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Pun

v. t.1.To pound.
n.1.A play on words which have the same sound but different meanings; an expression in which two different applications of a word present an odd or ludicrous idea; a kind of quibble or equivocation.
v. i.1.To make puns, or a pun; to use a word in a double sense, especially when the contrast of ideas is ludicrous; to play upon words; to quibble.
[imp. & p. p. Punned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Punning.]
v. t.1.To persuade or affect by a pun.
Noun1.Punpun - a humorous play on words; "I do it for the pun of it"; "his constant punning irritated her"
Verb1.pun - make a play on words; "Japanese like to pun--their language is well suited to punning"
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Pumping
Pumping engine
pumping station
Pumpion
Pumpkin
pumpkin ash
pumpkin pie
pumpkin seed
pumpkin vine
pumpkin-shaped
pumpkineer
pumpking
pumpkinseed
pumps
PUMS
Pumy
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Puna
Punch
Punch and Judy
punch bag
punch bowl
punch card
punch in
punch line
punch out
punch pliers
punch press
punch-drunk
punch-up
punchayet
punchball
punchboard
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