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papists

papists
An offensive term for Roman Catholics; originally, a Roman Catholic who was a strong advocate of the papacy

pavises

pavises
(Middle Ages) a large heavy oblong shield protecting the whole body; originally carried but sometimes set up in permanent position

pedesis

pedesis
(n.) Same as Brownian movement, under Brownian.

pegasus

pegasus
(n.) A winged horse fabled to have sprung from the body of Medusa when she was slain. He is noted for causing, with a blow of his hoof, Hippocrene, the inspiring fountain of the Muses, to spring from Mount Helicon. On this account he is, in modern times, associated with the Muses, and with ideas of poetic inspiration.
(n.) A northen constellation near the vernal equinoctial point. Its three brightest stars, with the brightest star of Andromeda, form the square of Pegasus.
(n.) A genus of small fishes, having large pectoral fins, and the body covered with hard, bony plates. Several species are known from the East Indies and China.

peruses

peruses
Examine or consider with attention and in detail; "Please peruse this report at your leisure"
Look over

petasus

petasus
(n.) The winged cap of Mercury; also, a broad-brimmed, low-crowned hat worn by Greeks and Romans.

phrases

phrases
Divide, combine, or mark into phrases; "phrase a musical passage"
Put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
Dance movements that are linked in a single choreographic sequence
An expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
A short musical passage
An expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up

pleases

pleases
Give pleasure to or be pleasing to; "These colors please the senses"; "a pleasing sensation"
Give satisfaction; "The waiters around her aim to please"
Be the will of or have the will (to); "he could do many things if he pleased"

praises

praises
An expression of approval and commendation; "he always appreciated praise for his work"
Offering words of homage as an act of worship; "they sang a hymn of praise to God"
Compliment
Express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"

presses

presses
Place between two surfaces and apply weight or pressure; "pressed flowers"
Press and smooth with a heated iron; "press your shirts"; "she stood there ironing"
Exert pressure or force to or upon; "He pressed down on the boards"; "press your thumb on this spot"
Make strenuous pushing movements during birth to expel the baby; "`Now push hard,' said the doctor to the woman"
Press from a plastic; "press a record"
Create by pressing; "Press little holes into the soft clay"
The act of pressing; the exertion of pressure; "he gave the button a press"; "he used pressure to stop the bleeding"; "at the pressing of a button"
Crowd closely; "The crowds pressed along the street"
A weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then smoothly lifted overhead
Exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate f

priests

priests
A clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders
A person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion

purists

purists
Someone who insists on great precision and correctness (especially in the use of words)

pyroses

pyroses
A painful burning sensation in the chest caused by gastroesophageal reflux (backflow from the stomach irritating the esophagus); symptomatic of an ulcer or a diaphragmatic hernia or other disorder

pyrosis

pyrosis
(n.) See Water brash, under Brash.