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  1. A person who talks in sleep is called as = Somniloquist
  2. A person who interprets dreams = Oneirocritic 
  3. A person who collects stamps = Philatelist 
  4. Who present everywhere = Omnipresent 
  5. To have unlimited power = Omnipotent 
  6. The person who knows everything = Omniscient 
  7. Ignorant person (A person who is unaware of everything) = Oblivious 
  8. A person involving in an activity for pleasure and not money = Amateur 
  9. believer, supporter, etc. = Follower 
  10. A who works for the good of others. = Altruist
  11. Person interested in antiquities (ancient objects) = Antiquarian 
  12. The life history of a person written by an author is called = Biography
  13. The life history of a person written by himself is called = Autobiography 
  14. Study of past events = History 
  15. List of all of sources used in research work = Bibliography 
  16. A person who eats too much = Glutton 
  17. A person who eats small and quick bites = Nibbler 
  18. One who eats the human flesh = Cannibal 
  19. Animal/Person consuming food both plant and animal origin = Omnivore 
  20. Place for ammunition and weapons = Arsenal
  21. Hospital for mad people = Asylum 
  22. Place of collecting public/government/historical records. = Archives 
  23. Science of sound = Acoustics 
  24. To cut off an infected part of a person’s body = Amputate 
  25. An examination of a dead body = Autopsy 
  26. A place where dead bodies of victims or accidents are kept for identification = Morgue 
  27. A religious war = Crusade 
  28. A large enclosure for wild animals = Zoo 
  29. A large enclosure for fish = Aquarium 
  30. A large enclosure for keeping birds = Aviary 
  31. The killing of human beings = Homicide 
  32. General pardon of political offenders = Amnesty 
  33. It is a form of government in which a single entity rules with absolute power = Autocracy 
  34. Having generous and kind nature = Magnanimity 
  35. A person who writes in a newspaper = Journalist
  36. A house where an Eskimo lives = igloo
  37. Fear of spiders is known as = Arachnophobia
  38. Fear of social interaction/ fear of crowded places = Agoraphobia
  39. Fear of water = Hydrophobia 
  40. One who looks at the bright side of things = Optimist
  41. Who looks at the dark side of things = Pessimist 
  42. who does not see reality = Dreamer 
  43. Person who is two faced = Janus faced
  44. A word meaning happy and joyful = Exhilarated
  45. Angry =Infuriated 
  46. Sad = Despondent 
  47. A word indicating medicines that have no biological value yet create an impact because of psychological reasons = Placebo
  48. Fear of animals = Zoo-phobia
  49. A person who cannot help but steal whatever he can find = Kleptomaniac
  50. A physician who diagnoses and interprets the changes caused by disease in tissues and body fluids = Pathologist
  51. If you teach at a big international school, besides receiving a handsome salary your child will receive an education there for free = Gratis
  52. Prices of grain have risen in the retail markets due to shortage but wholesalers have their storehouses of grain full = Granaries
  53. If you look, you will find a hole in the side of  every ship that allows water to drain from the deck. = Scupper
  54. The array of baked goods that impressed by their sheer variety and huge quantity = Panoply of baked goods
  55. To grant a general pardon to all = Amnesty
  56. A strong believer in fate = Fatalist
  57. The earliest inhabitants = Aboriginal people
  58. Someone who would be mutually appointed by them and whose decision would be binding on them = An arbitrator
  59. at a constant distance from each other = Parallely
  60. The senile old man (let his saliva run) all over his vest = Slobbered
  61. Which could not be explained =  Were inexplicable
  62. A list that contained almost all = Glossary
  63. The condition of being abnormally afraid of thunder and lightning = Astraphobia
  64. Hostile and aggressive = Belligerent
  65. The warm and pleasant = Balmy
  66. The child talked too much in class. She was (talkative) = Garrulous
  67. Man who would not share a penny with anyone = Miser
  68. Afternoon nap = Siesta
  69. A speech delivered without any prior preparation = Extempore
  70. One who is not sure about God’s existence = Agnostic 
  71. A lover of mankind = Altruist / Philanthropist
  72. One who can use either hand with ease = Ambidextrous 
