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parachute

parachute
(n.) A contrivance somewhat in the form of an umbrella, by means of which a descent may be made from a balloon, or any eminence.
(n.) A web or fold of skin which extends between the legs of certain mammals, as the flying squirrels, colugo, and phalangister.

paraclete

paraclete
(n.) An advocate; one called to aid or support; hence, the Consoler, Comforter, or Intercessor; -- a term applied to the Holy Spirit.

petechiae

petechiae
(n. pl.) Small crimson, purple, or livid spots, like flea-bites, due to extravasation of blood, which appear on the skin in malignant fevers, etc.

prescribe

prescribe
(v. i.) To give directions; to dictate.
(v. i.) To influence by long use
(v. i.) To write or to give medical directions; to indicate remedies; as, to prescribe for a patient in a fever.
(v. i.) To claim by prescription; to claim a title to a thing on the ground of immemorial use and enjoyment, that is, by a custom having the force of law.
(v. t.) To lay down authoritatively as a guide, direction, or rule of action; to impose as a peremptory order; to dictate; to appoint; to direct.
(v. t.) To direct, as a remedy to be used by a patient; as, the doctor prescribed quinine.

princesse

princesse
(a.) A term applied to a lady's long, close-fitting dress made with waist and skirt in one.

principle

principle
(n.) Beginning; commencement.
(n.) A source, or origin; that from which anything proceeds; fundamental substance or energy; primordial substance; ultimate element, or cause.
(n.) An original faculty or endowment.
(n.) A fundamental truth; a comprehensive law or doctrine, from which others are derived, or on which others are founded; a general truth; an elementary proposition; a maxim; an axiom; a postulate.
(n.) A settled rule of action; a governing law of conduct; an opinion or belief which exercises a directing influence on the life and behavior; a rule (usually, a right rule) of conduct consistently directing one's actions; as, a person of no principle.
(n.) Any original inherent constituent which characterizes a substance, or gives it its essential properties, and which can usually be separated by analysis; -- applied especially to drugs, plant extracts, etc.
(v. t.) To equip with principles; to establish, or fix, in certain principles; to impress with any tenet, or rule of conduct, good or ill.

proactive

proactive
(of a policy or person or action) controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than waiting to respond to it after it happens
Descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on events or stimuli or processes that occur subsequently; "proactive inhibition"; "proactive interference"

proscribe

proscribe
(v. t.) To doom to destruction; to put out of the protection of law; to outlaw; to exile; as, Sylla and Marius proscribed each other's adherents.
(v. t.) To denounce and condemn; to interdict; to prohibit; as, the Puritans proscribed theaters.