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

By Komal|Updated : June 23rd, 2022

One Word Substitution is an important part of the English section for REETUPTETCTETSuper TETDSSSBKVS, etc. We can expect at least 2 to 3 questions from the topic of Idioms & Phrase. One word Substitution is an important topic of the English section. 2-3 questions are expected from this topic. 

We are sharing some important One-Word Substitution from the letter 'L' which will very helpful to score good marks in the exam.

Vocabulary Special: Important One-word Substitution (L)

1. Linguist 
Meaning in Hindi:भाषाविद 
Meaning in English: A person skilled in many languages.

2. Lexicographer 
Meaning in Hindi:कोशकार 
Meaning in English: One who compiles a dictionary

3. Loquacious 
Meaning in Hindi:बातूनी 
Meaning in English: One who talks too much

4. Laconic 
Meaning in Hindi:संक्षिप्त 
Meaning in English: Using few words in writing or speech.

5. Latent 
Meaning in Hindi:गुप्त 
Meaning in English: Existing but not visible clearly

6. Laurel 
Meaning in Hindi:वाहवाही 
Meaning in English: Honour is given to someone for some work

7. Lineage 
Meaning in Hindi:वंशावली 
Meaning in English: Direct descent from an ancestor

8. Lullaby 
Meaning in Hindi:बच्चों को सुलाने के लिए गीत 
Meaning in English: A quiet, gentle song sung to send a child to sleep.

 9. Lynch 
Meaning in Hindi:वध करना 
Meaning in English: Kill someone for the alleged crime without any trial

10. Layman 
Meaning in Hindi:अविज्ञ जन 
Meaning in English: Person who does not have any expert knowledge of a particular

11. Leer 
Meaning in Hindi:कामुक या अप्रिय तरह से टकटकी 
Meaning in English: Look or gaze lasciviously or unpleasantly.

12. Legible 
Meaning in Hindi:पढ़ने योग्य 
Meaning in English: That which can be read easily

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

You may read the following 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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