Words used in Spelling Bee. Advanced level. Words that starts with: P to S
Pachyderm is an elephant.
Paean is a song of praise, joy or triumph.
Panacea is a remedy for all disease or ills.
Panache is a grand or flamboyant manner.
Panegyric is a lofty oration in praise of a person or thing.
Panoply is a wide-ranging and impressive array or display.
Papyrus is a tall, aquatic plant, native to the Nile valley.
Pariah is an outcast.
Parlance is a way or manner of speaking.
Parry is to ward off a thrust, as in fencing.
Parsec is a unit of distance equal to 3.26 light-years.
Patella is the kneecap.
Peccadillo is a very minor or slight sin or offense.
Peccary is a piglike hoofed animal of north and south America.
Peignoir is a woman's dressing gown.
Pendulous is hanging down loosely.
Penultimate the next to the last.
Penury is extreme poverty.
Perfidy is a deliberate breach of trust; treachery.
Perihelion is the point at which a planet is closest to the sun.
Pernicious means ruinous; injurious; hurtful.
Perquisite is a gratuity or tip.
Perspicuous is clearly expressed or presented.
Pestle is a tool to grind substances in a mortar.
Pharmaceutical pertains to pharmacy or pharmacists.
Phlegmatic is not easily excited to action.
Pique is to affect with sharp irritation.
Piranha is a small South American fish that eat fish, animals and sometimes attack humans.
Pirogue is an American boat, a dugout.
Pirouette is a whirling about on one foot or on the points of the toes, as in ballet dancing.
Plagiarize is to take ideas and works of another and pass it off as one's own.
Platypus is a small, egg-laying animal of Australia.
Plebeian is belonging or pertaining to the common people.
Plebiscite is a direct vote of the voters of a state in regard to some important public question.
Polychrome is being of many or various colors.
Posit is to place, put or set.
Precocious is prematurely developed.
Precursor is a person or thing that precedes.
Prescience is knowledge of things before they exist or happen.
Propitious means favorable.
Psilosis means a falling out of the hair.
Psoriasis is a common skin disease.
Ptosis is a drooping of the upper eyelid.
Pulchritude is physical beauty; comeliness.
Pyrrhic is consisting of two short or unaccented syllables.
Quadriceps is a large muscle in front of the thigh.
Quadrille is a square dance for four couples.
Quay is a landing place along a body of water.
Querulous means full of complaints.
Quiescent is being at rest; quiet; inactive.
Quinella is a type of bet on horse races.
Quirt is a riding whip.
Quoin is the external solid angle of a wall.
Quotidian means daily.
Rapier is a small sword, used for thrusting.
Rappel is the way to move down a surface in mountaineering.
Rarefy is to make rare or rarer.
Raucous is harsh or strident.
Ravenous means extremely hungry.
Recalcitrant means resisting authority.
Redoubtable is that that is to be feared; formidable.
Regurgitate is to surge or rush back.
Reparable is capable of being repaired.
Repartee is a quick, witty reply.
Repugn is to oppose or refute.
Reticent is someone disposed to be silent or not to speak freely.
Reveille is a signal to alert military personal to arise.
Rheumatism is a disorder of the extremities or back, characterized by stiffness.
Rhinoceros is a large African animal.
Ricochet is the motion of an object after deflecting from another object.
Riposte is a quick, sharp return in speech or action.
Rococo is a style of architecture and decoration.
Rogue is a dishonest person, a scoundrel.
Roil is to disturb or disquiet.
Roseate is tinged with rose; rosy.
Rough is having a coarse or uneven surface.
Rouse is to bring out of a state of sleep.
Ruse is a trick.
Saboteur is a person who commits sabotage.
Saccharin is a sweetener.
Sacroiliac is the joint where the sacrum and ilium meet.
Sacrosanct is extremely sacred or inviolable.
Sagacious showing acute mental discrenment, or being shrewd.
Saguaro is a tall, horizontally branched cactus.
Salaam is a salutation meaning peace, especially in Islamic countries.
Sanguinary means full of bloodshed, bloody.
Sarsaparilla is a soft drink made from the extract of a root.
Satiate is to supply something to excess.
Satyr is a mythological character, half human and half goat or horse.
Schiffli is a large, loomlike machine for working patterns in lace.
Schism is division or disunion.
Schlock means cheap or trashy.
Schuss is a straight downhill run at high speed, skiing.
Scimitar is a curved, single-edged sword.
Scintillate is to emit sparks.
Scorpioid is resembling a scorpion.
Scrimshaw is a carved article, especially of whale ivory.
Scrivener is a scribe.
Scythe is an implement used to cut grass or grain by hand.
Sebaceous means fatty.
Secede is to withdraw formally from an alliance.
Sedulous means persevering.
Segue (segway) means to continue at once with the next musical composition.
Seismicity is the frequency of earthquakes in a given area.
Seneschal is an officer having full charge of domestic arrangements.
Sentient means conscious.
Septuagenarian is between 70 and 80 years of age.
Sequacious means following with smooth or logical regularity.
Sequester is to remove or withdraw into solitude or retirement.
Serendipity means good fortune or luck.
Serge is a twilled fabric used for clothing.
Serrate is notched on the edge like a saw.
Setaceous is bristlelike.
Severance is the act of severing or the state of being severed.
Sexton is a church official charged with taking care of the edifice and its contents.
Sheaf is a bundle of wheat, rye, etc.
Shoal is a place where a body of water is shallow.
Sibyl is a female prophet or witch.
Sieve is an instrument with a meshed bottom, used to separate materials.
Skein is a length of yarn wound on a reel for use in manufacturing
Skink is a lizard common in both the Old and New worlds.
Sleazy means contemptibly low or disreputable.
Sloe is the small, sour fruit of the blackthorn.
Sluice is an artificial channel for conducting water.
Solecism is a nonstandard or ungrammatical usage.
Soliloquy is a discourse by a person who is talking to himself.
Sorcerer is a person who practices black magic.
Sorghum is a cereal grass.
Speciesism is discrimination in favor of one species over another.
Specious is apparently good or right though lacking real merit.
Sphinx is a figure of a creature having the head of a man or animal and the body of a lion.
Spinet is a small upright piano.
Squalor is filth or misery.
Squeegee is an implement edged with rubber to remove water from windows or floors.
Staid means of settled character, not flighty.
Stanchion is an upright bar as in a window or stall.
Stiletto is a short dagger with a thick blade.
Strafe is to attack by airplanes with machine-gun fire.