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One Word Substitutions, Proverbs, Facts and Opinions

One Word Substitutions, Proverbs, Facts and Opinions

One Word Substitutions

One word Substitution is one of the integral parts of vocabulary. It simply means that a sentence has to be replaced with a single word.

 

 

One word Substitution is one of the parts of vocabulary. It basically means that a sentence has to be replaced with a single word. This area requires a good vocabulary.

For example: A hater of womankindMisogynist. One easy method of doing one-word substitution is by using the root method. Roots are nothing but the words from which the main word has been derived.

Some of the examples of one-word substitution are:

      One Word

                                        Sentence

Absolute Zero

The standing point of absolute temperature

Accelerate

Cause to move faster

Accelerate

Speedup

Acerose

Needle shaped

Access

Means of approaching

Acrophobia

Pathological fear of high places

Adolescence

A stage of growth between boyhood and youth.

Adulation

Excessive devotion

Aerial

Living in air

Aeronautics

Science of flight of aeroplanes

Aesthetic

A love of beauty

 

 

 

Proverbs

A proverb is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience. They are often metaphorical. Proverbs fall into the category of formulaic 

Proverbs are borrowed from similar languages and cultures and sometimes come down to the present through more than one language. It is said that a proverb is the wit of one, and the wisdom of many. A proverb is a short, generally known sentence of the folk which contains wisdom, truth, morals, and traditional views in a metaphorical, fixed form and which is handed down from generation to generation.

 Proverbs give some form of life advice. Every language and culture has them, and many proverbs exist in more than one language. It is important not to miss any of the words in most proverbs because the meaning can be lost if even one word is changed or left out.

 

Examples:

Facts

A fact is a statement that is true or can be proven with evidence. The usual test for a statement of fact is verifiability that is, whether it can be demonstrated to correspond to experience. Standard reference works are often used to check facts. Fact also indicates a matter under discussion deemed to be true or correct, such as to emphasize a point or prove a disputed issue

Alternatively, a fact may also indicate an allegation or stipulation of something that may or may not be a true fact. This alternate usage, although contested by some, has a long history in standard English. A fact may also indicate findings derived through a process of evaluation, including a review of the testimony, direct observation, or otherwise; as distinguishable from matters of inference or speculation.

Facts may be checked by reason, experiment, personal experience, or may be argued from authority. If in other sciences we should arrive at certainty without doubt and truth without error, it behooves us to place the foundations of knowledge in mathematics

Examples:

  1. The sun makes up more than 99% of the mass of the solar system.
  2. Humans can distinguish between at least a trillion smells.
  3. Almost every element in your body was made in an exploding star 
  4. An asteroid in our solar system has rings like Saturn.
  5. There might be another Earth-sized planet in the outer solar system.
  6. A narwhal's tusk is filled with nerves. 
  7. Each of a tarsier's eyeballs is as big as its brain.
  8. Adults have fewer bones than a baby.
  9. Humans can't breathe and swallow at the same time.
  10. Beaked whales can hold their breath for over two hours.

Opinions

An opinion is a judgment, viewpoint, or statement that is not conclusive. It may deal with subjective matters in which there is no conclusive finding, or it may deal with facts which are sought to be disputed by the logical fallacy that one is entitled to their opinions. What distinguishes fact from opinion is that facts are more likely to be verifiable, i.e. can be agreed to by the consensus of experts. 

 

Opinion, sentiment, view are terms for one's conclusion about something. An opinion is a belief or judgment that falls short of absolute conviction, certainty, or positive knowledge it is a conclusion that certain facts, ideas, etc., are probably true or likely to prove so: political opinions an opinion about art; In my opinion, this is true. A view, judgment, or appraisal formed in the mind about a particular matter.

 

 

 

Examples

  • We asked them for their opinions about the new stadium.
  • Belief stronger than impression and less strong than positive knowledge.
  • A person of rigid opinions.
  • A formal expression of judgment or advice by an expert.
  • My doctor says that I need an operation, but I'm going to get a second opinion.

Recap

  • One word Substitution is one of the integral parts of vocabulary. It simply means that a sentence has to be replaced with a single word.
  • A proverb is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience.
  • A fact is a statement that is true or can be proven with evidence
  • An opinion is a judgment, viewpoint, or statement that is not conclusive. It may deal with subjective matters in which there is no conclusive finding, or it may deal with facts which are sought to be disputed by the logical fallacy that one is entitled to their opinions.

Quiz for One Word Substitutions, Proverbs, Facts and Opinions

Q.1

Select the correct one word substitution for the given sentence.

The one which cannot be corrected

a) Irregular
b) Irreconcilable
c) Incorrigible
d) Inconsolable

Q.2

Select the correct one word substitution for the given sentence.

A person who insists on something.

a) Stickler
b) Pedantic
c) Begrudging
d) Pathetic

Q.3

Select the correct one word substitution for the given sentence.

List of the business or subjects to be considered at a meeting.

a) Plan
b) Schedule
c) Agenda
d) Motive

Q.4

Select the correct one word substitution for the given sentence.

One who possesses many talents.

a) Numb
b) Irresistible
c) Impeccable
d) Versatile

Q.5

Select the correct one word substitution for the given sentence.

Words inscribed on tomb.

a) Etymology
b) Epitome
c) Epilogue
d) Epitaph

Q.6

Select the correct one word substitution for the given sentence.

A person interested in collecting, studying and selling of old things.

a) Archaeologist
b) Antiquarian
c) Apathetic
d) Palaeontologist

Q.7

Select the correct one word substitution for the given sentence.

One who is fond of fighting.

a) Benevolent
b) Belligerent
c) Bellicose
d) Bountiful

Q.8

Select the correct one word substitution for the given sentence.

A small shop that sells fashionable clothes, cosmetics, etc.

a) Booth
b) Boutique
c) Bakery
d) Booth

Q.9

Select the correct one word substitution for the given sentence.

Habitually silent or talking little.

a) Unequivocal
b) Servile
c) Docile
d) Taciturn

Q.10

Select the correct one word substitution for the given sentence.

A name adopted by an author in his writings.

a) Pseudonym
b) Nomenclature
c) Nickname
d) Anonymous

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