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proclivity.noun,.plural.proclivities
a natural propensity or inclination; predisposition
synonym.predilection

peter, petered, petering, peters.intransitive verbs
to diminish slowly and come to an end; dwindle; to end weakly; to taper off; fizzle out (the storm finally petered out and now is gone; their enthusiasm soon petered out when the saw the portent of more rain); abate; drain away, lessen, rebate, recede, to become exhausted; come to nothing (low consciousness efforts to take advantage of others usually come to nothing); die out
peter out, peters out, petering out

pheromone.noun,.plural.pheromones
a hormone; a chemical secreted by an animal, especially an insect, that influences the behavior or development of others of the same species
pheromonal.adjective

peremptory.adjective
putting an end to all debate or action (a peremptory decree); not allowing contradiction or refusal; imperative.(the officer issued peremptory commands); having the nature of or expressing a command; urgent (the teacher spoke in a peremptory tone); offensively.self-assured; dictatorial
preemptory.adjective
peremptorily.adverb
peremptoriness.noun
prempt.or.preempt, preempted, prempting, preempts.transitive-and.intransitive verbs
to take the place of; to have precedence or predominance over; displace; to appropriate, seize or take for oneself before others
preemptor.noun,.plural.preemptors

palate.noun,.plural.palates
the roof of the mouth in vertebrates having a complete or partial separation of the oral and nasal cavities and consisting of the hard palate and the soft palate; the sense of taste

partial.adjective
of, relating.to.or.being or affecting only a part; not total; incomplete (the plan calls for deployment of three planes to deliver food); the police have only a partial description of the suspect); favoring one person or side over another or others; biased or prejudiced (a decision that was partial to the plaintiff); having a particular liking or fondness for something or someone (partial to romantic novels)
partialness.noun
synonyms.fractional, incomplete, fragmentary, imperfect
antonyms.complete, whole, perfect
partially.adverb
to a degree; not totally
partiality.noun,.plural.partialities
the state of being partial; favorable prejudice or bias; a special fondness; a predilection.(a child with a grown up partiality for organic foods)

partition.noun,.plural.partitions
the act or process of dividing.something into parts; the state of being.so divided; something that divides or separates, as a wall dividing one room or cubicle from another; a wall, septum or other separating membrane in an organism; a part or section into which something has been divided
partition, partitioned, partitioning, partitions.transitive verbs
to divide into parts, pieces or sections; a partition is a wall or screen that separates one part of a room or vehicle from another part of it; if you partition a room, you separate one part of it from another by means of a partition (bedrooms have again been created by partitioning a single larger room)
partitioner.noun,.plural.partitioners
partitionment.noun,.plural.partitionments

predilection.noun,.plural.predilections
a partiality or disposition.in favor of.something; a preference
synonyms.bias, leaning, partiality; penchant; prejudice; proclivity; propensity

prefer, preferred, preferring, prefers.transitive verbs
to choose or be in the habit of choosing as more desirable or as having more value (prefers coffee to tea)
preferrer.noun
preferable.adjective
more desirable or worthy than another; preferred (coffee is preferable to tea, I think)
preferably.adverb
preferability.or.preferableness.noun

preference.noun,.plural.preferences
the selecting of someone or something over another or others; the right or chance to so choose; the state of being preferred; precedence
synonyms.priority, predominance, prerogative

prolix.adjective
tediously.prolonged; wordy (editing a prolix manuscript); tending to speak or write at excessive length
prolixly.adverb
prolixity.noun

pungent.adjective
affecting the organs of taste or smell with a sharp, acrid sensation; penetrating, biting or caustic.(pungent satire); to the point; sharp; pointed
pungently.adverb
pungency.noun

parody.noun,.plural-parodies
something so bad as to be equivalent to intentional mockery; a travesty (the trial was a parody of justice); a literary or artistic work that imitates the characteristic style of an author or a work for comic effect or ridicule; the genre of literature comprising such works
parody, parodied, parodying, parodies.transitive verbs
to make a parody of
parodic or parodical.adjective
parodist.noun
parodistic.adjective
synonyms.imitate, caricature, burlesque, travesty, satire, lampoon

polyunsaturated.adjective
of or relating to long chain carbon compounds, especially fats, having many unsaturated bonds

prompt, prompted, prompting, prompts.transitive verbs
to make someone decide to do something; to prompt someone to do something means to make them decide to do it; if you prompt someone when they stop speaking, you encourage or help them to continue; if you prompt an actor, you tell them what their next line is when they have forgotten what comes next; a prompt action is done without any delay (it is not too late, but prompt action is needed in order to get to the airport on time for them arriving); to move to act promptly; to spur another to action; incite.(a noise prompted the guard to go back and investigate); to give rise to; inspire (the accident prompted a review of school safety policy); to assist with a reminder; remind; to assist an actor or a reciter by providing the next words of a forgotten passage; cue
prompt.noun
the act of prompting or giving a cue; a reminder or cue; a symbol that appears on a monitor as a cursor indicating that the computer is ready to receive input
prompting.noun,.plural.promptings
prompter, promptitude or promptness.nouns
promptly.adverb
prompt, prompter, promptest.adjectives
being on time; punctual; carried out or performed without delay (a prompt reply)

