[per-haps] /pərˈhæps/ adverb 1. maybe; possibly: Perhaps the package will arrive today. /pəˈhæps; informal præps/ adverb 1. sentence substitute 2. it may happen, be so, etc; maybe adv. 1520s, formed from Middle English per, par “by, through” (see per-) + plural of hap “chance” (see happen), on model of peradventure, perchance, etc. which now have […]
[per-hahy-druh-juh-neyt, pur-hahy-droj-uh-] /pərˈhaɪ drə dʒəˌneɪt, ˌpɜr haɪˈdrɒdʒ ə-/ verb (used with object), perhydrogenated, perhydrogenating. 1. to as completely as possible.
[per-hahy-druh-juh-nahyz, pur-hahy-droj-uh-] /pərˈhaɪ drə dʒəˌnaɪz, ˌpɜr haɪˈdrɒdʒ ə-/ verb (used with object), perhydrogenized, perhydrogenizing. 1. .
[peer-ee] /ˈpɪər i/ noun, plural peris. 1. one of a large group of beautiful, fairylike beings of Persian mythology, represented as descended from fallen angels and excluded from paradise until their penance is accomplished. 2. any lovely, graceful person. [pe-ree] /ˈpɛ ri/ noun 1. Jacopo [yah-kaw-paw] /ˈyɑ kɔ pɔ/ (Show IPA), 1561–1633, Italian composer. 1. […]