  73. One who is out to destroy all governments, peace and order = Anarchist 
  74. A person appointed by two parties to solve a dispute = Arbitrator 
  75. One who leads an austere life = Ascetic 
  76. An unconventional style of living = Bohemian 
  77. One who is bad in spelling = Cacographist
  78. A person displaying aggressive or exaggerated patriotism = Chauvinist
  79. An expert judge = Connoisseur
  80. A person or thing living or existing at the same time = Contemporaries
  81. Recovering from an illness or operation = Convalescent
  82. A woman who flirts = Coquette
  83. A person who regards the whole world as his country = Cosmopolitan
  84. One who is centre of attraction = Cynosure
  85. One who sneers at the beliefs of others = Cynic
  86. Debonair = Suave
  87. A leader or orator who espoused the cause of the common people = Demagogue
  88. An amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends to have knowledge = Dilettante
  89. Having or showing characteristics regarded as typical of a woman = Effeminate
  90. A person who takes particular pleasure in fine food and drink = Epicure
  91. Very particular and choosy person = Fastidious
  92. One who run away from Justice = Fugitive
  93. A person who enjoys eating and often eats too much = Gourmand
  94. Controlled by wife = Henpecked
  95. A person who acts against religion = Heretic
  96. Highbrow = Intellectual
  97. A patient with imaginary symptoms and ailments = Hypochondriac
  98. Someone who attacks cherished ideas or traditional institutions = Iconoclast
  99. That cannot be entered by force = Impregnable
  100. Indefatigable = Tireless
  101. One who does not express himself freely = Introvert
  102. Moving from place to place = Itinerant
  103. Who behaves without moral principles = Libertine
  104. Primarily concerned with making money at the expense of ethics = Mercenary
  105. A person who dislikes humankind and avoids human society = Misanthrope
  106. Someone in love with himself = Narcissist
  107. One who collect coins = Numismatist
  108. A person who likes or admires women = Philogynist
  109. Knowing or using several languages = Polyglot
  110. One who loves peace = Pacifist
  111. A man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them = Philanderer
  112. One who lives in seclusion = Recluse
  113. One who helps needy = Samaritan
  114. someone who walks in sleep = Somnambulist
  115. A person who is indifferent to the pains and pleasures of life = Stoic
  116. A boastful fellow = Swashbuckler
  117. A very quarrelsome lady = Termagant
  118. Habitual drunkard = Sot
  119. Extremely fond of one’s wife = Uxorious
  120. Brilliant performer on stage = Virtuoso
  121. A formal resignation and renunciation of powers = Abdication
  122. An annual calender with position of stars = Almanac
  123. Animal that live in both land and sea = Amphibian
  124. A story that express ideas through symbols = Allegory
  125. A statement or proposition that is regarded as being established = Axiom
  126. A nation or person engaged in war = Belligerent
  127. An examination of tissue removed from a living body = Biopsy
  128. An act of speaking against religion = Blasphemy
  129. The arrangement of events in the order of their occurrence = Chronology
  130. A religious war = Crusade
  131. Lasting for a very short time = Ephemeral
  132. Living in flocks = Gregarious 
  133. A mark that cannot be erased = Indelible
  134. Never failing = Infallible
  135. Certain to happen = Inevitable
  136. A period of intervals between two regimes = Interregnum
  137. A sentimental longing for the past = Nostalgia
  138. A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases = Panacea
  139. The belief that God pervades nature = Pantheism
  140. A style meant to display one’s knowledge = Pedantic
  141. The practice of taking someone else’s work = Plagiarism
  142. A love free from physical desire = Platonic
  143. Fit to drink = Potable
  144. A decision made by public voting = Plebiscite
  145. Nice ruler = Red-tapism
  146. The distinctive clothing worn and ornaments carried at formal occasions as an indication of status = Regalia
  147. Violation of what is regarded as sacred = Sacrilege
  148. A job with little responsibility but high salary = Sinecure
  149. Speech you make to yourself = Soliloquy
  150. A thing that is kept as a reminder of an event = Souvenir
  151. A slight fault that can be forgiven = Venial
  152. A writing word for word = Verbatim
