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As and when we talk about one word substitution questions the question requires you to replace a sentence with a single word. However, while replacing it with one word must not change its exact meaning. One word substitution is an important topic and have asked many times in SSC CHSL exam. It is one of the most important topics of the English section. When you will try and solve previous year papers for SSC CHSL you will be able to find questions related to these. In this article we are sharing a complete PDF for one word substitutions for SSC CHSL that aspirants can download and prepare it well for the upcoming SSC CHSL 2020 exam.

SSC CHSL exam notification was out on December 4, 2019. According to the notification the SSC CHSL exam was supposed to take place starting March 16, 2020 and the exam did took place on March 16, 17 & 18, 2020. However, the SSC CHSL Tier I exam got stopped in between because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The exam got postponed and as per the recent update the SSC CHSL Tier I will start afresh now and the exam and the new SSC CHSL exam dates have been released. As per the latest notification, SSC CHSL 2019 Tier I will be held on August 17 – 21, 2020 & August 24 – 27, 2020. This leaves you with only 70 days for the exam to take place. In this article we are helping aspirants with a Free PDF for one word substitution for SSC CHSL 2020 exam.

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A

A place where animals are slaughtered Abattoir
A person who helps another to commit a crime Accomplice
No longer a child, but not yet an adult Adolescent
A handsome man Adonis
The branch of philosophy concerned with the study of principles of beauty, especially in art Aesthetics
A state of emotional or intellectual separation Alienation
The philosophy of putting another’s welfare above one’s own Altruism
One who is able to use both hands Ambidextrous
A person who has had one or more limbs removed Amputee
To destroy completely Annihilate
A place where bees are keptApiary
Animals living in water Aquatic
A record of one’s own life written by oneself Autobiography
A person extremely desirous of money Avaricious
A place where birds are kept Aviary

B

A place where soldiers live Barracks
Obsession with booksBibliomania
A small shop that sells fashionable clothes, cosmetics etc. Boutique
The thing that can be easily broken Brittle
Government by Department of State – Bureaucracy

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C

A humorous drawing dealing with current events or politics Cartoon
A round about way of expression Circumlocution
Regular user of places/restaurant etc. Clientele
A person who is working in the same institution Colleague
To give money for sales to agents Commission
One who sets type for books, newspapers, etc. Compositor
A gathering at a religious place Congregation
Belong to same period Contemporary
The ceremony of crowning a sovereignCoronation
That which can be believed Credible
One who is in charge of Museum Curator
One who sneers at the aims and beliefs of his fellow men Cynic

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D

The study of skin Dermatology

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E

One who listens secretly to private conversation – Eavesdropper
A man with abnormal habitsEccentric
Rub or wipe out Efface
A person who is womanish in habits Effeminate
A song sung at the death of a person Elegy
The act of setting free from bondage of any kindEmancipation
An act of misappropriation of moneyEmbezzlement
Misappropriation of moneyEmbezzlement
Experts who scientifically study insects Entomologists
Lasting for a very short time Ephemeral
A disease that affects a large number of people in an area at the same time Epidemic
Words inscribed on the tomb Epitaph
The period between two regions Era
An error in misprint in printing or writing Erratum
That which makes one highly knowledgeable Erudition
Rules governing socially acceptable behaviour Etiquette
Act of mercy killing Euthanasia
To make atonement to one’s sins Expiate
Speech delivered without preparation Extempore

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F

An exact copy Facsimile
A person who is very selective, disgusted easily and is hard to please Fastidious
Submission to all that happens as inevitableFatalism
Bitter quarrel between two families existing for a long period Feud
Shine with a bright but brief or irregular light Flicker
Chief of a group of workmen Foreman
Falsification of documents etc. Forgery
The act of killing one’s own brother or sisterFratricide

G

A brave, noble – minded or chivalrous man Gallant
The killing of a race – Genocide
Person who eats too muchGlutton
An animal that lives in a group Gregarious
A person who is easily deceived or tricked Gullible

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H

A drug which makes one see things that are not really there Hallucinogen
Trouble any annoy continually Harass
A piece of shelter for shipsHarbour
A job carrying no salary Honorary
Any morbid dread of water (fear of water)Hydrophobia
One who presend to be what he is not Hypocrite
Proposition made as a basis for reasoning without the assumption of its truth/ facts Hypothesis

