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Meanings of Papalism:

noun

Adherence to or support for the pope or the papacy; specifically belief in or support for a system of ecclesiastical government in which the highest authority of the church is embodied in the pope (often opposed to conciliarism). also: the papal system, the papacy, roman catholicism.

Papalist

ˈpeɪp(ə)lɪst

Meanings of Papalist:

noun

A supporter of the papacy, especially an advocate of papal supremacy.

Usage examples:

The entire context of lumen gentium is inescapably ‘papalist,’ including an affirmation of papal au…

Meanings of Papality:

noun

Papal office, authority, or sovereignty; the fact or state of being pope; the pope's (political or spiritual) dominion; the papacy.

Meanings of Papalize:

verb

To render roman catholic; to imbue with roman catholic doctrines or practices.

Meanings of Papaloi:

noun

Chiefly in haiti: a male voodoo priest.

Meanings of Papaphobia:

noun

Extreme opposition to, or hatred or dread of, the pope or roman catholicism.

Paparazzi

ˌpapəˈratsəʊ

Meanings of Paparazzi:

noun

A freelance photographer who pursues celebrities to get photographs of them.

Usage examples:

She inclined her head graciously, permitting the paparazzi to photograph her

Paparazzo

pæp.ərˈæt.səʊ

Meanings of Paparazzo:

noun

A freelance photographer who pursues celebrities to get photographs of them.

Usage examples:

She inclined her head graciously, permitting the paparazzi to photograph her

Meanings of Paparchy:

noun

Papal rule or sovereignty; government by a pope; the papacy.

Meanings of Papas:

noun

One's father.

Usage examples:

He saw his papa's face change at this news

Papaveraceous

pəˌpeɪvəˈreɪʃəs

Meanings of Papaveraceous:

adjective

Relating to or denoting plants of the poppy family ( papaveraceae ).

Papaverine

pəˈpeɪvərʌɪn

Meanings of Papaverine:

noun

A compound present in opium used medicinally to alleviate muscle spasm and asthma.

Usage examples:

The alkaloid was first synthesized by pictet and gams in 1909, and as the amount of papaverine obta…

Meanings of Papaverous:

adjective

Characteristic of, related to, or resembling the poppy; papaveraceous. also in extended use (now rare): soporific.

Papaw

ˈpɔː.pɔː

Meanings of Papaw:

noun

Another term for papaya.

Papaws

ˈpɔːpɔː

Meanings of Papaws:

noun

Another term for papaya.

Meanings of Papaya:

noun

A tropical fruit shaped like an elongated melon, with edible orange flesh and small black seeds.

Usage examples:

Lutein is found in spinach, leeks, peas, kiwi fruits, black grapes and romaine lettuce, while rich …

Meanings of Papayotin:

noun

A dried extract of papaya latex, containing papain.

Paper

ˈpeɪ.pər

Meanings of Paper:

noun

Material manufactured in thin sheets from the pulp of wood or other fibrous substances, used for writing, drawing, or printing on, or as wrapping material.

Usage examples:

A sheet of paper
verb

Apply wallpaper to (a wall or room).

Usage examples:

The walls were papered in a regency stripe

Paper over

ˈpeɪ.pər

Meanings of Paper over:

phrasal verb

To hide an unpleasant situation, especially a problem or disagreement, in order to make people believe that it does not exist or is not serious

Usage examples:

He tried to paper over the country's deep-seated problems.

Paper tiger

ˌpeɪ.pə ˈtaɪ.ɡər

Meanings of Paper tiger:

idiom

An entity that appears powerful but is actually ineffectual

noun

A person or thing that appears threatening but is ineffectual.

Usage examples:

In the event, it turns out that the sec has imposed no sanction of any material consequence, and is…

Paper towel

ˌpeɪ.pə ˈtaʊəl

Meanings of Paper towel:

noun

A disposable towel made of absorbent paper

Paper-money

ˌpeɪ.pə ˈmʌn.i

Meanings of Paper-money:

noun

Money in the form of paper, rather than coins or credit cards

Usage examples:

The us has recently redesigned all of its paper money to fight against counterfeiting.

Paper-thin

ˈpeɪ.pəˌθɪn

Meanings of Paper-thin:

adjective

Very thin

Usage examples:

The walls are paper-thin – you can hear every word our neighbors say.

Meanings of Paperasserie:

noun

Excessive bureaucratic procedure or paperwork; bureaucracy; red tape.

Paperback

ˈpeɪpəbak

Meanings of Paperback:

noun

A book bound in stiff paper or flexible card.

Usage examples:

The shelves were stacked with well-thumbed paperbacks
adjective

(of a book) bound in stiff paper or flexible card.

Usage examples:

The paperback edition of her biography

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