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pleased made satisfied or happy.
pleased as Punch very pleased or gratified.
pleasing giving enjoyment or satisfaction; likable; agreeable.
pleasurable giving or causing pleasure.
pleasure a happy, delighted, or satisfied feeling. [6 definitions]
pleasureless combined form of pleasure.
pleasure principle in psychoanalysis, the theory that humans tend to secure gratification and pleasure and to avoid pain or unpleasantness.
pleat a decorative permanent fold of even width, pressed or sewn in the fabric of a garment, curtain, or the like. [2 definitions]
pleatless combined form of pleat.
plebe a freshman in a military academy.
plebeian in ancient Roman society, of or belonging to the class of commoners; not patrician. [5 definitions]
plebiscite a direct vote by a population on some important question, esp. a question of national self-determination such as annexation or independence; referendum.
plebs in ancient Roman society, the class of common people as contrasted with the patrician class. [2 definitions]
plectrum a small flexible piece of plastic or other material used to pluck a stringed musical instrument; pick.
pled a past tense and past participle of plead.
pledge a formal or solemn promise; vow. [10 definitions]
pledgee a person to whom a pledge is made or with whom an object is deposited as a pledge.
Pledge of Allegiance an oath of loyalty to the United States of America (prec. by "the").
pledgor in law, a person who deposits an object or property with another as security for a pledge.
-plegia paralysis.
Pleiades an open cluster of several hundred stars in the constellation Taurus, six of which are visible with the unaided eye. [2 definitions]