Tuesday, 19 November 2013

One word substitutes



One who is all powerful
Omnipotent
One who is present everywhere
Omnipresent
One who knows everything
Omniscient
One who is easily deceived
Gullible
One who does not make mistakes
Infallible
One who has no money
Pauper
One who changes sides
Turncoat
One who works for free
Volunteer
One who loves books
Bibliophile
One who can speak two languages
Bilingual
One who loves mankind
Philanthropist
One who hates mankind
Misanthrope
One who looks on the bright side of things
Optimist
One who looks on the dark side of things
Pessimist
One who doubts the existence of god
Agnostic
One who pretends to be what he is not
Hypocrite
One who copies from other writers
Plagiarist
One who hates women
Misogynist
One who knows many languages
Polyglot
One who is fond of sensuous pleasures
Epicure
One who thinks only of himself
Egoist
One who thinks only of welfare of women
Feminist
One who is indifferent to pleasure or pain
Stoic
One who has strange habits
Eccentric
One who speaks less
Reticent
One who goes on foot
Pedestrian
One who believes in fate
Fatalist
A Government by the people
Democracy
A Government by a king or queen
Monarchy
A Government by the officials
Bureaucracy
A Government by the rich
Plutocracy
A Government by the Nobles
Aristocracy
A Government by one
Autocracy
That through which light can pass
Transparent
That through which light cannot pass
Opaque
That through which light can partly pass
Translucent
A sentence whose meaning is unclear
Ambiguous
A place where orphans live
Orphanage
That which cannot be described
Indescribable
That which cannot be imitated
Inimitable
That which cannot be avoided
Inevitable
A position for which no salary is paid
Honorary
That which cannot be defended
Indefensible
Practice of having several wives
Polygamy
Practice of having several husbands
Polyandry
Practice of having one wife or husband
Monogamy
Practice of having two wives or husbands
Bigamy
That which is not likely to happen
Improbable
People living at the same time
Contemporaries
A book published after the death of its author
Posthumous
A book written by an unknown author
Anonymous
A life history written by oneself
Autobiography
A life history written by somebody else
Biography
People who work together
Colleagues
One who eats too much
Glutton
One who questions everything
Cynic
A flesh eating animal
Carnivorous
A grass eating animal
Herbivorous
One who lives in a foreign country
Immigrant
To transfer one's authority to another
Delegate
That which is lawful
Legal
That which is against law
Illegal
A study of man
Anthropology
A study of the body
Physiology
A study of animals
Zoology
A study of birds
Ornithology
A study of ancient things
Archaeology
A study of derivation of words
Etymology
Murder of a human being
Homicide
Murder of a father
Patricide
Murder of a mother
Matricide
Murder of an brother
Fratricide
Murder of an infant
Infanticide
Murder of self
Suicide
Murder of the king
Regicide
To write under a different name
Pseudonym
A thing no longer in use
Obsolete
A handwriting that cannot be read
Illegible
Words written on the tomb of a person
Epitaph
One who is greedy for money
Avaricious
Something that cannot be imitated
Inimitable
One who doesn't know how to read and write
Illiterate
A person's peculiar habit
Idiosyncrasy



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