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pry1 to be too curious about another person's private life. [2 definitions]
pry2 to move, lift, or open with something that acts as a lever. [2 definitions]
P.S. written to introduce a note added to a letter that is below the writer's signature. P.S. is an abbreviation for postscript.
psalm a sacred or holy song or poem; hymn.
psychiatrist a medical doctor who treats people with mental and emotional illnesses.
psychiatry the branch of medicine that deals with mental and emotional illness.
psychological of or having to do with psychology. [2 definitions]
psychologist a person who is trained in and works in psychology.
psychology the study or science of the mind and of the ways that people feel and act.
pt. an abbreviation for point. [2 definitions]
pterodactyl a flying reptile that lived at the same time as dinosaurs. Pterodactyls had wings covered with skin. Some were huge and glided over the oceans and caught fish. They became extinct over sixty-five million years ago.
Pu symbol of the chemical element plutonium.
pub a bar or tavern that serves food.
public of, for, or having to do with all members of a community; not private. [4 definitions]
publication the act of publishing printed material. [2 definitions]
publicity information given out through the media that gets the attention of the public. [2 definitions]
publicly in a public manner; not in secret or in private. [2 definitions]
public school in the US, an elementary, middle, or high school that is free and supported by people's taxes. [2 definitions]
publish to prepare and bring out for sale for the public to read.
publisher a person or company that publishes books or periodicals.
puck the hard rubber disk that is used in ice hockey. Players try to hit the puck into the net to score a goal.