Single Words for A Group of Words



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Sometimes it is possible to substitute a single word for a group of words as shown below.

  1. An office without any work, but with high pay = SINECURE

  2. Conferred as an honour = HONORARY

  3. Performed without pay (of work) = HONORARY

  4. The life-history of a person written by himself = AUTOBIOGRAPHY

  5. The life-history of a person written by another = BIOGRAPHY

  6. An absolute (or unrestricted) government = AUTOCRACY

  7. Government by officials = BUREAUCRACY

  8. Government by the representatives of the people = DEMOCRACY

  9. Government carried on by an absolute ruler = DICTATORSHIP

  10. A state in which the government is carried on nominally and usually in fact also by the people or their elected representatives without a monarch = REPUBLIC

  11. The absence of government in a country = ANARCHY

  12. A place where young plants are reared= NURSERY

  13. Compulsory enlistment for military or other service = CONSCRIPTION

  14. An instrument for measuring temperature = THERMOMETER

  15. A figure with many angles or sides = POLYGON

  16. Belonging to all parts of the world = UNIVERSAL

  17. The science of reasoning = LOGIC

  18. The cessation of warfare before a treaty is signed = ARMISTICE

  19. Give tit for tat = RETALIATE

  20. Of one's own free will = VOLUNTARY

  21. Of one's own free will = VOLUNTARILY

  22. Signature of someone else’s name without his permission or other counterfeiting of a document = FORGERY

  23. A place for burial of dead bodies = CEMETERY

  24. Method of sending messages without the help of wires = WIRELESS

  25. Method of sending messages without the help of wires = RADIO

  26. Animals which suckle their young = MAMMALS

  27. The result of a match in which neither party wins = DRAW

  28. A paper written by hand = MANUSCRIPT

  29. Property inherited from one's father or ancestors = PATRIMONY

  30. Incapable of being put into practice = IMPRACTICABLE

  31. Incapable of being overcome = INSURMOUNTABLE

  32. Resulting in death = FATAL

  33. Resulting in death = MORTAL

  34. Subject to death = MORTAL

  35. Having no beginning or end to its existence, existing for ever = ETERNAL

  36. His motive was merely to get money = MERCENARY

  37. What is no longer in use = OBSOLETE

  38. A language that is no longer spoken = DEAD

  39. A speech made without preparation = EXTEMPORE

  40. A medicine to counteract the effect of poison = ANTIDOTE

  41. Forbidden, prohibited by law = ILLICIT

  42. His manners are more like those of a woman than those of a man = EFFEMINATE

  43. A child born after the death of his father or a book published after the death of its author = POSTHUMOUS

  44. An honour or a decoration conferred on a person after his death = POSTHUMOUS

  45. The killer or killing of a human being = HOMICIDE

  46. The murder of one's own mother = MATRICIDE

  47. The person who commits such a murder = MATRICIDE

  48. The murder of one's own father = PATRICIDE

  49. The person who commits such a murder = PATRICIDE

  50. The murder of one's own brother = FRATRICIDE

  51. The person who commits such a murder = FRATRICIDE

  52. The murder of a new-born infant = INFANTICIDE

  53. The murder or murderer of a king = REGICIDE

  54. The taking of one's own life, or one who takes his own life = SUICIDE

  55. One who walks = PEDESTRIAN

  56. One who totally abstains from alcoholic drinks = TEETOTALLER

  57. One who totally abstains from alcoholic drinks = TOTAL ABSTAINER

  58. Fond of entertaining guests = HOSPITABLE

  59. A general pardon of political offenders = AMNESTY

  60. The practice of having more than one wife or husband at the same time = POLYGAMY

  61. A person who collects fares on a public vehicle = CONDUCTOR




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