One word substitution–11

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 thing which is not to be disputed. Incontrovertible
A story which cannot be believed. Incredible
A person who is not easily tired out. Indefatigable
A thing that cannot be avoided. Inevitable
Incapable of being explained. Inexplicable
That which cannot be overcome. Insurmountable
That which have no bearing on the subject. Irrelevant
A loss which cannot be repaired Irreparable
Wanting in resolution. Irresolute
One who knows many languages. linguist
A play or cinema show held in the afternoon. Matinee
The murder of one’s own mother. Matricide
To move from one place to another. Migrate
Being unfavourably known. Notorious
That which is no longer in use. Obsolete
Government by a small group of powerful people. Oligarchy
Having all power. Omnipotent
Present everywhere at the same time. Omnipresent
Having infinite knowledge. Omniscient
A person who looks on the bright side of things. Optimist
A remedy for all diseases. Panacea
One who thrives at the expense of others. Parasite
A lady’s umbrella. Parasol
Property inherited by a person from his ancestors. Patrimony
Showing concern for mankind. Philanthropic
The study of languages. Philology
Practise of having more than one husband at a time. Polyandry
Examination of a dead body to discover the cause of death. Postmortem
Thinking about the past. Retrospect
To free from germs. Sterilise
One who excludes meat,fish and poultry from their diet. Vegetarian
Using too many words. Verbose

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