  153. An imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect = Utopia
  154. A place where animals are slaughtered = Abattoir
  155. Where bees are kept = Apiary
  156. A place for wrestling = Arena
  157. A place where weapons and military equipment are stored or made = Arsenal
  158. A place where political refugees are given shelter = Asylum
  159. Place where birds are kept = Aviary
  160. A hole or tunnel dug by a small animal = Burrow
  161. A place where ammunition is hidden = Cache
  162. A graveyard where dead are buried = Cemetery
  163. Where children are cared = Creche
  164. A bottle with a stopper for serving wine or water = Decanter
  165. Sleeping rooms in an institution = Dormitory
  166. The nest of a squirrel = Drey
  167. A place or state of perfect happiness = Elysium
  168. Where grains are kept = Granary
  169. A place for housing aeroplanes = Hangar
  170. A place for bees = Hive
  171. A cage for rabbits = Hutch
  172. A hospital = Infirmary
  173. Shelter for dog = Kennel
  174. A place where money is coined = Mint
  175. A place for wild animals and birds = Menagerie
  176. A residence for monks and priests = Monastery
  177. Land planted with fruit trees = Orchard
  178. A place where water is collected and stored = Reservoir
  179. A house of shelter for horse = Stable
  180. A place where pigs are kept = Sty.
  181. A place for washing dishes = Scullery
  182. Cover of sword = Sheath
  183. A place for the sick to recover health = Sanatorium
  184. A place where leather is tanned = Tannery
  185. A place for clothes = Wardrobe
  186. A published collection of poems = Anthology
  187. A group of heavy guns = Battery
  188. A bundle of paper, cotton etc tightly wrapped = Bale
  189. A large group of people or things of a particular kind = Bevy
  190. An arranged bunch of flowers = Bouquet
  191. A family of young animals = Brood
  192. A pair of pigeons = Brace
  193. Collection at a hidden place = Cache
  194. A group of people, typically with vehicles or animals travelling together = Caravan
  195. A closed political meeting = Caucus
  196. A small group of people with shared interests = Clique
  197. A group paid to applaud = Claque
  198. A series of stars = Constellation
  199. A funeral procession = Cortege
  200. A group of worshippers = Congregation
  201. A herd or flock of animals being driven in a body = Drove
  202. A fleet of ships = Flotilla
  203. A small group of trees = Grove
  204. A group of houses in a village = Hamlet
  205. A large group of animals that live together = Herd
  206. A large group of people = Horde
  207. A group of policemen = Posse
  208. A large number of fish swimming together = Shoal
  209. A strong and fast-moving stream of water = Torrent
  210. One who studies the pattern of voting in election = Psephologist
  211. One who draws maps = Cartographer 
  212. One who complies a dictionary = Laxicographer 
  213. Absence of the government = Anarchy
  214. Government by the nobles = Aristocracy 
  215. Government by one person = Autocracy 
  216. The right of self-government = Autonomy 
  217. Government run by officials = Bureaucracy
  218. Government by the People = Democracy 
  219. Government by old men = Gerontocracy 
  220. Government run by worst citizen = Kekistocracy 
  221. Government by inexperienced persons = Neocracy
  222. Government run universally = Panarchy 
  223. Government by few persons = Oligarchy 
  224. Government by mob = Ochlocracy 
  225. Government by the rich = Plutocracy
  226. Government by the laws of religion  = Theocracy 
  227. Government by the Gods = Thearchy 
  228. Government by the King/Queen = Monarchy 
  229. Murder of one’s children = Fillicide
  230. Murder of one’s brother = Fratricide
  231. Murder of one’s mother = Matricide 
  232. Murder of one’s parents = Parricide 
  233. Murder of one’s wife = Uxoricide  
  234. Murder of a foetus = Foeticide 
  235. Murder of a man/woman = Homicide 
  236. Murder of king or queen = Regicide
  237. The practise of having two wives or husbands at a time = Bigamy
  238. The practise of having extra marital relations = Adultery 
  239. An allowance paid to wife on divorce = Alimony 
  240. A state of abstention from marriage = Celibacy 
  241. Sound of apes = Gibber
  242. Resonant metallic sound = Clang 
  243. Sound of asses = Bray 
  244. Sound by a person in agony = Moan 
  245. Sound made by brakes = Screech
  246. Sound made by Beetles = Drone 
  247. Sound of the bells = Jingle 
