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practice the doing of some activity many times to become skilled at it. [7 definitions]
Prague the capital city of the Czech Republic.
prairie a large area of fertile land covered with grass.
prairie dog a small rodent with light brown fur. Prairie dogs make burrows and live in large colonies called "towns." Several kinds of prairie dogs live in Mexico and the United States. Prairie dogs are not related to true dogs, but have a cry that sounds like a dog's bark.
prairie schooner a large covered wagon used by American pioneers to cross the prairies.
praise words that show admiration or respect. [3 definitions]
prance to raise the front legs and spring forward with the rear legs. [2 definitions]
prank a teasing trick; stunt.
pray to ask for something in a serious or sincere manner. [2 definitions]
prayer1 the act of asking God or another spiritual being to use his or her power. [3 definitions]
praying mantis a long, slender insect that eats other insects and can turn its head from side to side. A praying mantis has a large, bright green body and holds its strong front legs up in a way that looks like hands folded in prayer.
pre- a prefix that means "before." [2 definitions]
preach to give advice to the public; tell or encourage others to accept. [2 definitions]
preacher a person who gives talks on religion, such as a minister or priest.
precaution something done beforehand to avoid or prevent a danger or harm; something done to make sure everything goes well.
precede to come before in time.
precedent an action that may serve as an example for future acts of the same nature.
precinct an area in a town or city that forms a separate district for voting or that is looked after by one police unit.
precious of great worth or value. [2 definitions]
precipitate to make something happen suddenly or earlier than might be expected. [2 definitions]
precipitation the act of water falling in the form of rain, snow, sleet, or hail. [2 definitions]