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1. One who has become dependent on something or drugs – ………………………..…Addict

2. Fear of being enclosed in small closed space –………………………………. Claustrophobia

3. Call upon God or any other power (like law) for help or protection – ……..Invocation

4. Severely abusive writing in journals – ………………………………………………………Scurrilous

5. A person who opposes war or use of military force – ……………………………………Pacifist

6. One not concerned with right or wrong – …………………………………………………….Amoral

7. Something no longer in use – ……………………………………………………………………..Obsolete

8. Stealthily done (something done in a quiet and secret way in order to avoid being noticed) – …Surreptitious

9. Words written on a tomb – ………………………………………………………………………….Epitaph

10. A person with a long experience of any occupation – ………………………………….Veteran

11. Something capable of being done – …………………………………………………………….Feasible

12. A person coming to a foreign land to settle there – …………………..…………...Immigrant

13. Anything which is no longer in use – …………………………………………………………..Obsolete

14. A person who is unable to pay debts – ……………………………………………………….Insolvent

15. Capable of being understood in either of two or more possible senses, and therefore not definite – ………………….Ambiguous

16. A short poem or speech addressed to the spectators after the conclusion of drama – ……………………………………………………………………………Epilogue

17. Act of deceiving somebody in order to make money – ……………………………………Fraud

18. Flat metal or Porcelain plate fixed on a wall as an ornament or memorial – ….Plaque

19. To cut something into two pieces – …………………………………………………………………Sever

20. Succession of rulers belonging to one family – ……………………………………………Dynasty

21. To seize control of a vehicle in order to force it to go to a new destination or demand something

– ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..……………Hijack

22. Lasting only for a moment - …………………………………………………………………Momentary

23. One who is indifferent to pleasure or pain – ……………………………………………………..Stoic

24. The practice or art of choosing, cooking, and eating good food – ………..Gastronomy

25. Killing of a child – …………………………………………………………………………………….Infanticide

26. One who believes in offering equal opportunities to women in all spheres –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Feminist

27. One who studies election trend by means of opinion polls – ………………Psephologist

28. A doctor who treats children – ……………………………………………………………Paediatrician

29. One who can think about the future with imagination and wisdom – ……….Visionary

30. Give and receive mutually - ……………………………………………………………………Reciprocate

31. A building where an audience sits – ………………………………………………………Auditorium

32. The first model of a new device – …………………………………………………………….Prototype

33. Tough tissues in joints –………………………………………………………………………….. Ligaments

34. The study of maps – …………………………………………………………………………….Cartography

35. A person who breaks into houses in order to steal –……………………………………. Burglar

36. The study of the origin and history of words –……………………………………….. Etymology

37. One who can walk on ropes (tightrope walker)–………………………………… Funambulist

38. Belonging to all parts of the world – ………………………………………………….Cosmopolitan

39. One who hates mankind – ………………………………………………………………….Misanthrope

40. One who goes to settle in another country – …………………………………………….Emigrant

41. Constant efforts to achieve something – ………………………………………….Perseverance

42. A person who believes in total abolition of war –………………………………………. Pacifist

43. A four footed animal – ………………………………………………………………………..Quadruped

44. Ready to believe anything – …………………………………………………………………..Credulous

45. That which lasts for a short time – …………………………………………………………Transitory

46. Indifference to pleasure or pain – ……………………………………………………………….Stoicism

47. A body of persons appointed to hear evidence or judge and give their verdict (decision) –

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Jury

48. The essential or characteristic customs , habits and conventions of a society or community –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Mores

49. A system of Government in which only one political party is allowed to function –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………….Totalitarianism

50. One who collects coins – ……………………………………………………………………Numismatist

51. Violation of something holy or sacred – …………………………………………..Sacrilege

52. A broad road bordered with trees - ………………………………………………Boulevard

53. Animals who live in herds – ………………………………………..………………..Gregarious

54. The murder of parents or near relative – …………………………………………Parricide

55. A mild or indirect expression substituted for an offensive or harsh one –

…………………………………………………………………………………………………Euphemism

56. One who believes in no government and therefore incites disorder in a state -

……………………………………………………………………………………………………..Anarchist

57. One who secretly listens to talks of others – ………………………….Eavesdropper

58. Science of diseases – …………………………………………………………………….Pathology

59. One who is beyond reforms – ……………………………………………………..Incorrigible

60. Concluding part of a literary work - …………………………………………………Epilogue

61. The act of killing whole group of people, especially a whole race – ……………..Genocide

62. One who stays away from school without permission – …………………………………..Truant

63. A person without training or experience in a skill or subject – …………………………Novice

64. Dissection of a dead body to find the cause of the death – ……………………………Autopsy

65. The study of religion and religious ideas and beliefs - ………………………………….Theology

66. One who is indifferent to pain and pleasure – ……………………………………………………..Stoic

67. A place where Jews worship according to their religion – ………………………….Synagogue

68. An area of land that is controlled by a ruler – ……………………………………………..Dominion

69. One who is greedy – ……………………………………………………………………………………Voracious

70. Simple, fast-spreading plant without flowers or leaves, which can often cause disease –

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Fungus

71. Dry weather with no rainfall – …………………………………………………………………….Drought

72. Too much official formality – …………………………………………………………………Red-tapism

73. Living together of a man and woman without being married to each other (live in relationship) –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………Concubinage

74. A place where government / public records are kept - ………………………………..Archive

75. A place where all religions are honoured - …………………………………………………Secular

76. Excessive preoccupation with one’s health - …………………………Hypochondria

77. Without risk of punishment - ………………………………………………………….Impunity

78. Deep in thought - ………………………………………………………………………………Pensive

79. A jocular person who is full of amusing anecdotes – ……………………………….Wag

80. A sly look that is lustful – …………………………………………………………………………Leer

81. Irresistible craving for alcoholic drinks – ………………………………………………Dipsomania

82. A hater of mankind – ………………………………………………………………………….Misanthrope

83. A remedy for all diseases – …………………………………………………………………………Panacea

84. Something that is poisonous and unhealthy - ………………………………………………….Toxic

85. The worship of idols or images – ………………………………………………………………….Idolatry

86. A place where nuns live and work – ………………………………………………………………Convent

87. Violation of something holy and sacred – …………………………………………………….Sacrilege

88. One who destroys images or attacks popular beliefs – ………………………………Iconoclast

89. Feeding on food made of both plant and flesh – ……………………………………Omnivorous

90. A woman having more than one husband at the same time – ……………………Polyandry

91. A den for small animals – …………………………………………………………………………………Hutch

92. To take back, withdraw or renounce – …………………………………………………………….Recant

93. The habit of always admiring oneself - ………………………………………………………Narcissism

94. One who intervenes between two or more parties to settle difference –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Intermediary

95. One who deserts his principle or believes – ……………………………………………….Renegade

96. Property handled down after the death of a person – ……………………………Inheritance

97. One who breaks the established traditions and image – ………………………….Iconoclast

98. One who believes in that gaining pleasure is the most important thing in life –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Hedonist

