One Word Substitution Set 9
One Word Substitutions are a very important part of vocabulary section. In one word substitution questions you are required to replace a phrase with one word. That one word complies with the meaning of that sentence.
Directions (Q.1-15): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for given words/sentence.
Q1. Killing of a king.
Q2. One who lives alone and avoids others.
Q3. Without risk of punishment
Q4. Deep in thought
Q5. Work for which one does not take salary or payment
Q6. Excessive preoccupation with one’s health
Q7. Ceremonial sounding of trumpets
Q8. One who is fond of superior foods and drinks
Q9. A person who lends money at a very high rate of interest
Q10. Opinion contrary to accepted doctrine
Q11. One who does not care for art or literature
Q12. A person or a thing which is unrivaled
(d) Non sequitur
Q13. A jocular person who is full of amusing anecdotes
Q14. Study of ancient things like tombs, buried towns.
Q15. One who believes that everything is pre-destined.
Sol. regicide-the action of killing a king.
Sol. recluse-a person who lives a solitary life and tends to avoid other people.
Sol. impunity: exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.
Sol. Pensive- engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought.
Sol. Honorary: (of an office or its holder) unpaid.
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