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penetrate, penetrated, penetrating, penetrates.verbs
transitive verb use.to enter or force a way into; pierce; to enter into and permeate
intransitive verb use.to pierce or enter into something; make a way in or through something; to gain admittance or access
penetrator.noun,.plural.penetrators
penetration.noun,.plural.penetrations
the act or process of piercing or penetrating something

petal.noun,.plural.petals
a unit of a corolla, usually showy and colored
petaled or petalled.adjective

pistil.noun,.plural.pistils
the female, ovule bearing organ of a flower, including the stigma, style and ovary
pistillate.adjective
having one or more pistils; having pistils but no stamens (pistillate flowers)

pummel, pummeled, pummeling, pummels.transitive verbs
pummel is also spelt with 2 L's, go figure; pummel has same usage as 'pommel', go figure; the word means to beat, as with the fists (he pummeled the dough till it was ready for the oven)
pummel.noun

photophore.noun
a light producing organ found especially in marine fishes that emits light from specialized structures or derives light from symbiotic-luminescent-bacteria

placate, placated, placating, placates.transitive verbs
to allay the anger of, especially by making concessions; appease; to calm; if you placate someone, you do or say something to make them stop feeling angry, keeping them on your side
placater, placation.nouns
placatory or placative.adjective
synonym-pacify

power of attorney.noun,.plural.powers of attorney
a legal instrument authorizing one to act as another's attorney or agent, which, depending upon the powers granted in the document, one with power of attorney can act with full effect as if it was the actual person

pseudonym, pseudonymousness.nouns
a fictitious name, as often assumed by an author; a pen name
pseudonymously.adverb
pseudonymous.adjective

putrefy, putrefied, putrefying, putrefies.verbs
transitive verb use-to cause to decay and have a foul odor
intransitive verb use-to become decayed and have a foul odor
putrid.adjective
decomposed and foul-smelling; rotten; proceeding from, relating to or exhibiting putrefaction; objectionable; vile
putridity.or.putridness.noun
putridly.adverb
putrefaction.noun
decomposition of organic matter, especially protein, by microorganisms, resulting in production of foul smelling matter; putrefied matter; the condition of being putrefied
putrefactive.adjective
bringing about putrefaction; of, relating.to.or.characterized by putrefaction

palliate, palliated, palliating, palliates.transitive verbs
to make an offense or crime or disease seem less serious; extenuate; to make less severe or intense; mitigate; to relieve the symptoms of a disease or disorde
palliation,-palliator.nouns

palliative.adjective.(pronounced pal e ah tiv)
relieving or soothing the symptoms of a disease or disorder without effecting a cure; tending or serving to palliate
palliative.noun
one that palliates, especially a palliative drug or medicine
palliatively.adverb

pallor.noun
extreme or unnatural paleness

pallid.adjective
having an abnormally.pale or wan.complexion (the pallid face of the invalid); lacking.intensity of color or luminousity; deficient in radiance or vitality; dull (pallid prose)
pallidly.adverb
pallidness.noun

petrochemical.noun-and.adjective
chemical.derive from petroleum or natural gas

petroleum.noun
a thick, flammable, yellow-to-black mixture of gaseous, liquid and solid hydrocarbons that occurs naturally beneath the Earth's surface, can be separated into fractions including natural gas, gasoline, naphtha, kerosene, fuel and lubricating oils, paraffin wax and asphalt and is used as raw material for a wide variety of derivative products such as in plastics

pretext.noun
an ostensible or professed.purpose; an excuse; an effort or a strategy intended to conceal something
pretext, pretexted, pretexting, pretexts.transitive verbs
to allege as an excuse

proactive.or.proactive.adjective
acting in advance to deal with an expected difficulty; anticipatory.(not reactive, but proactive steps circumvent illness)
proaction.noun
proactively.adverb

parse, parsed, parsing, parses.verbs
transitive use.to examine closely or subject to detailed analysis, especially by breaking up into components; to break a sentence down into its component parts of speech with an explanation of the form, function and syntactical relationship of each part; to describe a word by stating its part of speech, form and syntactical relationships in a sentence
Computers:.to analyze or separate input for example, into more easily processed components; used of software
intransitive use.to admit of being parsed (sentences that do not parse easily)
parser.noun

parthenocarpy.noun
the production of fruit without fertilization
parthenocarpic.adjective
parthenocarpically.adverb

