1. Words written on tomb –

  1. Pedant
  2. Epitaph
  3. Waybill
  4. Succulent      


2. Cure for all –

  1. Panacea
  2. Anecdote
  3. Usurer
  4. Parvenu                         


3. Partners in crime –

  1. Conspirator
  2. Traitor                          
  3. Accomplice
  4. Henchman


4. Related to cows –

  1. Bovine
  2. Brine                          
  3. Shrine
  4. Twine


5. Platform for a speaker –

  1. Tribune
  2. Podium
  3. Rostrum
  4. Pulpit                             


6. Killing of a whole group/ race of people –

  1. Genocide
  2. Homicide                                          
  3. Patricide
  4. Phenoxide  


7. Live in relationship –

  1. Impunity
  2. Pensive
  3. Leer
  4. Concubinage                      


8. The worshiping of images –

  1. Idolatry
  2. Hutch
  3. Recant
  4. Inheritance                      


9. The one who admires oneself –

  1. Nepotism
  2. Narcissism
  3. Fenguism                                        
  4. Revenguism


10. Study of birds –

  1. Anthropology
  2. Zoology
  3. Sociology
  4. Ornithology                               



  1. (2)
    1. Pedant – a person who is excessively concerned with minor details and rules or with displaying academic learning.
    2. Epitaph – a phrase or form of words written in memory of a person who has died
    3. Waybill -a list of passengers or goods being carried on a vehicle.
    4. Succulent – (of food) tender, juicy, and tasty.     


  2. (1)
    1. Panacea – cure for all disease 
    2. Anecdote – a short amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person.
    3. Usurer – a person who lends money at unreasonably high rates of interest.
    4. Parvenu  – a person of humble origin who has gained wealth, influence, or celebrity.                       


  3. (3) 
    1. Conspirator -a person who takes part in a conspiracy.
    2. Traitor – a person who betrays someone or something, such as a friend.                          
    3. Accomplice – a person who helps another commit a crime.
    4. Henchman – a faithful follower or political supporter


  4. (1) 
    1. Bovine – relating to or affecting cattle.
    2. Brine – water strongly impregnated with salt.                          
    3. Shrine – a place regarded as holy because of its associations with a divinity or a sacred person or relic
    4. Twine – strong thread or string consisting of two or more strands of hemp or cotton twisted together.


  5. (2)   
    1. Tribune – an official in ancient Rome chosen by the plebeians to protect their interests.
    2. Podium – a small platform on which a person may stand to be seen by an audience, as when making a speech or conducting an orchestra.
    3. Rostrum – a raised platform on which a person stands to make a public speech, receive an award or medal, play music, or conduct an orchestra.
    4. Pulpit – a raised enclosed platform in a church or chapel from which the preacher delivers a sermon.                            



  6. (1)         
    1. Genocide – the deliberate killing of a large group of people
    2. Homicide – the killing of one person by another.                                         
    3. Patricide – the killing of one’s father.
    4. Phenoxide  – chemical 


  7. (4)                 
    1. Impunity – exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.
    2. Pensive – engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought.
    3. Leer – look or gaze in a lascivious or unpleasant way.
    4. Concubinage – the practice of keeping a concubine, or the state of being a concubine.                     


  8. (1)                         
  9. (2)             
    1. Nepotism – the practice among those with power or influence of favouring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs.
    2. Narcissism – excessive interest in or admiration of oneself and one’s physical appearance.
    3. Fenguism                                        
    4. Revenguism


  10. (4)                           Anthropology – study of evolution of humans 
  11. Zoology  – the scientific study of the behaviour, structure, physiology, classification, and distribution of animals.
  12. Sociology – the study of the development, structure, and functioning of human society.
  13. Ornithology  – study of birds        




  1. Study of sounds –
  1. Linguistics
  2. Aeronautics
  3. Statastics
  4. Acoustics                                     


  1. Fear of males –
  1. Androphobia
  2. Orthophobia
  3. Claustrophobia
  4. Haemophilia                                      


  1. Craze or love for flowers –
  1. Lactomania
  2. Anthomania

     (c) Cliptomania                                 

     (d) Reversomania


  1. Pair of pigeon –
  1. Bevy
  2. Gentry
  3. Brace
  4. Herd                        


  1. Dead body of an animal –
  1. Carcase
  2. Corpse
  3. Cache
  4. Callous                                 


  1. Fear of doctors –
  1. Catropea
  2. Cellophobia
  3. Canophilist
  4. Caucus                                


  1. House of an arab –
  1. Drey
  2. Drover
  3. Dowar
  4. Dismay                          


  1. Boredom in life –
  1. Gust
  2. Harlot
  3. Impious
  4. Ennui                                  


  1. A funeral bell –
  1. Libel
  2. Knell
  3. Matin
  4. Nectar                              


  1. Lover of learning –
  1. Bibliophile
  2. Philanthropist
  3. Philomath
  4. Recluse                                           



  1. d
    1. Linguistics – the scientific study of language and its structure
    2. Aeronautics – the science or practice of building or flying aircraft.
    3. Statastics – the practice or science of collecting and analysing numerical data in large quantities
    4. Acoustics – the properties or qualities of a room or building that determine how sound is transmitted in it


