Words To Improve And Enlarge Your English Vocabulary List P


Pacify v. To Bring Into A Peaceful State.
Packet n. A Bundle, As Of Letters.
Pact n. A Covenant.
Pagan n. A Worshiper Of False Gods.
Pageant n. A Dramatic Representation, Especially A Spectacular One.
Palate n. The Roof Of The Mouth.
Palatial adv. Magnificent.
Paleontology n. The Branch Of Biology That Treats Of Ancient Life And Fossil Organisms.
Palette n. A Thin Tablet, With A Hole For The Thumb, Upon Which Artists Lay Their Colors For Painting.
Palinode n. A Retractio
Pall v. To Make Dull By Satiety.
Palliate v. To Cause To Appear Less Guilty.
Pallid adv. Of A Pale Or Wan Appearance.
Palpable n. Perceptible By Feeling Or Touch.
Palsy n. Paralysis.
Paly adv. Lacking Color Or Brilliancy.
Pamphlet n. A Brief Treatise Or Essay, Usually On A Subject Of Current Interest.
Pamphleteer v. To Compose Or Issue Pamphlets, Especially Controversial Ones.
Panacea n. A Remedy Or Medicine Proposed For Or Professing To Cure All Diseases.
Pan-American adv. Including Or Pertaining To The Whole Of America, Both North And South.
Pandemic adv. Affecting A Whole People Or All Classes, As A Disease.
Pandemonium n. A Fiendish Or Riotous Uproar.
Panegyric n. A Formal And Elaborate Eulogy, Written Or Spoken, Of A Person Or Of An Act.
Panel n. A Rectangular Piece Set In Or As In A Frame.
Panic n. A Sudden, Unreasonable, Overpowering Fear.
Panoply n. A Full Set Of Armor.
Panorama n. A Series Of Large Pictures Representing A Continuous Scene.
Pantheism n. The Worship Of Nature For Itself Or Its Beauty.
Pantheon n. A Circular Temple At Rome With A Fine Corinthian Portico And A Great Domed Roof.
Pantomime n. Sign-Language.
Pantoscope n. A Very Wide-Angled Photographic Lens.
Papacy n. The Official Head Of The Roman Catholic Church.
Papyrus n. The Writing-Paper Of The Ancient Egyptians, And Later Of The Romans.
Parable n. A Brief Narrative Founded On Real Scenes Or Events Usually With A Moral.
Paradox n. A Statement Or Doctrine Seemingly In Contradiction To The Received Belief.
Paragon n. A Model Of Excellence.
Parallel v. To Cause To Correspond Or Lie In The Same Direction And Equidistant In All Parts.
Parallelism n. Essential Likeness.
Paralysis n. Loss Of The Power Of Contractility In The Voluntary Or Involuntary Muscles.
Paralyze v. To Deprive Of The Power To Act.
Paramount adv. Supreme In Authority.
Paramour n. One Who Is Unlawfully And Immorally A Lover Or A Mistress.
Paraphernalia n. Miscellaneous Articles Of Equipment Or Adornment.
Paraphrase v. Translate Freely.
Pare v. To Cut, Shave, Or Remove (The Outside) From Anything.
Parentage n. The Relation Of Parent To Child, Of The Producer To The Produced, Or Of Cause To Effect.
Pariah n. A Member Of A Degraded Class; A Social Outcast.
Parish n. The Ecclesiastical District In Charge Of A Pastor.
Parisian adv. Of Or Pertaining To The City Of Paris.
Parity n. Equality, As Of Condition Or Rank.
Parlance n. Mode Of Speech.
Parley v. To Converse In.
Parliament n. A Legislative Body.
Parlor n. A Room For Reception Of Callers Or Entertainment Of Guests.
Parody v. To Render Ludicrous By Imitating The Language Of.
Paronymous adv. Derived From The Same Root Or Primitive Word.
Paroxysm n. A Sudden Outburst Of Any Kind Of Activity.
Parricide n. The Murder Of A Parent.
Parse v. To Describe, As A Sentence, By Separating It Into Its Elements And Describing Each Word.
Parsimonious adv. Unduly Sparing In The Use Or Expenditure Of Money.
Partible adv. Separable.
Participant n. One Having A Share Or Part.
Participate v. To Receive Or Have A Part Or Share Of.
Partisan adv. Characterized By Or Exhibiting Undue Or Unreasoning Devotion To A Party.
