1. possess have ownership of
  2. posthumous occurring or coming into existence after a person's death
  3. pessimist a person who expects the worst
  4. pessimism a general disposition to expect the worst in all things
  5. possum nocturnal arboreal marsupial having a naked prehensile tail found from southern North America to northern South America
  6. cosmos the universe considered as a whole
  7. polysemous having many meanings
  8. possumwood medium-sized tree of dry woodlands in the southern and eastern United States bearing yellow or orange very astringent fruit that is edible when fully ripe
  9. possum oak relatively tall deciduous water oak of southeastern United States often cultivated as a shade tree; thrives in wet soil
  10. pessimum of an organism's environment; least favorable for survival
  11. pessimal of an organism's environment; least favorable for survival
  12. passim used to refer to cited works
  13. posseman an able-bodied man serving as a member of a posse
  14. possum haw deciduous shrub of southeastern and central United States
  15. rose moss widely cultivated in many varieties for its fleshy moss-like foliage and profusion of brightly colored flowers
  16. plumose having an ornamental plume or feathery tuft
  17. bossism domination of a political organization by a party boss
  18. poseuse a woman poseur
  19. byssus tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface
  20. parsimony extreme stinginess

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