  2. a
  3. Androphobia – An abnormal and persistent fear of men
  4. Orthophobia – orthophobia is the fear of propriety or correct behavior
  5. Claustrophobia – fear of closed places
  6. Haemophilia – a medical condition in which the ability of the blood to clot is severely reduced
  7. b
    1. Lactomania  – related to milk
    2. Anthomania –  An extravagant passion for flowers

    (c) Cliptomania – a recurrent urge to steal, typically without regard for need or profit.

    (d) Reversomania

  8. c
    1. Bevy – a large group of people or things of a particular kind.
    2. Gentry – group of gentleman and gentlewoman
    3. Brace –a device fitted to something
      Herd – a large group of animals, especially hoofed mammals, that live together or are kept together as livestock.                       


  9. a
  10. Carcase – the dead body of an animal.
  11. Corpse – a dead body, especially of a human being rather than an animal.
  12. Cache – a collection of items of the same type stored in a hidden or inaccessible place.
  13. Callous – showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others.
  14. a
  15. Catropea –
  16. Cellophobia
  17. Canophilist
  18. Caucus
  19. c
  20. d
    1. Drey  – the nest of a squirrel, typically in the form of a mass of twigs in a tree.
    2. Drover –  an experienced stockman, who moves livestock, usually sheep, cattle
    3. Dowar –  Tale of the Christ
    4. Dismay – concern and distress caused by something unexpected


  21. b
    1. Gust – a sudden strong rush of wind.
    2. Harlot – a prostitute or promiscuous woman.
    3. Impious –  lacking reverence for God
    4. Ennui – a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement.


  22. c
    1. Libel  –  a published false statement that is damaging to a person’s reputation
    2. Knell – the sound of a bell, especially when rung solemnly for a death or funeral.
    3. Matin – Christian service of morning prayer, especially in the Anglican Church.
    4. Nectar – a sugary fluid secreted within flowers to encourage pollination by insects and other animals, collected by bees to make into honey.


  23. Bibliophile – one who loves reading
  24. Philanthropist – one who works mankind
  25. Philomath – a lover of learning and studying
  26. Recluse –a person who lives a solitary life and tends to avoid other people.





A man whose wife is deadWIDOWER

Recklessly inconsiderateWANTON

The art of effective speakingELOCUTION

The study of rocks and soils — GEOLOGY

A  treatise  on one subjectIMMACULATE

An official bulletin — COMMUNIQUE

The study of the origin and history of words — ETYMOLOGY

The study of ancient writing — PALEOGRAPHY

A  record or table showing the descent of a person or a family — GENEALOGY

A  long wandering journey — ODYSSEY

A speech or writing praying a person or a thing — PANEGYRIC

Done for another —- VICARIOUS

Word for word —- VERBATIM

One who takes part in an enterprise of his own free will — VOLUNTEER

One who is over anxious about one’s health — VALETUDINARIAN

One who makes or deals in carpets, curtains, beds, cushioned seats, etc —- UPHOLSTERER

A tradesman who manages funerals — UNDERTAKER

Ideally perfect but impracticable — UTOPIAN

Belief that the soul passes at death into another body — TRANSMIGRATION



The study of how to speak clearly and in a way that is effective and socially acceptable / art of effective speakingElocution

Something (such as a speech or a piece of writing) that praises someone or somethingPanegyric

A test that is done with a lie detector to see if someone is telling the truthPolygraph

A slow song that expresses sadness or sorrow that is sung at burialDirge

A person from village who is regarded as stupidbumpkin

the art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of dead animals so that they look like they did when they were alive Taxidermy

to remove (people or things that are less important, desirable, etc.) from a larger group or listWinnow

A final threatUltimatum

A person whose job is to arrange and manage funeralsUndertaker

To twist from side to side with small quick movementsWriggle

 Having the same opinionsunanimous

 The thing that is not acceptable to talk about or to do / act that is regarded as forbidden taboo

 Killing one’s fatherpatricide

 Killing oneselfsuicide

 Killing one’s mothermatricide

a long journey full of adventuresodyssey

 A poor person  who has recently or suddenly become wealthy / the one who flaunts wealth which is newly acquired parvenu

More than enough or more than required –superfluous

. Word from word verbatim

 A woman whose husband is deadwidow

 A man whose wife is deadwidower

The study of History and origin of wordsetymology

.Collection of words of  a specific language – lexicon, thesaurus

Totally Perfect but practically not possibleutopia

a person who lends money at a high amount of interest usurer

a person who travels from place to place and does not have a home vagabond

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