“P” Words in Book One

P is for Police Cap

 

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Parched – dry, in need of water

 

Particularly – to a great degree

 

Pate – the top of the head, or crown

 

Paused – a temporary stop or rest

 

Peeled – to turn off or leave

 

Peered – to look, searching to see clearly

 

Pelted – to strike repeatedly

 

Perched – to alight or rest upon a perch

 

Perfection – being or becoming perfect

 

Permit – an official certificate of permission, a license

 

Persuade – to urge

 

Pest – a creature or insect that harms plants

 

Piled – to place or lay in a pile or heap

 

Plodding – to walk heavily, to trudge

 

Polished – shiny and smooth

 

Politely – with good

 

Posed – to set forth in words

 

Pouncing – to seize something quickly

 

Pouted – to thrust out your lips to show displeasure, to sulk

 

Prancing – to move in a happy, proud manner

 

Precisely – exactly that used to confirm something someone said – yes!

 

Prescription – corrective lenses, prescribed by an optician

 

Preserves – fruit preserved with sugar

 

Pride – a sense of one’s own value, self-respect

 

Produced – to bring something into existence with creative talent or ability

 

Professionally – in a professional manner, appropriate for business

 

Professionals – people who have a particular occupation, profession, business or calling

 

Profit – revenue, income, money made after expenses or cost of doing business

 

Properly – fitting in the right or correct way

 

Propped – placed under or against something to keep it from falling

 

Protectively – in a protective manner, defensive

 

Proudly – showing self-respect or self-esteem

 

Punxsutawney – a town in central Pennsylvania where the Groundhog Day celebration is

 

Pursed lips – gathered together in wrinkle or folds, pucker