99. Building in which a dead body is kept for a time – …………………………..………..Mortuary

100. Experts in the scientific study of birds – ……………………………………Ornithology

101. Placing a thing besides another - ………………………………………………… Juxtapose

102. One who does not follow the usual way of life – …………………………Bohemian

103. The first public speech delivered by a person – ………………….Maiden speech

104. Wild and noisy disorder – …………………………………………………….Pandemonium

105. General view of person’s character – …………………………………………………Profile

106. A person who is in his seventies – …………………………………….….Septuagenarian

107. Study of insects – ………………………………………………………………………..Entomology

108. Military waking up signals in the morning – ……………………………….………Reveille

109. The sound of the funeral bell – ………………………………………..……………………Knell

110. One who has obstinate and narrow religious views – ……….…………………….Bigot

111. One who loves books – …………………………………………………………………Bibliophile

112. A short poem or speech addressed to the spectators after the conclusion of a drama –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Epilogue

113. Causing or ending in death – ……………………………………………………………………Fatal

114. A group of girls – …………………………………………………………………………………….Bevy

115. Belief that war and violence are unjustified – ……………………………………Pacifism

116. A wall built to prevent the sea or a river from flooding an area – ……….Dyke

117. A specialist who tests eyesight - ……………………………………………Optometrist

118. Commencement of adjacent words with the same letter - …….Alliteration

119. One who walks in sleep – …………………………………………………..Somnambulist

120. A government by officials - …………………………………………………..Bureaucracy

121. Of very bad morals ; characterized by debasement or degeneration –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Depraved

122. Body of a human being or animal embalmed for burial – ……………….Mummy

123. Something which cannot be believed – ……………………………….………Incredible

124. A method which never fails – …………………………………………………………Infallible

125. A place where birds are kept – …………………………………………………..………Aviary

126. The abandonment of one’s country and cause – ……………………..…..Defection

127. Treatment by means of exercise and massage – ………………….Physiotherapy

128. Bitter and violent attack in words against someone or something – .Diatribe

129. Motion of heads, hands etc., as a mode of expression indicating attitude –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Gesture

130. To be biased against someone or something – ……………………………..Prejudice

131. A person who never takes alcoholic drinks – …………………………….Teetotaller

132. A tank where fish or water plants are kept –………………………………. Aquarium

133. A person devoted to sensual enjoyment, especially that derived from fine food and drink

- ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Epicurean

134. Inability to sleep – …………………………………………………………………………Insomnia

135. One who believes in giving equal opportunity to women in all fields –

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Feminist

136. To have a very high opinion about oneself - ……………………………….Conceited

137. Place of burial (especially not in churchyard) – …………………………….Cemetery

138. A person who is always hopeful and looks upon the brighter side of things –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Optimist

139. An occasion of great importance – ………………………………………...Momentous

140. Government by ruler who has unlimited power – ……………………….Autocracy

141. One who journeys from place to place – ……………………………………..Itinerant

142. That which cannot be called back – ………………………………………..Irrevocable

143. The state of being miserable bereft (deprived of or lacking) of all possessions –

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Destitute

144. A picture of a person or a thing drawn in such a highly exaggerated manner to cause a laughter – ………………………………………………………………………………………………Caricature

145. Belief that God is in everything and that everything is God – ….Pantheism

146. One who breaks the law – ……………………………………………………Transgressor

147. That which cannot be captured – ………………………………………….Ungrippable

148. Reproducing or memorizing word for word - ……………………………Verbatim

149. Careful in spending of money, time, etc. – ………………………………Economical

150. Study of insects - ……………………………………………………………………Entomology

151. Science of the race of mankind – …………………………………………………...Ethnology

152. Detaining and confining something – …………………………………………Internment

153. One who criticizes popular beliefs which he thinks is mistaken or unwise –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Iconoclast

154. Impossible to describe – …………………………………………………………………..Ineffable

155. An underhand device resorted to in order to justify misconduct –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Manoeuvre

156. The animals of a particular region – ……………………………………………………..Fauna

157. An emolument over and above fixed salary – …………………………………Perquisite

158. An unexpected piece of good fortune – …………………………………………….Windfall

159. Clues available at the scene – …………………………………………………Circumstantial

160. One hides away in a ship or passenger vehicle to obtain a free passage –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Stowaway

161. One who is a citizen not of a country but of the world – …………….Cosmopolitan

162. Circular building or hall with a dome – …………………………………………………Rotunda

163. The use of many words where only a few are necessary – ……….Circumlocution

164. A continuous process of change is known as – …………………………………………….Flux

165. An involuntary action under a stimulus is described as a – ………………………Reflex

166. Determine the nature of disease – ……………………………………………………..Diagnose

167. Occurring at night – …………………………………………………………………………..Nocturnal

168. Arrangement in order of occurrence – ……………………………………….Chronological

169. Science of heredity - ……………………………………………………………………………Genetics

170. To run away with a lover – ………………………………………………………………………..Elope

171. With much liveliness and a sense of purpose – ……………………………..Jauntily

172. Seeing something which is not actually present – ………………..Hallucination

173. The practice of having more than one husband – ………………………Polyandry

174. Calmness and indifference to suffering – ……………………………………..Stoicism

175. Person who insists on adherence to formal rules or literary meaning –

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Pedant

176. Words of similar meaning – ………………………………………………………………Synonyms

177. To be known for bad acts – ……………………………………………………………….Notorious

178. Belonging to all parts of the world – …………………………………………………..Universal

179. One who tends to take a hopeful view of a life – ………………………………..Optimist

180. Instrument to measure atmospheric pressure – ……………………………...Barometer

181. The practice of submitting a proposal to popular vote – ……………Referendum

182. An object or portion serving as a sample – …………………………………….Specimen

183. Not to be moved by entreaty – ………………………………………………………..Despotic

184. To renounce a high position of authority or control – ……………………..Abdicate

185. Code of diplomatic etiquette and precedence – ……………………………….Protocol

186. To struggle helplessly – ……………………………………………………………………Flounder

187. Loss of memory – …………………………………………………………………………….Amnesia

188. Release of a prisoner form jail on certain terms and conditions – ………..Parole

189. Feeling inside you which tells you what is right and what is wrong –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Conscience

190. An inscription on a tomb – …………………………………………………………………Epitaph

191. To look at someone in an angry or threatening way – ………………………..Glower

192. Pertaining to cattle – …………………………………………………………………………..Bovine

193. A person who writes decoratively- …………………………………………….Calligrapher

194. Something that causes death – ………………………………………………………………Fatal

195. A post with little work but high salary – ………………………………………….Sinecure

196. A test in which cells from diseased organs are removes and tested – ….Biopsy

197. One who compiles a dictionary – ……………………………………………Lexicographer

198. Quibble (to avoid giving a direct answer to a question in order to hide the truth)-

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Prevaricate

199. Words uttered impiously about God – …………………………………………Blasphemy

200. A person who has no money to pay off his debts – …………………………Insolvent

201. List of issues to be discussed at a meeting – …………………………………………Agenda

202. The study of insects – …………………………………………………………………….Entomology

203. Theft of another person’s writings or ideas and passing them off as one’s own –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Plagiarism

