Thursday, October 20, 2011

Wordlist - 192

PROTRACT v. To prolong.
PROTRUDE v. To push out or thrust forth.
PROTRUSION n. The act of protruding.
PROTUBERANCE n. Something that swells out from a surrounding surface.
PROTUBERANT adj. Bulging.
PROTUBERATE v. To swell or bulge beyond the surrounding surface.
PROVERB n. A brief, pithy saying, condensing in witty or striking form the wisdom of experience.
PROVIDENT adj. Anticipating and making ready for future wants or emergencies.
PROVIDENTIAL adj. Effected by divine guidance.
PROVINCIAL adj. Uncultured in thought and manner.
PROVISO n. A clause in a contract, will, etc., by which its operation is rendered conditional.
PROVOCATION n. An action or mode of conduct that excites resentment.
PROWESS n. Strength, skill, and intrepidity in battle.
PROXIMATELY adv. Immediately.
PROXY n. A person who is empowered by another to represent him or her in a given matter.
PRUDENCE n. Caution.
PRUDENTIAL adj. Proceeding or marked by caution.
PRUDERY n. An undue display of modesty or delicacy.
PRURIENT adj. Inclined to lascivious thoughts and desires.
PSEUDAPOSTLE n. A pretended or false apostle.
PSEUDONYM n. A fictitious name, especially when assumed by a writer.
PSEUDONYMITY n. The state or character of using a fictitious name.
PSYCHIATRY n. The branch of medicine that relates to mental disease.
PSYCHIC adj. Pertaining to the mind or soul.
PSYCHOPATHIC adj. Morally irresponsible.
PSYCHOTHERAPY n. The treatment of mental disease.

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