One word substitution–6

Continuing our tryst with our exploration of ‘one word substitutionlist, 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.

Animate Objects having life.
Gregarious Animals which like to live in flocks.
Inanimate Objects having no life.
Aquatic Animals which lives in water.
Colleagues Persons working in the same department.
Graminivorous Animals living on grass or herbs.
 International That which exists between different nations.
Biped Animals with two feet.
Convalescent A person gradually recovering from illness.
Suicide Murder of one’s-self.
Bigamy The crime of having two wives or two husbands at a time.
Terrestrial Animals which live on hand only.
Inflammable Liable to catch fire easily.
Inexorable A person not to be moved by request.
Inexplicable Incapable of being explained.
Comprehensible That which can be understood.
Democracy Government of the people,by the people and for the people.
Bureaucracy A government carried on through officers.
Theocracy Government by the priests.
Pessimist A person who looks at the dark side of life.
Illiterate A person who can neither read nor write.
Biography Life of a person written by himself else.
Autobiography Life of a person written by somebody else.
Synonym Words having a similar but not an identical meaning.
Antonym Words opposite in meaning to each other.
Matinee A cinema show held in the afternoon.
Drought Want to rain.
Eccentric A man of unusual habits.
Voluntarily Of one’s own free will.
Nepotism To favour one’s own relatives.
Annihilate To completely destroy.
 Red-tapism Too much official formality.

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