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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

Preparation: An act or proceeding designed to bring about some event.

Preparatory: Having to do with what is preliminary.

Preponderance:
predominance
Example: [preponderance of evidence]

Preponderant:
Prevalent.

Preponderate:
To exceed in influence or power
Example: [forces of justice will preponderate eventually in this dispute]

Prepossession:
prejudice, prejudgment, positive impression, preference, absorption
Example: [The artists are no more exempt from prepossessions and prejudices than the ignorant; only their prepossessions and prejudices are of another kind]

Preposterous:
illogical ridiculous
Example: [a preposterous suggestion]

Prerequisite:
requirement
Example: [a prerequisite for success]

Prerogative:
special right, entitlement, advantage, exclusive privilege, superiority
Example: [A false impression of the real strength of his prerogative might be formed from the readiness with which he was obeyed. the prerogatives of the crown/the president]

Presage:
indicate in advance omen
Example: [the economy is not showing signs of any of the excesses that normally presage a recession]

Prescience:
prediction, foresight, precognition, intuition, the power to be all-knowing
Example: [He realized in a flash of prescience that the stock market would crash]

Prescient:
Foreknowing.

Prescribe:
to recommend a treatment urge
Example: [The drug is often prescribed for ulcers]

Prescript:
Prescribed as a rule or model.

Prescriptible:
Derived from authoritative direction.

Prescription:
prescribed drug, written order for medicine, proposal, proven principle, suggestion
Example: [Finasteride for hair loss is only available by prescription]

Presentable:
well-mannered acceptable
Example: [was looking quite presentable]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Presentient: Perceiving or feeling beforehand.

Presentiment:
sense of foreboding
Example: [a presentiment of what might lie ahead]

Presentment:
Semblance.

Preservation:
conservation, safeguarding, saving, protection, upholding
Example: [repairs and preservation of public buildings]

Preside:
chair direct
Example: [to preside over the public enquiry]

Pressing:
urgent
Example: [a pressing issue]

Prestige:
renown reputation
Example: [international prestige]

Presume:
deduce
Example: [I presume that they’re not coming]

Presumption:
That which may be logically assumed to be true until disproved
Example: [The presumption of innocence is central to Indian law]

Presumptuous:
improperly bold assuming
Example: [It would be presumptuous of me to comment on this matter]

Presuppose:
assume
Example: [All this presupposes that he’ll get the job he wants]

Pretense (Pretence):
excuse affection
Example: [She made absolutely no pretence of being interested]

Pretension:
A bold or presumptuous assertion.

Pretentious:
Marked by pretense conceit or display.

Preternatural:
abnormal
Example: [preternatural strength]

Pretext:
excuse
Example: [He came round to see her on some flimsy pretext]

Prevail:
triumph
Example: [common sense will prevail in the end]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Prevailing: current common
Example: [the prevailing attitude]

Prevalence:
Frequency.

Prevalent:
widespread
Example: [These diseases are more prevalent among young children]

Prevaricate:
lie
Example: [He accused the minister of prevaricating]

Prevarication:
deviation from the truth, intentionally evasive or ambiguous behavior, deception, lying
Example: [He was getting deeper and deeper into the mire of deceit and prevarication, and there seemed to be no escape]

Prevention:
Thwarting.

Prey:
hunt for, exploit, kill, game, target
Example: [He knew which way his prey was gone, and he knew to what port she was going. They were but human beings, food for imposture, and preyed on by deceivers]

Prick:
puncture
Example: [She pricked the balloon with a pin]

Prickle:
small spine, sharp point, sting, thorn, prick, a stinging or tingling sensation
Example: [[..] like the prickle of a mild electric shock]

Priggish:
prudish, squeamish, exaggeratedly moral, prim, overly proud
Example: [They too can on such occasions be priggish if not downright hypocritical. To lug in morals, or ulterior effect on character at every point, is to cultivate moral valetudinarianism or priggish posing]

Prim:
prudish formal
Example: [prim and proper]

Prima:
First.

Primal:
beginning first
Example: [primal fears]

Primate:
master head
Example: [He was made the Roman Catholic Primate of All Ireland]

Primer:
special paint that is used to prepare a surface for the main layer of a different paint, elementary textbook
Example: [The book offers a primer on the evolution of landscape design]

Primeval:
primitive, primordial, ancient, original, primal
Example: [Most villagers understood the need to protect the primeval forest and rallied to the cause]
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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