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    Re: Word for...?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I'm still scratching my head about a P-word for this, Khosro.

    Do tell.


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    I'm almost 100% sure that the word in question is support - the accent falls on the second syllable, which IMHO would make it a valid answer to the question since the second syllable starts with a p.
    If the word support is spoken in a hurried fashion, the hearer could actually miss the first syllable.

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    Re: Word for...?

    Quote Originally Posted by engee30 View Post
    I'm almost 100% sure that the word in question is support - the accent falls on the second syllable, which IMHO would make it a valid answer to the question since the second syllable starts with a p.
    That's certainly a possibility. Does that sound anything like the word you heard, Khosro?

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    #13

    Re: Word for...?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I'm still scratching my head about a P-word for this, Khosro.

    Do tell.


    Rover
    Sounds like it wasn't a P-word at all.

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    #14

    Re: Word for...?

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    That's certainly a possibility. Does that sound anything like the word you heard, Khosro?
    I did not hear it 5jj. Hellbraker did!

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    #15

    Re: Word for...?

    Quote Originally Posted by Khosro View Post
    I did not hear it 5jj. Hellbraker did!
    Sorry, Khosro.

    Let's try again: That's certainly a possibility. Does that sound anything like the word you heard, Khosro Hellbraker?

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    #16

    Re: Word for...?

    "Minister" could also be used in a right context, but it has no "p".

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    #17

    Re: Word for...?

    These verbs are related to help and support: ply, provide, uphold, back up, promote, patronage and prop.

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