Found 317 articles starting with P:

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 ...

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....

please - correct spelling

please - adverb and verb
Example: Would you please turn off the radio. adverb
Exam...

pleasure - correct spelling

pleasure - noun and verb
Example: He took great pleasure in handing out the awards. noun...

plebeian - vocabulary

adjective
Commonplace, vulgar or coarse in nature; of or associated with the great masses of people; relating to or belonging to the ancient Roman plebs.noun
A member of the common pe...

plenitude - correct spelling

plenitude - noun
Not plentitude.Example: There was a plenitude of food from many nations....

plight - correct spelling

plight - noun and verb
Example: We found ourselves in a terrible plight. noun
Example:...

plural

Nouns and pronouns are either singular or plural. Nouns typically form their plurals by adding ‑s, (boys), ‑es (torches), or ‑ies (cit...

Plurals of Nouns

Notice that words are characterized as nouns by their ability to form plurals. (Some pronouns have this ability as well, e.g., other and others.) You will form the plural for most nouns by adding ‑s or ‑es. Jus...

pneumonia - correct spelling

pneumonia - noun
Example: He barely survived the pneumonia....

pocket - correct spelling

pocket - noun and verb
Example: He hid the pistol in his pocket. noun
Example: ...

poignant - vocabulary

adjective
Profoundly touching or moving; strong in mental appeal; affecting the emotions. There are few sorrows, however poignant, in which a good income is of no avail....

poinsettia - correct spelling

poinsettia - noun
Not pointsettia.Example: The red poinsettia graced the Christmas table....

poison - correct spelling

poison - noun and verb
Example: She put out some rat poison in her attic. noun
Example...

Pole vs. Poll

The director promised to strike the poll in the ground if the results of the pole were in his favor....

policeman - correct spelling

policeman - noun
Example: The armed policeman overpowered the thug....

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