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purpose
  • n  an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
  • n  what something is used for
  • n  the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose
    he is a man of purpose
  • v  propose or intend
  • v  reach a decision
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purpura
  • n  any of several blood diseases causing subcutaneous bleeding
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purpura_hemorrhagica
  • n  purpura associated with a reduction in circulating blood platelets which can result from a variety of factors
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purr
  • n  a low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat
  • v  make a soft swishing sound
    the car engine purred
  • v  indicate pleasure by purring; characteristic of cats
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purse
  • n  a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
  • n  a sum of money spoken of as the contents of a money purse
    he made the contribution out of his own purse
    he and his wife shared a common purse
  • n  a small bag for carrying money
  • n  a sum of money offered as a prize
    the purse barely covered the winner's expenses
  • v  contract one's lips into a rounded shape
  • v  gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker
    purse ones's lips
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purse-string_operation
  • n  a surgical procedure in which a suture is used to close the cervix in a pregnant woman; is performed when the cervix has failed to retain previous pregnancies
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purse_seine
  • n  a seine designed to be set by two boats around a school of fish and then closed at the bottom by means of a line
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purse_string
  • n  a drawstring used to close the mouth of a purse
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purser
  • n  an officer aboard a ship who keeps accounts and attends to the passengers' welfare
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purslane
  • n  a plant of the family Portulacaceae having fleshy succulent obovate leaves often grown as a potherb or salad herb; a weed in some areas
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purslane_family
  • n  family of usually succulent herbs; cosmopolitan in distribution especially in Americas
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purslane_speedwell
  • n  North American annual with small white flowers widely naturalized as a weed in South America and Europe
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pursual
  • n  the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
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pursuance
  • n  a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
    life is more than the pursuance of fame
  • n  the continuance of something begun with a view to its completion
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pursuer
  • n  a person who is pursuing and trying to overtake or capture
    always before he had been able to outwit his pursuers
  • n  a person who pursues some plan or goal
    a pursuer of truth
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pursuit
  • n  the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture
    the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit
  • n  a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
    the pursuit of love
  • n  an auxiliary activity
  • n  a diversion that occupies one's time and thoughts (usually pleasantly)
    they criticized the boy for his limited pursuits
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purulence
  • n  symptom of being purulent (containing or forming pus)
  • n  a fluid product of inflammation
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purulency
  • n  symptom of being purulent (containing or forming pus)
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