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propagation.noun
multiplication or increase, as by natural reproduction; the process of spreading to a larger area or greater number; dissemination
propagational.adjective

propagate, propagated, propagating, propagates.verbs
transitive verb senses.to cause to spread out and affect a greater number or greater area; spread (dyed-in-the-wool evolutionists who propagate the religion of evolution); to cause to continue or increase by sexual or asexual (sexless) reproduction (cause {an organism} to multiply or breed); to pass along to offspring; to transmit (characteristics) from one generation to another; extend; to make widely known; publicize (propagate a rumor)to foster growing knowledge of, familiarity with or acceptance of (as an idea or belief); publicize; to transmit as sound or light through a medium
intransitive verb senses.to multiply sexually or asexually; to have offspring; multiply; increase; spread; extend; to travel through space or a material, used of wave energy (as light, sound or radio waves)
propagable, propagative.adjectives
propagator.noun,.plural.propagators
propagate.transitive verb
to spread ideas from person to person; to transmit by reproduction

proponent.noun
one who argues in favor of something; advocate

proverb.noun,.plural.proverbs
a brief popular epigram or maxim; an adage; a byword; a short, pithy saying in frequent and widespread use that expresses a basic truth or practical.precept; wise proverbs
proverbial.adjective
of the nature of a proverb; expressed in a proverb; widely referred to, as if the subject of a proverb; famous
proverbially.adverb

pugnacious.adjective
given to fighting, combative

paleontology.noun
the branch of geology that deals with prehistoric (before recorded history {man's story, his story) life as represented by the study of fossils of plants, animals and other organisms, incomplete due to missing links; Geologic Chart
paleontologic.or.paleontological.adjective
paleontologist.noun,.plural.paleontologists

prehistoric.also.prehistorical.adjective
of, relating.to.or.belonging to the era before recorded history; of or relating to a language before it is first recorded in writing
prehistorically.adverb
prehistory.noun,.plural.prehistories
history of humankind in the period before recorded history; the circumstances or developments.leading up to or surrounding a current.situation, event or development; background
prehistorian.noun,.plural.prehistorians

perplex.transitive verb
to make a man, woman or child uncertain, bewildered, confused, hesitant; perplex stresses puzzlement resulting in uncertainty or anxiety, as over attaining.comprehension, reaching a decision or finding a solution; to be flummoxed; to make intricate or complicated toward confusion
perplexity.noun,.plural.perplexities
the state of being perplexed; bewilderment; something that perplexes
perplexingly.adverb
perplexed, perplexing.adjectives

personal.adjective
of.or.relating.to a particular person; private; done, made or performed in person (a personal appearance); done to or for or directed toward a particular person (a personal favor); concerning a particular person and his or her private business, interests or activities; intimate (I have something personal to tell you); of or relating to the body or physical being (personal cleanliness; personal possessions); relating to or having the nature of a person or self-conscious being (belief in a personal God)
personal.noun,.plural.personals
a personal item or notice in a newspaper; a column in a newspaper or magazine featuring personal notices

person.noun,.plural.persons
if you talk about someone as a person, you are considering them from the point of view of their real.nature; a living human being (momperson; dadperson; spokesperson; salesperson; hairperson); an individual of specified.character (moms and dads are persons of importance); a man, woman or child; the self; the living body of a human being; in grammar, any of three groups of pronoun.forms with corresponding verb inflections that distinguish the speaker, such as (the first person), the individual addressed (the second person) and the individual or thing spoken of the third person)
in person.idiom
in one's physical presence; personally (applied for the job in person)
personage.noun,.plural.personages
a person; a person of distinction; a celebrity.of sorts; a character in a literary work or movie (played the personage of James Bond)
personally.adverb
without the intervention of another; in person (I thanked them personally); as far as oneself is concerned (personally, I don't mind how they use their fork and knife to eat)

personality.noun,.plural.personalities
your personality is your whole character and nature
(many nurses have such kind, friendly personalities); the visible aspect of one's character; the distinguishable characteristics of an individual which are noticeable when they express themselves through speaking, movements, writing, etc.
personable.adjective
pleasing in personality or appearance; attractive
personableness.noun
(she has a warm personableness about her)
personably.adverb

personnel.noun
the body of persons employed by or active in an organization, business or service; persons; an administrative.division of an organization.concerned with the body of persons employed by or active in it and often acting as a liaison between different departments (the human resources division dealing with hiring, terminations, personnel problems and personnel matters)

persona.noun,.plural.personas
what it is that one is, as displayed in a person's character, voice, mannerisms and actions which show the heart to others if sincere, or hint at his covered up character if he is not; rhe role that one assumes or displays in public or society; one's public image or personality, as distinguished from the inner self

