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penchant a strong liking for or inclination towards something.
pencil an implement for writing, drawing, or marking that consists of a slender core of graphite, carbon, crayon, or the like, usu. enclosed in or held by a cylinder of wood, plastic, or metal. [4 definitions]
pencil pusher (informal) one who does routine office work involving writing, record-keeping, and the like.
pencil sharpener a small device used for making pencils sharp. A pencil sharpener has a hole in one area where a pencil is to be inserted and where it comes into contact with a blade.
pend to await judgment or decision. [2 definitions]
pendant something hanging as an ornament, esp. on a chain around the neck or on an earring. [3 definitions]
pendent hanging or suspended. [3 definitions]
pending in the period of waiting; until. [4 definitions]
pendragon the title of the supreme leader or chief in ancient Britain.
pendular of or like a pendulum's motion; swinging back and forth.
pendulous hanging downward; suspended so as to swing or sway. [2 definitions]
pendulum a weight suspended on a long cord, wire, or lever so as to swing back and forth under the influence of gravity.
peneplain in geology, a region that has become almost a flat plain as a result of erosion.
penes a pl. of penis.
penetrable capable of being penetrated.
penetrate to pierce or go into or through; enter or pass through the interior of. [7 definitions]
penetrating able to penetrate, or seeming to do so; piercing. [2 definitions]
penetration the act, process, or power of penetrating. [3 definitions]
penguin any of various large, flightless, aquatic birds of the colder regions of the Southern Hemisphere that have webbed feet and short flipperlike wings.
penholder a holder into which a pen point fits. [2 definitions]
penicillin any of several antibiotics derived naturally or synthetically from molds and used to treat various bacterial diseases and infections.