Wednesday, November 18, 2015

One Word Substitutions Denoting Miscellaneous Objects

1. agenda-a list of business matters at a meeting

2. alliance-a state of relationship formed between state, power etc.

3. anthology-a collection of poems

4. attendance/retinue-a number of servants, persons present with a person in authority

5. audience-a number of people gathered to listen

6. band- a group of musician, followers

7. batch-a group of pupils

8. battery-a group of heavy guns

9. bale- a large quantity of cotton tied in a bundle

10. bench- the office of judges or magistrates

11. Bevy- a large group of girl/ladies

12. block-a group of houses or buildings bounded by four sides

13. bouquet-a bunch of flowers

14. Brood-a family of young ones

15. brace-a pair of pigeons

16. board-decision-making body of directors

17. cache-of arms, storehouse for hiding

18. caravan-a group of people travelling with their vehicles or animals

19. catalogue-a list of books

20. caucus-of inner circle of members of government

21. clique-a small group of persons belonging to a body

22. circle-a group of friends

23. claque-a group of applauders i.e. paid to clap

24. cloud-of locusts

25. cluster-a group of islands

26. code-a systematic collection of laws

27. colony/column-a group of people of one race moving in the same direction

28. constellation-a series of stars

29. chest-of drawers

30. congress-a meeting of delegates

31. convoy-a group of trucks/lorries travelling together under protection

32. cortege-a funeral procession

33. course-a series of lectures or lessons

34. conference-a meeting of preachers, delegates

35. congregation-a group of worshippers

36. crew-of sailors manning ships

37. drove-a flock of cattle(being driven)

38. flight-the action of flying of birds

39. (a) flotilla-a small fleet of boats (b) fleet-of ships

40. galaxy-a system of millions of stars, beauties

41. gallery-a room that contains pictures and statues displayed for sale.

42. grove-a small orchard of trees

43. hamlet-a group of houses in a village

44. haul-a number of fish(in a net) caught at one time

45. heap-a number of ruins, stones

46. heard-a large group of animals that live together

47. hive-(swarm) of bees

48. host-a large number of people, reasons, considerations

49. horde-of people, robbers

50. jumble-an untidy collection of things

51. litter-of young pigs, dogs at birth

52. lock-a section of hair

53. order-a society of knights, monks living under the same rule

55. poultry-of fowls, ducks etc.

56. posse-a group of policemen

57. rosary-a string of beads

58. school-a group of thinkers, or learned men sharing similar ideas

59. sea-of troubles, difficulties, cares

60. series- a numbers of similar events, matches, lectures

62. sheaf-of corn, wheat

63. string-a sequence of similar items

64. stream-a continuous flow of people/visitors

65. suite-a set of followers, rooms, furniture

66. suit-a set of clothes made of same fabric

67. syllabus-the topics of studies

68. swarm-of flies or locusts, bees, ants

69. truss-a frame-work of rafters, posts and bars

70. syndicate-a group of merchants

71. team-a group of players, horses, oxen

72. throng-a large crowd of people

73. tissue-of lies or crimes

74. troupe-a group of artists, dancers or acrobats

75. torrent-of abusive invectives, of rain

76. tuft-of grass, hair

77. union-a political unit containing a number of states

78. barrage-of questions

79. volley-a number of arrows, stones, abuses

80. world-of cares, troubles

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