prevail, prevailed, prevailing, prevails.intransitive verbs 
predominate.(the west winds that prevail in the mountains); to be or continue in use or fashion, persist (a custom that still prevails; an office's prevailing atmosphere); if a situation, attitude or custom prevails in a particular place at a particular time, it is normal or most common in that place at that time; to gain ascendancy through strength or superiority; triumph; to 'get the upper hand'; to use persuasion successfully (prevailed on him to sing); to be or become effective or effectual; if one side in a battle, contest or dispute prevails, it wins; if a proposal, principle or opinion prevails, it gains influence or is accepted
prevailer.noun,.plural.prevailers

prevalent.adjective
predominant; widely existing, commonly occurring; prevailing
prevalently.adverb
prevalence.noun

predominant.adjective
having influence or authority over others; superior; prevailing
predominance, predominancy.nouns,.predominancies.plural
predominantly.adverb

predominate, predominated, predominating, predominates.intransitive verbs
to have influence or authority; hold sway; to prevail; preponderate
predominately.adverb
predomination.noun
see predominant just above

preponderant.adjective
having superior weight, force, importance or influence; dominant
preponderantly.adverb

preponderance.also.preponderancy.noun
plural.preponderances.also.preponderancies
preponderance means 51%; if there is a preponderance of one type of person or thing in a group, there is more of that type than of any other; superiority in ability, influence, importance, weight or force
preponderant.adjective
having superior ability, influence, importance, weight or force;
dominant
preponderantly.adverb
preponderate.adjective
preponderant
preponderately.adverb
preponderation.noun,.plural.preponderations
preponderate, preponderated, preponderating, preponderates.intransitive verbs
to exceed something else; to be greater than something else, as in ability, influence, quantity or importance, power or force; predominate

psychology.noun,.plural.psychologies
a body of knowledge that deals with mental and emotional processes (examples from those who used it, Gideon and Paul); the sum of a person's actions, traits, thoughts, etc.;
compare 'philosophy' the branch of metaphysics that studies the soul, the mind and the relationship of life and mind to the functions of the body
psychological.also.psychologic.adjective
of or relating to psychology (psychological research; psychological jargon); of, relating to or arising from the mind or emotions; influencing or intended to influence the mind or emotions (psychological aberrations)
psychologically.adverb
affecting or arising in the mind; from a psychological standpoint
psychologist.noun,.plural.psychologists
a person trained and educated to perform psychological research, testing and therapy

parapsychology.noun
the study of the evidence for psychological.phenomena, such as telepathy, clairvoyance and psychokinesis, that are inexplicable by science
parapsychologial.adjective
parapsychologist.noun,.plural.parapsychologists

psychokinesis.noun,.plural.psychokineses
the production or control of motion, especially in inanimateand remote objects by the exercise of psychic powers in psychiatry, an uncontrolled, maniacal.outburst, resulting from defective.inhibition; telekinesis
psychokinetic.adjective
psychokinetically.adverb

paradigm.noun,.plural.paradigms
a pattern, example or model
paradigmatic.adjective
paradigm shift.noun
an important change in which the usual way of thinking or doing something is replaced by another way of thinking or doing something; a fundamental change in approach or underlying.assumptions

paradox.noun
a statement that seems contradictory, unbelievable or absurd, but that may actually be true in fact such as the paradox that standing is more tiring than walking; all jokes use paradox; a statement contrary to common belief
paradoxical.adjective
paradoxically.adverb
paradoxicalness.noun

peer, peered, peering, peers.intransitive verbs
to look closely and searchingly, as in trying to see more clearly; look; gaze; to be partially visible; show (the moon peered from behind dark clouds)

peer.noun,.plural.peers
a person who has equal standing with another or others, as in rank, class or age (children who are easily influenced by their peers)
peerage.noun,.plural.peerages
the rank, title or jurisdiction of a peer or peeress; peers and peeresses considered as a group (a book listing peers, peeresses and their families)
peeress.noun,.plural.peeresses
a noblewoman; a woman who holds a peerage by descent or appointment; a woman who holds a title by association, as the wife or widow of a peer