204. The place where public, government or historical records are kept – ……Archive

205. Speed of an object in one direction - …………………………………………………….Velocity

206. In a threatening manner – ………………………………………………………………………Ghastly

207. A person who pretends to be what he is not – …………………………………….Imposter

208. One who finds nothing good in anything – ………………………………………………….Critic

209. That which cannot be easily read- ………………………………………………………….Illegible

210. The process of deciding the nature of disease by examination – ………..Diagnosis

211. The quality of being politely firm and demanding – …………………………….Assertive

212. One who eats human flesh – ………………………………………………………………..Cannibal

213. A person who is fluent in two languages – ……………………………………………Bilingual

214. State of anxiety or dismay causing mental confusion – ……………….Consternation

215. A person who loves wealth and spends as little money as possible – …………Miser

216. Fear of water – …………………………………….………………………………………Hydrophobia

217. Easily duped or fooled – ………………………………………………………………………..Gullible

218. Animal that can live on land and in water - …………………………………..Amphibians

219. Handwriting that cannot be read – ………………………………………………………Illegible

220. To feel or express disapproval of something or someone – ………………Deprecate

221. To keep a great person or event in people’s memory – ……………Commemorate

222. Occurring at irregular intervals in time - …………………………………………….Sporadic

223. A lover of books – ………………………………………………………………............Bibliophile

224. A person who withdraws from world to live in seclusion and often in solitude –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Recluse

225. To agree to something – …………………………………………………………………………Assent

226. A body of persons appointed to hear evidence and give their verdicts in trials –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Jury

227. A situation that stops activity from progressing - ……………………Bottleneck

228. A person who dishonestly pretends to be somebody else –………..Imposter

229. A violent storm – ………………………………………………………………………..Tempest

230. Careful or thorough enquiry – …………………………………………….Investigation

231. Failing to discharge one’s duty (willfully) – ………………………………………..Dereliction

232. A legal agreement by which a person borrows money from a bank usually to buy a

house –…………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Mortage

233. A movement of part of the body to express an idea or feeling – ……………Gesture

234. A child born after the death of his father - ………………………….Posthumous child

235. A person who is physically dependent on a substance – ………………………….Addict

236. A cure for all disease – ………………………………………………………………………….Panacea

237. A raised platform in building – …………………………………………………………Walkaway

238. A system of naming things – ………………………………………………………Nomenclature

239. One who hates women – …………………………………………………………………Misogynist

240. Able to use right hand and left hand equally well – ……………………Ambidextrous

241. Capable of being interpreted in two ways – …………………………………….Ambiguous

242. One who has narrow and prejudiced religious views – …………………………..Fanatic

243. The action of looking within or into one’s own mind – ………………………Introspect

244. To confirm with the help of evidence – ………………………………………………Implicate

245. A person who loves mankind – …………………………………………………Philanthropist

246. Full of criticism or mockery – ………………………………………………………….Satire

247. An agreement between two countries or groups to stop fighting –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Ceasefire

248. Excessively enthusiastic and unreasonably excited about something –

………………………………………………………………………………………….……………………Fanatical

249. Intense and unreasonable fear or dislike – …………………………………..Phobia

250. To be dogmatic in one’s opinion – ………………………………………Opinionated

251. High sea waves caused by underwater earthquake – …………………Tsunami

252. A voice that cannot be heard – ………………………………………………Inaudible

253. The absence of law and order – ………………………………………………….Anarchy

254. One who intervenes between two or more parties to settle differences –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Intermediary

255. To give one’s authority to another – ………………………………………….Delegate

256. Body of singers- ……………………………………………………………………………………..Choir

257. A thing likely to be easily broken – ……………………………………………………….Brittle

258. An animal story with moral – …………………………………………………………………Fable

259. The study of ancient civilization – ………………………………………………Archaeology

260. A disease which is spread by direct contact – ………………………………Contagious

261. Lasting only for a short while – ………………………………………………………..Temporary

262. A number of stars grouped together – …………………………………………Constellation

263. Animal that feeds on plants – ………………………………………………………..Herbivorous

264. Use of force or threats to get someone to agree to something – …………Coercion

265. Murder of a man – ……………………………………………………………………………..Homicide

266. Strong dislikes between two persons – ………………………………………………Antipathy

267. That which is without opposition – …………………………………………………Unanimous

268. The plant and vegetation of a region – ……………………………………………………….Flora

269. The killing of whole group of people – ………………………………………………Genocide

270. A remedy for all diseases – …………………………………………………………………..Panacea

271. The plants and vegetation of a region - ………………………………………………………Flora

272. Related to moon – …………………………………………………………………………………….Lunar

273. The art of preserving skin of animals, birds and fish – ……………………...Taxidermy

274. A paper written by hand –……………………………………………………………… Manuscript

275. Place where wine is made – …………………………………………………………………Brewery

276. Found all over the world – ………………………………………………………………….Universal

277. Something kept as a reminder of an event – ……………………………………….Souvenir

278. Scale used for measuring the strength of an earthquake - …………………….Richter

279. One who practices one of fine arts – …………………………………………………………Artist

280. A general pardon of offenders – ………………………………………………………….Amnesty

281. An established principle of practical wisdom – ……………………………………Maxim

282. The process by which a person or an organization reduces the amount of money it spends – ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….Budgeting

283. A figure of speech by which a thing is spoken of as being that which it only resembles –

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Simile

284. Very dramatic – ………………………………………………………………………………..Histrionic

285. To secretly store more than what is allowed – ……………………………………..Hoard

286. One who does not makes mistakes – ………………………………………………Infallible

287. A written statement about someone’s character, usually provided by an employer –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Testimonial

288. Parts of a country behind the coast or a river bank – ……………………Hinterland

289. An abandoned child of unknown parents who is found by somebody –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Foundling

290. Art of writing for newspapers and magazines – ……………………………Journalism

291. A person who gambles or bets – …………………………………………………………Punter

292. Place that provide refuge – ………………………………………………………………..Asylum

293. Doing something according to one’s own free will – ……………………Voluntary

294. A foreigner who settles in a country – ………………………………………….Immigrant

295. A small room in a big house, hotel, ship etc. where glasses, dishes, spoons food, etc. are kept - ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Pantry

