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protract

Definition
(verb) lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
Synonyms : draw out extend prolong
Example Sentence
  • We prolonged our stay
  • She extended her visit by another day
  • The meeting was drawn out until midnight
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remember protractor which we use for problems in geometry. It "extends" from 0 to 180 or 360 degrees.

you must have heard of company PROTRACT &GAMBLE....WHICH has existed for A PROLONGED TIME PERIOD.

see if you are attracted to some 1 you will lengthen the time of ure relationship. pro + attract

protract(v)...protraction(n) which is like opposite of contraction..

Pro-tract:-it takes PROlonged time to TRACK.

protuberance

Definition
(noun) something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its surroundings
Example Sentence
  • the gun in his pocket made an obvious bulge
  • the hump of a camel
  • he stood on the rocky prominence
  • the occipital protuberance was well developed
  • the bony excrescence between its horns
Definition
(noun) the condition of being protuberant; the condition of bulging out
Example Sentence
  • the protuberance of his belly
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protuberance as we pump air to tube it protuberances i.e bulges in size

protuberance pro + tuber + ance tuber sound like tumor means cancer's bulg

provenance

Definition
(noun) where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence
Example Sentence
  • the birthplace of civilization
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provenance = province+ance, remember when someone asks you: where do you belong to or to which province do you belong to?..which means whats your origin? Provenance=(Province of oneself )

divide it like PROVEN+ance..now just focus on PROVEN....so what type of things can be proven......ONLY WHICH HAS ITS ORIGIN FROM SOMEWHERE....which have a source from where they have originated

Provenance ---> Proven + Ans.....every ans which is proven has a origin or source....which is the meaning...

basically it is taken from..provenir...which means to come forth...so comefoth and see the ORIGIN AND NATIVITY OF SOmebody or something...

prOVENance place of orgin of oven was US

Just take it as prove and sense hence prove how this make sense that you belong to India i.e the place of origin

A birth certificate is a proof that this 'province' is my 'provenance'.

provender

Definition
(noun) food for domestic livestock
Synonyms : feed
Definition
(noun) a stock or supply of foods
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Some vendors sell dry food and hence product sold by a vendor = Provender

Pro Vendor : A vendor pro in supplying food etc and has stocks of that in his shop...

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In Telugu Enda = Hot. In hot weather generally dry food is available with vendor(merchant, seller).

In Telugu Enda = Hot. In hot weather generally dry food is available with vendor(merchant, seller).

to PROViDE for livestock means, first and foremost, to feed them.

provender=pro+mender(sharpner)

prowess

Definition
(noun) a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation
Synonyms : art artistry
Example Sentence
  • the art of conversation
  • it's quite an art
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sounds like POWERS

it is taken from root word prou....word like prow, proud, prowess..all has root prou..means something extraordinary, something superior...

prowess = sound like purvez mushuruf = pakistani military leader

prowess....prow-ess..prow..(PROUd....so you are proud OF your SON EXTRAORDINARY ABILITY..his BRAVERY THAT HE SHOWED DURING WAR.

prudent

Definition
(adj) careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment
Example Sentence
  • a prudent manager
  • prudent rulers
  • prudent hesitation
  • more prudent to hide than to fight
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sounds like president; a president is always a wise or just person

we all know ICICI Prudential insurance.. so we can think of thoughtful decision taken by having a insurance policy...

germs are careful (prudent) of pepsodent(tooth paste)

sounds like student who should always be cautious about assignments and projects.

Prude people are very prudent .. They do not want to sound offensive to anybody ..

A student who is prudent will always be successful.

prudent sound like pepsodent toothpaste which protect teeth carefully

prudent sounds like "proud student".... so very wise and caefull

prudent toothpaste carefully protects the teeth

prudential sound like credential so when u give ur credential to anyone ur very cautious and careful...

pepsodant- sensible toothbrush

prudent-you must choose pepsodent as a toothpaste because your teeths are sensible and u must be careful

we need a prudent President. _ i.e. someone who show care and thought for our future

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