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propitious
favourable,fortunate, advantageous
proponent
supporter,backer,opposite of opponent
propound
put forth for analysis
propriety
fitness,correct conduct
propulsive
driving forward
prosaic
dull and unimaginative,matter of fact,factual
proscenium
part of stage in front of curtain
proscribe
ostracize,banish,outlaw
proselytize
induce someone to convert to a religion or beleif
prosody
the art of versification
prosperity
good fortune,financial success
prostrate
stretch out full on ground
protean
versatile,able to take on many forms
protege
person receiving protection and support from a patron
protocol
diplomatic etiquette
prototype
original work used as a model by others
protract
prolong
protrude
stick out
protuberance
protrusion,bulge
provenance
origin or source of something
provender
dry food,fodder
provident
displaying foresight
provincial
tentative
proviso
stipulation
provocative
arousing anger or interest,annoying
prowess
extraordinary ability,military bravery
proximity
nearness
proxy
authorized agent
prude
excessively modest or proper person
prudent
cautious,careful
prune(v)
cut away,trim
prurient
having or causing lustful thoughts and desires
pry
inquire impertinently,use leverage to raise or open something
pseudonym
pen name
psyche
soul,mind
psychiatrist
a Dr who treats mental diseases
psychopathic
pertaining to mental derangement
psychosis
mental disorder
pterodactyl
extinct flying reptile
puerile
childish
pugilist
boxer
pugnacity
combativeness
puissant
powerful strong,potent
pulchritude
beauty,comeliness
pulmonary
pertaining to the lungs
pulsate
throb
pulverize
crush or gring into v small particles
pummel(v)
beat or pound with fists
pinctilious
stressing niceties of conduct or form,minutely attentive to fine points
pundit
authority on a subject,learned person,expert
pungent
stinging,sharp in taste or smell,caustic
punitive
punishing
puny
insignificant.tiny,weak
purchase(n)
firm grasp footing
purgatory
place of spiritual expiation
purge(v)
remove or get rid of something unwanted,free from blame or guilt cleanse or purify
purport
intention,meaning
puported
alleged,claimed,reputed,rumored
purse(v)
pucker,contract into wrinkles
purveyor
caterer
pusillanimous
cowardly,fainthearted
putative
supposed,reputed
putrid
foul,rotten,decayed
pylon
marking post to gaurd aviators
pyromaniac
person with an insane desire to set things into fire
quack
charlatan imposter
quadruped
4 footed animal
quaff(v)
drink with relish
quagmire
soft wet boggy land,complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
quail(v)
cower,lose heart
quaint
odd,old fashioned,picturesque
qualified
limited,restricted
qualms
misgivings,uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience
quandary
dilemma
quarantine
isolation of a person,place or hip to prevent spread of infection