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Puritan a member of a group of Protestants in England in the 1500s and 1600s. The Puritans believed in simpler forms of worship and strict morals. Some Puritans came to live in what is now Massachusetts.
purple the color that comes from mixing red and blue paint. [2 definitions]
purpose a reason or plan that guides an action; design or goal. [3 definitions]
purposeful having a purpose. [2 definitions]
purposely on purpose; deliberately.
purr to make a soft, low, rumbling sound, like the one made by a happy cat. [2 definitions]
purse a pouch or bag made of leather, cloth, or a similar material, used for carrying money and other personal items; handbag. [4 definitions]
pursue to follow in order to reach or catch; chase. [2 definitions]
pursuit the act of pursuing. [2 definitions]
pus a thick, white or yellow liquid that forms around infections and that contains white blood cells.
push to use pressure against in order to move. [6 definitions]
push-up an exercise in which a person lies face down and raises and lowers the body by straightening and bending the arms.
pussy willow a small willow with furry, gray flowers that grow in clusters along its branches.
put to move to a particular position or place. [5 definitions]
put down to write down. [2 definitions]
put on to dress in. [2 definitions]
put one through one's paces to cause one to show skill or ability.
put stock in to consider important.
putt to hit with a gentle stroke that rolls a golf ball into or near the hole. [2 definitions]
putter1 to move about or work randomly and without much effort.
putter2 a short golf club that is used in putting. [2 definitions]