Sixth Level Vocabulary List for Visiting Scholars in the USA - Page 34

Word Type Used in a Sentence Synonym
picturesque adj. We observed a picturesque scene from our hotel window. charming
plank noun A plank covered the hole in the bridge floor. board
plum noun We ate a juicy plum at dinner. type of fruit
pony noun The young girl got a pony for her birthday. small horse
postscript noun He added a postscript to the letter. afterthought
pretense noun Under the pretense of helping her he stole her money. deception
pretext noun He used a pretext to gain her trust. guise
procure verb We need to procure funds to buy food. obtain
prosper verb With the new job they hope to prosper next year. do well
providence noun It is providence that we met them. fate