1. Puritanism the beliefs and practices characteristic of Puritans
  2. proenzyme any of a group of compounds that are inactive precursors of enzymes and require some change (such as the hydrolysis of a fragment that masks an active enzyme) to become active
  3. Brahmanism the religious beliefs of ancient India as prescribed in the sacred Vedas and Brahmanas and Upanishads
  4. Brahminism the religious beliefs of ancient India as prescribed in the sacred Vedas and Brahmanas and Upanishads
  5. Darwinism a theory of organic evolution claiming that new species arise and are perpetuated by natural selection
  6. Parseeism the faith of a Zoroastrian sect in India
  7. Arianism heretical doctrine taught by Arius that asserted the radical primacy of the Father over the Son
  8. cronyism favoritism shown to friends and associates
  9. paganism a religion outside of mainstream monotheism
  10. pleonasm using more words than necessary
  11. Parsiism the faith of a Zoroastrian sect in India
  12. pianism performance by or technique of a pianist
  13. purism scrupulous or exaggerated insistence on purity or correctness (especially in language)
  14. Pernis a common European bird of prey
  15. prism a polyhedron with two congruent and parallel faces
  16. Marcionism the Christian heresy of the 2nd and 3rd centuries that rejected the Old Testament and denied the incarnation of God in Jesus as a human
  17. opportunism taking advantage of favorable circumstances selfishly
  18. protagonism active support of an idea or cause etc.
  19. Mormonism the doctrines and practices of the Mormon Church based on the Book of Mormon
  20. Boehmenism the mystical theological doctrine of Jakob Boehme that influenced the Quakers

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