One Word Substitution Quiz#5

Choose the word which can be substituted for the given word/sentence.

 

1. Irresistible craving for alcoholic drinks

Answer

Dipsomania

2. A hater of mankind

Answer

Misanthrope

3. A remedy for all diseases

Answer

Panacea

4. Something that is poisonous and unhealthy

Answer

Toxic

5. The worship of idols or images

Answer

Idolatry

6. A place where nuns live and work

Answer

Convent

7. Violation of something holy and sacred

Answer

Sacrilege

8. One who destroys images or attacks popular beliefs

Answer

Iconoclast

9. Feeding on food made of both plant and flesh

Answer

Omnivorous

10. A woman having more than one husband at the same time

Answer

Polyandry

11. A den for small animals

Answer

Hutch

12. To take back, withdraw or renounce

Answer

Recant

13. The habit of always admiring oneself

Answer

Narcissism

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

Answer

Intermediary

15. One who deserts his principle or believes

Answer

Renegade

16. Property handled down after the death of a person

Answer

Inheritance

17. One who breaks the established traditions and image

Answer

Iconoclast

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

Answer

Hedonist

19. Building in which a dead body is kept for a time

Answer

Mortuary

20. Experts in the scientific study of birds

Answer

Ornithology

 

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