Partition n. That Which Separates Anything Into Distinct Parts.
Passible adv. Capable Of Feeling Of Suffering.
Passive adv. Unresponsive.
Pastoral adv. Having The Spirit Or Sentiment Of Rural Life.
Paternal adv. Fatherly.
Paternity n. Fatherhood.
Pathos n. The Quality In Any Form Of Representation That Rouses Emotion Or Sympathy.
Patriarch n. The Chief Of A Tribe Or Race Who Rules By Paternal Right.
Patrician adv. Of Senatorial Or Noble Rank.
Patrimony n. An Inheritance From An Ancestor, Especially From One’S Father.
Patriotism n. Love And Devotion To One’S Country.
Patronize v. To Exercise An Arrogant Condescension Toward.
Patronymic adv. Formed After One’S Father’S Name.
Patter v. To Mumble Something Over And Over.
Paucity n. Fewness.
Pauper n. One Without Means Of Support.
Pauperism n. Dependence On Charity.
Pavilion n. An Open Structure For Temporary Shelter.
Payee n. A Person To Whom Money Has Been Or Is To Be Paid.
Peaceable adv. Tranquil.
Peaceful adv. Tranquil.
Peccable adv. Capable Of Sinning.
Peccadillo n. A Small Breach Of Propriety Or Principle.
Peccant adv. Guilty.
Pectoral adv. Pertaining To The Breast Or Thorax.
Pecuniary adv. Consisting Of Money.
Pedagogics n. The Science And Art Of Teaching.
Pedagogue n. A Schoolmaster.
Pedagogy n. The Science And Art Of Teaching
Pedal n. A Lever For The Foot Usually Applied Only To Musical Instruments, Cycles, And Other Machines.
Pedant n. A Scholar Who Makes Needless And Inopportune Display Of His Learning.
Peddle v. To Go About With A Small Stock Of Goods To Sell.
Peddler n. One Who Travels From House To House With An Assortment Of Goods For Retail.
Pedestal n. A Base Or Support As For A Column, Statue, Or Vase.
Pedestrian n. One Who Journeys On Foot.
Pediatrics n. The Department Of Medical Science That Relates To The Treatment Of Diseases Of Childhood.
Pedigree n. One’S Line Of Ancestors.
Peerage n. The Nobility.
Peerless adv. Of Unequaled Excellence Or Worth.
Peevish adv. Petulant. (Irritable)
Pellucid adv. Translucent.
Penalty n. The Consequences That Follow The Transgression Of Natural Or Divine Law.
Penance n. Punishment To Which One Voluntarily Submits Or Subjects Himself As An Expression Of Penitence.
Penchant n. A Bias In Favor Of Something.
Pendant n. Anything That Hangs From Something Else, Either For Ornament Or For Use.
Pendulous adv. Hanging, Especially So As To Swing By An Attached End Or Part.
Pendulum n. A Weight Hung On A Rod, Serving By Its Oscillation To Regulate The Rate Of A Clock.
Penetrable adv. That May Be Pierced By Physical, Moral, Or Intellectual Force.
Penetrate v. To Enter Or Force A Way Into The Interior Parts Of.
Penetration n. Discernment.
Peninsular adv. Pertaining To A Piece Of Land Almost Surrounded By Water.
Penitence n. Sorrow For Sin With Desire To Amend And To Atone.
Penitential adv. Pertaining To Sorrow For Sin With Desire To Amend And To Atone.
Pennant n. A Small Flag.
Pension n. A Periodical Allowance To An Individual On Account Of Past Service Done By Him/Her.
Pentad n. The Number Five.
Pentagon n. A Figure, Especially, With Five Angles And Five Sides.
Pentagram n. A Figure Having Five Points Or Lobes.
Pentahedron n. A Solid Bounded By Five Plane Faces.
Pentameter n. In Prosody, A Line Of Verse Containing Five Units Or Feet.
Pentathlon n. The Contest Of Five Associated Exercises In The Great Games And The Same Contestants.
Pentavalent adv. Quinqeuvalent.
Penultimate adv. A Syllable Or Member Of A Series That Is Last But One.
Penurious adv. Excessively Sparing In The Use Of Money.
Penury n. Indigence.
Perversion n. Diversion From The True Meaning Or Proper Purpose.
Perversity n. Wickedness.
Pervert n. One Who Has Forsaken A Doctrine Regarded As True For One Esteemed False.
Pervious adv. Admitting The Entrance Or Passage Of Another Substance.
