Words That Start With Per: Enhance Your Vocabulary Easily

Discover a wide variety of words that start with “per” and enhance your vocabulary for better communication and understanding.

  1. Perceive- To become aware or conscious of something.
  2. Percent- One part in every hundred.
  3. Perfect- Having all the required elements, qualities, or characteristics.
  4. Perform- To carry out an action or task.
  5. Perhaps- Used to express uncertainty or possibility.
  6. Period- A length or portion of time.
  7. Permanent- Lasting or intended to last or remain unchanged indefinitely.
  8. Permit- To allow something to happen.
  9. Perplex- To cause someone to feel confused or baffled.
  10. Pertain- To be appropriate, related, or applicable.
  11. Peruse- To read something in a thorough or careful way.
  12. Persuade- To cause someone to do something through reasoning or argument.
  13. Pervade- To spread through and be perceived in every part.
  14. Persistent- Continuing firmly in a course of action despite difficulty.
  15. Personnel- The people employed in an organization.
  16. Perspective- A particular attitude toward or way of regarding something.
  17. Pertinent- Relevant or applicable to a particular matter.
  18. Periphery- The outer limits or edge of an area or object.
  19. Perish- To die or suffer destruction.
  20. Percolate- To filter gradually through a porous surface or substance.
  21. Perennial- Lasting for a long time or apparently infinite.
  22. Perceive- To interpret or view something in a particular way.
  23. Percussion- Musical instruments played by striking with the hand or a stick.
  24. Peremptory- Insisting on immediate attention or obedience.
  25. Perjure- To willfully tell an untruth when giving evidence to a court.
  26. Perjury- The offense of willfully telling an untruth in a court after taking an oath.
  27. Permeate- To spread throughout something.
  28. Permutation- A way in which a set of things can be ordered or arranged.
  29. Perpetual- Never ending or changing.
  30. Perpetrate- To carry out or commit a harmful, illegal, or immoral action.
  31. Perpetuate- To make something continue indefinitely.
  32. Persecute- To treat someone harshly or unfairly, especially because of race or political beliefs.
  33. Persevere- To continue in a course of action even in the face of difficulty.
  34. Personify- To represent a quality or concept in the form of a person.
  35. Perspire- To sweat.
  36. Persuasive- Good at persuading someone to do or believe something.
  37. Perturb- To make someone anxious or unsettled.
  38. Peruse- To read thoroughly or carefully.
  39. Pessimism- A tendency to see the worst aspect of things or believe that the worst will happen.
  40. Pestilence- A fatal epidemic disease.
  41. Pesticide- A substance used for destroying insects or other pests harmful to plants or animals.
  42. Petty- Of little importance; trivial.
  43. Petulant- Childishly sulky or bad-tempered.
  44. Peripheral- Relating to or situated on the edge or periphery of something.
  45. Perpendicular- At an angle of 90 degrees to a given line, plane, or surface.
  46. Persecution- The act of treating someone extremely badly, especially because of their race or political or religious beliefs.
  47. Periscope- An apparatus consisting mainly of a tube with mirrors or prisms, used for observing objects from a concealed or protected position.
  48. Persona- The aspect of someone’s character that is presented to or perceived by others.
  49. Personage- A person (often used to express their significance, importance, or elevated status).
  50. Personal- Relating to or affecting a particular person rather than anyone else.
  51. Personalize- Design or produce (something) to meet someone’s individual requirements.
  52. Personnel- People employed in an organization or engaged in an organized undertaking.
  53. Perspicacious- Having a ready insight into and understanding of things.
  54. Perspicuity- The quality of being clearly expressed or easily understood.
  55. Persuasion- The action or process of persuading someone or of being persuaded to do or believe something.
  56. Pertinacious- Holding firmly to an opinion or a course of action.
  57. Pertinent- Relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite.
  58. Perturbation- Anxiety; mental uneasiness.
  59. Perverse- Showing a deliberate and obstinate desire to behave in a way that is unreasonable or unacceptable.
  60. Pervert- To alter (something) from its original course, meaning, or state to a distortion or corruption of what was first intended.
  61. Pervious- Allowing water to pass through; permeable.
  62. Pester- Trouble or annoy (someone) with frequent or persistent requests or interruptions.
  63. Pestiferous- Harboring infection and disease.
  64. Pestle- A heavy tool with a rounded end, used for crushing and grinding substances such as spices or drugs.
  65. Petulance- The quality of being childishly sulky or bad-tempered.
  66. Petunia- A plant of the nightshade family with brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers.
  67. Periwinkle- A plant with typically violet or blue flowers, used for ground cover.
  68. Peripatetic- Traveling from place to place, especially working or based in various places for relatively short periods.
  69. Peritoneum- The membrane lining the cavity of the abdomen and covering the abdominal organs.
  70. Periwigs- A wig, especially one worn by men in the 17th and 18th centuries.
  71. Perlustrate- To examine thoroughly.
  72. Permanganate- A salt or ester of permanganic acid.
  73. Permutable- Able to be changed or exchanged.
  74. Permutate- To change the order, especially in a permutation.
  75. Peroration- The concluding part of a speech, typically intended to inspire enthusiasm in the audience.
  76. Perquisite- A benefit which one enjoys or is entitled to on account of one’s job or position.
  77. Perron- A flight of steps leading to a building.
  78. Perse- A dark grayish-blue or purple color.
  79. Persecutory- Relating to or characterized by persistent harassment or pejorative treatment.
  80. Persiflage- Light and slightly contemptuous mockery or banter.
  81. Persistency- Continued existence or occurrence.
  82. Personalism- A philosophical approach that emphasizes the importance of human persons.
  83. Personalty- Personal property as opposed to real property.
  84. Perstringe- To criticize severely; to censure sharply.

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