One Word Substitution (R), Study Notes, Material - DSSSB Teaching Exam

By Komal|Updated : May 25th, 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 2021, 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.

Vocabulary Special: Important One-word Substitution (R)

  1. Refugee 
    Meaning in Hindi:- आश्रित 
    Meaning in English:- A person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war

  2. Rioters 
    Meaning in Hindi:- उप्रदवी 
    Meaning in English:- One who is engaged in war

  3. Regicide 
    Meaning in Hindi:- रजा की हत्या 
    Meaning in English:- Murderer of the King

  4. Rapport 
    Meaning in Hindi:- घनिष्ठता 
    Meaning in English:- A close and harmonious relationship

  5. Rampant 
    Meaning in Hindi:- आक्रामक 
    Meaning in English:- Getting worse quickly and in an uncontrolled way

  6. Ransom 
    Meaning in Hindi:- फिरौती 
    Meaning in English:- A sum of money demanded or paid for the release of a captive.

  7. Recluse 
    Meaning in Hindi:- वैरागी 
    Meaning in English:- A person who lives alone and avoids social activities.

  8. Recapitulate 
    Meaning in Hindi:- पुनरावृत्ति करना 
    Meaning in English:-To say something again or to repeat words

  9. Referendum 
    Meaning in Hindi:- जनमत संग्रह 
    Meaning in English:- A general vote by the electorate on a single political question

  10. Rejuvenate 
    Meaning in Hindi:- जीर्णोद्धार करना 
    Meaning in English:- Restore to the former state or make fresh again.

  11. Repartee 
    Meaning in Hindi:- हाजिर जवाबी 
    Meaning in English:- A quick witty reply

  12. Retrospective 
    Meaning in Hindi:- पूर्वप्रभावी 
    Meaning in English:- Looking back on or dealing with past events or situations.
This article tends to be beneficial for the following exams - REETUPTETCTETSuper TETDSSSBKVS 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 the English Subject in the DSSSB exam- 20 marks.

  •  The level of One-Word Substitution asked in the exam - Moderate.

  • Yes, the DSSSB exam includes negative marking - (0.25 marks).

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