Found 302 articles starting with P:

perspicacious, perspicacity - vocabulary

adjective
Perspicacious: having a keen mental understanding or perception; shrewd; astute; discerning.noun
Perspicacity: keen menta...

perspiration - correct spelling

perspiration - noun
Example: His nervousness caused excessive perspiration....

persuade - correct spelling

persuade - verb
Example: She tried to persuade her daughter to study at night....

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

noun
Perusal: the act of reading carefully or thoughtfully; scrutiny; survey.verb
Peruse: to read thoroughly and carefully; to examine o...

petulant - vocabulary

adjective
Showing 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

adjective
Not easily roused to feeling, emotion, or action; composed, calm, self-possessed; having a sluggish, unemotional temperament. Phlegmatic natures can be inspired to en...

Phrasal verbs with ‘Get’

Get – as a separate word get means to acquire or have something. When combined ...

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. noun
Exam...

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

verb
To 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 ...

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