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  • abstract- not concrete
  • aesthetic- having to do with the appreciation of beauty
  • alleviate –to ease a pain or a burden
  • ambivalent- simultaneously feeling opposing feelings; uncertain
  • apathetic –feeling or showing little emotion
  • auspicious- favorable; promising
  • benevolent-well-meaning; generous
  • candor –sincerity; openness
  • cogent –convincing; reasonable
  • comprehensive- broad or complete in scope or content
  • contemporary –current, modern; from the same time
  • conviction –a fixed or strong belief
  • diligent- marked by painstaking effort; hard-working
  • dubious –doubtful; of unlikely authenticity
  • eclectic –made up of a variety of sources or styles
  • egregious- conspicuously bad or offensive
  • exculpate –to free from guilt or blame
  • florid –flowery or elaborate in style
  • gratuitous- given freely; unearned; unwarranted
  • hackneyed –worn out through overuse; trite
  • idealize –to consider perfect
  • impartial- not in favor of one side or the other; unbiased
  • imperious- arrogantly domineering or overbearing
  • inherent –inborn; built-in
  • innovative- introducing something new
  • inveterate –long established; deep-rooted; habitual
  • laudatory –giving praise
  • maverick –one who resists adherence to a group
  • mollify –to calm or soothe
  • novel –strikingly new or unusual
  • obdurate- stubborn; inflexible
  • objectivity- judgment uninfluenced by emotion
  • obstinate –stubbornly adhering to an opinion
  • ornate –elaborately decorated
  • ostentatious- describing a pretentious display
  • paramount –of chief concern or importance
  • penitent –expressing remorse for one’s misdeeds
  • pervasive- dispersed throughout
  • plausible –seemingly valid or acceptable; credible
  • profound –having great depth or seriousness
  • prosaic –unimaginative; dull; ordinary
  • quandary –a state of uncertainty or perplexity
  • rancorous –hateful; marked by deep-seated ill will
  • spurious –not genuine; false; counterfeit
  • stoic –indifferent to pleasure or pain; impassive
  • superfluous- extra; unnecessary
  • tenuous –having little substance or strength; unsure; weak
  • timorous- timid; fearful
  • transitory- short-lived; temporary
  • vindicated –freed from blame

More PTE words with meaning and sentence

1. Advocacy– recommendation
You are in the Indian navy because of defense minister Advocacy.

2. Dogmatism– believing on own thoughts and not on evidence
Indian leaders are dogmatists but behave as Democratic.

3. Indigenous– own country product
We should boycott foreign products and be indigenous.

4. Unifying – becoming together
India get freedom when Gandhi Ji started unifying Indians

5. Antiwar– against a war
Vietnam has many antiwar poems

6. Liturgy– a form of public prayers
Villagers did a liturgy for rain

7. Prodigal– using something recklessly
Stop using your money prodigal or you will be bankrupt someday

8. Requiem – music for dead
People play requiem for his last tribute

9. Aborigines-inhabitant
The Aborigines are provided with guns by terrorist

10. Proponent–  course of action

11. Highlands– MOuntanios AREA
Those highlands are really beautiful

12. Propensity– tendency
His propensity of voice

13. Cite– praising
He has been cited by everyone

14. Ophthalmologist-a specialist in the branch of medicine of eyes
He wanted to be ophthalmologist but not wanted to work hard

15. Colossal -extremely large or great.
I went to a circus and they have colossal swings

16. Curb – keep in check
She promised me that she curb her temper, government curb the use of alcohol.

17. Blunt– not sharp
A blunt knife cannot cut a watermelon

18. Autonomy– independence.
India gained its autonomy after many hardships.

19. Neurotoxicity – change in function in the nervous system
He got neurotoxicity after Bhopal gas tragedy

20. Ludicrous-unreasonable
The man realized that he can finis tree cutting in 15 min

21. Erratic – unpredictable.
No one knows about her mind, she acts very erratically many times.

22. Cloak– sleeveless overgarment
He wears a cloak but it doesn’t look good in the market

23. Delineate– describe
I will delineate  the rows of my garden to increase vegetable quantities

24. Opiate– a drug
He is used to an opiate as he is using it for the last 10 years.

25. Intuition– the ability to understand something instinctively
He doesn’t have an intuition thus he needs tuition

26. Equilibrium – state of equality
The cell is in equilibrium when outside and inside water concentration is the same.

27. Persuade – convince
He persuades another king to expand their kingdom

28. Despite– in spite of
He tops the examination despite of his poverty.

29. Mundane– dull
He is driving a car in mundane color.

30. Complacent – lazy
Stop being complacent about your security

31. Inferred– deduce
From these inferred we can believe that crime is increasing

Myriada countless or extremely great numbera lotThe author suggests a myriad of solutions for the problem.
Assertsstate a fact or belief confidently and forcefullysaysThe author asserts that the issue is lacking simple solutions.
Egregiousoutstandingly badbadThe author asserts that other solutions to the problem are simply egregious.
ErroneousWrong; incorrectwrongThe author’s solutions for the problem were merely erroneous and absurd ideas.
Engendersto cause or give rise tocausesShe asserts that solving the problem will engender a better quality of life
Salientmost notable or importantimportantThe author’s most salient solution is rather egregious.
Advantageousproviding an advantage; beneficial; favorablegoodThe author’s most salient solution is her most advantageous, as one can reason that it would effectively solve the problem.
Employsto make use of;Employ has a double meaning, because it also means to give a job to someone.usesThe author employs rhetorical questions in order to assert her beliefs in a more persuasive manne

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