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persuade, persuaded, persuading, persuades.transitive verbs
if you persuade someone to do something, you cause them to do it by giving them good reasons for doing it; to induce or undertake a course of action by having confidence you are doing what is best (honest, kind, high value) toward happiness; if you are persuaded of something, you believe it to be true, that is, you have accepted it as being.true
persuadable.adjective
persuader.noun,.plural.persuaders
persuasion.noun,.plural.persuasions
the act of persuading or the state of being persuaded

persuasive.adjective
tending or having the power to persuade.(a persuasive argument) persuasively.adverb
persuasiveness.noun

pragmatism.noun
Philosophy: a  movement consisting of varying but associated theories, originally developed by Charles S. Peirce and William James and distinguished by the doctrine that the meaning of an idea or a proposition lies in its observable practical consequences; a practical, matter-of-fact way of approaching or assessing.situations or of solving problems
pragmatistic.adjective
pragmatist.noun,.plural.pragmatists
pragmatic.adjective
dealing or concerned with facts or actual occurrences; practical; relating to or being the study of cause and effect in historical or political events with emphasis on the practical lessons to be learned from them
pragmatical.adjective
pragmatically.adverb

predicate, predicated, predicating, predicates.verbs
transitive verb use.to base or establish a statement or an action, for example (he predicates his argument on the facts; to state or affirm as an attribute or a quality of something (the sermon predicated the perfectibility of humankind); to carry the connotation of; imply
Logic: to make (a term or an expression) the predicate of a proposition; to proclaim or assert; declare
intransitive verb use.to make a statement or an assertion
predicate.noun

Grammar: one of the two main constituents of a sentence, modifying the subject and including the verb, objects or phrases governed by the verb, as in the phrase 'opened the door' in 'Jane opened the door' or 'is very sleepy' in 'the child is very sleepy'.
Logic: that part of a proposition that is affirmed or denied about the subject. For example, in the propositionWe are mortal, 'mortal' is the predicate
predicate.adjective
Grammar: of or belonging to the predicate of a sentence or clause; stated or asserted; predicated; predicate nominative
predication.noun
predicational, predicative.adjectives
predicatively.adverb

premeditate, premeditated, premeditating, premeditates.verbs
transitive verb use-to plan, arrange or plot; to think about before doing; plot in advance
intransitive verb use-to reflect, ponder or deliberate.beforehand
premeditative.adjective
premeditator.noun

plaintiff.noun,.plural.plaintiffs
the party that institutes a suit in a law court

plaintive.adjective
expressing sorrow; mournful or melancholy
plaintively.adverb
plaintiveness.noun

pensive.adjective
deeply, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful; suggestive or expressive of melancholy thoughtfulness; contemplative, reflective, meditative, thoughtful
pensively.adverb
pensiveness.noun

presage.noun
an indication or a warning of a future occurrence; an omen; a feeling or an intuition of what is going to occur; a presentiment
presage, presaged, presaging, presages.verbs
transitive verb use.to indicate or warn of in advance; portend; to have a presentiment of; to foretell or predict
intransitive verb use-to make or utter a prediction
presageful.adjective

promote, promoted, promoting, promotes.transitive verbs
to raise to a more important or responsible job or rank.; to advance.(a student) to the next higher grade; to contribute to the progress or growth of; further; to urge the adoption of; advocate.(promote the school dance; promoting lies for selfish reasons); to attempt to sell or popularize by advertising or publicity (commercials promoting  new products); to help to establish or organize (a new enterprise, for example, promote a new show)
promotable.adjective
promotability.noun

promotion.noun
the act of promoting or the fact of being promoted; advancement in rank or responsibility; encouragement of the progress, growth, or acceptance of something; furtherance; advertising; publicity
promotionally.adverb
promotional.adjective

perfidy.noun,.plural.perfidies
deliberate.breach of faith; calculated.violation of trust; treachery
perfidious.adjective
of, relating.to.or.marked by perfidy; treacherous; faithless perfidiously.adverb

psyche.noun
the spirit connection with the Soul
Psychiatry:.the mind functioning as the center of thought, emotion and behavior and consciously or unconsciously adjusting or mediating the body's responses to the social and physical environment

polished.adjective
made shiny and smooth by or as if by rubbing or chemical action; naturally shiny and smooth; having the husk or outer layers removed; used of grains of rice to remove the nutritional parts; refined; cultured (a polished manner)h aving no seeming imperfections or errors; flawless (a polished oration)
polish, polished, polishing, polishes.verbs
transitive verb use.to make smooth and shiny by rubbing or chemical action (polished the silver and the brass); to remove the outer layers from grains of rice by rotation in drums; to free from coarseness; refine (four years of prep school should polish those children); to remove flaws from; perfect or complete (polishing one's piano technique; polished up the lyrics)
intransitive verb use-to become smooth or shiny by or as if by being rubbed (wooden table are easilt polished); to become refined
polish.noun
smoothness or shininess of surface or finish (satin with a polish); a substance containing chemical agents or abrasive particles and applied to smooth or shine a surface (nail polish); the act or process of polishing; elegance of style or manner
polish off.phrasal verb
to finish or dispose of quickly and easily
polisher.noun