  248. Sound of the birds = Chrip 
  249. Sound made by the camels = Grunt
  250. Sound of the cats = Mew 
  251. Sound of the chains = Clank 
  252. Sound of the Cattle = Low 
  253. sound of Doors = Creak
  254. The study of sound = Acoustics
  255. The science or art of flight = Aeronautics
  256. The philosophy of fine arts = Aesthetics
  257. The science of soil management = Agronomy
  258. Chemistry in ancient times = Alchemy
  259. The science dealing with the structure of animals, plants or human body = Anatomy
  260. The study of history of a list of books on a subject = Bibliography
  261. The science that deals with the origin, physical and cultural development of mankind = Anthropology
  262. The study of plants = Botany
  263. The study of bacteria = Bacteriology
  264. The study of the movements and relative positions of celestial bodies interpreted as having an influence on human affairs = Astrology
  265. Cultivation of trees and vegetables = Arboriculture
  266. The study of human population with the help of the records of the number of births and deaths = Demography
  267. The study of relation of animals and plants to their surroundings, animate and inanimate = Ecology
  268. The study of insects = Entomology
  269. The study of inscriptions = Epigraphy
  270. The study of duration of life = Chronobiology
  271. The art of beautiful handwriting = Calligraphy
  272. The art of making objects from clay = Ceramics
  273. The study of historical records to establish the dates of past events = Chronology
  274. The art of making fireworks = Chromatics
  275. The science of the nature of heavenly bodies = Cosmogony
  276. The science that describes and maps the main features of the universe = Cosmography
  277. The science of the nature, origin and history of the universe = Cosmology
  278. The art of secret writings = Cypher
  279. The study of finger prints for the purpose of identification = Dactylography
  280. The branch of biology concerned with the structure and function of plant and animal cells = Cytology
  281. The branch of physics dealing with the production and effects of very low temperatures = Cryogenics
  282. The technique of communication by signs made with the fingers = Dactylology
  283. The study of human races = Ethnology.
  284. The study of animal behaviour = Ethology.
  285. The study of origin and history of words = Etymology
  286. The study and tracing of lines of descent or development = Genealogy
  287. The study of effect of environment on workers = Ergonomy.
  288. The science of improving a human population by controlled breeding to increase the occurrence of desirable heritable characteristics = Eugenics.
  289. The study of heredity and the variation of inherited characteristics = Genetics
  290. The therapeutic use of sunlight = Heliotherapy
  291. Exercises developing or displaying physical agility and coordination = Gymnastics.
  292. The science that deals with the earth’s physical structure and substance, its history, and the processes that act on it = Geology.
  293. The study of the microscopic structure of tissues = Histology.
  294. The art or practice of garden cultivation and management = Horticulture
  295. The use or study of images or symbols in visual arts = Iconography.
  296. Literature dealing with saints = Hagiology.
  297. The treatment of illness through the use of water, either internally or through external means such as steam baths = Hydropathy.
  298. The study of animal life = Zoology
  299. The supposed communication of thoughts or ideas by means other than the known senses = Telepathy.
  300. The study of caves = Spelelogy.
  301. The branch of science concerned with earthquakes and related phenomena = Seismology.
  302. The science of law = Jurisprudence
  303. The study of visual imagery and its symbolism and interpretation = Iconology
  304. The study or collection of coins, paper currency, and medals = Numismatics
  305. The scientific study of teeth = Odontology
  306. The scientific study of birds = Ornithology.
  307. The correct or accepted pronunciation of words = Orthoepy.
  308. The method and practice of teaching, esp. as an academic subject or theoretical concept = Pedagogy.
  309. The study of rocks = Petrology
  310. The collection and study of postage stamps = Philately.
  311. The branch of knowledge that deals with the structure, historical development, and relationships of a language or languages = Philology.
