Guess the definition - "P"

For each word, choose the correct meaning.

All words are included in the Collins Online English Dictionary.
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Last updated: January 1, 2021
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1. Pandiculation
A casual walk in the countryside
A cartilaginous joint, such as can be found in the spine
The act of stretching and yawning when waking up
2. Pashm
The fine underfleece of Himalayan goats
A communal resting area along a Hindu pilgrimage route
The rigid frame of a rickshaw
3. Prurient
Wise, able to choose the best of several options
Having an unhealthy interest in sexual matters
Facing into the wind
4. Parabasis
The use of legal loopholes to break the law
Logical fallacy caused by generalising limited observations
In classical Greek theatre, a speech in which the chorus addresses the audience
5. Pauldron
A detachable armoured shoulder plate
A cooking pot attached to the inside of a larger cooking pot
An underground cavity filled with water beneath a lake
6. Pule
To speak in church as a guest
To whimper or whine
To avoid a sneeze at the last moment
7. Plafond
An ornamental water feature created by redirecting a natural waterway
An ornately decorated ceiling
The background of a painting
8. Ponent
The west, pertaining to the west
A replacement speaker in a formal debate
A friend
9. Pirogue
A small, naturally-occurring bridge over a stream
An American canoe, usually made from a single tree trunk
A ballet pose performed between movements
10. Papaveraceous
Resembling a poppy
Describing an animal that hides or preserves food underground
Enormous and luxurious, extravagant
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