Perverseness to Pickedness

Perverseness, n.

    1. Obstinacy, stubbornness, wilfulness, waywardness, perversity.
    2. Petulance, peevishness, churlishness, moroseness, surliness, ill-temper, perversity.

Perversion, n. Impairment, injury, vitiation, corruption, debasement, prostitution, abasement.

Perversity, n. See perverseness.

Pervert, v. a.

    1. Distort, stretch, falsify, make an ill use of, misinterpret.
    2. Entice, tempt, corrupt.
    3. Convert, proselyte.

Pervert, n. Apostate, proselyte.

Pervious, a. Permeable, penetrable.

Pest, n.

    1. Plague, pestilence, infection, fatal epidemic, infectious disease.
    2. Bane, scourge, curse, infliction, nuisance, great annoyance, plague.

Pester, v. a.

    1. Disturb, annoy, harass, provoke, nettle, trouble, plague, vex, tease, hector, harry, molest, bother, worry, fret, gall, bore, incommode, disquiet, infest, torment, badger, chafe, irritate.
    2. Crowd, infest, encumber, fill.

Pest-house, n. Lazar-house, hospital, lazaretto.

Pestiferous, a.

    1. Pestilential, infectious, contagious, pest-bearing, infected, malignant, morbific.
    2. Noxious, mischievous, venomous, malignant, vexatious, troublesome, malign, injurious, destructive.

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