296. Government of the people, by the people and for the people – ……Democracy

297. Something that is difficult to believe – ………………………………………………Incredible

298. The height of object above sea level – ………………………………………………….Altitude

299. Group of people living together in the same locality – ……………Neighbourhood

300. Always ready to attack or quarrel – …………………………………………………Aggressive

301. Fit to be eaten – ……………………………………………………………………………………..Edible

302. Unfair advantages for members of one’s own family – ……………………Nepotism

303. A proficient public speaker –……………………………………………………………..…….Orator

304. One who eats both vegetables and meat – …………………………..………Omnivorous

305. One who gains benefits from something – ……………………………………..Beneficiary

306. Spoken or done without preparation – ……………………………………………Extempore

307. Fluent and clear in speech – ………………………………………………………………Articulate

308. Through which light cannot pass – …………………………..………………………….Opaque

309. To write under a different name – …………………………………………………Pseudonym

310. A person who is well known in an unfavorable way – ……………………….Notorious

311. The first speech made by a person – …………………………………………………….Maiden

312. A man having no hair on scalp - ………………………………………………………………..Bald

313. A man who waste his money on luxury – ……………………………………..Extravagant

314. A geo metrical figure with eight sides – ………………………………………………Octagon

315. To injure one’s reputation – …………………………………………………………………Defame

316. A man who does not know how to read or write – ………………………………Illiterate

317. One who speaks for others - …………………………………………………………..Spokesman

318. Soldiers who fight on horseback – …………………..…………………………………….Cavalry

319. Rebellion against lawful authority – …………………………Mutiny

320. To officially take private property away to seize – ……………………………Confiscate

321. Someone having many skills – ……………………….Versatile

322. Something which is imagined to be real but actually does not exist – ….Figment

323. Someone who scientifically studies the birds - ……………………………Ornithologist

324. A person who cannot make a mistake – …………………………………………..Infallible

325. One who loves all mankind - …………………………………………………..Philanthropist

326. One who is out to destroy the Government – …………………………………Anarchist

327. Liable to be easily broken – ………………………………………………………………….Brittle

328. One who eats human flesh – ……………………………………………………………Cannibal

329. One who performs daring gymnastics feats – …………………………………………Acrobat

330. A list of books available in a library – ………………………………………………….Catalogue

331. A style in which a writer makes display of his knowledge –……………………Pedantic

332. To bite like a rat – ………………………………………………………………………………………Gnaw

333. A place of good climate for invalids – ………………………………………………Sanatorium

334. Speech for the first time – ………………………………………………………..Maiden speech

335. A woman with dark brown hair - …………………………………………………………Brunette

336. One who hates women – …………………………………………………………………Misogynist

337. The study or collection of coins – …………………………………………………Numismatics

338. An office with a salary but no work – …………………………………………………..Sinecure

339. That which may be easily broken – ………………………………………………………….Brittle

340. Property inherited from one’s father or ancestors – ………………………Patrimony

341. Amount of money demanded by kidnappers – ……………………………………Ransom

342. Easy to shape in any desired from – ………………………………………………….Malleable

343. A hater of women – …………………………………………………………………………Misogynist

344. A large burial ground – ………………………………………………………………………Cemetery

345. To supply land with water by artificial means – ……………………………………..Irrigate

346. A co-worker in an office or institution – …………………………………………….Colleague

347. A man who is quite like a woman – …………………………………………………Effeminate

348. One whose motive is merely to get money – …………………………………..Mercenary

349. The study of plant life – ………………………………………………………………………….Botany

350. Animals which live in water – ………………………………………………………………..Aquatic

351. Instrument that magnifies objects – ……………………………………………….Microscope

352. One who is unable to pay one’s debt – ………………………………………………Bankrupt

353. Exclusive possession or control of anything – …………………………………..Monopoly

354. The study of birds – ……………………………………………………………………….Ornithology

355. One who loves or supports his or her country and is willing to defend it –

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Patriot

356. Likely to arouse envy (jealousy) – ………………………………………………………..Enviable

357. Existing only in the mind – ……………………Imaginary

358. One who eats too much –…………………………………………………………………….. Glutton

359. Talking disrespectfully of sacred things –……………………………………….. Blasphemy

360. A handwriting which is difficult or impossible to read – …………….Illegible

361. Animals that eat flesh – …………………………………………………………………Carnivorous

362. One who knows everything – …………………………………………………………Omniscient

363. Inability to sleep – ……………………………………………………………………………..Insomnia

364. A list of name of books – ………………………………………………………………….Catalogue

365. Yearly celebration of a date or an event – …………………………………….Anniversary

366. A person who is killed because of their religious or other beliefs – ………..Martyr

367. Men living in the same age – …………………………………………………….Contemporary

368. A list of books and writings of one author or one subject – ………….Bibliography

369. The conference that takes place once in three year – ………………………Triennial

370. Meaningless language with an exaggerated style intended to impress –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Rhetoric

371. The production of raw silk – …………………………………………………………Sericulture

372. Politicians who are notorious for doing undue favors to their relative –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Nepotism

373. A person who helps even a stranger in difficulty- ………………………….Samaritan

374. Has an evil reputation – …………………………………………………………………Notorious

375. A person who readily believes others – …………………………………………Credulous

376. Enclosed in a small closed space – ……………………………………….Claustrophobia

377. A political leader appealing to popular desires and prejudices – …Demagogue

378. Science regarding principles of classification – ………………………………Taxonomy

379. Not allowing the passage of light – ……………………………………………………Opaque

380. Operation of body after death – …………………………………………...Post- Mortem

381. A group of three powerful people – ……………………………………………Triumvirate

382. An apartment or building in which each apartment is owned separately by the people living in it , but also containing shared areas – …………………………………….Condominium

383. A person who consumes human flesh – ……………………………………………Cannibal

384. Stealing of ideas or writings of someone else- ……………………………..Plagiarism

385. Detailed plan of a journey – ………………………Itinerary

386. A school boy who frequently cuts classes is a – ……………………………………Truant

387. One who cannot be corrected – ………………………………………………….Incorrigible

388. One who hates women – ……………………………………………………………..Misogynist

389. A general pardon granted by the Government to political offenders –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Amnesty

390. A person specially interested in the study of coins and medals –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Numismatist

391. A person in a vehicle or on horseback escorting another vehicle – ……….Escort

392. Intentional destruction of racial groups – ……………………………………….Genocide

393. Prohibited by law or treaty from being imported or exported – …Contraband

394. An excessively morbid desire to steal – …………………………………….Kleptomania

395. A person who is greatly respected because of wisdom – ………………Venerable

396. One who is unaffected or indifferent to joy, pain, pleasure or grief – ……..Stoic

397. That which cannot be believed – ………………………………………………Incredible

398. One who is all powerful – ……………………………………………………..Omnipotent

399. An act of violence to take control of a plane – ………………………………..Hijack

400. Send or bring somebody back to his own country – …………………Repatriate

401. Animals that live in a particular region – ………………………………………..Native

402. A form of government in which supreme power rests with people is –

…………………………………..Democracy

403. Murder of a brother – …………………………………………………………………….Fratricide

404. One who enjoys inflicting pain on himself – …………………………………Masochist

405. To die without having made a will – ……………………………………………….Intestate

406. Not easily pleased by anything – ……………………..Fastidious

407. To play the part of and function as, some other person – ………………………….Act

408. Handwriting which is difficult/impossible to read – …………………………..Illegible

409. More like a woman than a man in manners and habits – ……………..Effeminate

410. An exact – copy of handwriting or a picture produced by a machine –….. Copy

411. One who thinks or speaks too much of himself – ………………………………….Egoist

412. One who accepts pleasure and pain equally – …………………………………………Stoic

413. Having juicy or fleshy and thick tissue – ………………………………………….Succulent

414. The study or practice of dancing or composing ballets – …………Choreography

415. A set of three related works by same author – ……………………………………Trilogy

416. Science of Human mind and behavior – ………………………………………Psychology

417. A person of obscure position who has gained wealth – …………..……….Parvenu

418. A word composed of the first letters of the words in a phrase – ……..Acronym

419. The act of producing beautiful handwriting using a brush or a special pen –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Calligraphy

