1. pit viper New World vipers with hollow fangs and a heat-sensitive pit on each side of the head
  2. privy purse allowance for a monarch's personal expenses
  3. perverse deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper
  4. Poitiers the battle in 1356 in which the English under the Black Prince defeated the French
  5. disperse move away from each other
  6. perseverance the act of persisting
  7. pied piper a leader who entices people to follow
  8. Pied Piper the title character in a German folk tale and in a poem by Robert Browning
  9. bitters alcoholic liquor flavored with bitter herbs and roots
  10. viviparous producing living young and not eggs
  11. battle of Ypres battle in World War I
  12. papers writing that provides information
  13. biodiversity the variety of plant and animal life in a habitat
  14. Dippers a Baptist denomination founded in 1708 by Americans of German descent; opposed to military service and taking legal oaths; practiced trine immersion
  15. prosperous in fortunate circumstances financially
  16. primitive person a person who belongs to an early stage of civilization
  17. Bufo boreas of a great variety of habitats from southern Alaska to Baja California west of the Rockies
  18. pitprop a wooden prop used to support the roof of a mine
  19. native pear tree bearing pear-shaped fruit with a thick woody epicarp
  20. oviparous egg-laying

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