Part 1.

proletarian
a member of the working class
promiscuous
not selective of a single class or person
propensity
an inclination to do something
property
a basic or essential attribute shared by members of a class
propitiate
make peace with
propitious
presenting favorable circumstances

 

Part 2.

propriety
correct behavior
prospective
of or concerned with or related to the future
provender
food for domestic livestock
provoke
provide the needed stimulus for
prowess
a superior skill learned by study and practice
proxy
a person authorized to act for another

 

Part 3.

prude
a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum
pucker
gather something into small wrinkles or folds
puissant
powerful
pummel
strike, usually with the fist
pundit
someone who has been admitted to membership in a field
purport
have the often specious appearance of being or intending

 

Part 4.

purse
a sum spoken of as the contents of a money container
purvey
supply with provisions
pusillanimous
lacking in courage, strength, and resolution
quaff
swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught
quagmire
a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
quail
draw back, as with fear or pain

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2020-04-17