private.adjective
secluded from the sight, presence or intrusion of others (a private hideaway); for one's exclusive use (a private room); of.or.confined to the individual; personal (a private joke; private opinions); undertaken on an individual.basis (a private vacation) studies; of, relating.to.or.receiving.special hospital services and privileges (a private room for the patient); not available for public use, control or participation (a private party); belonging to a particular person or persons, as opposed to the public or the government (private property); conducted and supported.primarily by private individuals or by a nongovernmental agencyor corporation (a private college; a private corporation); of, relating to or derived from nongovernment sources (private funding); not holding an official or public position (a former President who is now a private citizen); not for public knowledge or disclosure; secret (private papers; a private communication); not appropriate for use or display in public; intimate (family matters are private matters); placing a high value on personal privacy (a retiring, private individual)
privately.adverb
privateness.noun

privacy.noun,.plural.privacies
the quality or condition of being.secluded from the presence or view of others; the state of being free from unsanctioned.intrusion (a man or woman's right to privacy; in the privacy of one's own home); the state of being concealed; secrecy
private.noun,.plural.privates
a noncommissioned rank in the U.S.A. Army or Marine Corps that is below private first class; one who holds this rank or a similar rank in a military or paramilitary organization; not in public; secretly or confidentially

privation.noun
lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; the condition resulting from such lack; an act, condition or result of deprivation or loss

ploy.noun
an action calculated to frustrate an opponent or gain an advantage indirectly or deviously; a maneuver (a typical ploy to snow people is to feign.authenticity)

proviso.noun,.plural.provisos
a clause in a document making a qualification, condition or restriction

province.noun,.plural.provinces.(maps of Canadian provinces)
an area.governed as an administrative or political.unit of a country or an empire, as Cyprus.(map).was in 48 A.D., being governed by the Roman Empire proconsul Sergius Paulus:.Acts 13:7; a province is an area of people who, through their elected representatives may have designated those representatives to enter into an agreement to share certain provincial powers with a federal government to regulate interprovincial affairs
provincial.adjective
of.or.relating.to a province; of or characteristic of people from the provinces
provincial.noun,.plural.provincials
an inhabitant of the provinces
provincially.adverb
provincialism or provinciality.noun

pedantic.adjective
characterized by a narrow, often ostentatious concern for book learning and formal rules (a pedantic attention to details) pedantically.adverb

pessimism.noun
a tendency to stress the negative or unfavorable or to take the gloomiest possible view; the doctrine or belief that this is the worst of all possible ages and that all things ultimately tend toward evil; the doctrine or belief that the evil in the world outweighs the good
pessimist.noun
pessimistically.adverb
pessimistic.adjective

positive.noun,.plural.positives
an affirmative.element or characteristic (positive emotions erase negative ones)
positively.adverb
in a way that shows you are thinking about what is good in a situation rather than what is bad
positivity.or.positiveness.noun
positive.adjective
characterized by or displaying certainty, acceptance or affirmation (a yes answer is a positive answer; positive criticism); measured or moving forward or in a direction of increase or progress; explicitly or openly expressed or laid down (a positive instruction for your safetyt); admitting of no doubt; irrefutable (positive proof); very sure; confident (I'm positive he's right); sure; of or relating to laws imposed by human authority rather than by nature or reason alone ("the glaring discrepancy between American positive law and natural rights"....David Brion Davis); driven by or generating power directly through intermediate machine parts having little or no play (a positive drive as say compared to a motorcycle's chain driven system)
Mathematics:.relating to or designating a quantity greater than zero; relating to or designating the sign ( + ); relating to or designating a quantity, number, angle or direction opposite to another designated as negative
Physics:.relating to or designating electric charge of a sign opposite to that of an electron
Medicine:.a positive test, example, as for pregnancy
Electrical:.positive charge.noun
having a deficiency of electrons; having a higher electric.potential

publicly.adverb
in a public manner; openly; by or with consent of the public
public.adjective
of, concerning or affecting the community (when the people in an area make decisions, it's usually for the public good); shared by the people or community (a public park); participated in or attended by the people or community; open to the knowledge or judgment of all
public.noun
the community or people as a whole; a group of people sharing a common interest (the reading public) 
publicness.noun
in public.idiom
in such a way as to be visible to the scrutiny of the people

publicity.noun
information that concerns a person, a group, an event or a product and that is disseminated through various media to attract the public's attention; interest, notice or notoriety achieved by the spreading of such information; the act, process or occupation of disseminating information to gain public interest; the condition of being public

publicize, publicized, publicizing, publicizes.transitive verbs
to give publicity to
publish, published, publishing, publishes.verbs
transitive verb use.to prepare and issue printed material for distribution to the public or sale; to bring to the public attention; announce
intransitive verb use.to issue a publication
publishable.adjective
publisher.noun,.plural.publishers
one that is engaged in publishing printed material

publication.noun,.plural.publications
the act or process of publishing printed matter; an issue of printed material offered for sale or distribution; communication shared by members of the public to each other
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