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Test Your Vocabulary for 16th August :

  1. Pigeon-hearted (adj.) : very timid


  2. Pigheaded (adj.) : stupidly obstinate


  3. Pigment (n) : substance sued for colouring


  4. Pygmy (n) : a dwarf


  5. Pigmy (n) : a dwarf


  6. Pigsty (n) : a place where pigs are kept, pen for pigs, a dirty place


  7. Pike (n) : a weapon with a long shaft and iron or steel head, a road with toll gate, a fresh water fish with a pointed head


  8. Pile (n) : number of things lying one upon another, a set of buildings, a supporting post driven in to the ground


  9. Pile (v) : head up, supply with supports


  10. Piles (n & pl) : a painful swelling of the veins in the rectum near the anus


  11. Pilfer (v) : steal in small quantities


  12. Pilferer (n) : one who pilfers


  13. Pilgrim (n) : a traveller to holy places


  14. Pill (n) : a medicine made into small ball


  15. Pillage (n) : plunder, one who plunders


  16. Pillage (v) : plunder


  17. Pillar (n) : an upright post or column supporting the roof


  18. Pillion (n) : a sear for passenger on a motor-cycle


  19. Pillow (n) : a soft cushion for the head


  20. Pilot (n) : a guide or steersman of a ship or aeroplane


  21. Pilot (v) : steer or direct


  22. Pimpernel (n) : a plant with small pink flowers


  23. Pimple (n) : pustule, boil


  24. Pin (n) : a short piece of stiff wire with a sharp point at one end and a round head at the other used for fastening


  25. Pincers (n) : a tool used to clasp or hold a thing


  26. Pinch (v) : nip, oppress, pain, squeeze


  27. Pinch (n) : distress, pinching


  28. Pine (n) : a tree useful for timber


  29. Pine (v) : languish, waste away or become weak through sorrow, anxiety or disease


  30. Pineapple (n) : a fruit and its tree


  31. Pinion (n) : the wing of a bird, a small toothed wheel


  32. Pink (n) : a light red colour, a garden flower


  33. Pin money (n) : allowance to a wife for private use


  34. Pinnacle (n) : a small boat with oars and sails


  35. Pinnacle (n) : a slender tapering tower, zenith


  36. Pint (n) : half a quart


  37. Pioneer (n) : one who prepares the way for others by exploring new fields of activity


  38. Pious (adj.) : having deep devotion to religion


  39. Pious (n): piety


  40. Pip (n) : a seed, spot


  41. Pipe (n) : a musical wind-instrument, a long tube


  42. Pipe (v) : play on the pipe


  43. Piquant (adj.) : pleasantly sharp to the taste, pleasantly exciting, pungent


  44. Piracy (n) : sea-robbery


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