I

A person’s peculiar habit Idiosyncracy
Someone who is incapable of being quietened or pacified – Implacable
That which cannot be believed Incredible
Someone not fit to be chosen Ineligible
Lack of skills –Ineptness
That which cannot be avertedInevitable
One who cannot make any mistakeInfallible
Action that is likely to make people very angry Inflammatory
Write or carve words on stone or paper Inscribe
Unable to pay one’s debt Insolvent
Interval between two eventsInterlude
Animals without backbone Invertebrates
A narrow stretch of land connecting two large bodies of landIsthmus

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J

An act of travelling from one place to anotherJourney
Suitable or intended only for young personsJuvenile

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L

A legal agreement that allows someone to use a building or land for a period of time, usually is return for rent Lease
One who compiles a dictionary Lexicographer

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M

A paper/ story/ poem first written out by hand Manuscript
A cinema show held in the afternoonMatinee
One who will do any job for anyone for money Mercenary
Art of working with metalsMetallurgy
A place where money is coined Mint
Government by a king Monarchy
A person worship only one GodMonotheist
A room where dead are kept until burialMortuary

N

Favouritism shown by a person in power to his relativesNepotism
An unimportant person Nonentity
One who is known widely but unusually unfavourably is Notorious
A person who is new to profession Novice
A man who collects old and new coins Numismatics

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O

A shady fertile place in a desert Oasis
A notice of a person’s deathObituary
A place where astronomical observations are made Observatory
No longer in existence or use Obsolete
A thing no longer in use Obsolete
Pertaining to the west Occidental
One who is eighty years old Octogenarian
Government or rule by a small group of people Oligarchy
One who knows everything Omniscient
A doctor who specializes in the eye diseases of the eyes Opthalmologist
A large body of people playing musical instruments Orchestra
A person who has lost protection of lawOutlaw

P

Thing that can be felt or touched Palpable
A remedy for all diseases Panacea
Property inherited from one’s father Patrimony
Land covered by water on three sides Peninsula
Stick with a thick end used in mortar for pounding – Pestle
Act of stealing in small quantities Pilferages
A person who steals the writing of othersPlagiarist
One who copies from other writers Plagiarist
A child born after the death of father Posthumous
An animal which lives by preying on other animals Predator
The first public performance of musical or theatrical work or the first showing of a filmPremiere
The art of delaying Procrastination
Introductory part or lines to a discourse or play Prologue
One who is converted from one religion to otherProselyte
The scientific study of electionsPsephology

R

Emission of light or heat from a central pointRadiation
An act when people vote in order to make a particular subject or policy rather than voting for a personReferendum
The act of killing a king Regicide
Act of making things new like beforeRenovate
Providing relief Reprieve
The process by which plants and animals breathe Respiration
Solemn religious acts Rites

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S

Intentional damage to arrest production Sabotage
Violation of the sanctity of a sacred place Sacrilege
Hard working and diligent Sedulous
One who tends to patronize, rebuff or ignore people regarded as social inferiors and imitate, admire people regarded as social superiorsSnob
A brief or a short stay at a place Sojourn
Drug which cause people to sleep early – Soporific
Killing one’s sisterSororicide
One who is indifferent to pain or pleasure Stoic
Indifference to Pain and pleasure Stoicism
Too willing to obey other people Subservient
Of the highest degree Superlative

T

A rough, violent, troublesome person Tartar
A statement in which you say the same thing twice in different words Tautology
A person who completely abstains from alcohol Teetotaller

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V

Committing murder in revenge Vendetta

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One Word Substitution Practice Questions – SSC CHSL 2020

Directions (Qs. 1-5): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

Question 1

Topic: Miscellaneous english

Subtopic: One word substitution

Level – 0

A person who has a balance of extrovert and introvert features in their personality.

a) Ambivert

b) Traitor

c) Arbitrator

d) Amphibian

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Question 2

Topic: Miscellaneous english

Subtopic: One word substitution

Level – 0

The absence of government in a country

a) Monarchy

b) Anarchy

c) Patriarchy

d) Matriarchy

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Question 3

Topic: Miscellaneous english

Subtopic: One word substitution

Level – 1

A place for ammunition and weapons

a) Mortuary

b) Cemetery

c) Abattoir

d) Arsenal

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Question 4

Topic: Miscellaneous english

Subtopic: One word substitution

Level – 1

A story in which ideas are symbolised as people

a) Allegory

b) Alliteration

c) Alimony

d) Altar

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Question 5

Topic: Miscellaneous english

Subtopic: One word substitution

Level – 1

An event which happens once in two years

a) Biennial 

b) Annual

c) Centenary

d) Election

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