420. Words inscribed on a tomb – ……………………………………………………………..Epitaph

421. An obviously true or hackneyed statement –…………………………………………Truism

422. To reduce to nothing – …………………………………………………………………………….Null

423. A study of sounds is known as – ……………………………………………….……Phonetics

424. Written law of a legislative body – …………………………………………………….……Statue

425. A person who shows off his/her learning – …………………………………….…….Pedant

426. A person who devotes his/her life for the welfare of others – ……………...Altruist

427. The study of worms and insects – …………………………………………………Entomology

428. A person who attends to the disease of the eye is an – ………………………….Oculist

429. Study of the nature of Gods – …………………………………………………………Theology

430. That which cannot be defeated – ……………………………………………………Invincible

431. A decorative handwriting – ………………………………………………………….Calligraphy

432. A person difficult to please – …………………………………………………………Fastidious

433. A list of passengers and luggage – ……………………………………………………..Waybill

434. The line where the land and sky seems to meet – …………………………….Horizon

435. A handwriting that cannot be read – …………………………………………………Illegible

436. Words written on a tomb of a dead person – …………………………………….Epitaph

437. Fear of closed space – ………………………………………………..…………Claustrophobia

438. A remedy for all disease – …………………………………………………………………Panacea

439. One who studies the art of gardening – …………………………………..Horticulturist

440. A pole or beam used as a temporary support – ………………………………………Prop

441. A building in which aircraft are housed – ………………………………………………Hanger

442. A former student of a school, college or university – ………………………….Alumnus

443. A short story based on your personal experience –………………………….. Anecdote

444. One who takes care of a building – ………………………………………………………Warden

445. Incapable of being approached – …………………………………………..……..Inaccessible

446. One who lends money at a very high interest – ……………………………………..Usurer

447. One who lives/survives on others/other lives – ……………………………………Parasite

448. Detailed plan of journey – ……………………………………………………………..……Itinerary

449. One who possesses many talents –…………………………………………….…….. Versatile

450. A medicine to nullify the effect of poison – ………………………………………..Antidote

451. A person who lives by himself- ……………………………………………………………..Recluse

452. An assembly of worshippers – ……………………………………………………Congregation

453. A heavy continuous fall of rain – …………………………………………………..Downpour

454. A public institution for the care and protection of children without parents –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Orphanage

455. An inscription on a tomb – …………………………………………………………………Epitaph

456. A man of evil reputation- ……………………………………………….………………Notorious

457. A decorative ring of flowers and leaves – …………………………………………..Wreath

458. Shaking movement of the ground – ……………………………………………………….Tremor

459. A game in which no one wins – ………………………………………………………………….Draw

460. The art of making maps and charts – …………………………………………….Cartography

461. Animals that can live on land and water – ………………………………………Amphibians

462. Completing a period of hundred years – ………………………………………….Centennial

463. A figure with many angles or sides – …………………………………………………Polygon

464. A list of things to be discussed at a meeting – ……………………………………Agenda

465. A large number of fish swimming together – …………………………………………Shoal

466. A room or building for the preservation of plants – ………………………….Plantain

467. Liable to be easily broken – ………………………………………………………………….Brittle

468. A principle or standard by which anything is or can be judged – …..Criterion

469. A person who is self-centred – …………………………………………………………..Egoist

470. A word that reads the same as backward or forward – …………..Pallindrome

471. The firing of many guns at the same time to mark an occasion – ….Fusillade

472. A person who supports or speaks in favour of something – ………..Advocate

473. One living on vegetables – ………………………………………………………..Vegetarian

474. An extract from a book of writing – …………………………………………………Excerpt

475. Person who files a suit – …………………………………………………………………Plaintiff

476. A person who abstains completely from alcoholic drinks – ……….Teetotaller

477. Long poem based on a noble theme – …………………………………………………..Epic

478. One who lives both on land as well as in water – ………………………Amphibian

479. A strong dislike – ………………………………………………………………………..Animosity

480. Take great pleasure – …………………………………………………………………………Revel

481. The practice of having many wives – …………………………………………..Polygamy

482. Not likely to be easily pleased – ………………………………………………………..Fastidious

483. A professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army – …………………Mercenary )

484. A collection of slaves – ……………………………………………………………………………..Coffle

485. One who is always doubting – ………………………………………………………………..Sceptic

486. One who offers his services of his own freewill – ………………………………Volunteer

487. A person who repairs broken window-glasses – ……………………………………..Glazier

488. The art of beautiful handwriting – …………………………………………………..Calligraphy

489. A writing or a speech in praise of someone - ………………………………………..…Eulogy

490. Loss of memory – ………………………………………………………………………………..Amnesia

491. A speech made without preparation – …………………………………………….Extempore

492. A speaker’s platform – ……………………………………………………………………Podium

493. Science of practice of map drawing – ……………………………………..Cartography

494. Motive or incitement to action – ………………………………………………….Incentive

495. A short trip or excursion – …………………………………………………………………..Jaunt

496. Speech which is not audible – ………………………………………………………Inaudible

497. Partner in crime – ……………………………………………………………………….Accomplice

498. A state where no law and order exists – ………………………………………..Anarchy

499. To free completely from blame – ……………………………………………….Exonerate

500. Estimation of a thing’s worth – ……………………………………………………Appraisal

501. A supplement to a will – …………………………………………………………………..Codicil

502. A person who collects coins – ………………………………………………Numismatists

503. Favouritism granted in politics or business to relatives – ………………Nepotism

504. A word or practice that has gone out of use - ……………………………….Obsolete

505. A person who works for an employer for a fixed period of time in order to learn the particular skills needed in their job – …………………………………………………….Apprentice

506. A part of a word that can be pronounced separately – ……………………..Syllable

507. Relating to kinship with the father – ……………………………………………..Patrilineal

508. A special fondness or liking for – ………………………………………………….Propensity

509. Something that might happen in the future – …………………………..Contingency

510. Affecting or relating to cows – …………………………………………………………….Bovine

511. A drink usually made from a mixture of one or more alcoholic drinks –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Cocktail

512. Passing out of use – ……………………………………………………………………Obsolescent

513. The act of speaking about one’s thoughts when one is alone – ……….Soliloquy

514. All the arts, beliefs and social institutions etc, characteristics of a race –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Civilization

