1. capricious determined by chance or impulse rather than by necessity
  2. process a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
  3. precious of high worth or cost
  4. precise sharply exact or accurate or delimited
  5. purpose what something is used for
  6. precis a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument
  7. paresis a slight or partial paralysis
  8. porous full of holes
  9. hypothesis a tentative insight that is not yet verified or tested
  10. precess move in a gyrating fashion
  11. pyrosis a painful burning sensation in the chest caused by gastroesophageal reflux (backflow from the stomach irritating the esophagus); symptomatic of an ulcer or a diaphragmatic hernia or other disorder
  12. braces an appliance that corrects dental irregularities
  13. Perseus (Greek mythology) the son of Zeus who slew Medusa (with the help of Athena and Hermes) and rescued Andromeda from a sea monster
  14. berceuse a quiet song intended to lull a child to sleep
  15. possess have ownership of
  16. porose forming a continuous series of pores
  17. Borassus palmyra
  18. prowess a superior skill learned by study and practice
  19. propose present for consideration, examination, or criticism
  20. porpoise any of several small gregarious cetacean mammals having a blunt snout and many teeth