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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

Purposeful: determined
Example: [He has a quiet, purposeful air]

Pursuant: according following
Example: [pursuant to an order]

Purveyor:
one who supplies
Example: [a purveyor of leather goods]

Purview:
understanding range
Example: [This case falls outside the purview of this particular court]

Pusillanimous:
cowardly
Example: [He’s too pusillanimous to stand up to his opponents]

Putative:
reputed
Example: [The putative leader of the terrorist organization]

Putrescent:
rotting, decaying, stinky as a result of disintegration, decomposing
Example: [putrescent organic matter]

Putrid:
rotten dirty
Example: [putrid smell]

Pygmy:
dwarf
Example: [a political pygmy]

Pyre:
large pile of wood heaped for burning a dead body in a funeral ceremony
Example: [In the evening the pyre was lighted, and round this huge bonfire people made mildly merry with gambols and dances]

Pyromania:
An insane propensity to set things on fire.

Pyromaniac:
person obsessed with setting fires
Example: [In the case of the pyromaniac, his justification is defeated by the true statement that striking the match will not cause it to ignite]

Pyrotechnic:
relating to fireworks
Example: [This time they did not rush in with pyrotechnic displays to show the wondrous power they knew]

Pyrotechnics:
fireworks
Example: [pyrotechnics show on the Independence Day]

Pyx:
A vessel or casket usually of precious metal in which the host is preserved.

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