Pestilence n. A Raging Epidemic.
Pestilent adv. Having A Malign Influence Or Effect.
Pestilential adv. Having The Nature Of Or Breeding Pestilence.
Peter v. To Fail Or Lose Power, Efficiency, Or Value.
Petrify v. To Convert Into A Substance Of Stony Hardness And Character.
Petulance n. The Character Or Condition Of Being Impatient, Capricious Or Petulant.
Petulant adv. Displaying Impatience.
Pharmacopoeia n. A Book Containing The Formulas And Methods Of Preparation Of Medicines For The Use Of Druggists.
Pharmacy n. The Art Or Business Of Compounding And Dispensing Medicines.
Phenomenal adv. Extraordinary Or Marvelous.
Phenomenon n. Any Unusual Occurrence.
Philander v. To Play At Courtship With A Woman.
Philanthropic adv. Benevolent.
Philanthropist n. One Who Endeavors To Help His Fellow Me
Philanthropy n. Active Humanitarianism.
Philately n. The Study And Collection Of Stamps.
Philharmonic adv. Fond Of Music.
Philogynist n. One Who Is Fond Of Wome
Philologist n. An Expert In Linguistics.
Philology n. The Study Of Language In Connection With History And Literature.
Philosophize v. To Seek Ultimate Causes And Principles.
Philosophy n. The General Principles, Laws, Or Causes That Furnish The Rational Explanation Of Anything.
Phlegmatic adv. Not Easily Roused To Feeling Or Actio
Phonetic adv. Representing Articulate Sounds Or Speech.
Phonic adv. Pertaining To The Nature Of Sound.
Phonogram n. A Graphic Character Symbolizing An Articulate Sound.
Phonology n. The Science Of Human Vocal Sounds.
Phosphorescence n. The Property Of Emitting Light.
Photoelectric adv. Pertaining To The Combined Action Of Light And Electricity.
Photometer n. Any Instrument For Measuring The Intensity Of Light Or Comparing The Intensity Of Two Lights.
Photometry n. The Art Of Measuring The Intensity Of Light.
Physicist n. A Specialist In The Science That Treats Of The Phenomena Associated With Matter And Energy.
Physics n. The Science That Treats Of The Phenomena Associated With Matter And Energy.
Physiocracy n. The Doctrine That Land And Its Products Are The Only True Wealth.
Physiognomy n. The External Appearance Merely.
Physiography n. Description Of Nature.
Physiology n. The Science Of Organic Functions.
Physique n. The Physical Structure Or Organization Of A Perso
Picayune adv. Of Small Value.
Piccolo n. A Small Flute.
Piece n. A Loose Or Separated Part, As Distinguished From The Whole Or The Mass.
Piecemeal Ad v. Gradually.
Pillage n. Open Robbery, As In War.
Pillory n. A Wooden Framework In Which An Offender Is Fastened To Boards And Is Exposed To Public Scor
Pincers n. An Instrument Having Two Lever-Handles And Two Jaws Working On A Pivot.
Pinchers n. An Instrument Having Two Jaws Working On A Pivot.
Pinnacle n. A High Or Topmost Point, As A Mountain-Peak.
Pioneer n. One Among The First To Explore A Country.
Pious adv. Religious.
Pique v. To Excite A Slight Degree Of Anger In.
Piteous adv. Compassionate.
Pitiable adv. Contemptible.
Pitiful adv. Wretched.
Pitiless adv. Hard-Hearted.
Pittance n. Any Small Portion Or Meager Allowance.
Placate v. To Bring From A State Of Angry Or Hostile Feeling To One Of Patience Or Friendliness.
Placid adv. Serene.
Plagiarism n. The Stealing Of Passages From The Writings Of Another And Publishing Them As One’S Ow
Planisphere n. A Polar Projection Of The Heavens On A Chart.
Plasticity n. The Property Of Some Substances Through Which The Form Of The Mass Can Readily Be Changed.
Platitude n. A Written Or Spoken Statement That Is Flat, Dull, Or Commonplace.
Plaudit n. An Expression Of Applause.
Plausible adv. Seeming Likely To Be True, Though Open To Doubt.
Playful adv. Frolicsome.
Playwright n. A Maker Of Plays For The Stage.
Plea n. An Argument To Obtain Some Desired Actio
Pleasant adv. Agreeable.
Pleasurable adv. Affording Gratificatio
Plebeian adv. Commo
Pledgee n. The Person To Whom Anything Is Pledged.
