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play one's cards to make and carry out good choices.
playpen a small pen where a baby or young child can play safely.
play possum to pretend to be asleep or dead; keep very still to avoid being noticed. Opossums do this so predators will ignore them.
plaything something that is played with; toy.
play with fire to bring about danger by doing something in a reckless way.
playwright one who writes plays.
plaza a public square or open space in the center of a town. [2 definitions]
plea a serious or sincere call for help; appeal. [2 definitions]
plead to ask for something in a sincere or serious way. [2 definitions]
pleasant nice; pleasing. [2 definitions]
please to make content or give pleasure to; make happy. [4 definitions]
pleased made satisfied or happy.
pleasure a feeling of happiness, delight, or joy. [3 definitions]
pleat a flat, even fold that is sewn or pressed in cloth. [2 definitions]
pled a past tense and past participle of plead.
pledge a serious promise; vow. [7 definitions]
plentiful large in amount; more than enough.
plenty a full amount or supply.
plesiosaur an extinct marine reptile with limbs like paddles, a large flattened body, and a short tail. The plesiosaur lived millions of years ago.
pliers a tool that has a pair of jaws connected to handles and is used for holding, bending, or cutting things.
plod to move in a slow, tired, or heavy way. [2 definitions]