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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

Primitive: original, ancient, primeval, simple, crude
Example: [a primitive society]

Primogeniture: first-born child
Example: [By virtue of primogeniture, the first child has many privileges]

Primordial:
rudimentary existing at the beginning
Example: [primordial soup]

Primp:
groom
Example: [she primps for hours before a dance]

Princely:
generous regal
Example: [a princely childhood]

Principal:
primary, head teacher, foremost, main, key
Example: [one’s principal rival]

Principality:
The territory of a reigning prince.

Principle:
A general truth or proposition.

Priory:
A monastic house.

Pristine:
unspoiled pure
Example: [pristine beaches]

Privateer:
a privately owned armed ship authorized to attack enemy ships
Example: [In an instant every man on the privateer was called to his post]

Privation:
lack of usual necessities or comforts
Example: [Economic privation is pushing the poor towards crime]

Privilege:
advantage, honor, right, freedom
Example: [It is a great privilege to be chosen to represent you for the next four years]

Privity:
Knowledge shared with another or others regarding a private matter.

Privy:
aware of private matters
Example: [privy to conversations]

Probate:
Relating to making proof as of a will.

Probation:
Any proceeding designed to ascertain or test character qualification or the like.
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Probe: examine
Example: [The article probes the causes of]

Probity:
complete honesty integrity
Example: [Her probity and integrity are beyond question]

Problematic:
uncertain
Example: [problematic situation]

Proboscis:
snout
Example: [An elephant’s trunk is a proboscis]

Procedure:
method
Example: [correct procedure]

Proceed:
To renew motion or action as after rest or interruption.

Proceeds:
profit
Example: [The proceeds of today’s festival will go to local charities]

Proclaim:
announce
Example: [All the countries have proclaimed their loyalty to the alliance]

Proclamation:
Any announcement made in a public manner.

Proclivity:
tendency inclination
Example: [his proclivity for]

Procrastinate:
postpone, to delay, put off
Example: [I’m just procrastinating the problem]

Procrastination:
Delay

Procreate:
beget
Example: [the right to marry and procreate]

Proctor:
monitor, supervisor, supervise examination, overseer
Example: [A proctor and several instructors had come down to the shed, and the situation had to be explained to them]

Procure:
acquire
Example: [He’d procured us seats in the front row]

Procurement:
sale, purchase, management, acquisition
Example: [These preparations included the procurement of a permit from the Treasury agent at Natchez, a task of no small magnitude]

Prod:
urge
Example: [I prodded her in the back to get her attention]
English Dictionary Cum Vocabulary Word List for GMAT, SAT, GRE, GATE, TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC, CAT, LSAT, ACT, SSC, BANK PO& Other exams


Prodigal: wasteful
Example: [he has been prodigal with company funds]

Prodigious:
enormous marvelous
Example: [a prodigious musician]

Prodigy:
a person with extraordinary ability or talent
Example: [a child prodigy]

Productive:
Yielding in abundance.

Profane:
contrary to religion impure
Example: [profane language]

Profess:
affirm
Example: [She professes not to be interested in money]

Profession:
Any calling or occupation involving special mental or other special disciplines.

Professor:
A public teacher of the highest grade in a university or college.

Proffer:
suggest, give, proposal, offer, invitation
Example: [She disdainfully refused his proffer of assistance and mounted the pony]

Proficiency:
An advanced state of acquirement as in some knowledge art or science.

Proficient:
expert skillful
Example: [a proficient writer]

Profile:
An outline or contour.

Profiteer:
extortionist
Example: [a war profiteer]

Profligacy:
wastefulness, extravagance, licentiousness, immoral behavior, promiscuousness
Example: [The books refer to the life of Antony and Cleopatra as being given over to sensuality, licentiousness, profligacy]

Profligate:
prodigal, licentious, corrupt
Example: [She is well-known for her profligate spending habits]

Profound:
knowledgeable deep
Example: [profound wisdom]
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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