1. paradox a statement that contradicts itself
  2. preparation setting in order in advance some act or purpose
  3. paradigm a standard or typical example
  4. paraparesis a slight paralysis or weakness of both legs
  5. preparatory preceding and getting ready for something
  6. properness correct or appropriate behavior
  7. compromise an accommodation in which both sides make concessions
  8. preparedness the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)
  9. prepare make ready or suitable or equip in advance
  10. proportion relation with respect to comparative quantity or magnitude
  11. prepared made ready or fit or suitable beforehand
  12. preparative preceding and preparing for something
  13. prepare for prepare mentally or emotionally for something unpleasant
  14. parapraxis a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
  15. repress conceal or hide
  16. paraphrase express the same message in different words
  17. puerperium time period following childbirth when the mother's uterus shrinks and the other functional and anatomic changes of pregnancy are resolved
  18. proprietor someone who owns a business
  19. preposterous inviting ridicule
  20. prepossess cause to be preoccupied