Sunday, October 9, 2011

Wordlist - 189

PRISTINE adj. Primitive.
PRIVATEER n. A vessel owned and officered by private persons, but carrying on maritime war.
PRIVILEGE n. A right or immunity not enjoyed by all, or that may be enjoyed only under special conditions.
PRIVITY n. Knowledge shared with another or others regarding a private matter.
PRIVY adj. Participating with another or others in the knowledge of a secret transaction.
PROBATE adj. Relating to making proof, as of a will.
PROBATION n. Any proceeding designed to ascertain or test character, qualification, or the like.
PROBE v. To search through and through.
PROBITY n. Virtue or integrity tested and confirmed.
PROCEDURE n. A manner or method of acting.
PROCEED v. To renew motion or action, as after rest or interruption.
PROCLAMATION n. Any announcement made in a public manner.
PROCRASTINATE v. To put off till tomorrow or till a future time.
PROCTOR n. An agent acting for another.
PRODIGAL n. One wasteful or extravagant, especially in the use of money or property.
PRODIGIOUS adj. Immense.
PRODIGY n. A person or thing of very remarkable gifts or qualities.
PRODUCTIVE adj. Yielding in abundance.
PROFESSION n. Any calling or occupation involving special mental or other special disciplines.
PROFESSOR n. A public teacher of the highest grade in a university or college.
PROFFER v. To offer to another for acceptance.
PROFICIENCY n. An advanced state of acquirement, as in some knowledge, art, or science.
PROFICIENT adj. Possessing ample and ready knowledge or of skill in any art, science, or industry.
PROFILE n. An outline or contour.
PROFITEER n. One who profits.

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