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prowler a person who goes about furtively, esp. if intending to commit a crime such as burglary. [2 definitions]
proxemics (used with a sing. verb) the study of how space is used and structured in work, personal relationships, and the like.
proximal located near the center of the body or toward the point of origin or attachment, as a bone. (Cf. distal.)
proximate very close or near in location or time. [3 definitions]
proximity the condition, quality, or fact of being near or close; nearness.
proximity fuze a fuze that uses a sensor to detonate a bomb, missile, or the like within a certain radius of the target.
proxy a person who is authorized to act for or on behalf of another, esp. as a voter; substitute. [3 definitions]
prude someone who is extremely or overly concerned with modesty or proper conduct, speech, dress, or the like.
prudence wisdom and caution in practical matters; sensibleness. [3 definitions]
prudent having or showing wisdom and caution in practical matters; sensible. [3 definitions]
prudential of, concerning, or caused or marked by prudence. [2 definitions]
prudery the state, quality, or characteristic of being prudish. [2 definitions]
prudish overly concerned with modest or proper conduct, speech, dress, or the like; of, like, or being a prude.
prune1 the dried or partially dried fruit of any of various common plums. [2 definitions]
prune2 to cut or remove dead or unwanted branches, twigs, or the like from; trim. [4 definitions]
pruning hook a tool with a hooked blade that is used to prune plants.
prurient having lewd or indecent thoughts. [2 definitions]
pruritus severe itching of the skin, usu. without eruption or other damage.
Prussia a former state in northern Europe that controlled approximately the area of Germany, esp. the northern parts.
Prussian of or pertaining to Prussia or its people, culture, or the like. [4 definitions]
Prussian blue a dark blue pigment or dye used in fabric dyeing, painting, and the like. [2 definitions]