pailbalde = bucket
painkilleranalgésico
pansyamor-perfeito (Viola spp.)
papayamamão (Carica papaya)
parenthesis (pl.: parentheses)parêntese / in parentheses = entre parênteses
parse (to)examinar, analisar palavras numa frase
parsnipchirívia, pastinaca (Pastinaca sativa)
parvenunovo-rico
paunchybarrigudo, pançudo
payeebeneficiário, pessoa que será paga
payoffrecompensa; lucro = profit, reward
peddle (to) / peddler1) vender, mascatear / 2) espalhar boatos // mascate, vendedor ambulante = a person who sells from door to door or in the street; hawker
peek (to)espiar, espreitar, dar uma olhada = to peep, to peer
pelt (to)atirar, arremesar, bombardear = to attack (someone) with repeated blows
pen (to); pent; pentconfinar, manter preso, manter em galinheiro / pent-up = reprimido = restrained / pent-up demand = demanda reprimida / pent-up emotions = emoções reprimidas
pensive / pensivelypensativo = thoughtful, meditative, dreamy; "rainy days often put her in a pensive mood" / pensativamente
penumbra penumbra = half-light
percolate (to) / percolatorfiltrar, coar (ex. café) / cafeteira elétrica
perk (to) / perky1) erguer a cabeça; empertigar-se / 2) animar-se, recuperar-se = to gain in vigor or cheerfulness especially after a period of weakness or depression // animado, alegre = lively
perquisitemordomia, regalia = perks; an incidental benefit gained from a certain type of employment, such as the use of a company car; "use of the company's jet is a perquisite of the job"
peruse (to)examinar, ler atentamente = to read or examine with care; study
petuniapetunia (Petunia axillaris)
piggyback (n) / piggyback (adj, adv)ato de carregar nos ombros = a ride on the back and shoulders of another person / carregado nos ombros, sobre os ombros = on the back and shoulders of another person; "a piggyback ride"
piquedespeito, ressentimento = a feeling of irritation or resentment
pitcherjarro, cântaro = a large container, typically earthenware, glass, or plastic, with a handle and a lip, used for holding and pouring liquids; jug; "he fills the pitcher with water"
pitfallarmadilha, arapuca, perigo = trap, snare
pliableflexível = flexible
pliersalicate
plod (to)andar vagarosamente, caminhar vagarosamente; arrastar-se; "the old horse plodded slowly down the road"
plummet (to)cair rapidamente (bird, plane); baixar rapidamente (prices, despencar) = to plunge vertically, to drop sharply (obs.: contrário é to soar)
poach (to) / poacher1) escaldar = to cook (eggs, fish, etc.) in a hot liquid just below the boiling point; poached eggs = ovos poché // 2) caçar ilegalmente = to enter into (someone else's land) in order to hunt animals illegally // caçador ilegal; caçador furtivo
pomegranateromã (Punica granatum)
pontiffpontífice, papa
poococô
poxdoença com pústulas ou erupções; chicken pox = catapora; small pox = varíola
prankpeça, brincadeira, trote, pegadinha = an amusing or playful trick:
preemptiveadiantado, preemptivo
prescientpresciente, que tem conhecimento antecipado
pretensionpretensão
pretermprematuro = occurring earlier in pregnancy than expected;
premature:
pricey; pricycaro = expensive, costly; "those pricey cars"
protrude (to)sobressair, aparecer, projetar-se
prowl / prowl (to)espreita / rondar, andar à espreita = to move quietly through an area while hunting; "the police were prowling the streets in their patrol cars"
pummel (to)esmurrar, socar
pundit1) conhecedor, sábio, especialista / 2) pessoa sábia; guru; a learned person, expert, or authority
purvey (to) / purveyorfornecer = to provide, furnish, or supply (especially food or provisions) usually as a business or service; "they purvey food to ships in the harbor" / fornecedor; "a purveyor of large luxury vehicles"