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Advanced Vocabulary for 18th August :

  1. Plantation (n) : the act of planting, estate for cultivation of plants like coffee & etc., farm, a grave


  2. Plaque (n) : ornamental metal tablet


  3. Plaster (n) : soft mixture of lime sand and water, a cloth with medicine applied, cover a wound


  4. Plastic (adj.) : soft and pliable, adaptable


  5. Plastic (n) : a synthetic resinous substance used for making various articles


  6. Plate (n) : a flat piece, a thin sheet of metal, a flat dish for holding food


  7. Plate (v) : to cover with a coating of metal


  8. Plateau (n) : flat elevated land, table land


  9. Platform (n) : raised ground on the sides of roads intended for the use of pedestrians


  10. Platinum (n) : white heavy ductile metal


  11. Platitude (n) : a dull common place, an empty remark


  12. Platoon (n) : a group of soldiers


  13. Plaudit (n) : applause, emphatic expression of approval


  14. Plausible (adj.) : apparently right or true


  15. Play (v) : sport, act, trifle, perform, play with a musical instrument, gamble, contend


  16. Playful (adj.) : fond of playing


  17. Playground (n) : a ground used for playing games


  18. Playwright (n) : a dramatist


  19. play writer (n) : a dramatist


  20. Plea (n) : an excuse, request, a prisoner’s statement in al law court


  21. Plead (v) : speak in defence, argue in support


  22. Pleader (n) : one who pleads, a lawyer


  23. Pleasant (adj.) : agreeable, amusing


  24. Please (v) : be good enough, satisfy


  25. Pleasing (adj.) : agreeable


  26. Pleasure (n) : enjoyment, will, desire


  27. Pleasure-ground (n) : a garden or field for pleasure


  28. Plebeian (n) : one of the common people


  29. Plebiscite (n) : a system of deciding a matter by the votes of all qualified persons


  30. Pledge (n) : something given as security, promise


  31. Pledge (v) : give a security, promise


  32. Plenty (n) : abundance


  33. Plethora (n) : the state of too much of anything, over abundance


  34. Pleurisy (n) : inflammation of the pleura that covers the lung


  35. Pliable (adj.) : easily bent


  36. pliant (adj.) : easily bent


  37. Pliers (n) : tool used for holding and bending wire etc.


  38. Plight (n) : a(pitiable)state


  39. Plight (v) : promise, pledge


  40. Plimsolls (n & pl) : cheap rubber soled canvas shoes


  41. Plinth (n) : a base on which a column stands


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