Pledgeor n. One Who Gives A Pledge.
Plenary adv. Entire.
Plenipotentiary n. A Person Fully Empowered To Transact Any Business.
Plenitude n. Abundance.
Plenteous adv. Abundant.
Plumb n. A Weight Suspended By A Line To Test The Verticality Of Something.
Plummet n. A Piece Of Lead For Making Soundings, Adjusting Walls To The Vertical.
Pluperfect adv. Expressing Past Time Or Action Prior To Some Other Past Time Or Actio
Plural adv. Containing Or Consisting Of More Than One.
Plurality n. A Majority.
Plutocracy n. A Wealthy Class In A Political Community Who Control The Government By Means Of Their Money.
Pneumatic adv. Pertaining To Or Consisting Of Air Or Gas.
Poesy n. Poetry.
Poetaster n. An Inferior Poet.
Poetic adv. Pertaining To Poetry.
Poetics n. The Rules And Principles Of Poetry.
Poignancy n. Severity Or Acuteness, Especially Of Pain Or Grief.
Poignant adv. Severely Painful Or Acute To The Spirit.
Poise n. Equilibrium.
Polar adv. Pertaining To The Poles Of A Sphere, Especially Of The Earth.
Polemics n. The Art Of Controversy Or Disputatio
Pollen n. The Fine Dust-Like Grains Or Powder Formed Within The Anther Of A Flowering Plant.
Pollute v. To Contaminate.
Polyarchy n. Government By Several Or Many Persons Of What- Ever Class.
Polycracy n. The Rule Of Many.
Polygamy n. The Fact Or Condition Of Having More Than One Wife Or Husband At Once.
Polyglot adv. Speaking Several Tongues.
Polygon n. A Figure Having Many Angles.
Polyhedron n. A Solid Bounded By Plane Faces, Especially By More Than Four.
Polysyllable adv. Having Several Syllables, Especially More Than Three Syllables.
Polytechnic adv. Pertaining To, Embracing, Or Practicing Many Arts.
Polytheism n. The Doctrine Or Belief That There Are More Gods Than One.
Pommel v. To Beat With Something Thick Or Bulky.
Pomposity n. The Quality Of Being Marked By An Assumed Stateliness And Impressiveness Of Manner.
Pompous adv. Marked By An Assumed Stateliness And Impressiveness Of Manner.
Ponder v. To Meditate Or Reflect Upon.
Ponderous adv. Unusually Weighty Or Forcible.
Pontiff n. The Pope.
Populace n. The Common People.
Populous adv. Containing Many Inhabitants, Especially In Proportion To The Territory.
Portend v. To Indicate As Being About To Happen, Especially By Previous Signs.
Portent n. Anything That Indicates What Is To Happe
Portfolio n. A Portable Case For Holding Writing-Materials, Drawings, Etc.
Posit v. To Present In An Orderly Manner. Position N. The Manner In Which A Thing Is Placed. Positive Adj. Free From Doubt Or Hesitation.
Posse n. A Force Of Me
Possess v. To Own.
Possession n. The Having, Holding, Or Detention Of Property In One’S Power Or Command.
Possessive adv. Pertaining To The Having, Holding, Or Detention Of Property In One’S Power Or Command.
Possessor n. One Who Owns, Enjoys, Or Controls Anything, As Property.
Possible adv. Being Not Beyond The Reach Of Power Natural, Moral, Or Supernatural.
Postdate v. To Make The Date Of Any Writing Later Than The Real Date.
Posterior n. The Hinder Part.
Postgraduate adv. Pertaining To Studies That Are Pursued After Receiving A Degree.
Postscript n. Something Added To A Letter After The Writer’S Signature.
Potency n. Power.
Potent adv. Physically Powerful.
Potentate n. One Possessed Of Great Power Or Sway.
Potential n. Anything That May Be Possible.
Potion n. A Dose Of Liquid Medicine.
Powerless adv. Impotent.
Practicable adv. Feasible.
Prate v. To Talk About Vainly Or Foolishly.
Prattle v. To Utter In Simple Or Childish Talk.
Preamble n. A Statement Introductory To And Explanatory Of What Follows.
Precarious adv. Perilous.
Precaution n. A Provision Made In Advance For Some Possible Emergency Or Danger.
Precede v. To Happen First.
Precedence n. Priority In Place, Time, Or Rank.
