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One Word Substitution

Daily Vocabulary Lessons Day 75

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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION
1. A person who is very selective, disgusted easily and is hard to please - Fastidious

2. An error or misprint in printing or writing - Erratum

3. A person extremely desirous of money - Avaricious

4. Speech delivered without preparation – Extempore

5. One who will do any job for anyone for money – Mercenary

6. A child born after the death of father – Posthumous

7. A person who completely abstains from alcohol – Teetotaller

8. One who is able to use both hands – Ambidextrous

9. Chief of a group of workmen – Foreman

10. Bitter quarrel between two families existing for a long period – Feud


IDIOMS AND PHRASES
1. Teething problems– Difficulties at the start

2. A wild goose chase – Fruitless pursuit

3. To get into hot water – To get into trouble

4. A bolt from the blue – A complete surprise

5. Plain sailing – Very easy

6. Take to one’s heel – Run off

7. To cut one short – To criticize one

8. Show the white flag – T o surrender

9. A cut above – Rather superior to

10. To throw dust in one’s eye – To deceive


ANTONYMS
1. EFFEMINATE - MANLY

2. HOSTILE - FRIENDLY

3. CACOPHONY - HARMONY

4. APPROPRAITE - UNDESERVED

5. TAINT - PURIFY

6. DEMOLISH - ESTABLISH

7. DEPTH - SHALLOW

8. MAVERICK - CONVENTIONAL

9. ENDANGERED- PROTECTED

10. CLEAR - NEBULOUS / OPAQUE
 

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