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probal

probal
(a.) Approved; probable.

probes

probes
An investigation conducted using a flexible surgical instrument to explore an injury or a body cavity
Question or examine thoroughly and closely
An exploratory action or expedition
Examine physically with or as if with a probe; "probe an anthill"
A flexible slender surgical instrument with a blunt end that is used to explore wounds or body cavities
An inquiry into unfamiliar or questionable activities; "there was a congressional probe into the scandal"

profit

profit
(n.) Acquisition beyond expenditure; excess of value received for producing, keeping, or selling, over cost; hence, pecuniary gain in any transaction or occupation; emolument; as, a profit on the sale of goods.
(n.) Accession of good; valuable results; useful consequences; benefit; avail; gain; as, an office of profit,
(n.) To be of service to; to be good to; to help on; to benefit; to advantage; to avail; to aid; as, truth profits all men.
(v. i.) To gain advantage; to make improvement; to improve; to gain; to advance.
(v. i.) To be of use or advantage; to do or bring good.

progne

progne
(n.) A swallow.
(n.) A genus of swallows including the purple martin. See Martin.
(n.) An American butterfly (Polygonia, / Vanessa, Progne). It is orange and black above, grayish beneath, with an L-shaped silver mark on the hind wings. Called also gray comma.

progue

progue
(n.) A sharp point; a goad.
(v. i.) To prog.
(v. t.) To prick; to goad.

projet

projet
(n.) A plan proposed; a draft of a proposed measure; a project.

proleg

proleg
(n.) One of the fleshy legs found on the abdominal segments of the larvae of Lepidoptera, sawflies, and some other insects. Those of Lepidoptera have a circle of hooks. Called also proped, propleg, and falseleg.

proles

proles
A member of the working class (not necessarily employed); "workers of the world--unite!"

prolix

prolix
(a.) Extending to a great length; unnecessarily long; minute in narration or argument; excessively particular in detail; -- rarely used except with reference to discourse written or spoken; as, a prolix oration; a prolix poem; a prolix sermon.
(a.) Indulging in protracted discourse; tedious; wearisome; -- applied to a speaker or writer.

prolog

prolog
(n. & v.) Prologue.

prompt

prompt
(n.) A limit of time given for payment of an account for produce purchased, this limit varying with different goods. See Prompt-note.
(v. t.) To assist or induce the action of; to move to action; to instigate; to incite.
(v. t.) To suggest; to dictate.
(v. t.) To remind, as an actor or an orator, of words or topics forgotten.

pronto

pronto
In a punctual manner; "he did his homework promptly"

proofs

proofs
The act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
A trial photographic print from a negative
Make resistant (to harm); "proof the materials against shrinking in the dryer"
Any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something; "if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it"
Activate by mixing with water and sometimes sugar or milk; "proof yeast"
(printing) an impression made to check for errors
Read for errors; "I should proofread my manuscripts"
A formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it
Knead to reach proper lightness; "proof dough"
A measure of alcoholic strength expressed as an integer twice the percentage of alcohol present (by volume)
Make or take a proof of, such as a photographic negative, an etching, or typeset

propel

propel
(v. t.) To drive forward; to urge or press onward by force; to move, or cause to move; as, the wind or steam propels ships; balls are propelled by gunpowder.

proper

proper
(a.) Belonging to one; one's own; individual.
(a.) Belonging to the natural or essential constitution; peculiar; not common; particular; as, every animal has his proper instincts and appetites.
(a.) Befitting one's nature, qualities, etc.; suitable in all respect; appropriate; right; fit; decent; as, water is the proper element for fish; a proper dress.
(a.) Becoming in appearance; well formed; handsome.
(a.) Pertaining to one of a species, but not common to the whole; not appellative; -- opposed to common; as, a proper name; Dublin is the proper name of a city.
(a.) Rightly so called; strictly considered; as, Greece proper; the garden proper.
(a.) Represented in its natural color; -- said of any object used as a charge.
(adv.) Properly; hence, to a great degree; very; as, proper good.

propyl

propyl
(n.) The hypothetical radical C3H7, regarded as the essential residue of propane and related compounds.

prosal

prosal
(a.) Of or pertaining to prose; prosaic.
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