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pain, m., bread
paisiblement, peacefully
paître, graze
paix, f., peace
palais, m., palace
palme, f., palm
pape, m., pope
papier, m., paper
paquet, m., package
par, prép., by, through
paraître, seem
parapher, sign
parbleu! interj., of course!
parc, m., park
parce que, because
parcourir, browse
par-dessus, V. dessus. above
pardon, m., forgiveness
pardonner, forgive
pareil, ille; the same
parent, m., parent
paresseux, euse, lazy
parfait, e, perfect
parfaitement, perfectly
parfois, sometimes
parier, bet
parlant, e, speaking
parlement, m., parliament
parler, to speak
Parmi, among
paroisse, f., parish
paroissien, enne, parishoner
parole, f., word (my word)
part, f., party, part
partage, m., share
parti, m., party, side, group
partialité, f., bias
particularité, f., particularity
particulier, ère, particular
partie, f., part, section
partir, go
partout, anywhere
parvenir, achieve
pas: (Ne ...) --, not
pas, m., step
passant, m., in passing
passer, to pass
pasteur, m., pastor
patience, f., patience
patrimoine, m., heritage
patriotique, patriotic
patron, m. boss
pauvre, poor
pauvresse, f., beggar
paver, paving
paye, f., pay, salary
payer, to pay
pays, m., countries
paysan, anne, peasant


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peau, x, f., skin
pêche, f., fish
pêcher, fishing
pêcheur, euse, fisherman/woman
pécuniaire, pecuniary, relating to money
peine, f., barely
peindre, paint
peintre, m., painter
peinture, f., painting
pendant, during
pendre, hang
pendule, f., clock, pendulum
pénétrer, enter
pénible, painful
pensée, f., thought
penser, to think
penseur, m., thinker
pensif, ive, thoguhtful
percer, dril, make a hole
perdre, lose
père, m., father
perfectionner, perfect
perfide, treacherous
péril, m., peril, danger, risk
périlleux, euse, dangerous
période, f., period
périr, perish
permettre, allow, permit
permission, f., permission
perpétuer, perpetuate
perruque, f., wig
personnage, m., character
personne, f., person
persuader, persuade
perte, f., loss
peser, weigh
petit, e, small
peu, little, not much
peuple, m., people
peur, f., fear
peut-être, adv., possibly, perhaps


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phénix, m., phoenix
philanthropique, philanthropic
philosophe, m., philosopher
philosophie, f., philosophy
philosophique, philosophical
photographe, m., photographer
photographie, f., photography
phrase, f., phrase, sentence
physique, physical


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pièce, f., piece, or room
pied, m., foot
piège, m., trap
pierre, f., stone
pilier, m., pillar
pilori, m., pillory
pinceau, x, m., brush
piquer, pricking
pire, worse, worst
pis, worse
piste, f., track
piteux, euse, pitiful
pitié, f., Pity


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placarder, to post
place, f., place
placer, put, place
plagiaire, m., plagarist
plaider, plead
plaideur, euse, litigant, person who pleads
plaie, f., wound
plaignant, e, complainant
plaindre, complain
plaine, f., plain
plainte, f., complaint
plaire, please
plaisant, e, pleasant
plaisanterie, f., joke
plaisir, m., pleasure
planche, f., board
plancher, m., floor (floorboards)
plat, m., plate
plat, e, flat
plâtre, m., plaster
plein, e, full
pleurer, cry
pleuvoir, rain
plonger, dive
plongeur, euse, diver
pluie, f., rain
plume, f., pen

plus, furthermore
plusieurs, many
plutôt, rather


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poche, f., pocket
poêle, f., stove
poète, m., poet
poids, m., weight
poignet, m., wrist
point: ne ... --, no, not at all
point, m., fullstop
poire, f., pear
poison, m., poison
poisson, m., fish
poitrine, f., chest
poli, e, polished
politesse, f., politeness
politique, policy, politic
pomme, f., apple
pont, m., bridge
populariser, popularise
porc, m., pork
port, m., port (marine)
port, m., postage
porte, f., door
porter, carry
porteur, euse, porter, someone who carries
portrait, m., portrait
poser, pose
posséder, possess, own
possession, f., possession
possible, posible
poste, m., position
post-scriptum, m., postscript
posture, f., posture
pot, m., pot
pouce, m., inch, or thumb
poule, f., hen
poulet, m., chicken
pouls, m., pulse
pour, for
pourpre, purple
pourquoi, why
poursuivre, chase, follow
pourtant, yet, though
pousser, push
poussière, f., dust
poussiéreux, euse, dusty
pouvoir, m., power
pouvoir, power, authority


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praticien, enne, practitioner
pratique, useful, practical
pratiquer, practice
pré, m., meadow
précaution, f., precaution
précédent, e, previous
prêcher, preach
précipiter, rush
précisément, precisely
précocité, f., precocity
prédiction, f., prediction
prédire, to predict
premier, ère, first
prendre, take
préoccuper, concerned, preoccupied
préparer, prepare
prépondérant, e, dominant, very important
préposé, e, attendant
préposer, establish authority
près, near
prescrire, prescribe
présence, f., presence
présent, e, now, the present
présenter, present, offer
président, e, president
presque, almost
pressant, e, pressing
presser, pressing, pressed
prestidigitateur, m., conjurer
prêt, e, ready
prétendre, pretend
prêter, lend
prétexte, f., pretext
preuve, f., evidence
prévenir, warn, inform in advance
prévention, f., prevention
prévenu, e, defendant
prévoir, predict
prier, pray, earnestly request
prière, f., prayer
prince, m., prince
princesse, f., princess
principal, e, aux, principal
principalement, primarily, principally
principe, m., principle, law
prise, f., taken
prison, f., prison
prisonnier, ère, prisoner
priver, ôter ou deny
prix, m., price
probité, f., integrity
problème, m., problem
procédé, m., process
procès, m., trial
prochain, e, next
proche, close
proclamation, f., proclamation
procurer, procure
prodige, m., prodigy
prodigieux, euse, amazing
produire, produce
proférer, offer
professeur, m., professor
profession, f., profession
profit, m., profit
profond, e, profound, deep
profondément, profoundly, deeply
programme, m., programme
proie, f., prey
projectile, m., projectile
projet, m., project
promener, walk
promesse, f., promise
promettre, promise
promptement, promptly, quickly
prononciation, f., pronunciation
propager, propogate
prophète, prophétesse, prophet
propos, m., about
proposer, propose
proposition, f., proposal
propre, clean
propriétaire, m., owner, proprietor
proroger, extend, put off till a later time
protection, protection
prouver, prove
proverbe, m., proverb
proverbial, e, aux, proverbial
province, f., province
provincial, e, aux, provincial
provision, f., provision
provoquer, provoke
prudent, e, creful, prudent


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public, ique, public
publier, publish
puis, then
puisque, since
puissant, e, powerful
purgatoire, m., purgatory
pureté, f., Purity


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pythonisse, f., witch


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