515. Small pieces of metal that fly out from an exploding bomb – ………….Shrapnel

516. Person believing in free will – ………………………………………………………Libertarian

517. Hole excavated by an animal as dwelling – ………………………………………..Burrow

518. Pertaining to sheep – ………………………………………………………………………….Bovine

519. TO remove an objectionable part from a book – …………………………..Expurgate

520. A doctor who specializes in diseases of the nose –…………………… Rhinologist

521. A man knows a lot about things like food, music and art - ………….Connoisseur

522. A wooden object used for connecting animals that are pulling a vehicle – .Yoke

523. Having a stale smell or taste – ……………………………………………………………..Rancid

524. Material that changes naturally by the action of bacteria – ……Biodegradable

525. Government by the few – ……………………………………………………………….Oligarchy

526. Study of caves – ……………………………………………………………………………Speleology

527. A fictitious name especially one assumed by an author – ………………Pseudonym

528. Animals that eat flesh – ………………………………………………………………..Omnivorous

529. A speech delivered without any preparation – ……………………………….Extempore

530. A drug or other substance that induce sleep – ……………………………………Sedative

531. Animals which suckle their young – ………………………………………………….Mammals

532. Beyond correction – ……………………………………………………………………….Incorrigible

533. An event that causes great harm to dams – ……………………………………….Disasters

534. A book written by an unknown – ………………………………………………….Anonymous

535. Inflammation of gums – …………………………………………………………………….Gingivitis

536. Widespread scarcity of food – ………………………………………………………………Famine

537. A poem of fourteen lines – …………………………………………………………………….Sonnet

538. Wild imagination – ……………………………………………………………………………….Fantasy

539. An allowance made to a wife by her husband, when they are legally separated –

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Alimony

540. One who believes everything he/she hears – …………………………………..Credulous

541. Incapable of error – ……………………………………………………………………………Infallible

542. People of no fixed abode – ………………………………………………………………….Nomads

543. A person who can make himself/herself feel at home in any country –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Cosmopolitan

544. Code of diplomatic etiquette and precedence – …………………………………Protocol

545. That which makes it difficult to recognize the presence or real nature of something –

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Camouflage

546. The full agreement of all members – ………………………………………….Unanimously

547. Short speech or poem given at the end of a play or a book – ……………..Epilogue

548. Accidental good fortune – ………………………………………………………………………..Fluke

549. Lack of feeling – …………………………………………………………………………………….Apathy

550. Brought back to mind – ………………………………………………………………….Reminisced

551. A person who drives our motor cars – ………………………………………………Chauffeur

552. A small village or group of houses – …………………………………………………..Hamlet

553. A person who loves everybody – ………………………………………………………..Altruist

554. Person leading a life of strict self-discipline – ……………………………………..Ascetic

555. One who is neither intelligent nor dull …………………………………………..Mediocre

556. That which can be drunk – ………………………………………………………………..Potable

557. A government run by officials – …………………………………………………Bureaucracy

558. One who does something for the first time – …………………………………….Pioneer

559. One who plays for pleasure rather than as a professional – …………..Amateur

560. Free somebody from blame or guilt – ……………………………………………Exonerate

561. Underground place for storing wine or other provisions – ……………………Cellar

562. A list of explanations of rare, technical or obsolete words – …………….Glossary

563. Study of the interaction of people with their environment – ………Philosophy

564. Incapable of being tired – …………………………………………………………Indefatigable

565. Guilty of crime – ………………………………………………………………………………Culpable

566. That which cannot be reached – …………………………………………………Inaccessible

567. A person who collects and/or studies stamps – ……………………………..Philatelist

568. People at a religious gathering – ……………………………………………..Congregation

569. Government by wealthy – ……………………………………………………………Plutocracy

570. Branch of medicine concerned with children and their illness – …….Pediatrics

571. Pay attention – ……………………………………………………………………………….Glance at

572. One who is rather fastidious – ……………………………………………………..Meticulous

573. A written declaration of government or a political party – …………….Manifesto

574. Worth eating – ……………………………………………………………………………………..Edible

575. A person who wastes his money on luxury – ………………………………Extravagant

576. A medicine that softens the bowels –………………………………………………….. Laxative

577. Sentimental longing for a period in a past – ……………………………………….Nostalgia

578. A person employed to drive a private or hired car – ………………………….Chauffeur

579. A person who always run after women – …………………………………………Philanderer

580. Relating to countries of west – ………………………………………………………..Occidental

581. A partner in a crime – ……………………………………………………………………..Accomplice

582. A person who leaves one country to settle in another – ……………………..Emigrant

583. House or shelter of a gipsy – ………………………………………………………………..Caravan

584. One who deals in flower – …………………………………………………………………….A florist

585. A man who has more than one wife at a time – ………………………………Polygamist

586. One who eats no animal flesh – ………………………………………………………Vegetarian

587. A woman whose husband is dead - ………………………………………………………..Widow

588. One who helps people by giving them money or other aid – ……….Benefactor

589. The group, especially in the arts, regarded as being the most experimental –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Avant-grade

590. A method of boiling briefly to cook food slightly – ………………………………Parboil

591. A highly skilled musician – ………………………………………………………………..Virtuoso

592. A person who believes that only selfishness motivates human actions – Cynic

593. A cluster of flowers on a branch – …………………………………………...Inflorescence

594. Belief in many Gods – ………………………………………………………………….Polytheism

595. Design made by putting together coloured pieces of glass or stones – ….Mosaic

596. Poem in short stanza narrating a popular story – ……………………………………Ballad

597. The schedule of travel - ……………………………………………………………………..Itinerary

598. Something which lasts forever – ……………………………………………………………Eternal

599. A policy that segregate people on the basis of race – ……………………….Apartheid

600. A particular method of working – …………………………………………Modus Operandi

601. Walking in sleep – …………………………………………………………………..Somnambulism

602. A person employed as a car driver for an important person – ………….Chauffeur

603. Fear of telling lies – ……………………………………………………………………Mythophobia

604. A fear of closed/dark places – …………………………………………………Claustrophobia

605. Feeling annoyed at the sight of unfair treatment – ………………………..Indignant

606. Unwelcome aspect of a situation – …………………………………………………..Flip side

607. Imposed a restriction on – ………………………………………………………….Constrained

608. One who hates mankind – ………………………………………………………..Misanthrope

609. To free a person by a verdict of ‘not guilty’ – ………………………………………Acquit

610. To secure a boat by attaching it to an anchor – ……………………………………..Moor

611. To try to settle a dispute between two other parties – …………………….Mediate

612. A vivacious and lively experience is said to be – ………………………….Scintillating

613. Wildly unreasonable, illogical or ridiculous – ………………………………………Absurd

614. Constant efforts to achieve something – …………………………………Perseverance

615. The plant and a vegetation of a region – ………………………………………………..Flora

616. A fourteen-line poem – ……………………………………………………………………….Sonnet

617. Showing a dislike of anything improper – ……………………………………………………Prim

618. A person who leaves his own country in order to go and live in another –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………..………………Emigrant