  312. The study and classification of speech sounds = Phonetics.
  313. The art of elegant speech or writing = Rhetoric
  314. The study of ancient writing systems and the deciphering and dating of historical manuscripts = Paleography.
  315. A person’s facial features or expression, esp. when regarded as indicative of character or ethnic origin = Physiognomy.
  316. The production of silk and the rearing of silkworms for this purpose = Sericulture.
  317. Fear of heights = Acrophobia
  318. Fear of men = Androphobia 
  319. The fear of ugliness = Cacophobia
  320. Fear of depths = Bathophobia 
  321. Fear of books = Biblophobia 
  322. Fear of doctors = Catrophobia 
  323. Fear of Air = Aerophobia 
  324. Fear of Pain = Aglophobia 
  325. Fear of Altitude = Altiphobia 
  326. Fear of Solitude = Autophobia
  327. Extreme fear about beauty = Cellophobia
  328. Fear of being confined to small place = Claustrophobia 
  329. Fear of dogs = Cynophobia 
  330. Fear of the passing of time = Chronophobia 
  331. Fear of marriage = Gamophobia 
  332. Fear of work = Ergophobia 
  333. Fear of women = Gynaephobia
  334. Fear of knowledge = Gnosiophobia 
  335. Fear of writing = Graphophobia 
  336. Fear of blood = Hematophobia
  337. Fear of travel = Hodophobia
  338. Fear of feeling pleasure = Hedonophobia 
  339. Fear of water = Hydrophobia 
  340. Fear of stealing/thieves = Kleptophobia 
  341. Fear of study = Logophobia
  342. A compulsive desire to steal = Kleptomania 
  343. Fear of getting fat = Lipophobia 
  344. Mania for talking = Logomania 
  345. An emotional disorder characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to eat = Anorexia 
  346. Fear of crowded spaces or enclosed public places = Agorophobia 
  347. Fear of thirst = Dipsophobia
  348. Fear of motherhood = Metrophobia 
  349. Fear of loneliness = Monophobia 
  350. Fear of darkness = Nyctophobia
  351. Fear of being stared at = Ophthalmophobia
  352. Fear of dirt or contamination = Mysophobia 
  353. Fear of disease = Pathophobia
  354. Fear of crowds / mob = Ochlophobia 
  355. Fear of children = Paedophobia 
  356. Fear of poverty = Peniaphobia
  357. Fear of medicine = Pharamacophobia
  358. Fear of ghosts = Phasmophobia 
  359. Fear of people from other countries = Xenophobia 
  360. Fear of fire = Pyrophobia   
  361. Morbid compulsion of drink = Dipsomania 
  362. Delusion of being under evil spirits = Demonomania 
  363. A morbid fear of insects = Entomophobia 
  364. Fear of old age = Geraphobia
  365. The physical or psychological fear of sexual relations or sexual intercourse = Genophobia 
  366. Fear of old memories = Menemophobia
  367. An abnormal fear of childbirth = Maieusiophobia 
  368. Delusion about one’s greatness = Magalomania 
  369. Fear of death = Thanatophobia
  370. Fear of poison = Toxicophobia 
  371. Fear of God = Theophobia 
  372. Fear of burglars = Scelerophobia 
  373. Fear of number thirteen = Triskaidekaphobia
  374. A delusion that one in God = Theomania 
  375. Extreme old age when a man behaves like a fool = Dotage
  376. That which cannot be corrected = Incorrigible
  377. The study of ancient societies = Archaeology
  378. A person of good understanding knowledge and reasoning power = Intellectual
  379. A person who insists on something = Stickler
  380. State in which the few govern the many = Oligarchy
  381. A style in which a writer makes a display of his knowledge = Pedantic
  382. List of the business or subjects to be considered at a meeting = Agenda
  383. Leave or remove from a place considered dangerous = Evacuate
  384. A prima facie = At first sight
  385. A person pretending to be somebody he is not = Imposter
  386. A person who knows many foreign languages = Polyglot
  387. One who has little faith in human sincerity and goodness = Cynic
  388. One who possesses many talents = Versatile
  389. Words inscribed on tomb = Epitaph
  390. One who eats everything = Omnivorous
  391. Malafide case is one = Which is undertaken in a bad faith
  392. The custom or practice of having more than one husband at same time = Polyandry
  393. Tending to move away from the centre or axis = Centrifugal
  394. One who abstains from taking wine = Teetotaller
  395. A person interested in collecting, studying and selling of old things = Antiquarian
