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put the screws on to make someone do something by exerting pressure or force.
put to shame to cause to feel ashamed. [2 definitions]
putty a soft mixture that is like clay. It is used to hold panes of glass in windows and to fill small holes and cracks.
puzzle a toy or problem that is solved by using thought or by rearranging letters, words, numbers, or objects. [4 definitions]
puzzle out to work out a solution to.
pyramid a solid figure whose sides are triangles that meet at a single point. The base of a pyramid can be any flat shape with straight sides, such as a triangle or square. [3 definitions]
python a snake that is not poisonous and lives in Africa, Asia, and Australia. Pythons kill by winding around their prey and squeezing it until it can not breathe.
q the seventeenth letter of the English alphabet.
Qatar a Middle Eastern country in eastern Arabia on a peninsula in the Persian Gulf. The capital of Qatar is Doha.
qt. abbreviation of "quart," or "quarts."
quack1 the sound that a duck makes. [2 definitions]
quack2 a person who pretends do be a doctor, but doesn't have proper training or skill. [3 definitions]
quadrilateral any flat closed figure with four straight sides, such as a square or parallelogram.
quadruped an animal with four feet.
quadruple multiplied by four. [2 definitions]
quadruplet one of four children or animals born to the same mother at the same time.
quahog a small, round clam that lives in the ocean along the eastern coast of North America. Quahogs are mollusks with a soft body and a hard shell. Quahogs are eaten by people.
quail1 a bird related to the chicken that lives on the ground and is often hunted for sport and food.
quaint pleasant in an old-fashioned way.
quake to tremble, shake, or shiver. [3 definitions]
Quaker a member of a Christian religious group founded in England about 1650, called the Society of Friends.