619. That which cannot be avoided – ………………………………………………………Inevitable

620. Artistic, musical or dramatic interpretation -………………………………….. Rendition

621. Walking in sleep – ……………………………………………………………………Somnambulism

622. Specially skilled in story telling – ……………………………………………………A raconteur

623. Continuing for a long period of time without interruption – ………………Perpetual

624. Speech of great importance and gravity – ……………………………………..Momentous

625. A man who helps a stranger or a person in difficulties is – ……………….Samaritan

626. A planned route or journey – ………………………………………………………………Itinerary

627. A story in which animals or objects speak and give wholesome moral lessons –

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Fable

628. Act of injuring another’s reputation by any slanderous communication -

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Defamation

629. A recurrent compulsive urge to steal – ……………………………………..Kleptomania

630. Not suitable for eating – ……………………………………………………………………Inedible

631. A person who enters without any invitation – ………………………………….Intruder

632. A process involving too much official formalities – ………………………Red-tapism

633. Medical study of skin and its diseases – ……………..…………...……….Dermatology

634. The burial of corpse ……………………………………………………………..Interment

635. Conferred as an honor – …………………………………………………………………Honorary

636. One who makes an official examination of accounts – ……………………….Auditor

637. A person who deliberately sets fire to a building – ……………………………Arsonist

638. That which cannot be effaced - ………………………………………………………..Indelible

639. To free someone from all blames –………………………………………….……Exonerate

640. One who does not believe In the existence of God – ………………………….Atheist

641. One who has long experience – ………………………………………………………..Veteran

642. One who is too careless to plan for the future – ……………………….Improvident

643. Of one’s own free will –……………………………………………………………….. Voluntary

644. One who runs away from justice or the law – ……………………………………Fugitive

645. One who is skillful; - ………………………………………………………………………Dexterous

646. A person who deserves all praise – ………………………………………………….Laudable

647. A study of ancient things – ……………………………………………………….Archaeology

648. Someone who is designated to hear both sides of a dispute and make a judgement –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Arbitrator

649. Make pale by excluding fight – …………………………………………………………..Etiolate

650. Opinion contrary to accepted doctrine – …………………………………………….Heresy

651. A person who agrees to work for somebody in order to learn a skill -

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Apprentice

652. That which cannot be avoided – …………………………………………………….Inevitable

653. One who is concerned with the welfare of other – …………………………….Altruist

654. To die without making a will – …………………………………………………………Intestate

655. A reserve for animals, birds etc. in their natural habitat – ………………..Sanctuary

656. The area of medicine that treats illness of bones – ………….…………Orthopaedics

657. One who knows many languages – ………………………………………………………Polyglot

658. A records of historical events – ……………………………………………………………Archives

659. A person who looks at the bright side of things – ………………………………..Optimist

660. Study of skin and its diseases – …………………………………………………….Dermatology

661. A remedy for all diseases – …………………………………………………………………..Panacea

662. An excessive fear of confined spaces – …………………………………….Claustrophobia

663. A person who is long experienced or practiced in an activity/capacity –

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Veteran

664. Pretended attack – …………………………………………………………………………………….Feint

665. A land fit for growing crops – ………………………………………………………………….Arable

666. A thing fit to be eaten - ……………………………………………………………………………Edible

667. One who suffers for one’s faith – …………………………………………………….Martyr

668. A child secretly changes for another in infancy – ………………………Changeling

669. The branch of medical science which deals with the problems of the old –

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Geriatrics

670. An image without objective reality – …………………………………….Hallucination

671. A mournful poem or a song – ……………………………………………………………..Elegy

672. That which is arranged by conferring or discussing – …………………….Seminar

673. Something that is difficult to understand – …………………..Incomprehensible

674. Chief or Commander of army – ……………………………………………………….General

675. One who cannot be corrected – ………………………………………………..Incorrigible

676. Put side by side – …………………………………………………………………………Juxtapose

677. One who pretends to be what he is not – ……………………..………………Imposter

678. A container for the ashes of a dead person – ………………………………………….Urn

679. To put two and two together - ……………………………………………………Symbiosis

680. No longer in existence or use – ……………………………………………………….Obsolete

681. To destroy completely – ………………………………………………………………..Annihilate

682. A song sung at the death of a person – ………………………………………………….Elegy

683. A person who has had one or more limbs removed – ……………………..Amputee

684. One who is known widely but unusually unfavorably is – ………………Notorious

685. A statement in which you say the same thing twice in different words –

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Tautology

686. Rub or wipe out – ………………………………………………………………………………..Efface

687. The period between two regions- ……………………………………………………………..Era

688. A person who is very selective , disgusted easily and is hard to please –

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Fastidious

689. An error in misprint in printing or writing – ………………………………………Erratum

690. A person extremely desirous of money – ……………………………………..Avaricious

691. Too willing to obey other people - ………………………………………………Subservient

692. Introductory part or lines to a discourse or play – ………………………………Prologue

693. Intentional damage to arrest production – ………………………………………..Sabotage

694. A handsome man – ……………………………………………………………………………….Adonis

695. A cinema show held in the afternoon – ……………………………………………….Matinee

696. Animals living in water – ……………………………………………………………………...Aquatic

697. A person who steals the writing of others –……………………………………… Plagiarist

698. One who compiles a dictionary – ………………………………………………Lexicographer

699. Someone not fit to be chosen – …………………………………………………………Ineligible

700. Art of working with metals – …………………………………………………………..Metallurgy

701. A gathering at a religious place –………………………………………………..Congregation

702. A place where birds are kept –………………………………………………………………..Aviary

703. The act of killing one’s own brother or sister – ………………………………….Fratricide

704. A legal agreement that allows someone to use a building or land for a period of time, usually is return for rent – ……………………………………………………………………………………Lease

705. A person who helps another to commit a crime – ………………………….Accomplice

706. A person worship only one God – ………………………………………………….Monotheist

707. Submission to all that happens as inevitable – …………………………………….Fatalism

708. Lasting for a very short time – …………………………………………………………Ephemeral

709. A person who is easily deceived or tricked – ………………………………………..Gullible

710. Rules governing socially acceptable behavior – …………………………………Etiquette

711. One who is in charge of Museum – ………………………………………………………Curator

712. An act of misappropriation of money – ……………………………………Embezzlement

713. One who cannot make any mistake – …………………………………………………Infallible

714. The first public performance of musical or theatrical work or the first showing of a film -

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Premiere

715. An exact copy – ………………………………………………………………………………Facsimile

716. To give money for sales to agents – ………………………………………….Commission

717. A person who is working in the same institution – ……………………….Colleague

718. Favouritism shown by a person in power to his relatives – ……………Nepotism

719. A round-about way of expression – ……………………………………..Circumlocution

720. Suitable or intended only for young persons – …………………………………Juvenile

721. A record of one’s own life written by oneself – …………...........Autobiography

722. Belong to same period – ……………………………………………………….Contemporary

723. One who listens secretly to private conversation – ………………..Eavesdropper

724. Someone who is incapable of being quietened or pacified – ……….Implacable

725. Government by Department of State – …………………………………….Bureaucracy

726. The killing of a race – ……………………………………………………………………..Genocide

727. Lack of skills – ……………………………………………………………………………….Ineptness

728. Stick with a thick end used in mortar for pounding – …………………………..Pestle

729. An act when people vote in order to make a particular subject or policy rather than

voting for a person – …………………………………………………………………………….Referendum

730. Drug which cause people to sleep early – ……………………………………….Soporific

731. The branch of philosophy concerned with the study of principles of beauty, especially in art – ………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Aesthetics

