Para- words

All words begin with 'para.'
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Definition
Para- word
To rewrite something in other words.
Paraphrase
Unfounded suspicion of the motives of others.
Paranoia
A South American country.
Paraguay
Medical personnel who work in emergency situations.
Paramedics
A limit or boundary; a guideline.
Parameter
Like an umbrella for the sun.
Parasol
A state of supreme happiness; bliss.
Paradise
Paralysis of both lower limbs.
Paraplegia
An organism that lives on or in another organism.
Parasite
A fuel also known as kerosene.
Paraffin
A secret lover.
Paramour
Of the greatest importance or significance.
Paramount
An event relating to supernatural phenomena.
Paranormal
Lines that are equidistant at all points.
Parallel
A specific type of curve.
Parabola
A particular type of parrot.
Parakeet
Equipment necessary for a particular activity.
Paraphernalia
A self-contradictory statement.
Paradox
A model of excellence or perfection.
Paragon
A large public procession.
Parade
A skydiving safety device.
Parachute
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Level 37
Apr 17, 2012
I have to agree with arismartie13; you need to be a bit more forgiving on plurals and forms of the word. Paramedic should work as well as Paramedics. Paranoid should work as well as Paranoia. Otherwise, a fantastic theme and great words.
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Level 22
Jul 12, 2012
Great game!! Can't understand why there aren't more people playing it!!
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Level 40
Oct 29, 2014
You should really accept "parabolic" too, and "paradigm" should be an acceptable substitute for "paragon".