Precedent n. An Instance That May Serve As A Guide Or Basis For A Rule.
Precedential adv. Of The Nature Of An Instance That May Serve As A Guide Or Basis For A Rule.
Precession n. The Act Of Going Forward.
Precipice n. A High And Very Steep Or Approximately Vertical Cliff.
Precipitant adv. Moving Onward Quickly And Heedlessly.
Precipitate v. To Force Forward Prematurely.
Precise adv. Exact.
Precision n. Accuracy Of Limitation, Definition, Or Adjustment.
Preclude v. To Prevent.
Precocious adv. Having The Mental Faculties Prematurely Developed.
Precursor n. A Forerunner Or Herald.
Predatory adv. Prone To Pillaging.
Predecessor n. An Incumbent Of A Given Office Previous To Another.
Predicament n. A Difficult, Trying Situation Or Plight.
Predicate v. To State As Belonging To Something.
Predict v. To Foretell.
Prediction n. A Prophecy.
Predominance n. Ascendancy Or Preponderance.
Predominant adv. Superior In Power, Influence, Effectiveness, Number, Or Degree.
Predominate v. To Be Chief In Importance, Quantity, Or Degree.
Preeminence n. Special Eminence.
Preempt v. To Secure The Right Of Preference In The Purchase Of Public Land.
Preemption n. The Right Or Act Of Purchasing Before Others.
Preengage v. To Preoccupy.
Preestablish v. To Settle Or Arrange Beforehand.
Preexist v. To Exist At A Period Or In A State Earlier Than Something Else.
Preexistence n. Existence Antecedent To Something.
Preface n. A Brief Explanation Or Address To The Reader, At The Beginning Of A Book.
Prefatory adv. Pertaining To A Brief Explanation To The Reader At The Beginning Of A Book.
Prefer v. To Hold In Higher Estimation.
Preferable adv. More Desirable Than Others.
Preference n. An Object Of Favor Or Choice.
Preferential adv. Possessing, Giving, Or Constituting Preference Or Priority.
Preferment n. Preference.
Prefix v. To Attach At The Beginning.
Prehensible adv. Capable Of Being Grasped.
Prehensile adv. Adapted For Grasping Or Holding.
Prehension n. The Act Of Laying Hold Of Or Grasping.
Prejudice n. A Judgment Or Opinion Formed Without Due Examination Of The Facts.
Prelacy n. A System Of Church Government.
Prelate n. One Of A Higher Order Of Clergy Having Direct Authority Over Other Clergy.
Prelude n. An Introductory Or Opening Performance.
Premature adv. Coming Too Soo
Premier adv. First In Rank Or Positio
Premise n. A Judgment As A Conclusio
Premonition n. Foreboding.
Preoccupation n. The State Of Having The Mind, Attention, Or Inclination Preoccupied.
Preoccupy v. To Fill The Mind Of A Person To The Exclusion Of Other Subjects.
Preordain v. To Foreordain.
Preparation n. An Act Or Proceeding Designed To Bring About Some Event.
Preparatory adv. Having To Do With What Is Preliminary.
Preponderant adv. Prevalent.
Preponderate v. To Exceed In Influence Or Power.
Prepossession n. A Preconceived Liking.
Preposterous adv. Utterly Ridiculous Or Absurd.
Prerogative adv. Having Superior Rank Or Precedence.
Presage v. To Foretell.
Prescience n. Knowledge Of Events Before They Take Place.
Prescient adv. Foreknowing.
Prescript adv. Prescribed As A Rule Or Model.
Prescriptible adv. Derived From Authoritative Directio
Prescription n. An Authoritative Directio
Presentient adv. Perceiving Or Feeling Beforehand.
Presentiment n. Foreboding.
Presentment n. Semblance.
Preservation n. Conservatio
Presumption n. That Which May Be Logically Assumed To Be True Until Disproved.
Presumptuous adv. Assuming Too Much.
Pretension n. A Bold Or Presumptuous Assertio
Pretentious adv. Marked By Pretense, Conceit, Or Display.
Preternatural adv. Extraordinary.
Pretext n. A Fictitious Reason Or Motive.
Prevalence n. Frequency.
Prevalent adv. Of Wide Extent Or Frequent Occurrence.
Prevaricate v. To Use Ambiguous Or Evasive Language For The Purpose Of Deceiving Or Diverting Attention.
Prevention n. Thwarting.
Prickle v. To Puncture Slightly With Fine, Sharp Points.
