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pageant

pageant
(a.) Of the nature of a pageant; spectacular.
(n.) A theatrical exhibition; a spectacle.
(n.) An elaborate exhibition devised for the entertainmeut of a distinguished personage, or of the public; a show, spectacle, or display.
(v. t.) To exhibit in show; to represent; to mimic.

passant

passant
(v. i.) Passing from one to another; in circulation; current.
(v. i.) Curs/ry, careless.
(v. i.) Surpassing; excelling.
(v. i.) Walking; -- said of any animal on an escutcheon, which is represented as walking with the dexter paw raised.

patient

patient
(a.) Having the quality of enduring; physically able to suffer or bear.
(a.) Undergoing pains, trails, or the like, without murmuring or fretfulness; bearing up with equanimity against trouble; long-suffering.
(a.) Constant in pursuit or exertion; persevering; calmly diligent; as, patient endeavor.
(a.) Expectant with calmness, or without discontent; not hasty; not overeager; composed.
(a.) Forbearing; long-suffering.
(n.) ONe who, or that which, is passively affected; a passive recipient.
(n.) A person under medical or surgical treatment; -- correlative to physician or nurse.
(v. t.) To compose, to calm.

payment

payment
(n.) The act of paying, or giving compensation; the discharge of a debt or an obligation.
(n.) That which is paid; the thing given in discharge of a debt, or an obligation, or in fulfillment of a promise; reward; recompense; requital; return.
(n.) Punishment; chastisement.

peasant

peasant
(a.) Rustic, rural.
(n.) A countryman; a rustic; especially, one of the lowest class of tillers of the soil in European countries.

peccant

peccant
(a.) Sinning; guilty of transgression; criminal; as, peccant angels.
(a.) Morbid; corrupt; as, peccant humors.
(a.) Wrong; defective; faulty.
(n.) An offender.

pendant

pendant
(n.) Something which hangs or depends; something suspended; a hanging appendage, especially one of an ornamental character; as to a chandelier or an eardrop; also, an appendix or addition, as to a book.
(n.) A hanging ornament on roofs, ceilings, etc., much used in the later styles of Gothic architecture, where it is of stone, and an important part of the construction. There are imitations in plaster and wood, which are mere decorative features.
(n.) One of a pair; a counterpart; as, one vase is the pendant to the other vase.
(n.) A pendulum.
(n.) The stem and ring of a watch, by which it is suspended.

pendent

pendent
(a.) Supported from above; suspended; depending; pendulous; hanging; as, a pendent leaf.
(a.) Jutting over; projecting; overhanging.

pennant

pennant
(n.) A small flag; a pennon. The narrow, / long, pennant (called also whip or coach whip) is a long, narrow piece of bunting, carried at the masthead of a government vessel in commission. The board pennant is an oblong, nearly square flag, carried at the masthead of a commodore's vessel.
(n.) A rope or strap to which a purchase is hooked.

percent

percent
A proportion in relation to a whole (which is usually the amount per hundred)

pigment

pigment
(n.) Any material from which a dye, a paint, or the like, may be prepared; particularly, the refined and purified coloring matter ready for mixing with an appropriate vehicle.
(n.) Any one of the colored substances found in animal and vegetable tissues and fluids, as bilirubin, urobilin, chlorophyll, etc.
(n.) Wine flavored with species and honey.

piquant

piquant
(a.) Stimulating to the taste; giving zest; tart; sharp; pungent; as, a piquant anecdote.

portent

portent
(n.) That which portends, or foretoken; esp., that which portends evil; a sign of coming calamity; an omen; a sign.

precent

precent
(n.) Any commandment, instruction, or order intended as an authoritative rule of action; esp., a command respecting moral conduct; an injunction; a rule.
(n.) A command in writing; a species of writ or process.

present

present
(a.) Being at hand, within reach or call, within certain contemplated limits; -- opposed to absent.
(a.) Now existing, or in process; begun but not ended; now in view, or under consideration; being at this time; not past or future; as, the present session of Congress; the present state of affairs; the present instance.
(a.) Not delayed; immediate; instant; coincident.
(a.) Ready; quick in emergency; as a present wit.
(a.) Favorably attentive; propitious.
(a.) Present time; the time being; time in progress now, or at the moment contemplated; as, at this present.
(a.) Present letters or instrument, as a deed of conveyance, a lease, letter of attorney, or other writing; as in the phrase, " Know all men by these presents," that is, by the writing itself, " per has literas praesentes; " -- in this sense, rarely used in the singular.
(a.) A present tense, or the form of the verb denoting the present tense.
(a.) To bring or introduce into the presence of some one, especially of a superior; to introduce formally; to offer for acquaintance; as, to present an envoy to the king; (with the reciprocal pronoun) to come into the presence of a superior.
(a.) To exhibit or offer to view or notice; to lay before one's perception or cognizance; to set forth; to present a fine appearance.
(a.) To pass over, esp. in a ceremonious manner; to give in charge or possession; to deliver; to make over.
(a.) To make a gift of; to bestow; to give, generally in a formal or ceremonious manner; to grant; to confer.
(a.) Hence: To endow; to bestow a gift upon; to favor, as with a donation; also, to court by gifts.
(a.) To present; to personate.
(a.) To nominate to an ecclesiastical benefice; to offer to the bishop or ordinary as a candidate for institution.
(a.) To nominate for support at a public school or other institution .
(a.) To lay before a public body, or an official, for consideration, as before a legislature, a court of judicature, a corporation, etc.; as, to present a memorial, petition, remonstrance, or indictment.
(a.) To lay before a court as an object of inquiry; to give notice officially of, as a crime of offence; to find or represent judicially; as, a grand jury present certain offenses or nuisances, or whatever they think to be public injuries.
(a.) To bring an indictment against .
(a.) To aim, point, or direct, as a weapon; as, to present a pistol or the point of a sword to the breast of another.
(n.) Anything presented or given; a gift; a donative; as, a Christmas present.
(n.) The position of a soldier in presenting arms; as, to stand at present.
(v. i.) To appear at the mouth of the uterus so as to be perceptible to the finger in vaginal examination; -- said of a part of an infant during labor.

prevent

prevent
(v. i.) To come before the usual time.
(v. t.) To go before; to precede; hence, to go before as a guide; to direct.
(v. t.) To be beforehand with; to anticipate.
(v. t.) To intercept; to hinder; to frustrate; to stop; to thwart.

provant

provant
(a.) Provided for common or general use, as in an army; hence, common in quality; inferior.
(v. t.) To supply with provender or provisions; to provide for.

prudent

prudent
(a.) Sagacious in adapting means to ends; circumspect in action, or in determining any line of conduct; practically wise; judicious; careful; discreet; sensible; -- opposed to rash; as, a prudent man; dictated or directed by prudence or wise forethought; evincing prudence; as, prudent behavior.
(a.) Frugal; economical; not extravagant; as, a prudent woman; prudent expenditure of money.

pungent

pungent
(v. t.) Causing a sharp sensation, as of the taste, smell, or feelings; pricking; biting; acrid; as, a pungent spice.
(v. t.) Sharply painful; penetrating; poignant; severe; caustic; stinging.
(v. t.) Prickly-pointed; hard and sharp.