One word substitution–4

We are here to continue with our list of ‘one word substitution‘. 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.

To lay stress on. Emphasise
A person who is a total abstainer from all alcoholic drinks. Teetotaller
A person who is hard to please. Fastidious
One who believes in God. Theist
A place where dead bodies are kept. Mortuary
Incapable or being cured. Incurable
Incapable of being conquered. Invincible
A person who thinks only of himself. Egoist
A person who goes along a road on foot. Pedestrain
One who knows everything. Omniscient
Something useful for health. Wholesome
A person who does not get tired. Indefatigable
Going from bad to worse. Deteriorate
A speech which cannot be understood. Unintelligible
To root out an evil. Eradicate
A substance which can be easily broken. Brittle
One who eats human flesh. Cannibal
To be reserved in speech. Reticent
A place where clothes are kept. Wardrobe
Animals that eat flesh. Garnivorous
Examination of dead body. Post-mortem
To excite a person to commit a crime. Instigate
A man interested in the welfare of women. Feminist
A person who looks at the bright side of life. Optimism
A list of things to be discussed at a meeting. Agenda
One who speaks for others. Spokesman
A student who is absent from the class without permission. Truant
Without money. Penniless
That which can be solved. Soluble
That which cannot be solved. Insoluble
A scheme that cannot be put into practice. Impracticable
A book containing every kind of information. Encyclopaedia

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