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151. Examining one's own mental process.
Introspection

152. Immediate apprehension by mind without reasoning.
Intuition

153. A person disabled by illness.
Invalid

154. Declared null and void.
Invalid

155. An extremely abusive expression or speech.
Invective

156. That cannot be conquered.
Invincible

157. That cannot be seen.
Invisible

158. That cannot be wounded or injured.
Invulnerable

159. Which has no bearing upon the (discussion, subject).
Irrelevant

160. Which cannot be altered or withdrawn.
Irrevocable

161. Narrow stretch of land joining two bigger land regions.
Isthmus

162. Art of writing for newspapers and magazines.
Journalism

163. Sound in judgment.
Judicious

164. Extent of the authority of someone.
Jurisdiction

165. Place where dogs are kept.
Kennel

166. Non-interference by govt. in trade etc.
Laissez-faire

167. That can be read easily.
Legible

168. Designed to cause death.
Lethal

169. Party to a law suit.
Litigant

170. Very fond of talking.
Loquacious

171. Connected with the moon.
Lunar

172. First or earliest (speech, voyage etc.).
Maiden

173. Animals that suckle their young ones.
Mammals

174. Murder or murderer of a mother.
Matricide

175. Negotiate between two to settle differences.
Mediate

176. Something kept in memory of a person/event.
Memento

177. Tendency to tell lies, be deceptive and false.
Mendacity

178. List of dishes served in a restaurant.
Menu

179. One who can do anything for money.
Mercenary

180. One who hates mankind.
Misanthrope

181. One who hoards money and lives miserably.
Miser

182. One (man) who hates women.
Misogamist

183. One who works with a spirit of service.
Missionary

184. Government by a king.
Monarchy

185. Practice of being married to one only.
Monogamy

186. Exclusive possession of trade in something.
Monopoly

187. Doctrine that there is only one God.
Monotheism

188. Building where dead bodies are kept for sometime.
Mortuary

189. Building where antiquities etc. are exhibited.
Museum

190. A drug that relieves pain and induces sleep.
Narcotic

191. Just punishment or retribution.
Nemesis

192. Coining a new word or a new interpretation.
Neologysm

193. Undue favour shown to one's relative.
Nepotism

194. One who suffers from nervous disorder.
Neurotic

195. A stingy person - miser.
Niggard

196. A new entrant in a job or profession.
Novice

197. Central portion of an atom or anything.
Nucleus

198. Notice of one's death - generally in newspaper.
Obituary

199. Building with apparatus to watch stars/planets.
Observatory

200. An eight sided figure.
Octagon

201. A government by a few.
Oligarchy

202. One having infinite power.
Omnipotent

203. One present everywhere.
Omnipresent

204. One having infinite knowledge.
Omniscient

205. That which cannot be seen through.
Opaque

206. One who looks at the bright side of things.
Optimist

207. Curved path of a planet satellite etc.
Orbit

208. The branch of Sociology dealing with birds.
Ornithology

209. One who opposses use of force, war etc.
Pacifist

210. A medicine supposed to cure all diseases.
Panacea

211. Continuous view of a landscape/events.

Panorama
212. A statement that seems contradictory but is true.
Paradox

213. A person or plant who lives at the expense of others.
Parasite

214. A social outcast.
Pariah

215. Tendency to favour or have prejudice against someone.
Partiality

216. A document allowing a person to travel abroad.
Passport

217. Sole right to produce and market some invention.
Patent

218. Murder or murderer of father.
Patricide

219. One who shows off book-learning.
Pedant

220. Gains, facilities over and above one's salary.
Perquisite

221. One who looks at the dark side of things.
Pessimist

222. A person indifferent to aesthetic values.
Philistine

223. A writer who steals from the writings of another.
Plagiarist

224. A government by the rich.
Plutocracy

225. A man who amuses himself in love making.
Philanderer

226. A lover of mankind.
Philanthropist

227. One who has fondness for women.
Philogymist

228. Custom of having several husbands.
Polyandry

229. Custom of having several wives.
Polygamy

230. One who speaks/writes many languages.
Polyglot

231. To think intensely.
Ponder

232. That can be easily carried about.
Portable

233. Happening after one's death (child, award).
Posthumous

234. Medical examination of a human body after death.
Post Mortem

235. Restructuring the old set up of society.
Prestroika

236. A fictitious name used by a writer/poet.
Pseudonym

237. A device to detect direction/range etc., of aeroplanes, ships etc., through radio waves.
Radar

238. Excessive use of official procedure causing delay.
Red tapism

239. Strengthen by additional men or material.
Reinforce

240. To restore lost job or privileges.
Reinstate

241. Murder or murderer of a king.
Regicide

242. Something at a great distance in time or place.
Remote

243. Group/Band of persons in someone's attendance.
Retinue

244. Wanton destruction of machinery etc., by workers.
Sabotage

245. Violation of what is considered sacred.
Sacrilege

246. One who comes to the aid of others.
Sanctimonious

247. Bitter ironically worked remark.
Sarcasm

248. A person who is made to bear the blame of others.
Scapegoat

249. A person who doubts the truth of religious beliefs. A person who habitually doubts all that is generally accepted.
Sceptic

250. Young member of a noble family.
Scion

251. Carving figures in marble, stone wood etc.
Sculpture

252. A black shadow like picture on white background.
Silhouette

253. Things happening at the same time.
Simultaneous

254. An office with profit but no work/responsibility.
Sinecure

255. A stay for a short time at a place.
Sojourn

256. Speaking aloud one's thoughts to oneself.
Soliloquy

257. A piece of music played or sung by one person.
Solo

258. The act/habit of walking in sleep.
Sommambulism

259. A habitual drunkard.          
Sot

260. One who spends extravagantly.
Spendthrift

261. An unmarried woman (generally old/matured).
Spinster

262. One who speaks for others (a party/industry etc.).
Spokesman

263. A place where horses are kept and fed.
Stable

264. A sudden rush of frightened people/animals.
Stampede

265. To make incapable of reproducing by making organs ineffective.
Sterilize

266. One who is indifferent to pleasure and pain.
Stoic

267. Murder of oneself.
Suicide

268. More than what is necessary.
Superfluous

269. Silent, motionless group representing a scene.
Tableau

270. One who never takes strong drinks.
Teetotaller

271. One who believes in the existence of God.
Theist

272. That lasts for a short time.
Transitory

273. Belief that soul passes from one body to the other after death.
Transmigraiton

274. That through which one can see.
Transparent

275. What happens after every three years.
Triennial

276. A child who runs away from school.
Truant

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