One word substitution–24

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.

An acrobat who bends his body into various position. Contortionist
One who steers a boat. Coxswain
One who sneers at the aims and beliefs of his fellow men. Cynic
A leader of the people who can sway his followers by his talent of public speaking. Demagogue
One who secretly listens to the conversation of others. Eavesdropper
One who delights to speak about himself. Egotist
One sent out on a mission. Emissary
One devoted to the pleasures of eating and drinking. Epicure
One who is banished from his home or his country. Exile
One who runs away from justice or the law. Fugitive
A person who styles women’s hair. Hairdresser
One who interrupts a speaker or performer with comments and awkward questions. Heckler
One who entertains another. Host
A person over-anxious about his health. Hypochondriac
One who pretends to be what he is not. Impostor
An ungrateful person. Ingrate
One who has an irresistible tendency to steal. Kleptomaniac
One versed in many languages. Linguist
One who dies for a noble cause. Martyr
One  who imitates the voice,gestures etc. of another. Mimic
One who becomes the favourite of a distinguished personage and serves him as a slave. Minion
A hater of marriage. Misogamist
One who collects coins. Numismatist
An authority on pronunciation. Orthoepist
One who eats all kinds of food. Pantophagist
One who loves his country and serves it devotedly. Patriot
One who journeys on foot. Pedestrian
One who looks on the dark side of things. Pessimist
One who devotes his service or wealth for the love of mankind. Philanthropist
One who journeys to a holy place. Pilgrim
One who has been before another. Predecessor
One who foretells events. Prophet

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