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December 17, 2016

One Word Substitutions - Lesson 2

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Friends, here we are giving you 20 one word substitutes. Read and memorize them. This will not only equip you with the necessary wherewithal to improve your oral and writing skills in English but also help you fetching good marks in One word substitutions section of English language in competitive exams. You can read our Introductory lesson on One Word Substitutions from here. Happy Reading :)

One Word Substitutes Practice Test - 1

  • Withdraw help or support from someone 
    • abandon (verb)
  • Omit letters and make a word or phrase shorter
    • abbreviate (verb)
  • Choose not to fulfill one's responsibilities
    • abdicate (verb)
  • A state in which something is  not used now or suspending an activity 
    • abeyance (noun)
  • Feel hatred for something 
    • abhor (verb)
  • Promise to give up a belief 
    • abjure (verb)
  • The act of denying oneself something that one likes
    • abnegation (noun)
  • Unable to produce the intended result
    • abortive (adjective)
  • Be available in great quantity or numbers
    • abound (verb)
  • Omit parts of a book or play and making it shorter 
    • abridge (verb)
  • Declare that someone is not guilty 
    • absolve (verb)
  • Not taking much of food or drink that one likes
    • abstemious (adjective)
  • The act of giving up food, alcohol and sex
    • abstinence (noun)
  • Foolish, ridiculous and unreasonable
    • absurd (adjective)
  • Speak in an insulting and offensive manner 
    • abuse (verb)
  • Very bad
    • abysmal (adjective)
  • Make something happen faster or quicker
    • accelerate (verb)
  • Make something prominent 
    • accentuate (verb)
  • The way to enter or approach a place
    • access (noun)
  • Welcome or approve something
    • acclaim (verb)
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