One word substitution–12

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 place where clothes are kept. Wardrobe
A woman whose husband is dead. Widow
The science of animal life. Zoology
A basket in which a fisherman puts his fish. Greel
A book containing information on all branches of knowledge. Encyclopaedia
A book containing the words of a language with their definitions,in alphabetical order. Dictionary
A book in which the events of each day are recorded. Diary
A book of accounts showing debits and credits. Ledger
A book of names and addresses. Directory
A bride’s outfit. Trousseau
A chairman’s hammer. Gavel
A child whose parents are dead. Orphan
A covered stall at a fair,horse races,etc. Booth
A disease affecting many persons at the same time. Epidemic
A figure with many angles or sides. Polygon
A forecast of the result of a disease or illness. Prognosis
A general pardon of political offenders. Amnesty
A lady’s handbag or workbag. Reticule
A language that is no longer spoken. Dead
A list of goods despatched with quantity and price to the purchaser. Invoice
A list or table of duties payable on exports or imports. Tariff
A man or a woman with skin or hair of auburn colour. Blonde
A man whose wife is dead. Widower
A medicine for producing sleep. Narcotic/Opiate
A medicine to counteract poison. Antidote
A messenger sent in great haste. Courier
A person set out on a mission. Emissary
A person who collects fare on a public vehicle. Conductor
A person who is insensible to kind thoughts or feelings. Callous
A person who is liked by others. Popular
A person who lives by himself. Recluse
A person who self flowers. Florist

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