Vocab Week 13

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Vocab Week 13
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  1. piquant
    seasoned, stimulating
  2. pique
    arouse interest or emotion, spark
  3. pithy
    meaningful, terse
  4. Pivotal
    important
  5. placate
    appease
  6. plagiarism
    stealing of ideas
  7. platitude
    hackneyed remark, commonplace
  8. plausible
    reasonable
  9. plebeian
    common
  10. plethora
    abundance
  11. poignant
    keenly distressing to mind or feelings
  12. ponderous
    weighty
  13. portentous
    prophetic of evil
  14. posthumous
    after death
  15. postulate
    hypothesis
  16. potent
    powerful
  17. pragmatic
    practical
  18. precarious
    uncertain, unstable
  19. precedent
    tradition
  20. preclude
    impede, prevent, exclude
  21. precocious
    prematurely smart
  22. precursor
    forerunner
  23. predatory
    plundering, exploitive
  24. predecessor
    person who came before
  25. predilection
    inclination
  26. prehensile
    grasping
  27. prelude
    introduction
  28. premise
    basis of conclusion
  29. prerogative
    right
  30. presentiment
    foreboding
  31. presently
    soon
  32. pretentious
    pompous
  33. prevaricate
    lie
  34. pristine
    primitive, uncorrupted, pure (nature)
  35. probity
    integrity
  36. proclivity
    inclination
  37. procrastinate
    put off
  38. prodigal
    extravagant, reckless
  39. prodigious
    vast
  40. profligate
    extremely wasteful
  41. profound
    deep
  42. profuse
    overabundant
  43. progeny
    offspring
  44. prognosis
    forecast
  45. prolific
    productive
  46. promiscuous
    undiscriminating
  47. promulgate
    make known
  48. propensity
    inclination
  49. propinquity
    nearness
  50. propitiate
    pacify
  51. propitious
    favorable
  52. prosaic
    dull
  53. proscribe
    outlaw, make illegal
  54. proselyte
    converted to a new way of thinking
  55. protract
    prolong
  56. provincial
    small-minded
  57. provocative
    arousing interest
  58. prowess
    outstanding bravery or skill
  59. proximity
    nearness, closeness

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