One Word Substitution Series : Theme Based Vocabulary : Words Related to Life and Death

Vocabulary plays an important role in Indian government exams. One word substitution, Antonyms, Synonymy, Idioms and Phrases, these topics are generally asked in Indian Government Exams. The List of Indian Government Exams is Given below. Having a good vocabulary will help you to improve your language level and become a more confident speaker of English. Vocabulary plays a very important role in daily life as well so lately it is essential to learn vocabulary (One word substitution, Antonyms, Synonymy, Idioms and Phrases).

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Exams – Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC-CGL) , Combined Higher Secondary Level, 10+2 Examination (CHSL), Sub Inspector CPO (SI), Food Corporation of India (FCI) Examination, Stenographers Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Examination etc.

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Exams – IAS (Indian Administrative Services) or Civil Services Examination, Combined Medical Services Examination, National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (NDA), Combined Defense Services Examination (CDS), Indian Forest Service (IAS), Indian Statistical Service Examination (ISS), Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination, AFCAT etc.

Banking Sector Exams Conducted By Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS), State Bank Of India (SBI), Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Other Private Banks  – IBPS PO (Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee), IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI Grade B, National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD), ICICI PO Exams, IBPS SO (Specialist Officers)/ IT Officer Exam, Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Common Written Examination for Regional Rural Banks (IBPS RRB Exams) etc.

Theme Based Vocabulary : Words Related to Life and Death

Corpse – Dead body of human being

Carcass – Dead body of animals

Cemetery/Graveyard – Where dead bodies are buried

Crematorium – Where dead bodies are burnt

Epitaph – Inscription on a tomb

Euthanasia – Mercy killing

Obituary – A message in memory of the dead

Pyre – Burning wood on which a dead body is burnt

Posthumous – After death

Ex-gratia – Compensation after death

Resurrect – Revive/resuscitate

Demise – Death

Waif – Homeless child

Funeral-cortege – Procession taking dead body for the last rite

To bite the big one or one the other side of the grave – To die

Morbid – Unhealthy

Mortal – That will die one day

Mortality – Related to death

Bereave – To mourn

Fatal – deadly

Annihilation – Destruction

Catastrophe – Disaster/Holocaust/Cataclysm

Death knell – The ringing of the bell in the church symbolizing death of someone

Swan song – Songs for the last moment/ for the person retiring

Nihilist – One who destruct

Eternal – Forever/everlasting


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