Sine Qua Non: A Must Read One Word Substitution

Sine Qua Non A Must Read One Word Substitution
  1. Verbatim: In exactly the same words as were used originally.
  2. Souvenir: A thing that is kept as a reminder of a person, place, or event.
  3. Dormitory: A large sleeping room with many beds.
  4. Downpour: A heavy continuous rainfall.
  5. simile: a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind.
  6. Metaphor:  a figure of speech that is used to make a comparison between two things that aren’t alike but do have something in common.
  7. Optometrist: An eye doctor that can examine, diagnose, and treat your eyes.
  8. Optician: A professional who can help fit glasses, eye-lenses.
  9. Ophthalmologist: Medical doctor who can perform medical, and surgical interventions for eye conditions.
  10. Wreath: A decorative ring of flowers.
  11. Boulevard: A broad road bordered with trees.
  12. Sojourn: A short stay at a place.
  13. Flock: A group of birds.
  14. Thesaurus: book of synonyms.
  15. Oncology: Study of cancer or tumor.
  16. Parole: When a prisoner is released conditionally before the expiry of his sentence.
  17. Probation: a period of conditional employment or engagement.
  18. Bail: The temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial.
  19. Cryptography: An art of writing in codewords.
  20. Encrypt: Hide via coding.
  21. Scapegoat: A person who is made to bear the misdeeds of another.
  22. Ornithology: Study of birds.
  23. Bullish: When the stock market is on rise.
  24. Bearish: When the stock market is going down.
  25. Fiat: A formal authorization, a proposition.
  26. Arboriculture: cultivation of individual trees, shrubs.
  27. Horticulture: The art or science of cultivating gardens; gardening.
  28. Sericulture: Cultivation of Silkworms. Bombyx mori.
  29. Subway: underground passage.
  30. Garrulous: Excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters.
  31. Versatile: Able to adapt or be adapted to many different functions or activities.
  32. Telepathy: The ability to know the thoughts of others.
  33. Henpecked: plagued or overwhelmed by one’s wife.
  34. Liquidator: An officer who is specially appointed to wind up the affairs of a company when the company is closing.
  35. Insolvent: unable to pay debts.
  36. Arachnology: Study of spiders.
  37. Graphology: Analysis of the physical characteristics and patterns of handwriting with an attempt to identify the writer.
  38. Contraband: smuggled goods.
  39. Acoustics: a study of sounds.
  40. Philately: a study of stamp collection.
  41. Meteorology: Meteorology is the scientific study of the atmosphere that focuses on weather processes and forecasting.
  42. Nebula: A nebula is a giant cloud of dust and gas in space.
  43. Dactylography: It refers to the scientific study of fingerprints as a method of identification.
  44. Mode: most repeated value.
  45. Mean/Average: The sum of all the values divided by a number of values.
  46. Median: Middle number when arranged from highest to lowest.
  47. Range: Difference between the highest and lowest values.
  48. Catalog: A list of books available in a library.
  49. Antidote: A medicine that nullifies the effect of poison.
  50. Obituary: A notice of a person’s death, i.e., in a newspaper.
  51. Manuscript: A handwritten document.
  52. Pagan: a person holding religious beliefs other than those of the main world religions.
  53. Teetotaller: One who never takes alcohol.
  54. Idiosyncrasy: A person’s peculiar habit.
  55. Avaricious: One who is greedy for money.
  56. Obsolete: no longer in use.
  57. Insatiable: One who can never be satisfied.
  58. Glutton: One who eats too much.
  59. Valetudinarian: One who always thinks himself to be ill.
  60. Hypochondriac: One who always thinks himself to be ill.
  61. Intestate: One who dies without a will.
  62. Eccentric: One having strange habits.
  63. Samaritan: One who helps others.
  64. Bibliophile: lover of books.
  65. Omniscient: One who knows everything.
  66. Omnipotent: Powerful.
  67. Apostate: One who changes his religion.
  68. Arsonist: One who set things on fire.
  69. Cacographer: One who is bad in spellings.
  70. Connoisseur: A critical judge of any art and craft.
  71. Coquette: A girl/woman who flirts with a man.
  72. Dilettante: A person who cultivates an area of interest, such as the arts, without real commitment or knowledge.
  73. Epicure: Some common synonyms of epicure are gastronome, gourmand, and gourmet. While all these words mean “one who takes pleasure in eating and drinking”.
