ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION For CSS, PMS and All Other Competitive Exams

Here, you can study ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION For CSS, PMS and All Other competitive Exams. In KPPSC exams tests, there are even ten of such words MCQs. Therefore, for such students, it becomes the need of the hour to learn and revise these Words and their Substitutions. They will also be helpful for English vocabulary.

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION Set 2 (101 to 200)

101 A place where government / public records are kept Archive
102 A place where Jews worship according to their religion Synagogue
103 A place where money is coined Mint
104 A place where monks live as a secluded community Monastery
105 A pole or beam used as a temporary support Prop
106 A political leader appealing to popular desires and prejudices Demagogue
107 A post with little work but high salary Sinecure
108 A professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army Mercenary
109 A proficient public speaker Orator
110 A religious discourse Sermon
111 A remedy for all diseases Panacea


A round or cylindrical container used for storing things such as food, chemicals or rolls of film  


113 A school for infants and young children Kindergarten
114 A sea abounding in islands Archipelago
115 A set of three related works by same author Trilogy
116 A short journey made by a group of persons together Excursion
117 A short poem or speech addressed to the spectators after the conclusion of drama Epilogue
118 A short story based on your personal experience Anecdote
119 A short trip or excursion Jaunt
120 A sly look that is lustful Leer
121 A small enclosure for cattle, sheep, poultry etc. Pen
122 A small house with all rooms on one floor Bungalow
123 A small room in a big house, hotel, etc. where glasses, dishes, spoons food, etc. are kept Pantry
124 A small shop that sells fashionable clothes, cosmetics etc. Boutique
125 A song embodying religious and sacred emotions Hymn
126 A speaker’s platform Podium
127 A special fondness or liking for Propensity
128 A specialist who tests eyesight Optometrist
129 A speech designed to incite action Exhortation
130 A strong dislike Animosity
131 A study of sounds is known as Phonetics
132 A style full of words Verbose
133 A style in which a writer makes display of his knowledge Pedantic
134 A supplement to a will Codicil
135 A system of Government in which only one political party is allowed to function Totalitarianism
136 A tank where fish or water plants are kept Aquarium
137 A test in which cells from diseased organs are removes and tested Biopsy
138 A thing likely to be easily broken Brittle
139 A thrown object or a weapon capable of returning to thrower Boomerang
140 A wall built to prevent the sea or a river from flooding an area Dyke
141 A woman having more than one husband at the same time Polyandry
142 A woman whose husband is dead Widow
143 A woman with dark brown hair Brunette
144 A word composed of the first letters of the words in a phrase Acronym
145 A word which reads the same when read forward or backwards Palindrome
146 A word, phrase, or name formed by rearranging the letters of another Anagram
147 A workman who fits and repairs pipes Plumber
148 A writing or a speech in praise of someone Eulogy
149 A written statement about someone’s character, usually provided by an employer Testimonial
150 Able to use right hand and left hand equally well Ambidextrous

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151 Act of deceiving somebody in order to make money Fraud
152 Act of mercy killing Euthanasia
153 Act of stealing in small quantities Pilferages
154 Action that is likely to make people very angry Inflammatory
155 All the arts, beliefs and social institutions etc, characteristics of a race Civilization
156 Always ready to attack or quarrel Aggressive
157 Amount of money demanded by kidnappers Ransom
158 An abandoned child of unknown parents who is found by somebody Foundling
159 An act of misappropriation of money Embezzlement
160 An allowance made to a wife by her husband, when they are legally separated Alimony
161 An animal which lives by preying on other animals Predator


An apartment building in which each apartment is owned separately by the people living in

it, but also containing shared areas



163 An area of land that is controlled by a ruler Dominion
164 An assembly of worshippers Congregation
165 An emolument over and above fixed income or salary Perquisite
166 An established principle of practical wisdom Maxim
167 An excessively morbid desire to steal Kleptomania
168 An expression of mild disapproval Reproof
169 An extract from a book of writing Excerpt
170 An object or portion serving as a sample Specimen
171 An obviously true or hackneyed statement Truism
172 An underhand device resorted to in order to justify misconduct Manoeuvre
173 An unexpected piece of good fortune Windfall
174 Animal that can live on land and in water Amphibians
175 Animal that feeds on plants Herbivorous
176 Animals that eat flesh Carnivorous
177 Animals that live in a particular region Fauna
178 Animals which live in water Aquatic
179 Animals who live in herds Gregarious
180 Animals without backbone Invertebrates
181 Anything written in a letter after it is signed Postscript
182 Art of writing for newspapers and magazines Journalism
183 Be the embodiment or perfect example of Personify
184 Belief or opinion contrary to what is generally accepted Heresy
185 Belief that God is in everything and that everything is God Pantheism
186 Belonging to all parts of the world Cosmopolitan
187 Belief that war and violence are unjustified Pacifism
188 Body of a human being or animal embalmed for burial Mummy
189 Call upon God or any other power (like law) for help or protection Invocation


Capable of being understood in either of two or more possible senses, and thus not definite  


191 Chanting of magic spells Incantation
192 Chief of a group of workmen Foreman
193 Clues available at the scene Circumstantial
194 Code of diplomatic etiquette and precedence Protocol
195 Commencement of adjacent words with the same letter Alliteration
196 Conferred as an honour Honorary
197 Constant efforts to achieve something Perseverance
198 Continuing fight between parties, families, clans, etc. Feud
199 Deep in thought Pensive
200 Deriving pleasure from inflicting pain on others Sadism


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