781 Words That Start With PE

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pe (noun) the 17th letter of the Hebrew alphabet
pea (noun) seed of a pea plant used for food
(noun) the fruit or seed of a pea plant
(noun) a leguminous plant of the genus Pisum with small white flowers and long green pods containing edible green seeds Synonyms: pea plant
peace (noun) the state prevailing during the absence of war
(noun) harmonious relations; freedom from disputes
(noun) the absence of mental stress or anxiety Synonyms: repose, heartsease, serenity, peace of mind, peacefulness, ataraxis
(noun) the general security of public places Synonyms: public security
(noun) a treaty to cease hostilities Synonyms: pacification, peace treaty
peaceable (adjective) not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war Synonyms: peaceful
(adjective) inclined or disposed to peace Synonyms: peace-loving
(adjective) disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature Synonyms: pacific
peaceableness (noun) a state that is calm and tranquil Synonyms: peacefulness
peaceably (adverb) in a peaceable manner Synonyms: pacifically
peaceful (adjective) not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war Synonyms: peaceable
(adjective) peacefully resistant in response to injustice Synonyms: passive
peacefully (adverb) in a peaceful manner
peacefulness (noun) a state that is calm and tranquil Synonyms: peaceableness
(noun) the absence of mental stress or anxiety Synonyms: repose, heartsease, peace, serenity, peace of mind, ataraxis
peacekeeper (noun) a member of a military force that is assigned (often with international sanction) to preserve peace in a trouble area
(noun) someone who keeps peace
(noun) the pistol of a law officer in the old West
peacekeeping (noun) the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations) Synonyms: peacekeeping mission, peacekeeping operation
(adjective) of or relating to the preservation of peace between hostile groups by international military forces
peacemaker (noun) someone who tries to bring peace Synonyms: pacifier, reconciler, make-peace, conciliator
peacenik (noun) someone who prefers negotiations to armed conflict in the conduct of foreign relations Synonyms: dove
peacetime (noun) a period of time during which there is no war
peach (verb) divulge confidential information or secrets Synonyms: sing, spill the beans, babble, babble out, blab, blab out, talk, tattle, let the cat out of the bag
(noun) cultivated in temperate regions Synonyms: Prunus persica, peach tree
(noun) a very attractive or seductive looking woman Synonyms: dish, knockout, smasher, beauty, mantrap, stunner, ravisher, sweetheart, looker, lulu
(noun) downy juicy fruit with sweet yellowish or whitish flesh
(noun) a shade of pink tinged with yellow Synonyms: apricot, salmon pink, yellowish pink
peachick (noun) a young peafowl Synonyms: pea-chick
peachwood (noun) tropical tree with prickly trunk; its heavy red wood yields a red dye and is used for cabinetry Synonyms: peach-wood, pernambuco wood, Caesalpinia echinata, brazilwood
peachy (adjective) excellent Synonyms: neat, nifty, not bad, dandy, keen, old, great, groovy, slap-up, smashing, swell, corking, cracking, bang-up, bully
(adjective) of something resembling a peach in color Synonyms: peachy-colored, peachy-coloured
peacoat (noun) a sailor's heavy woolen double-breasted jacket Synonyms: pea jacket
peacock (noun) European butterfly having reddish-brown wings each marked with a purple eyespot Synonyms: Inachis io, peacock butterfly
(noun) male peafowl; having a crested head and very large fanlike tail marked with iridescent eyes or spots
peafowl (noun) very large terrestrial southeast Asian pheasant often raised as an ornamental bird Synonyms: bird of Juno
peag (noun) small cylindrical beads made from polished shells and fashioned into strings or belts; used by certain Native American peoples as jewelry or currency Synonyms: wampum, wampumpeag
peahen (noun) female peafowl
peak (noun) the most extreme possible amount or value Synonyms: extremum
(noun) the period of greatest prosperity or productivity Synonyms: efflorescence, bloom, flush, heyday, prime, blossom, flower
(noun) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development Synonyms: meridian, pinnacle, summit, acme, tiptop, top, elevation, superlative, height
(noun) the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill) Synonyms: summit, crest, crown, tip, top
(noun) a V shape Synonyms: point, tip
(noun) the highest point (of something) Synonyms: vertex, acme, apex
(noun) a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes Synonyms: bill, eyeshade, visor, vizor
(verb) to reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity Synonyms: top out
peaked (adjective) somewhat ill or prone to illness Synonyms: under the weather, unwell, indisposed, poorly, seedy, sickly, ailing
(adjective) having or rising to a peak
peaky (adjective) having or as if having especially high-pitched spots Synonyms: spiky
peal (noun) a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells) Synonyms: roll, rolling, pealing
(verb) ring recurrently
(verb) sound loudly and sonorously Synonyms: ring
pealing (noun) a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells) Synonyms: roll, rolling, peal
