Advanced English Vocabulary

English Vocabulary Index

Advanced English Vocabulary for 17th August :

  1. Pirate (n) : sea-robber, one who extracts from others publications without sanction, ghost broadcaster


  2. Pisces (n &pl.) : twelfth sign on the zodiac, animal of the fish kind


  3. Piscatorial (adj.) : relating to fishing


  4. Pish (inter.) : an exclamation expressing contempt or disgust


  5. Pistol (n) : a small fire-arm


  6. Piston (n) : a flat circular plate fitting the base of a cylinder in which it moves up and down


  7. Pit (n) : a hole in the ground


  8. Pit (v) : form pits, place in a pit, make fight, set one against another


  9. Pitcher (n) : a jug, player in a base ball game


  10. Piteous (adj.) : exciting or moving pity


  11. Piteous (adv.) : piteously


  12. Pitfall (n) : a hidden peril, a snare


  13. Pith (n) : marrow, energy


  14. Pitiable (adj.) : worthy of pity, to be pitied


  15. Pitiful (adj.) : full of pity, compassionate, arousing contempt


  16. Pittance (n) : small inadequate portion or allowance


  17. Pity (v) : have sympathy for


  18. Pity (n) : compassion, mercy


  19. Pivot (n) : central point on which a thing turns


  20. Pivot (v) : turn as a pivot


  21. Pixy (n) : a fairy


  22. Placard (n) : poster


  23. Placate (v) : pacify, soften


  24. Place (n) : particular part of a space, city town, village, etc, position occupation, rank


  25. Placid (adj.) : calm, undisturbed


  26. Plague (n) : a deadly spreading disease, pestilence


  27. Plaguy (adj.) : troublesome


  28. Plaice (n) : edible flat-fish


  29. Plain (adj.) : flat, simple. Frank, ordinary, clear, easily understood


  30. Plain speaking (n) : bluntness of speech, frankness


  31. Plain speaking (adj.) : frank


  32. Plaint (n) : lamentation, a complaint


  33. Plaintiff (n) : complainant


  34. Plaintive (adj.) : complaining, sad


  35. Plait (v) : fold, interlace


  36. Plait (n) : a fold, a braid


  37. Plan (n) : a drawing, diagram, chart, map, a scheme


  38. Plan (v) : draw a plan, contrive


  39. Plane (n) : a level surface, a tool for making(wood) smooth, an aeroplane


  40. Planet (n) : one of the heavenly bodies round the Sun


  41. Plank (n) : a long flat piece of timber


  42. Plant (n) : a member of the vegetable kingdom, a young tree, machinery


  43. Plant (v) : settle instil


  44. Plantain (n) : a tropical plant bearing banana like fruits


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