paramour.noun,.plural.paramours
a lover, especially one in an adulterous relationship

prod, prodded, prodding, prods.transitive verbs
to jab or poke, as with a pointed object; to goad to action; incite; urge
prod.noun
a pointed object used to prod (a cattle prod); an incitement; a stimulus
prodder.noun

premeditated, premeditative.adjectives
characterized by deliberate purpose, previous consideration (thinking before about it) and some degree of planning (a premeditated crime
premeditatedly.adverb
premeditate, premeditated, premeditating, premeditates.verbs
transitive verb use.to plan, arrange or plot a crime or some hurt in some way to someone in advance
intransitive verb use.to reflect, ponder or deliberate beforehand
premeditator.noun

pontificate.noun
the office or term of office of a pontiff
pontificate, pontificated, pontificating, pontificates.intransitive verbs
to express opinions or judgments in a dogmatic way; to administer the office of a pontiff; to act as an ecclesiastic, from Latin pontifex, pontifex
pontification, pontificator.nouns

pontiff.noun,.plural.pontiffs
the pope; a bishop; a pontifex (French 'pontife' from Old French 'pontif', from Latin 'pontifex' and 'frompent-'; see pent-
pent-.some derivatives are find, pontiff, pontoon, path
pent-.to tread, go; find, from Old English 'findan' meaning 'to find' and from Germanic 'finthan' meaning 'to come upon', 'discover'; the title pontifex means "he who prepares the way"
-fex.means 'maker', from Russian 'sputnik' meaning 'fellow traveler' and 'path or 'way' and that from 'put' in sputnik

possible.adjective
capable of happening, existing or being true without contradicting proven facts, laws or circumstances; capable of occurring or being done without offense to character, nature or custom; potential (a possible site for the new truck)
possibly.adverb

possibility.noun,.plural.possibilities
possibility as compared to probability is that possibility is less likely to occur; it exists in a realm all by itself and outside the realm of probability; it's closer to mentalness, deals with mind; when a possibility is squared it produces a probability (a minus plus a minus equals a positive) and the fact or state of being possible; something that is possible; potentiality for results (the spirit of man has tremendous possibilities); deals with what is known as chance, which is non randomness once one understands chance; (compare probabilities)

probable.adjective
likely to happen or to be true

probably.adverb
most likely; presumably

probability.noun,.plural.probabilities
the quality or condition of being probable; likelihood; a probable situation, condition or event; the likelihood that a given event will occur (a great probability of rain this evening); probability means more likely to occur than a possibility; probability exists in normal realm of space time in which we live, probability exists inside this space time realm; probability is closer to physicalness (the ego world), deals with matter; probability is always greater than zero; deals with numbers in the everyday world (probability of a person passing on, as used by insurance companies; probability that a coin flipped will turn up heads); probability deals with what is believed to be randomness
compare possibilities

in all probability.idiom
most probably; very likely

pounce, pounced, pouncing, pounces.verbs
intransitive verb use.to spring or swoop with intent to seize someone or something (a cat that pounced on a mouse; watched the falcon pounce on a meal it had in sight); to attack suddenly (a colleague who pounced on me because of a mistake in my report); to seize something swiftly and eagerly (pounce on an opportunity)
transitive verb use.to seize with or as if with talons
pounce.noun,.plural.pounces
the act or an instance of pouncing
pouncer.noun,.plural.pouncers

pyrimidine.noun,.plural.pyrimidines
a crystalline organic base, C4H4N2, that is the parent substance of various biologically important derivatives; any of several basic compounds derived from or structurally related to pyrimidine, especially the nucleic acid constituents uracil, cytosine and thymine

philology.noun
love of learning, from Greek, from philologos, fond of learning or of words; literary study or classical scholarship; see historical linguistics
philologist.or.philologer.noun
philologic.or.philological.adjective
philologically.adverb

poky.also.pokey, pokier, pokiest.adjectives
frumpish; shabby (always wearing those poky old clothes); small and cramped (a poky apartment); dawdling; slow (a lazy, poky person)
pokily.adverb
pokiness.noun

poke, poked, poking, pokes.verbs
transitive verb use.to push or jab at, as with a finger or an arm; prod; to make a hole or pathway, for example, by or as if by prodding, elbowing or jabbing (I poked my way to the front of the crowd); to push; thrust (a seal poked its head out of the water); to stir a fire by prodding the wood or coal with a poker or stick); to strike; punch
intransitive verb use.to make thrusts or jabs, as with a stick or poker; to pry or meddle; intrude (poking into another's business); to search or look curiously in a desultory manner (poked about in the desk); to proceed in a slow or lazy manner; putter (just poked my head in to see how you are doing); to appear (the child's head poked from under the blankets)
poke.noun,.plural.pokes
a push, thrust or jab; a punch or blow with the fist (a poke in the jaw)
poke fun at.idiom
to ridicule in a mischievous.manner; tease
poky.also.pokey.noun,.plural.pokies.also.pokeys
a jail or prison
poker.noun,.plural.pokers
one that pokes, especially a metal rod used to stir a fire

poker.noun
any of various card games played by two or more players who bet on the value of their hands, that is, the cards they are holding
poker face.noun,.plural.poker faces
a face lacking any interpretable.expression, as that of an expert poker player
poker faced.adjective
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