  74.  Fanatic: One who is filled with excessive enthusiasm in religious matters.
  75. Uxorious: A person who shows a great or excessive fondness for one’s wife.
  76. Virtuoso: One who possesses outstanding technical ability in a particular art or field.
  77. Bevy: A large gathering of people of a particular type.
  78. Brood: A family of young animals.
  79. A closed political meeting: Caucus.
  80. An exclusive circle of people with a common purpose: Clique.
  81. A group of followers hired to applaud at a performance: Claque.
  82. A temporary police force: Posse.
  83. A keeper or custodian of a museum or other collection: Curator.
  84. The branch of biology concerned with cyclical physiological phenomena: Chronobiology.
  85. A secret or disguised way of writing: Cypher.
  86. The theory or philosophy of law: Jurisprudence.
  87. The scientific study of the structure and diseases of teeth: Odontology.
  88. One who presents a radio program: Radio Jockey.
  89. The branch of science concerned with the origin, structure, and composition of rocks: Petrology.
  90. One who studies the elections and trends in voting: Psephologist.
  91. An artist who makes sculptures: Sculptor.
  92. The nursery where babies and young children are cared for during the working day: Creche.
  93. Precinct: Enclosed space.
  94. Emulate: To imitate.
  95. Decanter: wine-bottle, pitcher, bottle.
  96. The nest of a squirrel: Drey.
  97. A storehouse for threshed grain: Granary.
  98. A large building for housing aircraft: Hangar.
  99. A box or cage for keeping rabbits or other small domesticated animals: Hutch.
  100. A place in a large institution for the care of those who are ill: Infirmary.
  101. A small shelter for a Dog: Kennel.
  102. A place where the wild animal lives: Lair.
  103. A place where coins, medals, or tokens are made: Mint.
  104. A collection of wild animals kept in captivity for the exhibition: Menagerie.
  105. Deponent: A witness; especially one who gives information under oath, in a deposition concerning facts known to him or her.
  106. Charlatan: a fake person, especially one who deceives for personal profit.
  107. Hedonism: The belief that pleasure or happiness is the highest good in life.
  108. Renegade: An outlaw or rebel.
  109. Apostle: A missionary, or leader of a religious mission, especially one in the early Christian Church.
  110. Hustle: to rush or hurry.
  111. Augmented: Increase in number, amount, or strength.
  112. Disseminating: spread.
  113. Dilettante: An amateur, someone who dabbles in a field out of casual interest rather than as a profession or serious interest.
  114. Magnum opus: great work.
  115. Precinct: enclosed space
  116. Emulate: to imitate.
  117. Tirade: Means angry speech.
  118. Transient: Means temporary
  119. Philanthropist: Means the welfare-oriented person
  120. Virtue: Means quality.
  121. Vice: Means bad quality.
  122. Fight tooth and nail: To fight tooth and nail means to fight heroically.
  123. Burn the midnight oil: To burn the midnight oil means to work very hard.
  124. Atheist: An Atheist is a person who doesn’t believe in God.
  125. Caitiff: A contemptible or cowardly person (ARCHAIC)
  126. Chiaroscuro: cloudy, leafy, shaded, shadowy.
  127. Anachronistic: Erroneous in date
  128. Clerisy: An elite group of intellectuals; learned people,
  129. Bibulous: Very absorbent, given to or marked by the consumption of the alcoholic drink.
  130. Pabulum food or fodder)
  131. Quisling a traitor
  132. Feral: (wild, untamed, especially of domesticated animals have returned to the wild)
  133. Nymphomaniac (woman with excessive sexual desire)
  134. Demagogue a political leader of people.
  135. Miscegenation inappropriate, the mixing or blending of race.
  136. Interracial: Between or including two or more races.
  137. Alluvial: Pertaining to the soil deposited by a stream.
  138. Defenestration: The act of throwing something or someone out of a window, or high-profile removal of a person from an organization.
  139. Visceral: Having deep sensibility or relating to the viscera—internal organs of the body.
  140. Sot: stupid person, fool, drunken.
  141. Hagiography: The study of saints and the documentation of their lives. A biography of a saint.
  142. Deracinated: To pull up by the roots; to uproot; to extirpate.
  143. Tousled: Disarray, too unkempt or uncombed.
  144. Bricolage: Disheveled; untidy; dirty; not kept up
  145. Demiurge: A demiurge or craftsman god takes pre-existing matter and fashions it in light of the eternal Forms.

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