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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