pean (noun) (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity) Synonyms: paean
(noun) a formal expression of praise Synonyms: paean, panegyric, encomium, eulogy
peanut (noun) underground pod of the peanut vine
(noun) widely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions; showy yellow flowers on stalks that bend over to the soil so that seed pods ripen underground Synonyms: peanut vine, Arachis hypogaea
(noun) a young child who is small for his age
(noun) pod of the peanut vine containing usually 2 nuts or seeds; `groundnut' and `monkey nut' are British terms Synonyms: monkey nut, goober, goober pea, groundnut, earthnut
(adjective) of little importance or influence or power; of minor status Synonyms: insignificant
peanuts (noun) an insignificant sum of money; a trifling amount
pear (noun) sweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties
(noun) Old World tree having sweet gritty-textured juicy fruit; widely cultivated in many varieties Synonyms: Pyrus communis, pear tree
pearl (noun) a smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster; much valued as a jewel
(noun) a shade of white the color of bleached bones Synonyms: ivory, bone, off-white
(noun) a shape that is spherical and small Synonyms: drop, bead
(verb) gather pearls, from oysters in the ocean
pearler (noun) a diver who searches for molluscs containing pearls Synonyms: pearl diver
pearlescent (adjective) having a play of lustrous rainbow colors Synonyms: nacreous, iridescent, opalescent, opaline
pearlfish (noun) found living within the alimentary canals of e.g. sea cucumbers or between the shells of pearl oysters in or near shallow seagrass beds Synonyms: pearl-fish
pearlite (noun) a lamellar mixture of cementite and ferrite formed during the cooling of austenite; a constituent of steel and cast iron
pearlweed (noun) any of various low-growing plants of the genus Sagina having small spherical flowers resembling pearls Synonyms: pearl-weed, pearlwort
pearlwort (noun) any of various low-growing plants of the genus Sagina having small spherical flowers resembling pearls Synonyms: pearl-weed, pearlweed
pearly (noun) informal terms for a human `tooth' Synonyms: chopper
(adjective) of a white the color of pearls Synonyms: pearly-white
peasant (noun) a country person Synonyms: provincial, bucolic
(noun) one of a (chiefly European) class of agricultural laborers
(noun) a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement Synonyms: Goth, churl, barbarian, boor, tike, tyke
peasanthood (noun) the state of being a peasant
peasantry (noun) the class of peasants
peasecod (noun) husk of a pea; edible in some garden peas Synonyms: pea pod
peat (noun) partially carbonized vegetable matter saturated with water; can be used as a fuel when dried
peaty (adjective) of or pertaining to or of the nature of peat
peavey (noun) a stout lever with a sharp spike; used for handling logs Synonyms: dog hook, peavy, cant dog
peavy (noun) a stout lever with a sharp spike; used for handling logs Synonyms: dog hook, peavey, cant dog
peba (noun) having nine hinged bands of bony plates; ranges from Texas to Paraguay Synonyms: nine-banded armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus, Texas armadillo
pebble (noun) a small smooth rounded rock
pebbly (adjective) abounding in small stones Synonyms: gravelly, shingly
pebibit (noun) a unit of information equal to 1024 tebibits or 2^50 bits Synonyms: Pibit
pebibyte (noun) a unit of information equal to 1024 tebibytes or 2^50 bytes Synonyms: PB, PiB, petabyte
pecan (noun) wood of a pecan tree
(noun) tree of southern United States and Mexico cultivated for its nuts Synonyms: pecan tree, Carya illinoensis, Carya illinoinsis
(noun) smooth brown oval nut of south central United States
peccable (adjective) liable to sin Synonyms: peccant
peccadillo (noun) a petty misdeed Synonyms: indiscretion
peccant (adjective) liable to sin Synonyms: peccable
peccary (noun) nocturnal gregarious pig-like wild animals of North America and South America Synonyms: musk hog
peck (noun) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent Synonyms: lot, deal, sight, wad, heap, mass, pile, stack, batch, flock, raft, mess, mint, pot, mountain, spate, plenty, hatful, mickle, muckle, passel, quite a little, good deal, great deal, slew, tidy sum
(noun) a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons
(noun) a United States dry measure equal to 8 quarts or 537.605 cubic inches
(noun) a light kiss
(noun) bite by a bird
(verb) hit lightly with a picking motion Synonyms: pick, beak
(verb) eat by pecking at, like a bird Synonyms: pick up
(verb) kiss lightly Synonyms: smack
(verb) eat like a bird Synonyms: peck at, pick at
(verb) bother persistently with trivial complaints Synonyms: nag, hen-peck
pecker (noun) obscene terms for penis Synonyms: shaft, prick, tool, cock, dick, putz
(noun) bird with strong claws and a stiff tail adapted for climbing and a hard chisel-like bill for boring into wood for insects Synonyms: peckerwood, woodpecker
(noun) horny projecting mouth of a bird Synonyms: bill, nib, beak, neb
peckerwood (noun) bird with strong claws and a stiff tail adapted for climbing and a hard chisel-like bill for boring into wood for insects Synonyms: pecker, woodpecker