  396. A drawing on transparent paper = Transparency
  397. One who is not easily pleased by anything = Fastidious
  398. A remedy for all diseases = Panacea
  399. One who is fond of fighting = Bellicose
  400. A small shop that sells fashionable clothes, cosmetics, etc = Boutique
  401. That which cannot be read = Illegible
  402. In a state of tension or anxiety or suspense = On tenterhooks
  403. That which cannot be seen = Invisible
  404. To slap with a flat object = Swat
  405. Habitually silent or talking little = Taciturn
  406. One who cannot be corrected = Incorrigible
  407. Be the embodiment or perfect example of = Personify
  408. A paper written by hand = Manuscript
  409. The act of violating the sanctity of the church is = Sacrilege
  410. Something that can be heard = Audible
  411. A name adopted by an author in his writings = Pseudonym
  412. A place that provides refuge = Asylum
  413. A child born after death of his father = Posthumous
  414. The absence of law and order = Anarchy
  415. The raison d’etre of a controversy is = The reason or justification of its existence
  416. A place where bees are kept in called = An apiary
  417. A religious discourse = Sermon
  418. Parts of a country behind the coast or a river’s banks = Hinterland
  419. Study of the evolution of man as an animal = Anthropology
  420. One who does not believe in existence of god = Atheist
  421. A disease of mind causing an uncontrollable desire to steal = Kleptomania
  422. One who sacrifices his life for a cause  = Martyr
  423. A person who brings goods illegally into the country = Smuggler
  424. To take secretly in small quantities = Pilferage
  425. To accustom oneself to a foreign climate = Acclimatise
  426. Detailed plan of journey = Itinerary
  427. Giving undue favours to one’s own kith and kin = Nepotism
  428. Hater of learning and knowledge = Misologist
  429. A person interested in reading books and nothing else = Book-worm
  430. A place where monks live as a secluded community = Monastery
  431. Incapable of being seen through = Opaque
  432. One who does not care for literature or art = Philistine
  433. A large sleeping-room with many beds = Dormitory
  434. Continuing fight between parties, families, clans, etc = Feud
  435. A building for storing threshed grain = Granary
  436. Policeman riding on motorcycles as guards to a VIP = Outriders
  437. One who is determined to exact full vengeance for wrongs done to him = Vindictive
  438. An expression of mild disapproval = Reproof
  439. One absorbed in his own thoughts and feelings rather than in things outside = Introvert
  440. A school boy who cuts classes frequently is a = Truant
  441. Ready to believe = Credulous
  442. Medical study of skin and its diseases = Dermatology
  443. A person who tries to deceive people by claiming to be able to do wonderful things = Trickster
  444. A dramatic performance = Masque
  445. One who does not marry, especially as a religious obligation = Celibate
  446. That which is perceptible by touch is = Tangible
  447. Very pleasing to eat = Palatable
  448. The part of government which is concerned with making of rules = Legislature
  449. One who believes that all things and events in life are predetermined is a = Fatalist
  450. Something that relates to everyone in the world = Universal
  451. To walk with slow or regular Steps is to = Pace
  452. A style full of words = Verbose
  453. Having superior or intellectual interests and tastes = Highbrow
  454. To cause troops, etc. to spread out in readiness for battle = Deploy
  455. A voice loud enough to be heard = Audible
  456. A light sailing boat built specially for racing = Yacht
  457. One who is in charge of museum = Curator
  458. One who is honourably discharged from service = Emeritus
  459. Present opposing arguments or evidence = Rebut
  460. The policy of extending a country’s empire and influence = Imperialism
  461. Of outstanding significance = Monumental
  462. Code of diplomatic etiquette and precedence = Protocol
  463. A fixed orbit in space in relation to earth = Geo-stationary
  464. That which cannot be believed = Incredible
  465. To issue a thunderous verbal attack = Fulminate

 

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