I couldn't persuade him that she was a liar.
He tried to persuade her but failed.
Her argument is not so persuasive.
His answer did not pertain to the question.
Mother was much perturbed by my absence.
The air is pervaded by a smell.
He perverts his talents.
This is a man of pessimism.
The flower has 12 petals.
They petitioned the mayor to take immediate measures.
This land is rich with petroleum.
He got the sack for petty thieving.
The disease was discovered in an early phase.
Inflammation is a phenomenon of disease.
Hess has an unusual philosophy of life.
The phoenix is a nonexistent bird.
A physician was called in.
Please pick a good book for me.
She bent to pick up a coin from the floor.
We'll send the ambulance to pick him up.