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pain physical hurt or discomfort that is usually caused by injury or illness. Pain is the nervous system's way of telling the brain that something is wrong. [5 definitions]
painful causing pain. [2 definitions]
paint a mixture of liquid and pigments that is used to cover the surface of something. [4 definitions]
paintbrush a brush used to put paint on something.
painter1 one who paints pictures. [2 definitions]
painting a specific picture done by a painter. [3 definitions]
pair two things that are alike and meant to be used together. [5 definitions]
pajamas a loose jacket and pants worn for sleeping.
Pakistan a country in southern Asia. Pakistan is also called the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan.
Pakistani of or having to do with the country of Pakistan or its people, culture, or the like. [2 definitions]
pal (informal) a fairly close friend.
palace the official home of a king or queen or other persons of high rank or authority.
palate the roof of the mouth. The palate is made up of a bony front section and a soft back section. [2 definitions]
pale light in color. [3 definitions]
paleontology the science that studies animal and plant fossils for information about life in the past.
Paleozoic of, relating to, or belonging to the era in the earth's history from about 540 million years ago to about 250 million years ago. During this time, the first fishes, amphibians, reptiles, insects, and land plants appeared.
Palestine a region in southwestern Asia on the Mediterranean that was the country of the Jews in Biblical times. Palestine is now occupied by Arabs and Jews.
Palestinian a native of Palestine, especially one of Arab descent. [2 definitions]
palette a thin, oval board, with a thumb hole, on which a painter holds and mixes colors.
palisade a tall strong fence of pointed stakes. [2 definitions]
pallet1 a small or temporary bed, or mattress stuffed with straw. Pallets are sometimes used during emergencies.