्या, राज हत्यारा
Republic A state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives, and which has an elected or nominated president rather than a monarch. गणराज्य
Retaliate Give tit for tat बदला लेना, पलट कर हमला करना
Reticent One who doesn't reveal feelings and speaks less. कम बोलने वाला, मित-भाषी
Reticule A lady's purse. बटुवा
Retrospective Which takes effect from some earlier date, Looking back and dealing with past events and situations. भूतलक्षी, पूर्वाव्यापी, बीते हुए समय से लागू
Robot An intelligent and obedient machine like a man. यंत्र मानव, यंत्रवत काम करने वाला
Sacrilege Violating the sanctity of a church अपवित्रीकरण
Samaritan One who helps others नेक आदमी, मुसीबत में मदद करने वाला
Sanatorium Place of good climate where invalids are kept, An institution for treatment and recovery of chronically ill people. (A Rehabilitation center.) आरोग्य निवास, स्वास्थ्यालय
Sanctuary A place of refuge recognized as secure. शरण स्थल, गर्भ ग्रह
Sceptic One who doubts the truth and values of all accepted ideas and beliefs. अविश्वासी, शक्की
Scribble Write hurriedly or carelessly in regard to hand writing. घसीटना, घसीट कर लिखने वाला, अस्पष्ट लेख

Word Meaning अर्थ
Sculpture The art of making dolls. मूर्तिकला, प्रतिमा
Secular Which does not favour anyone religion. धर्मनिरपेक्ष, सांसारिक
Sericulture Breeding of silkworm for silk production. रेशम के कीड़ो का पालन, रेशम उत्पादन
Sestet A stanza or a poem of six lines, also the last six lines of an Italian Sonnet.. 6 पंक्तियों की कविता, छन्द
Shrew A woman with peevish nature झगडालू नारी, कलहकारिणी
Simultaneous Happening at the same time एक साथ हुआ
Sinecure An office with high salary but no work आराम की नौकरी, दायित्वहीन पद
Smuggler A person who imports or exports goods into or from a country secretly because they are illegal or in order to avoid paying duty on them तस्कर
Solar Eclipse of Sun सूर्य ग्रहण
Soliloquy Speaking himself when alone बातचीत जो अपने आप से कि जाये
Solo A performance by one person, either musical, dance, acting or for work. एकल प्रदर्शन, एकल गायन या वादन
Somnambulism Walking in sleep नींद में चलना
Somniloquism Talking in sleep नींद में बातें करना/बोलना
Sonnet A highly popular form of writing poems of fourteen lines with different types of rhyming schemes. 14 पंक्तियों की कविता. 8 और 6 पंक्तियों के छंदों में बंटी हुई
Soporific A drug or other substance that induces sleep निंद्राजनक, आलस्यजनक
Sororicide Killing of one's own sister. बहन की हत्या
Spectrum Image formed by rays of light वर्णक्रम, तरंग, विस्तृत श्रेणी
Spendthrift, Prodigal A person who spends his money recklessly. फिजूल खर्ची, खर्चीला
Spokesman One who speaks on behalf of others प्रवक्ता
Stable A place where horses are kept. अस्तबल, घुड़साल
Sterilize To make free from living germs or bacteria. वन्ध्यीकरण करना, रोगाणुरहित करना, जीवाणु रहित बनाना
Stoic One who is indifferent to pleasure or pain निर्लिप्त, भावहीन, बैरागी
Suicide Act of intentionally causing one's own death, Killing of one's own self intentionally. खुदकुशी
Synonyms Words which have the same meaning पर्यायवाची
Teetotaler One who does not take alcoholic drinks पूर्णतया मद्यत्यागी, शराब ना पीने वाला
Telltale One who enjoy talking about others private affairs चुगलखोर, भेद खोलने वाला
Terminus Station at the end of a route. आखिरी स्थान, अंतिम स्टेशन
Theist One who believes in God आस्तिक, ईश्वरवादी
Thermometer An instrument for measuring temperature. गर्मी-सर्दी नापने का यंत्र
Tragedy A writing or event which end in death or great sorrow. त्रासदी, दुर्भाग्यपूर्ण घटना
Translucent That through which light can partly pass परभासी, जिसके बीच से लाइट पार ना जा सके
Transmigration Passing of soul from one body to another after death देहांतरण, जन्मान्तर
Transparent That through which light can pass पारदर्शी, स्पष्ट
Tripod Having three legs. तिपाई, तीन पैर वाला
Truant A student left school or class without permission बिना अनुमति लिये अनुपस्थित
Truism An often repeated truth स्वयं सिद्ध
Word Meaning अर्थ
Trust Confidence reposed in a person by making them nominal owner, a firm belief in someone. भरोसा करना, आशा करना
Turncoat One who changes sides गिरगिट, विश्वासघाती
Twins Two children born together. जुड़वाँ
Ubiquitous Found or present everywhere. सर्वव्यापी, देशव्यापी
Unanimous All of one mind, fully in agreement. एकमत, सर्वसम्मत, एकचित
Unavoidable Incapable of being avoided. जिसे टाला ना जा सके, अपरिहार्य, अनिवार्य
Unilateral Decision taken by one side only. एकतरफा, एकपक्षिक
Universal Belonging to all parts of the world. असीम, सम्पूर्ण, व्यापक
Up-to-date Having information till today. आधुनिकटतम, नवीनतम
Usurer One who lends money at higher rate of interest सूदखोर
Utopia A state of highest perfection आदर्श लोक, राम राज्य
Uxoricide Murder of wife पत्नी की हत्या, पत्नी का हत्यारा
Valetudinarian One who always thinks himself to be ill बीमार, जो अपने आपको हमेशा बीमार समझता हो.
Vandal One who damages public property तोड़ फोड़ करने वाला, सत्यानाशी, बर्बर
Vegetarian One who takes plant based diet and eats no meat or fish. शाकाहारी
Venial A pardonable offense क्षम्य, क्षमा योग्य अपराध
Ventriloquist A person who can make his voice appear to come from somewhere else. तरह तरह की आवाज निकाल सकने वाला, पेट बोला
Verbatim Repetition of word by word लफज-ब-लफज, शब्दशः
verbose Expressing in more words than are needed. शब्द-आडंबरपूर्ण,
Vertebrate Animals having spinal column. रीढ़धारी
Vesper Evening prayer in a church गिरजाघर में सांयकाल की प्रार्थना
Veteran Somebody who is considerably experienced in something अनुभवी
Volunteer One who works for free स्वयं सेवक
Wardrobe An almirah where clothes are kept अलमारी, वस्त्रागार
Weather-cock A cock-shaped indicator on the building top to show the direction of air. मौसम बताने वाला यंत्र
Widow A woman whose husband is dead. विधवा, बेवा
Widower A man whose wife has died विधुर
Wireless or Radio Method of sending messages without the help of wires. बिना तार का संदेश संप्रेषण
Zodiac A belt of the heavenly bodies divided into equal signs. राशि चक्र, ज्योतिष चक्र
Zoo A place where birds and animals are kept. चिड़ियाघर, जन्तुशाला
Zoology A study of animals जन्तु विज्ञान, प्राणी विज्ञान, जीव विज्ञान

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