William Paley.1743-1805, British theologian and utilitarian.philosopher. Among his works are The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy (1785) and A View of the Evidences of Christianity (1794)

pejorative.adjective
tending to make or become worse; disparaging; belittling
pejorative.noun
a disparaging or belittling word or expression
pejoratively.adverb

pundit.noun,.plural.pundits
a source of opinion; a critic (a political pundit); a learned person
punditry.noun

prototype.noun,.plural.prototypes
an original type, form or instance that serves as a model on which later stages are based or judged; an ideal example of a type; an early, typical example
prototypal.or.prototypic.or.prototypical.adjective

parasympathetic.adjective
of, relating to or affecting the parasympathetic nervous system (parasympathetic activity; parasympathetic agents)
parasympathetic.noun
the parasympathetic nervous system; any of the nerves of this system
parasympathetically.adverb

parasympathetic nervous system.noun
the part of the autonomic nervous system originating in the brain stem and the lower part of the spinal cord that, in general, inhibits or opposes the physiological effects of the sympathetic nervous system, as in tending to stimulate digestive secretions, slow the heart, constrict the pupils and dilate blood vessels

peripheral nervous system.noun
the part of the vertebrate nervous system constituting the nerves outside the central nervous system and including the cranial nerves, the spinal nerves and the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems

parch, parched, parching, parches.verbs
transitive verb use.to make extremely dry, especially by exposure to heat (the midsummer sun parched the Earth); burn; to make thirsty; to dry or roast (corn, for example) by exposing to heat intransitive verb use.to become very dry; to become thirsty

promiscuous.adjective
indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; lacking standards of selection; indiscriminate; casual; random; consisting of diverse, unrelated parts or individuals
promiscuously.adverb
promiscuousness.noun

promiscuity.noun,.plural.promiscuities
the state or character of being promiscuous; promiscuous sexual relations; a mixture of diverse or unrelated parts or individuals; a hodgepodge

pedestal.noun
a position of high regard or adoration; an architectural support or base, as for a column or statue; a support or foundation
pedestal, pedestaled, pedestaling, pedestals.transitive verbs
to place on or provide with a pedestal

pneumonia.noun
pneumonia is a disease which affects the lungs and makes it difficult to breathe; an acute or chronic disease marked by inflammation of the lungs and caused by chemical and/or other physical irritants

purpose.noun,.plural.purposes
a direction the mind decides upon; the object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or a goal; a result or an effect that is intended or desired; an intention; determination; resolution (she was a woman of purpose); the matter at hand; the point at issue (what is the purpose of this meeting?)
purpose, purposed, purposing, purposes.transitive verbs
to intend or resolve to perform or accomplish
on purpose.idiom
intentionally; deliberately
to good purpose.idiom
with good results
to little purpose.or.to no purpose
with few or no results

purposely.adverb
with specific.purpose

purposeful.adjective
having a purpose; intentional (a purposeful musician); having or manifesting purpose; determined (entered the room with a purposeful look)
purposefully.adverb
purposefulness.noun

purposeless.adjective
lacking a purpose; meaningless or aimless
purposelessly.adverb
purposelessness.noun

purposive.adjective
having or serving a purpose; purposeful (the learner's behavior was purposive)
purposively.adverb
purposiveness.noun

provide, provided, providing, provides.verbs
transitive verb use.to furnish; supply (provide food and shelter for a family); to make available; afford (a room that provides ample Sunlight through French windows); to set down as a stipulation (an agreement that provides deadlines for completion of the work)
intransitive verb use.to take measures in preparation (provided well in advance for the summer season); to supply means of subsistence: (she provides for her family by working on the farm); to make a stipulation or condition (a constitution should provide for the will of the majority of people)
providing.conjunction
on the condition; provided

prim, primmer, primmest.adjectives
precise or proper to the point of affectation; excessively.decorous; strait-laced; prudish; neat and trim (a prim hedgerow)
prim, primmed, primming, prims.verbs
transitive verb use.to make prim, as in dress or appearance; to fix the face or mouth in a prim expression
intransitive verb use.to assume a prim expression
primly.adverb
primness.noun

prescient.adjective
if you say that someone or something was prescient, you mean that they were able to know or predict what was going to happen in the future; perceiving the significance of events before they occur; of or relating to prescience, which means a knowing before
presciently.adverb
prescience.noun
knowledge of actions or events before they occur; foresight

Pol Pot
Born 1928. Cambodian political leader whose Khmer Rouge movement overthrew the Cambodian government in 1975. Under his regime executions and famine killed an estimated three million people. He fled the capital in 1979 when Vietnamese forces overthrew his corrupt government
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