One Word Substitution (D), Study Notes, Material - DSSSB exam

By Komal|Updated : August 11th, 2022

In this article, we should read related to the One word Substitution Important for the DSSSB. One word Substitution is an important part of the English section for DSSSB, KVS, MPTET, CTET 2022, and other teaching exams. We can expect at least 2 to 3 questions on the topic of One word Substitution.

One word Substitution is an essential part of the vocabulary. It simply indicates that the sentence has to be replaced with a single word. This area needs a good vocabulary to answer the questions well. Problems based on one-word substitution are oftentimes asked in various teaching exams. In one-word substitution questions, a definition will be given and candidates will be asked to choose a word for this definition from the options that are provided.


Important One Word Substitution Beginning with D

  1. Declamation
    Meaning in Hindi: घोषणा
    Meaning in English: Act or art of rhetorical exercise.
  2. Delible
    Meaning in Hindi: मिटाने योग्य
    Meaning in English: That which can be effaced or blotted out.
  3. Death-trap
    Meaning in Hindi: खतरनाक स्थान
    Meaning in English: Place where many people have died in an accident
  4. Death-blow
    Meaning in Hindi: प्राण लेने वाला अघात
    Meaning in English: A stroke with a hand or weapon that causes death.
  5. Death rattle
    Meaning in Hindi: मरने के समय की हिचकी
    Meaning in English: A gurgling sound sometimes heard in a dying person's throat
  6. Debtor
    Meaning in Hindi: देनदार
    Meaning in English: A person who owes money to somebody.
  7. Decry
    Meaning in Hindi: आक्षेप करना
    Meaning in English: Speak critically of somebody or something to make him seems less valuable.
  8. Domicile
    Meaning in Hindi: निवास स्थान
    Meaning in English: A place where a person lives permanently
  9. Decorum
    Meaning in Hindi: शिष्टाचार
    Meaning in English: Dignified and socially acceptable behaviour
  10. Dilemma
    Meaning in Hindi: दुविधा
    Meaning in English: Situation in which one has to choose between two things or courses of action.
  11. Deteriorate
    Meaning in Hindi: ख़राब होना
    Meaning in English: Become  Worse
  12. Drunkard
    Meaning in Hindi: शराबी
    Meaning in English: One who is in the habit of drinking
  13. Destitution
    Meaning in Hindi: अभावग्रस्त
    Meaning in English: Lack of the necessaries of life.
  14. Delirium
    Meaning in Hindi: ज्ञानशून्यता
    Meaning in English: Mental illness caused by illness.
  15. Deism
    Meaning in Hindi:
    Meaning in English: Belief in the existence of God that is based more on faith than on religious teaching.

This article tends to be beneficial for the following exams - REET, UPTET, CTET, Online Classroom Program TET, DSSSB, KVS, etc.

 Suggested Read Books:

Serial No.Book NameAuthor Name
1.One Word SubstitutionRoshan Tolani
2.One Word SubstitutionAtharv Publication


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  • The weightage of One word Substitution in the DSSSB exam- 3 to 4 marks.

  • The level of One-word Substitution Questions asked in the DSSSB exam is of moderate level.

  • The weightage of the English Section in the DSSSB exam is 20 marks.

  • Yes, negative marking involves in the DSSSB exam (0.25 marks).

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