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Penillion

pɛˈnɪ(θ)lɪɒn

Meanings of Penillion:

plural noun

Improvised verses in welsh sung to the accompaniment of a harp, especially in contest at an eisteddfod.

Usage examples:

Penillion singing

Peninsula

pəˈnɪn.sjə.lə

Meanings of Peninsula:

noun

A piece of land almost surrounded by water or projecting out into a body of water.

Usage examples:

The island's 3,700 acres of tropical rainforest are a biological reserve that also includes five su…

Peninsular

pɪˈnɪnsjʊlə

Meanings of Peninsular:

adjective

Denoting or relating to an area of land almost surrounded by water or projecting out into a body of water.

Usage examples:

The counties of peninsular florida

Meanings of Peninsularity:

noun

A narrow-minded character or outlook, of the sort supposed to result from living on a peninsula and thus having limited contact with other peoples; mental or intellectual isolation akin to insularity.

Meanings of Peninsulas:

noun

A piece of land almost surrounded by water or projecting out into a body of water.

Usage examples:

The island's 3,700 acres of tropical rainforest are a biological reserve that also includes five su…

Meanings of Peninsulate:

verb

Of water: to surround (a piece of land) almost completely; to make into a peninsula, divide into peninsulas.

Penis

ˈpiː.nɪs

Meanings of Penis:

noun

The male genital organ of higher vertebrates, carrying the duct for the transfer of sperm during copulation. in humans and most other mammals it consists largely of erectile tissue and is used also for urination.

Penises

ˈpiːnɪs

Meanings of Penises:

noun

The male genital organ of higher vertebrates, carrying the duct for the transfer of sperm during copulation. in humans and most other mammals it consists largely of erectile tissue and is used also for urination.

Penistone

ˈpɛnɪstən

Meanings of Penistone:

noun

A kind of coarse woollen cloth formerly used for making clothes.

Usage examples:

Traditionally the wool was used to make a length of cloth called a ‘penistone’.

Meanings of Penitence:

noun

The action of feeling or showing sorrow and regret for having done wrong; repentance.

Usage examples:

A public display of penitence

Penitent

ˈpɛnɪt(ə)nt

Meanings of Penitent:

adjective

Feeling or showing sorrow and regret for having done wrong; repentant.

Usage examples:

A penitent expression
noun

A person who repents their sins and (in the christian church) seeks forgiveness from god.

Usage examples:

It would entail suspension from eucharistic communion and taking one's seat in a special part of th…

Meanings of Penitentes:

noun

A member of a religious society of flagellants in the south-western united states, which flourished primarily in the 19th century.

Penitential

ˌpen.ɪˈten.ʃəl

Meanings of Penitential:

adjective

Relating to or expressing penitence or penance.

Usage examples:

Penitential tears

Penitentiaries

ˌpen.ɪˈten.ʃər.i

Meanings of Penitentiaries:

noun

A prison for people convicted of serious crimes.

Usage examples:

Only about 20 of the more than 1,000 prisoners at the federal penitentiary have been convicted of c…

Penitentiary

ˌpen.ɪˈten.ʃər.i

Meanings of Penitentiary:

noun

A prison for people convicted of serious crimes.

Usage examples:

Only about 20 of the more than 1,000 prisoners at the federal penitentiary have been convicted of c…

Meanings of Penitently:

adverb

In a way that shows that you are sorry for something you have done because you feel it was wrong

Usage examples:

He dropped his eyes penitently to the carpet., "i'm sorry, too," i said penitently.

Meanings of Penitents:

noun

A person who repents their sins and (in the christian church) seeks forgiveness from god.

Usage examples:

It would entail suspension from eucharistic communion and taking one's seat in a special part of th…
adjective

Feeling or showing sorrow and regret for having done wrong; repentant.

Usage examples:

A penitent expression

Meanings of Penknife:

noun

A small knife with a blade which folds into the handle.

Usage examples:

A sharp implement (a penknife or small screwdriver blade) driven into the timber would have had lit…

Penknives

ˈpɛnnʌɪf

Meanings of Penknives:

noun

A small knife with a blade which folds into the handle.

Usage examples:

A sharp implement (a penknife or small screwdriver blade) driven into the timber would have had lit…

Plural of penknife

Meanings of Penlight:

noun

A small electric torch shaped like a fountain pen.

Usage examples:

The lights from the penlights bounced off from shard to shard, illuminating the space in front of t…

Penlights

ˈpen.laɪt

Meanings of Penlights:

noun

A small electric torch shaped like a fountain pen.

Usage examples:

The lights from the penlights bounced off from shard to shard, illuminating the space in front of t…

Penman

ˈpɛnmən

Meanings of Penman:

noun

A person, such as a clerk, who was employed to write by hand on behalf of others.

Usage examples:

In painting he is a master of nuance, but as a penman he tends to the workmanlike.

Penmanship

ˈpɛnmənʃɪp

Meanings of Penmanship:

noun

The art or skill of writing by hand.

Usage examples:

Exercises in penmanship

Meanings of Penmaster:

noun

A skilful writer or author.

Penmen

ˈpɛnmən

Meanings of Penmen:

noun

A person, such as a clerk, who was employed to write by hand on behalf of others.

Usage examples:

In painting he is a master of nuance, but as a penman he tends to the workmanlike.

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