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English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO & Other exams

Peerless: Of unequaled excellence or worth.

Peevish: touchy, irritable, cranky
Example: [The guests became hungry, peevish, and gloomy, while an excellent dinner continued spoiling before them]

Pejorative:
having bad connotations insulting
Example: [an unflattering or pejorative word]

Pell-Mell:
in a confused manner
Example: [At the sound of the alarm bell, the customers ran pell-mell for the doors]

Pellucid:
easily understood transparent
Example: [students liked the teachers’ pellucid style]

Pen:
write
Example: [he penned the story]

Penalty:
consequence, punishment, unpleasant experience, fine, retribution
Example: [The legislation sanctions harsh penalties for willful child labor violations]

Penance:
voluntary suffering to repent for a wrong
Example: [They are doing penance for their sins]

Penchant:
inclination
Example: [a penchant for exotic clothes]

Pendant:
Anything that hangs from something else
Example: [a beautiful necklace with a diamond pendant]

Pendent:
jutting suspended
Example: [the pendent rock hid the entrance of the cave]

Pending:
not decided
Example: [The pending decision]

Pendulous:
Hanging
Example: [pendulous blossoms]

Pendulum:
A weight hung on a rod serving by its oscillation to regulate the rate of a clock.

Penetrable:
That may be pierced by physical moral or intellectual force.

Penetrate:
To enter or force a way into the interior parts of.

Penetration:
Discernment.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Peninsular: prominent, of or forming or resembling an area of land projecting into water, sticking out
Example: [But the fact is that the land is not really so peninsular as it looks and as it feels]

Penitence:
Sorrow for sin with desire to amend and to atone.

Penitent:
repentant
Example: [a penitent smile]

Penitential:
regretful, showing that you are sorry for doing something wrong, sorrowful, remorseful, apologetic, repentant
Example: [Every day, every hour, may afford matter for penitential sorrow]

Pennant:
A small flag.

Pennate:
having wings or feathers

Pension:
A periodical allowance to an individual on account of past service done by him/her.

Pensive:
sad
Example: [She became withdrawn and pensive]

Pentad:
The number five.

Pentagon:
(GEOMETRY) a shape with five sides

Pentagram:
A figure having five points or lobes.

Pentahedron:
A solid bounded by five plane faces.

Pentameter:
line of poetry, verse line consisting of five metrical feet
Example: [Most of the scenes are written in verse using iambic pentameter as the metrical form]

Pentathlon:
The contest of five associated exercises in the great games and the same contestants.

Pentavalent:
Quinqeuvalent.

Penultimate:
next to last
Example: [It’s the penultimate episode of the series tonight]

Penumbra:
partial shadow in an eclipse
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Penurious: stingy

Penury:
extreme poverty
Example: [the painter lived in penury]

Peon:
common worker
Example: [an office peon]

Per Se:
in itself
Example: [Research shows that it is not divorce per se that harms children, but the continuing conflict between parents]

Perambulate:
To walk about.

Perceive:
To have knowledge of or receive impressions concerning through the medium of the body senses.

Perceptible:
Cognizable.

Perception:
insight, awareness, mental representation, sensitivity, feeling
Example: [We have the free will to change our perceptions of reality]

Perceptive:
discerning
Example: [perceptive insights]

Percipience:
The act of perceiving.

Percipient:
One who or that which perceives.

Percolate:
To filter.

Percolator:
A filter.

Percussion:
The sharp striking of one body against another
Example: [Drums are percussion instruments]

Perdition:
complete ruin damnation
Example: [eternal perdition]

Peregrination:
wandering
Example: [his peregrinations in foreign lands did not bring understanding]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


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