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propitious
adj. favorable; fortunate; advantageous
propound
v. put forth for analysis
prosaic
adj. dull and unimaginative
proscenium
n. part of stage in front
proscribe
v. ostracize; banish; outlaw
proselytize
v. induce someone to convert to a religion or belief
prosody
n. the art of versification
protean
adj. versatile; able to take on many forms
provender
n. dry food; fodder
provident
adj. displaying foresight; thrifty; preparing for emergencies
proviso
n. stipulation
proxy
n. authorized agent
prurient
adj. having or causing lustful thoughts and desires
puerile
adj. childish
pugilist
n. boxer
pugnacity
n. combativeness; disposition to fight
puissant
adj. powerful; strong; potent
pulchritude
n. beauty
pulmonary
adj. pertaining to the lungs
punctilious
adj. stressing niceties of conduct or form; minutely attentive to fine points
pundit
n. authority on a subject; learned person; expert
purchase
n. firm grasp or footing
purport
n. intention; meaning
purported
adj. alleged; claimed; reputed or rumored
purveyor
n. furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer
pusillanimous
adj. cowardly; fainthearted
putative
adj. supposed; reputed
quaff
v. drink with relish
quagmire
n. soft, wet boggy land; complex or dangerous situation from which it is difficult to free oneself
quail
v. cower; lose heart
quarry
n. victim; object of a hunt
v. dig into