Vocabulary – Characters

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Vocabulary : Characters is the list of words denoting Characters. You can add more such words to this list of Vocabulary-Characters. Take down the words which you find for the first time. • Optimist…One who looks on the bright side of things • Pessimist… One who looks on the dark side of things • Philanthropist…One who devotes his services for the love of mankind • Misanthrope…A hater of mankind • Misanthropist… A hater of mankind • Minion…One who becomes the favorite of a distinguished person and serves him • Cynic…One who sneers at the believes of his fellow men • Somnambulist…One who walks in his sleep • Somniloquist…One who talks in his sleep • Ventriloquist…One who has the art of speaking in such a way that the sounds seem to come from another person • Egoist…One who delights to speak about himself • Altruist…One who devotes his life for the welfare and interests of other people • Fugitive…One who runs away from justice • Refugee…One who takes refuge in a foreign country • Alien… One who takes refuge in a foreign country • Exile…One who is banished from his country • Incendiary…One who maliciously set fires to building • Kleptomaniac…One who has irresistible tendency to steal • Bibilioklept…One who steals books • Iconoclast…One who breaks images and church ornaments

Vocabulary – Characters Page |2 • Martyr…One who dies for a noble cause • Recluse…One who retires from society to live a solitary life • Hermit… One who retires from society to live a solitary life • Volunteer…One who offers his services of his own free will • Conscript…One who is compelled by law to serve as a soldier • Recruit…A soldier or a sailor newly enlisted • Novice…One new to anything • Tyro… One new to anything • Neophyte… One new to anything • Zoophilist…A lover of animals • Amateur…One who engages in any pursuit for the love of it and not for any gain • Fruitarian…One who feeds on fruits • Vegetarian…One who eats only vegetable-foods • Cannibals…One who feeds on human flesh • Itinerant…One who journeys from place to place • Pedestrian…One who journeys on foot • Pilgrim…One who journeys to a holy place • Mendicant…One who goes from placer to place begging alms • Beggar… One who goes from placer to place begging alms • Demagogue…A leader of people who can sway his followers by his oratory • Sophist…One who’s reasoning is clever but false • Pedant…One who makes a display of his learning • Connoisseur…One who special skills on judging arts. music etc… • Raconteur…An expert at story telling .

Vocabulary – Characters Page |3 • Eavesdropper…One who listens to the conversations of others • Patriot…One who loves his country and serves it • Prophet…One who foretells events • Epicure…One devoted to pleasures of eating and drinking • Sybarite…One given up to luxurious living • Voluptuary…One given up to sensual pleasures and bodily enjoyment • Hypocrite…One who pretends to be what he is not • Imposter… One who pretends to be what he is not • Mountebank…One who pretends to know about everything • Charlatan… One who pretends to know about everything • Quack… One who pretends to know about everything • Mimic…One who imitates the voice and gestures of others • Interpreter…One who translates the speaking of others • Linguist…One who knows many languages • Ambidexter…One who can use both his hands • Host…One who entertains others • Hostess… One who entertains others • Chaperon…One who accompanies a young lady to the public places • Protégé…One who is under the protection of others • Ward… One who is under the protection of others • Prospector…one who searches for minerals and mining sites • Courier…A messenger sent in great haste • Coxswain…One who steers a boat .

Vocabulary – Characters Page |4 • Contortionist…An acrobat who bends his body into various shapes • Misogamist…A hater of marriage • Misogynist…A hater of women • Valetudinarian…A man who is over anxious about his health • Heckler…One who worries a candidate for an election by awkward questions • Canvasser…One who tries to get votes for the election-candidate • Orthoepist…An authority on pronunciation • Ingrate…An unthankful person • Emissary…One sent out on a mission • Antiquary…A person who collects things belonging to the ancient times • Numismatist…One who collects coins • Predecessor…One who has been before in office • Successor…One who takes over an office after another person • Assassin…One who kills political persons • Accomplice…A partner in a crime • Coadjutor…One who works along with another person • Contemporary…One who is living at the same time as another • Obscurant…One who is opposed to intellectual progress • Pantophagist…One who eats all kinds of foods • Dipsomaniac…One who has irresistible desire for alcoholic drinks • Alcoholic… One who has irresistible desire for alcoholic drinks • Teetotaler… One who has irresistible desire for alcoholic drinks .

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