peckish (adjective) somewhat hungry
(adjective) easily irritated or annoyed Synonyms: nettlesome, irritable, peevish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, cranky, fractious, techy, testy, tetchy
pecopteris (noun) Carboniferous fossil fern characterized by a regular arrangement of the leaflets resembling a comb
pecs (noun) either of two large muscles of the chest Synonyms: pectoral, musculus pectoralis, pectoral muscle, pectoralis
pectic (adjective) of or relating to or derived from pectin
pectin (noun) any of various water-soluble colloidal carbohydrates that occur in ripe fruit and vegetables; used in making fruit jellies and jams
pectinate (adjective) like a comb
pectineal (adjective) of or relating to the pubis
pectoral (noun) either of two large muscles of the chest Synonyms: musculus pectoralis, pecs, pectoral muscle, pectoralis
(noun) an adornment worn on the chest or breast Synonyms: pectoral medallion
(adjective) of or relating to the chest or thorax Synonyms: thoracic
pectoralis (noun) either of two large muscles of the chest Synonyms: pectoral, musculus pectoralis, pecs, pectoral muscle
pectus (noun) the part of the human torso between the neck and the diaphragm or the corresponding part in other vertebrates Synonyms: chest, thorax
peculate (verb) appropriate (as property entrusted to one's care) fraudulently to one's own use Synonyms: malversate, misappropriate, defalcate, embezzle
peculation (noun) the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else Synonyms: misapplication, misappropriation, defalcation, embezzlement
peculator (noun) someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use Synonyms: defalcator, embezzler
peculiar (adjective) beyond or deviating from the usual or expected Synonyms: rum, rummy, queer, odd, singular, curious, funny
(adjective) unique or specific to a person or thing or category Synonyms: particular, special
(adjective) markedly different from the usual; special
(adjective) characteristic of one only; distinctive or special
peculiarity (noun) an odd or unusual characteristic Synonyms: distinctive feature, distinguishing characteristic
(noun) a distinguishing trait Synonyms: speciality, specialty, distinctiveness, specialness
(noun) something unusual -- perhaps worthy of collecting Synonyms: curiosity, rarity, oddity, oddment, curio
peculiarly (adverb) uniquely or characteristically Synonyms: particularly
(adverb) in a manner differing from the usual or expected Synonyms: inexplicably, oddly, curiously
(adverb) to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common Synonyms: particularly, especially, specially
pecuniary (adjective) relating to or involving money Synonyms: monetary
pedagog (noun) someone who educates young people Synonyms: pedagogue, educator
pedagogic (adjective) of or relating to pedagogy Synonyms: pedagogical
pedagogical (adjective) of or relating to pedagogy Synonyms: pedagogic
pedagogically (adverb) in a didactic manner Synonyms: didactically
pedagogics (noun) the principles and methods of instruction Synonyms: pedagogy, teaching method
pedagogue (noun) someone who educates young people Synonyms: pedagog, educator
pedagogy (noun) the principles and methods of instruction Synonyms: pedagogics, teaching method
(noun) the profession of a teacher Synonyms: instruction, teaching
(noun) the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill Synonyms: instruction, didactics, education, educational activity, teaching
pedal (verb) ride a bicycle Synonyms: wheel, cycle, bicycle, bike
(verb) operate the pedals on a keyboard instrument
(noun) a sustained bass note Synonyms: pedal point
(noun) a lever that is operated with the foot Synonyms: foot lever, foot pedal, treadle
(adjective) of or relating to the feet
pedaler (noun) a person who rides a pedal-driven vehicle (as a bicycle) Synonyms: pedaller
pedaller (noun) a person who rides a pedal-driven vehicle (as a bicycle) Synonyms: pedaler
pedant (noun) a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit Synonyms: scholastic, bookworm
pedantic (adjective) marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects Synonyms: donnish, academic
pedantically (adverb) in a pedantic manner
pedantry (noun) an ostentatious and inappropriate display of learning
pedate (adjective) of a leaf shape; having radiating lobes, each deeply cleft or divided
(adjective) having or resembling a foot
peddle (verb) sell or offer for sale from place to place Synonyms: pitch, hawk, huckster, monger, vend
peddler (noun) someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals) Synonyms: hawker, packman, pedlar, pitchman
(noun) an unlicensed dealer in illegal drugs Synonyms: pusher, drug dealer, drug peddler, drug trafficker
peddling (noun) the act of selling goods for a living Synonyms: hawking, vending, vendition
pedelec (noun) a bicycle built with a motor to aid the cyclist to turn the pedals
pederast (noun) a man who has sex (usually sodomy) with a boy as the passive partner Synonyms: paederast, child molester
pederastic (adjective) of homosexuality between a man and a boy Synonyms: paederastic
pederasty (noun) sexual relations between a man and a boy (usually anal intercourse with the boy as a passive partner) Synonyms: paederasty

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