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prospect foreseeable possibility; expectation. [5 definitions]
prospective likely or expected. [2 definitions]
prospector a person who prospects, or searches, for precious minerals and metals.
prospectus a written description or summary of a proposed project.
prosper to succeed or have good luck, esp. financially or materially; thrive.
prosperity the state of succeeding or flourishing, esp. financially.
prosperous having wealth, success, or good fortune. [2 definitions]
prostaglandin any of a group of lipids derived from arachidonic acid and having a hormone-like effect in mammals.
prostate see "prostate gland." [2 definitions]
prostate gland the muscular gland that surrounds the urethra at the base of the bladder in male mammals, and that secretes a fluid discharge for sperm.
prosthesis the replacement of a defective or missing bodily limb or other part with an artificial substitute. [2 definitions]
prosthetics the surgical or dental speciality that deals with the design, production, fitting, and use of artificial organs and body parts. [2 definitions]
prostitute one who earns money by engaging in sexual relations with others for a fee. [4 definitions]
prostitution the act or practice of selling oneself for sexual purposes. [2 definitions]
prostrate to lie or throw (oneself) flat on the ground, esp. face down in an act of humility, worship, or the like. [6 definitions]
prostration severe physical or emotional exhaustion. [2 definitions]
prostyle having a portico with columns in the front only, as a classical Greek temple. [2 definitions]
prosy uninteresting or commonplace; matter-of-fact; prosaic.
Prot. abbreviation of "Protestant," any Christian, esp. in the West, who belongs to a non-Catholic church. [2 definitions]
protactinium a very toxic radioactive chemical element of the actinide series that has ninety-one protons in each nucleus and that is a product of the radioactive decay of uranium. (symbol: Pa)
protagonist the leading character in a literary work.