Priggish adv. Conceited.
Prim adv. Stiffly Proper.
Prima adv. First.
Primer n. An Elementary Reading-Book For Childre
Primeval adv. Belonging To The First Ages.
Primitive adv. Pertaining To The Beginning Or Early Times.
Principal adv. Most Important.
Principality n. The Territory Of A Reigning Prince.
Principle n. A General Truth Or Propositio
Priory n. A Monastic House.
Pristine adv. Primitive.
Privateer n. A Vessel Owned And Officered By Private Persons, But Carrying On Maritime War.
Privilege n. A Right Or Immunity Not Enjoyed By All, Or That May Be Enjoyed Only Under Special Conditions.
Privity n. Knowledge Shared With Another Or Others Regarding A Private Matter.
Privy adv. Participating With Another Or Others In The Knowledge Of A Secret Transactio
Probate adv. Relating To Making Proof, As Of A Will.
Probation n. Any Proceeding Designed To Ascertain Or Test Character, Qualification, Or The Like.
Probe v. To Search Through And Through.
Probity n. Virtue Or Integrity Tested And Confirmed.
Procedure n. A Manner Or Method Of Acting.
Proceed v. To Renew Motion Or Action, As After Rest Or Interruption.
Proclamation n. Any Announcement Made In A Public Manner.
Procrastinate v. To Put Off Till Tomorrow Or Till A Future Time.
Procrastination n. Delay.
Proctor n. An Agent Acting For Another.
Prodigal n. One Wasteful Or Extravagant, Especially In The Use Of Money Or Property.
Prodigious adv. Immense.
Prodigy n. A Person Or Thing Of Very Remarkable Gifts Or Qualities.
Productive adv. Yielding In Abundance.
Profession n. Any Calling Or Occupation Involving Special Mental Or Other Special Disciplines.
Professor n. A Public Teacher Of The Highest Grade In A University Or College.
Proffer v. To Offer To Another For Acceptance.
Proficiency n. An Advanced State Of Acquirement, As In Some Knowledge, Art, Or Science.
Proficient adv. Possessing Ample And Ready Knowledge Or Of Skill In Any Art, Science, Or Industry.
Profile n. An Outline Or Contour.
Profiteer n. One Who Profits.
Profligacy n. Shameless Viciousness.
Profligate adv. Abandoned To Vice.
Profuse adv. Produced Or Displayed In Overabundance.
Progeny n. Offspring.
Progression n. A Moving Forward Or Proceeding In Course.
Prohibition n. A Decree Or An Order Forbidding Something.
Prohibitionist n. One Who Favors The Prohibition By Law Of The Manufacture And Sale Of Alcoholic Beverages.
Prohibitory adv. Involving Or Equivalent To Prohibition, Especially Of The Sale Of Alcoholic Beverages.
Projection n. A Prominence.
Proletarian n. A Person Of The Lowest Or Poorest Class.
Prolific adv. Producing Offspring Or Fruit.
Prolix adv. Verbose.
Prologue n. A Prefatory Statement Or Explanation To A Poem, Discourse, Or Performance.
Prolong v. To Extend In Time Or Duration.
Promenade v. To Walk For Amusement Or Exercise.
Prominence n. The Quality Of Being Noticeable Or Distinguished.
Prominent adv. Conspicuous In Position, Character, Or Importance.
Promiscuous adv. Brought Together Without Order, Distinction, Or Design (For Sex).
Promissory adv. Expressing An Engagement To Pay.
Promontory n. A High Point Of Land Extending Outward From The Coastline Into The Sea.
Promoter n. A Furtherer, Forwarder, Or Encourager.
Promulgate v. To Proclaim.
Propaganda n. Any Institution Or Systematic Scheme For Propagating A Doctrine Or System.
Propagate v. To Spread Abroad Or From Person To Person.
Propel v. To Drive Or Urge Forward.
Propellant adv. Propelling.
Propeller n. One Who Or That Which Propels.
Prophecy n. Any Prediction Or Foretelling.
Prophesy v. To Predict Or Foretell, Especially Under Divine Inspiration And Guidance.
Propitious adv. Kindly Disposed.
Proportionate adv. Being In Proportio
Propriety n. Accordance With Recognized Usage, Custom, Or Principles.
Propulsion n. A Driving Onward Or Forward.
Prosaic adv. Unimaginative.
Proscenium n. That Part Of The Stage Between The Curtain And The Orchestra.
