Found 294 articles starting with P:

prototype - vocabulary

nounThe model or original on which something else is based or formed; a thing or person serving to illustrate typical qualities of a larger class or group; something analogous to a later thing. The Ancient ...

protract - vocabulary

verbTo prolong, draw out, lengthen the duration of.Note: The past-participial adjective protracted often appears, as in protract...

proverbial - vocabulary

adjectiveDerives from the noun proverb, which means a popular saying, usually of ancient and unknown origin, that expresses a commonplace truth. In the Bible, a proverb is a profo...

prowess - vocabulary

nounExceptional strength, skill, and courage in battle; superior skill or ability. I am really greatly pleased at your standing so high in your form, and I am sure that this year it is better for you to be ...

prurient - vocabulary

adjectiveInclined to lascivious or lustful thoughts and desires. Nothing is more repulsive than a furtively prurient spirituality; it is just as unsavory as gross sensuality....

psychiatrist - correct spelling

psychiatrist - noun  Example: The psychiatrist testified for the defendant....

psychology - correct spelling

psychology - noun  Example: She studied psychology in an attempt to understand herself....

publicly - correct spelling

publicly - adverb  Not publically.Grammar.com's section on the Parts of Speech discusses the demise of -ly adverbs. ...

puerile - correct spelling

puerile - adjective  Example: He engaged in puerile behavior when he made a face at the meeting....

puerile - vocabulary

adjectivePertaining to childhood; childish, immature, or trivial. The idea that leisure is of value in itself is only conditionally true. . . . The average man simply spends his leisure as a dog spends...

punctilious - vocabulary

adjectiveStrictly observant of the rules or forms prescribed by law or custom; precise, scrupulous. His courtesy was somewhat extravagant. He would write and thank people who wrote to thank him for wed...

Punctuation - Definition, Overview, and Lists of Examples

WelcomeBelow you’ll find links to our discussion on all punctuation marks. We have broken some of the longer topics into multiple pages. So watch for references to “Pages 1-2-3” at the bottom of the topic. Click the next page...

punitive - vocabulary

adjectivePertaining to punishment.Note: In law, punitive damages are awarded in civil suits to punish the wrongdoer and serve as an example to deter others from similar, egregious con...

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purport - vocabulary

nounThe meaning or sense or import, as in the main purport of the article; also the purpose or intent, as in the purport of the trip to Italy.verbTo present, especially...

pursue - correct spelling

pursue - verb  Example: She tried to pursue her dream of fame and fortune....

pursuit - correct spelling

pursuit - noun  Example: The sheriff and his men were in hot pursuit....

pusillanimous - vocabulary

adjectiveWithout spirit or bravery; lacking courage; timid; faint-hearted. A Prince is despised when he is seen to be fickle, frivolous, effeminate, pusillanimous, or irresolute, again...

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