protuberance.noun,.plural.protuberances
something, such as a bulge, knob or swelling, that protrudes; the condition of being protuberant; juts out
protuberancy.noun, plural.protuberancies
protuberance; something that is protuberant
protuberant.adjective
swelling outward; bulging
protuberantly.adverb

protuberate, protuberated, protuberating, protuberates.intransitive verbs
to swell or bulge
protuberation.noun,.plural.protuberations

project.noun,.plural.projects
a plan or proposal; a scheme; an undertaking.requiring.concerted effort (we neighbors assist those new in town in building a home for them; a community cleanup project; building a massive new harbor); an extensive.task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate or supplement classroom lessons); a housing project
project, projected, projecting, projects.verbs
transitive verb use.to thrust outward or forward (project one's jaw); to throw forward; jut; hurl (project an arrow); to send into space; cast (project a light beam); to cause an image to appear on a surface (projected the movie onto a screen); to direct one's voice so as to be heard clearly at a distance); to convey an impression of to an audience or to others (a posture that projects success; projected a positive image); to form a plan or an intention for (project a new business enterprise); to calculate, estimate or predict something in the future, based on present data or trends (projecting next year's expenses and income) intransitive verb use-to extend forward or out; jut out (beams that project beyond the eaves); bulge; to direct one's voice so as to be heard clearly at a distance
projectable.adjective
projection.noun,.plural.projections
the act of projecting or the condition of being projected; a thing or part that extends outward beyond a prevailing line or surface (spiky projections on top of a fence; a projection of land along the coast); a plan for an anticipated course of action; a projection is an estimate of a future amount (a museum's projection of 11 million visitors for the current year); forecast; estimate; prediction; the projection of a film or picture is the act of projecting it onto a screen or wall; in psychology the attribution of one's own attitudes, feelings or suppositions to others
projectional.adjective

projectile.noun,.plural.projectiles
a thrown, fired or otherwise.propelled.object, such as a rock, an arrow or bullet, having no capacity for self-propulsion; a self-propelled missile, such as a rocket
projectile.adjective
capable of being impelled or hurled forward

perform, performed, performing, performs.verbs
transitive verb use-to begin and carry through to completion; do (the mechanic performed the maintenance on the vehicle); to take action in accordance with the requirements of; fulfill (perform the conditions agreed to); to enact a feat or role before an audience; to give a public presentation of; present (the theater group performed a three-act play); to perform is to carry out an action, an undertaking or a procedure
intransitive verb use-to carry on; function (a car that performs well on curves); to fulfill an obligation or requirement; accomplish something as promised or expected to portray a role or demonstrate a skill before an audience (the juggler performed atop a unicycle); to present a dramatic or musical work or other entertainment before an audience
performable.adjective
performer.noun,.plural.performers
performance.noun,.plural.performances
the act of performing or the state of being performed; the act or style of performing a work or role before an audience; the way in which someone or something functions (the pilot rated the airplane's performance in high winds); a presentation, especially a theatrical one, before an audience; something performed; an accomplishment

preserve, preserved, preserving, preserves.verbs
transitive verb use-to prepare food for future use, as by canning or salting; to prevent from decaying or spoiling; to maintain in safety from injury, peril or harm; protect; to keep in perfect or unaltered condition; maintain unchanged; to keep or maintain intact (to preserve family harmony); defend; to keep or protect game or fish for one's private hunting or fishing
intransitive verb use-to treat fruit or other foods so as to prevent decay; to maintain a private area stocked with game or fish preserve.noun, plural.preserves
fruit cooked with to protect against decay or fermentation; an area maintained for the protection of wildlife or natural resources
preservable.adjective
preservation, preserver, preservability.nouns

preservative.adjective
tending to preserve or capable of preserving
preservative.noun, plural.preservatives
something used to preserve, especially a chemical added to foods to inhibit spoilage, but often making a food impure

passage.noun,.plural.passages
a segment of a written work or speech (a celebrated passage from the Bible such as the 23rd Psalm); the act or process of passing, especially movement from one place to another, as by going by, through, over or across; transit or migration; the passage of someone or something is their movement from one place to another such as a passage of information in a book which leads to other information; the process of elapsing (the passage of time); the process of passing from one condition or stage to another; transition (the passage from childhood to adulthood); especially one by air or water (a rough passage on a stormy sea); enactment into law of a legislative measure; a journey; the right to travel as a passenger, especially on a ship (book passage; pay for one's passage); the right, permission, privilege or power to come and go freely (only medical supply trucks were granted safe passage); a path, channel or duct through, over or along which something may pass (the nasal passages); a corridor; way; an act of emptying (made passage of tiny stones due to poor nutrition)
passageway.noun,.plural.passageways
a way allowing passage, such as to a corridor
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