1. percuss strike or tap firmly
  2. purchase acquire by means of a financial transaction
  3. sarcasm witty language used to convey insults or scorn
  4. precarious not secure; beset with difficulties
  5. Parks United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national Civil Rights movement (born in 1913)
  6. proxy a person authorized to act for another
  7. Perca type genus of the Percidae
  8. parchesi an ancient board game resembling backgammon
  9. parchisi an ancient board game resembling backgammon
  10. precast of structural members especially of concrete
  11. bourgeois being of the property-owning class
  12. Parcheesi a modern board game based on pachisi
  13. paroicous having male and female reproductive organs separate in a single gametoecium
  14. percale a fine closely woven cotton fabric
  15. perch an elevated place serving as a seat
  16. uppercase relating to capital letters which were kept in the top half of a compositor's type case
  17. borax an ore of boron consisting of hydrated sodium borate
  18. periclase a white solid mineral that occurs naturally as periclase
  19. Parcae any of the three Roman goddesses of fate or destiny
  20. Percy English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV