Found 294 articles starting with P:

persuasion - correct spelling

persuasion - noun  Example: Writing with persuasion will help your career....

pertain - correct spelling

pertain - verb  Example: This statute does not pertain to our case....

perusal, peruse - vocabulary

nounPerusal: the act of reading carefully or thoughtfully; scrutiny; survey.verbPeruse: to read thoroughly and carefully; to examine o...

petulant - vocabulary

adjectiveShowing sudden or impatient irritation, especially over something trifling; irritable, peevish, fretful, petty. The faces of most American women over thirty are relief maps of petulant...

pharaoh - correct spelling

pharaoh - noun  Not pharoah.Example: The tomb of the pharaoh contained gold and jewels....

Phase vs. Faze

Words that sound the same but mean different things are difficult to master when learning a new language. Th...

phenomenon, phenomena

The word phenomenon is singular. Its plural is phenomena....

phlegmatic - vocabulary

adjectiveNot easily roused to feeling, emotion, or action; composed, calm, self-possessed; having a sluggish, unemotional temperament. Phlegmatic natures can be inspired to en...

phrase

A phrase is a multiword group having no conjugated verb in it. We have various kinds of phrases, which perform all sorts of functions in the language. Basically, the phrases can serve as nouns, ...

physical - correct spelling

physical - adjective and noun  Example: The physical activity was too much for the elderly man. ...

physician - correct spelling

physician - noun  Example: He became a successful physician after years of study in medical school....

picture - correct spelling

picture - noun and verb  Example: The picture showed the family at the beach. nounExam...

piece - correct spelling

piece - noun  See peace.Example: He ordered a piece of cake....

pigeon - correct spelling

pigeon - noun  Not pidgeon.Example: The pigeon looked for food in the park.Example: ...

pilgrimage - correct spelling

pilgrimage - noun  Example: During her illness, she made a pilgrimage to the shrine....

pique - vocabulary

verbTo excite a degree of anger and resentment, as in She was piqued by their refusal to attend the party; to excite interest or curiosity in; to arouse or provoke to action. "It naturally happens ...

pistachio - correct spelling

pistachio - noun  Not pistacchio.Example: The pistachio nut broke his fingernails when he tried to open it....

pitiful - correct spelling

pitiful - adjective  Example: The pitiful little orphans just wanted some love and attention....

plagiarize - correct spelling

plagiarize - verb  Example: Way too many students plagiarize by copying information from the Internet and using it in their term papers....

plain - correct spelling

plain - adjective  Not plane.Example: The plain brown wrapper made him suspicious ...

plane - correct spelling

plane - noun and verb  Not plain.Example: The top of the box formed a horizontal ...

planning - correct spelling

planning - verb (past tense and past participle of the verb plan) and noun  ...

playwright - correct spelling

playwright - noun  Not playwrite.Example: As a playwright, he penned many award winners....

pleaded, pled

The preferred past tense and past participle of the verb to plead is pleaded...

pleasant - correct spelling

pleasant - adjective  Example: The pleasant breeze wafted through the cabin....

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