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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

Peremptory: dictatorial
Example: [He started issuing peremptory instructions]

Perennial: lasting enduring
Example: [The Taj Mahal is a perennial tourist favorite]

Perfectible:
Capable of being made perfect.

Perfectionist:
precisionist purist
Example: [don’t be a perfectionist]

Perfidious:
treacherous ( of a person )
Example: [a perfidious attack on democracy]

Perfidy:
treachery
Example: [we were shocked at his perfidy]

Perforate:
puncture
Example: [a perforated eardrum]

Perforce:
by necessity
Example: [I must perforce leave as my train is about to start]

Perform:
To accomplish.

Perfumery:
The preparation of perfumes.

Perfunctorily:
indifferently, superficially, carelessly, neglectfully, hurriedly, hastily
Example: [She took it from the bag she carried, and he glanced at it perfunctorily. She moved about perfunctorily, with an air of preoccupation. He asked where she was going, a conventional question, perfunctorily put]

Perfunctory:
done in a routine way careless
Example: [Her smile was perfunctory]

Perhaps:
Possibly.

Perigee:
point when moon is nearest to the earth
Example: [Its low perigee meant that the orbit would degrade rapidly due to atmospheric friction]

Perimeter:
outer boundary
Example: [to find the perimeter of a quadrilateral, we add the lengths of the four sides]

Periodicity:
recurrence, rhythm, frequency, regularity, repetition
Example: [a certain periodicity]

Peripatetic:
moving from place to place
Example: [a peripatetic music teacher]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Peripheral: outer marginal
Example: [peripheral vision]

Periphery:
outer boundary
Example: [the periphery of the city center]

Perish:
die
Example: [Three hundred people perished in the earthquake]

Perishable:
decomposable
Example: [perishable food]

Peristyle:
series of column surrounding a building or yard

Perjure:
commit perjury, forswear, tell a lie in a court of law after you have promised to tell the truth, lie

Perjury:
lying
Example: [committing perjury]

Permanence:
A continuance in the same state or without any change that destroys the essential form or nature.

Permanent:
Durable.

Permeable:
penetrable
Example: [permeable membrane]

Permeate:
spread throughout
Example: [permeated every section of society]

Permissible:
That may be allowed.

Permutation:
reordering
Example: [permutations of the numbers]

Pernicious:
destructive
Example: [The cuts in government funding had a pernicious effect on local health services]

Peroration:
conclusion of an oration

Perpendicular:
at right angles
Example: [the nearly perpendicular side of the mountain]

Perpetrate:
commit
Example: [to perpetrate atrocities against innocent people]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Perpetrator: The doer of a wrong or a criminal act.

Perpetual:
continuous
Example: [in perpetual fear]

Perpetuate:
cause to continue
Example: [perpetuate the violence]

Perpetuity:
eternity
Example: [in perpetuity]

Perquisite:
bonus reward
Example: [On getting promoted, he got a car as a perquisite]

Persecute:
harass
Example: [Religious minorities were persecuted]

Persecution:
Harsh or malignant oppression.

Perseverance:
determination, persistence, diligence, stubbornness, industriousness
Example: [He was a man of great intelligence, perseverance, energy, and determination]

Persevere:
endure persist
Example: [persevere in your efforts for great success]

Persiflage:
flippant conversation
Example: [this persiflage is not appropriate when we have serious matters to discuss]

Persist:
To continue steadfast against opposition.

Persistence:
A fixed adherence to a resolve course of conduct or the like.

Persona:
social fa├žade
Example: [his public persona]

Personable:
charming
Example: [he is personable]

Personage:
A man or woman as an individual especially one of rank or high station.

Personal:
Not general or public.
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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