Proscribe v. To Reject, As A Teaching Or A Practice, With Condemnation Or Denunciation.
Proscription n. Any Act Of Condemnation And Rejection From Favor And Privilege.
Proselyte n. One Who Has Been Won Over From One Religious Belief To Another.
Prosody n. The Science Of Poetical Forms.
Prospector n. One Who Makes Exploration, Search, Or Examination, Especially For Minerals.
Prospectus n. A Paper Or Pamphlet Containing Information Of A Proposed Undertaking.
Prostrate adv. Lying Prone, Or With The Head To The Ground.
Protagonist n. A Leader In Any Enterprise Or Contest.
Protection n. Preservation From Harm, Danger, Annoyance, Or Any Other Evil.
Protective adv. Sheltering.
Protector n. A Defender.
Protege n. One Specially Cared For And Favored By Another Usually Older Perso
Protestant n. A Christian Who Denies The Authority Of The Pope And Holds The Right Of Special Judgment.
Protocol n. A Declaration Or Memorandum Of Agreement Less Solemn And Formal Than A Treaty.
Protomartyr n. The Earliest Victim In Any Cause.
Protoplasm n. The Substance That Forms The Principal Portion Of An Animal Or Vegetable Cell.
Prototype n. A Work, Original In Character, Afterward Imitated In Form Or Spirit.
Protract v. To Prolong.
Protrude v. To Push Out Or Thrust Forth.
Protrusion n. The Act Of Protruding.
Protuberance n. Something That Swells Out From A Surrounding Surface.
Protuberant adv. Bulging.
Protuberate v. To Swell Or Bulge Beyond The Surrounding Surface.
Proverb n. A Brief, Pithy Saying, Condensing In Witty Or Striking Form The Wisdom Of Experience.
Provident adv. Anticipating And Making Ready For Future Wants Or Emergencies.
Providential adv. Effected By Divine Guidance.
Provincial adv. Uncultured In Thought And Manner.
Proviso n. A Clause In A Contract, Will, Etc., By Which Its Operation Is Rendered Conditional.
Provocation n. An Action Or Mode Of Conduct That Excites Resentment.
Prowess n. Strength, Skill, And Intrepidity In Battle.
Proximately Ad v. Immediately.
Proxy n. A Person Who Is Empowered By Another To Represent Him Or Her In A Given Matter.
Prudence n. Cautio
Prudential adv. Proceeding Or Marked By Cautio
Prudery n. An Undue Display Of Modesty Or Delicacy.
Prurient adv. Inclined To Lascivious Thoughts And Desires.
Pseudapostle n. A Pretended Or False Apostle.
Pseudonym n. A Fictitious Name, Especially When Assumed By A Writer.
Pseudonymity n. The State Or Character Of Using A Fictitious Name.
Psychiatry n. The Branch Of Medicine That Relates To Mental Disease.
Psychic adv. Pertaining To The Mind Or Soul.
Psychopathic adv. Morally Irresponsible.
Psychotherapy n. The Treatment Of Mental Disease.
Pudgy adv. Small And Fat.
Puerile adv. Childish.
Pugnacious adv. Quarrelsome.
Puissant adv. Possessing Strength.
Pulmonary adv. Pertaining To The Lungs.
Punctilious adv. Strictly Observant Of The Rules Or Forms Prescribed By Law Or Custom.
Punctual adv. Observant And Exact In Points Of Time.
Pungency n. The Quality Of Affecting The Sense Of Smell.
Pungent adv. Affecting The Sense Of Smell.
Punitive adv. Pertaining To Punishment.
Pupilage n. The State Or Period Of Being A Student.
Purgatory n. An Intermediate State Where Souls Are Made Fit For Paradise Or Heaven By Expiatory Suffering.
Purl v. To Cause To Whirl, As In An Eddy.
Purloin v. To Steal.
Purport n. Intent.
Purveyor n. One Who Supplies
Pusillanimous adv. Without Spirit Or Bravery.
Putrescent adv. Undergoing Decomposition Of Animal Or Vegetable Matter Accompanied By Fetid Odors.
Pyre n. A Heap Of Combustibles Arranged For Burning A Dead Body.
Pyromania n. An Insane Propensity To Set Things On Fire.
Pyrotechnic adv. Pertaining To Fireworks Or Their Manufacture.
Pyx n. A Vessel Or Casket, Usually Of Precious Metal, In Which The Host Is Preserved.

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