732. The study of skin – …………………………………………………………………..Dermatology

733. A rough, violent, troublesome person – ………………………………………………Tartar

734. A brave, noble – minded or chivalrous man – ……………………………………Gallant

735. Obsession with books – …………………………………………………………….Bibliomania

736. A large body of people playing musical instruments – ………………….Orchestra

737. Solemn religious acts – ……………………………………………………………….…………Rites

738. That which cannot be averted – …………………………………………………...Inevitable

739. One who sets type for books, newspapers, etc. – ………………….….Compositor

740. Land covered by water on three sides – ………………………………………..Peninsula

741. A remedy for all diseases – ………………………………………………………………Panacea

742. A piece of shelter for ships – …………………………………………………………...Harbour

743. Of the highest degree – ………………………………………………………………Superlative

744. A place where soldiers live – ……………………………………………………………Barracks

745. A man who collects old and new coins – ………………………………….Numismatics

746. Regular user of places/restaurant etc. – …………………………………………Clientele

747. A thing no longer in use – ……………………………………………………………….Obsolete

748. A place where astronomical observations are made – ……………..Observatory

749. Killing one’s sister – ………………………………………………………………………Sororicide

750. A person who has lost protection of law – …………………………………………Outlaw

751. Falsification of documents etc. – ………………………………………………………Forgery

752. To make atonement to one’s sins – …………………………………………………..Expiate

753. Committing murder in revenge – ……………………………………………………Vendetta

754. The thing that can be easily broken – ………………………………………………….Brittle

755. An unimportant person – ………………………………………………….………...Nonentity

756. Experts who scientifically study insects – ………………………..……Entomologists

757. One who presend to be what he is not – ……………………………………….Hypocrite

758. A paper/ story/ poem first written out by hand – ………………………Manuscript

759. A job carrying no salary – ………………………………………………………………Honorary

760. Act of stealing in small quantities – ……………………………………………..Pilferages

761. Pertaining to the west – ………………………………………………………………Occidental

762. A place where money is coined – …………………………………………………………..Mint

763. The process by which plants and animals breathe – …………………..Respiration

764. One who sneers at the aims and beliefs of his fellow men – …………………Cynic

765. Property inherited from one’s father – ………………………………………..Patrimony

766. A person who is womanish in habits – ………………………………………..Effeminate

767. One who is converted from one religion to other – ……………………….Proselyte

768. A small shop that sells fashionable clothes, cosmetics etc. – ………….Boutique

769. Interval between two events – ………………………………………………………Interlude

770. A person’s peculiar habit – ………………………………………………………Idiosyncracy

771. The art of delaying – ……………………………………………………………Procrastination

772. A doctor who specializes in the eye diseases of the eyes – ….Opthalmologist

773. Person who eats too much – …………………………………………………………….Glutton

774. Write or carve words on stone or paper – ………………………………………..Inscribe

775. Unable to pay one’s debt – …………………………………………………………….Insolvent

776. Trouble any annoy continually – …………………………………………………………Harass

777. A narrow stretch of land connecting two large bodies of land – …….Isthumus

778. An animal which lives by preying on other animals – ………………………Predator

779. Government or rule by a small group of people – ………………………….Oligarchy

780. One who copies from other writers – …………………………………………….Plagiarist

781. Thing that can be felt or touched – …………………………………………………Palpable

782. The scientific study of elections – ………………………………………………Psephology

783. A notice of a person’s death – ………………………………………………………..Obituary

784. An animal that lives in a group – …………………………………………………Gregarious

785. Hard working and diligent – ……………………………………………………………Sedulous

786. Shine with a bright but brief or irregular light – ………………………………….Flicker

787. The act of setting free from bondage of any kind – ……………….Emancipation

788. A disease that affects a large number of people in an area at the same time –

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….…Epidemic

789. One who is eighty years old – …………………………………………………..Octogenarian

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790. A shady fertile place in a desert – …………………………………………………………Oasis

791. A place where bees are kept – ……………………………………………………………Apiary

792. A brief or a short stay at a place – …………………………………………………….Sojourn

793. That which can be believed – ………………………………………………………….Credible

794. One who is indifferent to pain or pleasure – ………………………………………….Stoic

795. A drug which makes one see things that are not really there – Hallucinogen

796. Providing relief – ……………………………………………………………………………Reprieve

797. The philosophy of putting another’s welfare above one’s own – …….Altruism

798. A person who is new to profession – ………………………………………………….Novice

799. That which makes one highly knowledgeable – ……………………………..Erudition

800. A state of emotional or intellectual separation – …………………………Alienation

801. A place where animals are slaughtered – …………………………………………Abattoir

802. A man with abnormal habits – ………………………………………………………..Eccentric

803. Words inscribed on the tomb – …………………………………………………………Epitaph

804. Proposition made as a basis for reasoning without the assumption of its truth/ facts –

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Hypothesis

805. Indifference to Pain and pleasure – ………………………………………………..Stoicism

806. No longer a child, but not yet an adult – ……………………………………Adolescent

807. Act of making things new like before – ………………………………….……..Renovate

808. One who knows everything – ……………………………………………………Omniscient

809. Any morbid dread of water (fear of water) – ………………………….Hydrophobia

810. The ceremony of crowning a sovereign – ……………………………………Coronation

811. One who tends to patronize, rebuff or ignore people regarded as social inferiors and imitate, admire people regarded as social superiors – ………………………………………Snob

812. A room where dead are kept until burial – ……………………………………Mortuary

813. Government by a king – ………………………………………………………………Monarchy

814. Hobson’s choice – ……………………………………………………………….No choice at all

815. Violation of the sanctity of a sacred place – ……………………………………Sacrilege

816. Speech delivered without preparation – ……………………………………..Extempore

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

818. A child born after the death of father – ……………………………………Posthumous

819. A person who completely abstains from alcohol – …………………….Teetotaller

820. One who is able to use both hands – …………………………………….Ambidextrous

821. Chief of a group of workmen – ……………………………………………………….Foreman

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

823. Animals without backbone – ………………………………………………….Invertebrates

824. Action that is likely to make people very angry – ……………………Inflammatory

825. A humorous drawing dealing with current events or politics – …………Cartoon

826. Act of mercy killing – …………………………………………………………………..Euthanasia

827. The act of killing a king – ………………………………………………………………….Regicide

828. Emission of light or heat from a central point – …………………………….Radiation

829. That which cannot be believed –………………………….……………………… Incredible

830. An act of travelling from one place to another – ………………………………Journey

831. Misappropriation of money – ………………………………………………Embezzlement

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