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Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) | Vocabulary Builder

by | May 30, 2019 | English Vocabulary

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Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 1. One who turns away from true faith or good behavior = * backslider

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 2. An officer of the law; = * bailiff, (a man who looks after a farm or land for the owner)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 3. One who makes bread = * baker, ( bake = to cook by dry heat in a closed box; Half-baked = imperfect, unfinished / bakery = a place where bread is made or sold)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 4. A woman who dances in a ballet = * ballerina, ( ballet = a show given by a number of paid dancers)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 5. An Indian trader=*banian, banyan, (an Indian garment made of wool; Indian name for a tight garment worn near the skin / a tree whose branches go down into the ground and form many roots)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 6. One who cuts hair = * barber

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 7. A poet or singer = * bard

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 8. A man who serves drinks in a bar = * barman

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 9. A woman who serves drinks in a bar = * barmaid,  (bar = drinking place)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 10. A titled man above a baronet = * Baron; (baron = the title of a nobleman)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 11. The wife of a Baron= * Baroness, (a woman who has the title in her own right;baronial=adj. having to do with a baron, good enough for a baron, fine; barony = the rank of a baron)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 12. A titled man below a baron and above a knight = * baronet; (knight = a soldier of noble rank; a man of rank allowed to set Sir before his name)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 13. A lawyer who speaks in a law-court = * barrister

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 14. A child whose parents were not married = * bastard, (not real; not of the real kind)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 15. An officer’s servant = * batman

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 16. A man who hits a ball with a bat = * batsman; (bat = wooden instrument)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 17. An officer who helped the priest in the old days in keeping order in church in giving to the poor, etc. = * beadle

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 18. One who drives animals or birds out of wood so that they may be shot by those standing outside = * beater

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 19. A good-looking man,a lover = * beau

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 20. Soldiers who wear a special dress, as in ancient times, and are seen in the Tower of London = * beef-eaters; (beef = the meat of cow, bull, or ox [bull,ox=male forms of cattle]; A beefy fellow = very strong; Put beef into = put strength into a stroke/beefy = Sl. very strong)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 21. One who goes from place to place begging alms = * beggar, (one who asks for money or food/to beggar description = to be impossible to describe/beggarly =very poor, worthless)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 22. Title of a Mohamme -dan lady of high rank = * Begum

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 23. A beautiful young woman = * belle

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 24. One who does good, giving money for some good purpose = * be-nefactor; (benefaction = doing good; giving money for some good purpose)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 25. One who receives money,eg.at a person death = * beneficiary; (bene-ficent =d oing good,kind / beneficial = helpful, useful)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 26. One of a people living in the hilly part of North Africa = * Berber

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 27. An ancient Norse fighter=Berserker; (Norse = of Scandinavia; Berser-ker rage = wild, uncontrolled anger)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 28. A per- son (or thing) especially hated = * bete noire

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 29. One who steals books = * biblioklept; (bibliography = a list of books on some special subject)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 30. One who drinks wine freely = * bibulous (person)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 31. One who believes strongly in a thing and will not listen to reason = * bigot

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 32. An import-ant person = * bigwig

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 33. A high officer in the church = * bishop; (bishopric = the office of a bishop /the part of the country in which a bishop has power)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 34. A very bad man = * blackguard

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 35. A man who offers to work when all his fellow workers are ‘on strike’ = * blackleg (strike = refusing to work so as to get more pay, etc.)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 36. A man who works with iron and makes shoes for horses = * blacksmith

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 37. Man = * bloke, (slang)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 38. A woman with light-coloured hair = * blonde, (blond [e] = light brown,fair [hair,skin] )

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 39. Killing people = * bloodshed

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 40.A sailor = * bluejacket

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 41. .A woman who is or pretends to be very learned = * bluestocking-

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 42. One who pays to live and have meals in another person’s house, or lodging-house = * boarder; (lodging-house = board- ing-house which supplies meals/boarding-school = a school in which children live)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 43. The chief seaman who calls the men to work = * boatswain

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 44. .A policeman = * bobby

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 45. Soldiers to guard (protect) a person = * bodyguard

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 46. One of the Afrikaans speaking people of South Africa = * Boer, (farmer)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 47. A person(eg.a painter or writer)who lives a free life not according to the usual customs of those around him = * bohemian

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 48. A member of the party governing Russia since 1917; one who believes in that kind of government = * Bolshevik, Bolshevist,(pl.Bolshevi-ki)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 49. One who loves good food and comfort = * bon vivant

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 50. A foolish person=*booby, (Booby prize = something given to the last runner in a race or person who does worst in a game;
Booby trap = a foolish trick, eg. placing a book above a door to fall on the head of a person enter-ing)

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 51. .A man who sells tickets ( = printed card giving the right to travel by train, enter the theatre,etc.) = * booking-clerk

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 52. One who receives bets on horses = * book-maker; bet=pay money which will be lost if the horse loses a race, but will be paid back with more money if the horse wins

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 53. A person who is always reading = * bookworm

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 54. One who breaks the law by making or selling wine & strong drink = * bootlegger

 

Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People (B) 55.A man in charge of workmen; the head of any business = *boss; (to boss = to be a head man; to control; to make oneself unpleasant by trying to control too much//a round part which stands up from a flat surface, like the head of a very large nail)

 

56. A person with bad manners = * bounder

 

57. A member of the highest, priestly, class of Hindus in India = * Brahmin

 

58. A bad-mannered child = * brat

 

59.Brothers = * brethen

 

60. A woman about to be married or newly married = * bride (adj.bridal)

 

61. A man about to be married or newly married = * bridegroom

 

62. A girl who attends on a woman who is being married = * bridesmaid

 

63. A thief, often one of a band of thieves living in mountains = * brigand

 

63. A thief, often one of a band of thieves living in mountains = * brigand

 

63. A thief, often one of a band of thieves living in mountains = * brigand

 

64. One who does business for another, especially in buy-ing & selling foreign money or shares in businesses = * broker;(brokerage = the money paid to a broker for buying & selling)

 

65. A son of the parents = brother(s), (a person who is a mem-ber of the same group, eg.A brother doctor; Brother in arms =s oldiers who have served together)

 

66. .A group of men formed for some special pur-pose = * brotherhood

 

67. A woman with dark hair = * brunette, (a woman with dark eyes & hair)

 

68. A great religious teacher honored by many people in China and the East = * Buddha

 

69. A bad man = * Budmash,(Indian word)

 

70. One who uses his strength to hurt weaker per- sons = * bully

 

71. A foolish fellow from the country = bumpkin

 

72. A member of a bureau-cracy; an officer who tries to center power in him-self = * bureaucrat; (bureaucracy = government by the paid officers of government rather than by persons elected by the people)

 

73. A free man of a city or country, having the right to elect per-sons to the government=*burgess

 

74. One who lives in a town(especially a German or Dutch town) = * Burgher

 

75. A thief who breaks into houses, shops,etc.= * burglar

 

76. The chief man in a town in Germany or Holland = * burgomaster

 

77. The man in a university who has charge of the money = * bursar

 

78. A thief in Australia (in early times) = * bush-ranger

 

79. One who interests himself too much in other people’s con-cerns = * busybody

 

80. One who kills & sells animals for food = * butcher; (to butcher=to mur- der cruelly)

 

81.The man-servant in charge of the dining-room and wine = * butler

 

82. One who cannot catch a ball, or lets things fall easily = * butter-fingers

 

 

 

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