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  1. Function: noun
    Definition: the character of or the qualities of a perpetrator
    Example Sentence: The thief have high levels of perpetrinity.
    Submitted by: Gawaine on 03/08/2013 09:31


  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: of a difficult and puzzling problem or challenge
    Example Sentence: She was able to conquer that perplexous problem while most of us could not.
    Submitted by: Maddie from North Dakota on 12/19/2013 05:21


  1. Function: verb
    Definition: perplex: confuse
    Word History: "perpl" the beginning of perplexed
    Example Sentence: He was perploozled by his sister's sudden act of kindness.
    Submitted by: Grenade from Texas, USA on 09/18/2007 06:39


  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: feeling both happy and perplexed at once
    Word History: made from the words "perplex" and "happy" (per- from perplex and -ppy from happy)
    Example Sentence: She was perppy when her father announced she would be getting a puppy for her birthday.
    Submitted by: Sunita from India on 05/27/2011 09:23


  1. Function: verb
    Definition: to be puzzled by the oddness of something
    Word History: from perplex and puzzle
    Example Sentence: The kitty was perpuzzled when his food disppeared.
    Submitted by: Allison from OH, U.S.A. on 01/19/2010 01:01


  1. Function: verb
    Definition: to be petrified by fear
    Word History: petrify and terror
    Example Sentence: I was perrified when I gave that speech the other day.
    Submitted by: Anonymous from Massachusetts on 03/19/2009 11:04


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a couch potato: a person who acts like a rock
    Word History: person and rock combined
    Example Sentence: She was a perrock; she spent all afternoon eating chips and watching TV.
    Submitted by: Anonymous on 02/18/2015 02:10


  1. Function: adjective
    Definition: as in, they look pretty
    Word History: A friend told my mom she looked perrtifuls!!!
    Example Sentence: She looks perrtifuls!
    Submitted by: Anonymous from CA, USA on 09/13/2007 05:58


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: repeating something over and over again despite how hard it is until you succeed
    Word History: related to "persevere" or "perseverance"
    Example Sentence: It was sheer perseveration that carried the team to the finals.
    Submitted by: Amanda from FL, USA on 11/16/2007 05:43


  1. Function: noun
    Definition: a person who studies other people
    Example Sentence: The personalogician sat in the back of the room and took notes on how the students acted in class.
    Submitted by: Njn from Alabama, USA on 01/08/2008 04:58