One word substitution–8

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 breaker of images. Iconoclast
Those living on the other side of the globe. Antipodes
One who is keenly desirous of money. Avaricious
One who has suddenly risen from a low position to a high position. Upstart
One who changes his party or principles. Turn-coat
That which lasts for a short time. Transient
A person lacking knowledge. Ignorant
One who is a lover of books. Bibliophile
A man whose wife is dead. Widower
One who tells private concerns of others. Tell-tale
Capable of being seen-through. Transparent
That which is easy to carry over a long distance. Portable
A person who is deprived of protection of law; a habitual criminal. Outlaw
A figure with eight sides. Octagon
A list of books etc. Catalogue
Incapable of being seen through. Opaque
A person’s last utterance. Swan-song
A book or paper written by hand. Manuscript
That which cannot be recalled or altered. Irrevocable
A person who has no regard for other’s feelings. Inconsiderate
Things or ideas containing elements of the same nature. Homogeneous
Things or ideas containing elements of the opposite nature. Heterogeneous
Unable to pay one’s debts. Depreciate
Making more rapid in speed. Accelerate
To work out the plan in all its details. Elaborate
That which cannot be defended. Indefensible
Of very little worth. Trivial
Having many wives at a time. Polygamy
Capable of two interpretations. Equivocal
Animals with four legs. Quadruped
To express disapproval of. Dissent
To join as friend or partner. Associate

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