Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Wordlist - 191

PROPELLER n. One who or that which propels.
PROPHECY n. Any prediction or foretelling.
PROPHESY v. To predict or foretell, especially under divine inspiration and guidance.
PROPITIOUS adj. Kindly disposed.
PROPORTIONATE adj. Being in proportion.
PROPRIETY n. Accordance with recognized usage, custom, or principles.
PROPULSION n. A driving onward or forward.
PROSAIC adj. Unimaginative.
PROSCENIUM n. That part of the stage between the curtain and the orchestra.
PROSCRIBE v. To reject, as a teaching or a practice, with condemnation or denunciation.
PROSCRIPTION n. Any act of condemnation and rejection from favor and privilege.
PROSELYTE n. One who has been won over from one religious belief to another.
PROSODY n. The science of poetical forms.
PROSPECTOR n. One who makes exploration, search, or examination, especially for minerals.
PROSPECTUS n. A paper or pamphlet containing information of a proposed undertaking.
PROSTRATE adj. Lying prone, or with the head to the ground.
PROTAGONIST n. A leader in any enterprise or contest.
PROTECTION n. Preservation from harm, danger, annoyance, or any other evil.
PROTECTIVE adj. Sheltering.
PROTECTOR n. A defender.
PROTEGE n. One specially cared for and favored by another usually older person.
PROTESTANT n. A Christian who denies the authority of the Pope and holds the right of special judgment.
PROTOMARTYR n. The earliest victim in any cause.
PROTOCOL n. A declaration or memorandum of agreement less solemn and formal than a treaty.
PROTOPLASM n. The substance that forms the principal portion of an animal or vegetable cell.
PROTOTYPE n. A work, original in character, afterward imitated in form or spirit.

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