1. superfluous more than is needed, desired, or required
  2. preferred shares stock whose holders are guaranteed priority in the payment of dividends but whose holders have no voting rights
  3. perfunctory hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough
  4. privilege a special advantage or benefit not enjoyed by all
  5. ludicrous inviting ridicule
  6. power of attorney a legal instrument authorizing someone to act as the grantor's agent
  7. bearded wheatgrass a wheatgrass with straight terminal awns on the flowering glumes
  8. powerfulness possession of controlling influence
  9. profligacy the trait of spending extravagantly
  10. by small degrees by a short distance
  11. profligate unrestrained by convention or morality
  12. port watcher a watchman on a wharf
  13. prophylaxis the prevention of disease
  14. general headquarters military headquarters from which a military commander controls and organizes the forces
  15. true flycatcher any of a large group of small songbirds that feed on insects taken on the wing
  16. perfoliate leaf a leaf with the base united around--and apparently pierced by--the stem
  17. primary health care health care that is provided by a health care professional in the first contact of a patient with the health care system
  18. plutocracy a political system governed by the wealthy people
  19. preference shares stock whose holders are guaranteed priority in the payment of dividends but whose holders have no voting rights
  20. prevalence the quality of being widespread