One word substitution–13

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitution‘ list, we present more words as they keep coming. These words are intended to give the exact meaning of a sentence by a single word. These types of lists come pretty handy if you want to improve your vocabulary in English language.

A person who spends his money recklessly. Spendthrift
A person whose only motive is to make money. Mercenary
A person’s own handwriting. Autograph
A physician who assists women at childbirth. Obstetrician
A physician who attends to infants and children during sickness. Pediatrician
A place fitted up for making medicines. Dispensary
A place fitted up for scientific experiments. Laboratory
A place for burial of dead bodies. Cemetery
A place for the treatment of sick people. Hospital
A place for washing. Bathroom
A place where aeroplanes are kept. Hangar
A place where any manufacture is carried on. Factory
A place where clothes are washed and ironed. Laundry
A place where milk is converted into butter and cheese. Dairy
A place where people lunch on payment. Restaurant
A place where prayers are said. Temple/Church/Mosque
A place where soldiers are quartered. Cantonment
A place where treasures,stores,ammunition are hidden. Cache
A place where young plants are reared. Nursery
A portable case for holding papers,drawings etc. Portfolio
A professional rider in horse races. Jockey
A room where food is cooked. Kitchen
A school for infants and young children. Kindergarten
A speech made without preparation. Extempore
A state in which government is carried on nominally and usually in fact also by the people or their elected representatives without a monarch. Republic
A substance that kills insects. Insecticide
A tank for fish or water plants. Aquarium
A  temporary release allowed on certain conditions. Parole
A word having the same meaning as another. Synonym
A word opposite in meaning. Antonym
A yearly return of date. Anniversary
Able to adopt oneself readily to many situations. Versatile

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