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  1. Paean

    Song of praise or joy

  2. Pallet

    • Small

    • poor bed

  3. Palliate

    • Ease pain

    • make less severe or offensive

  4. Pandemonium

    Wild commotion

  5. Panegyric

    Formal praise

  6. Parable

    • Short

    • simple story teaching a moral

  7. Paradox

    Something apparently contradictory

  8. Paragon

    Model of perfection

  9. Paramour

    Illicit lover

  10. Paranoia

    Psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution

  11. Pariah

    Social outcast

  12. Parity

    • Equality

    • close resemblance

  13. Parsimony

    • Excessive frugality

    • stinginess

  14. Partiality

    • Inclination

    • bias

  15. Partisan

    • One-sided

    • prejudiced

  16. Pass�

    • Old-fashioned

    • past the prime

  17. Pastiche

    Imitation of another�s style in musical composition or writing

  18. Pathological

    Pertaining to disease

  19. Pedantic

    • Showing off learning

    • bookish

  20. Paucity

    Scarcity

  21. Pejorative

    • Negative in connotation

    • having a belittling effect

  22. Pellucid

    • Transparent

    • limpid

  23. Penchant

    • Strong inclination

    • liking

  24. Penury

    • Severe poverty

    • stinginess

  25. Perennial

    Something long-lasting

  26. Perfidious

    • Treacherous

    • disloyal

  27. Perfunctory

    • Superficial

    • not thorough

    • lacking interest

  28. Perigee

    Point of moon�s orbit when it is nearest the earth

  29. Peripatetic

    • Walking about

    • moving

  30. Permeable

    • Penetrable

    • porous

  31. Pernicious

    Very destructive

  32. Perpetual

    Everlasting

  33. Perspicuity

    • Clearness of expression

    • freedom from ambiguity

  34. Pert

    • Impertinent

    • forward

  35. Pertinacious

    • Stubborn

    • persistent

  36. Pertinent

    • Suitable

    • to the point

  37. Pervasive

    Spread throughout

  38. Petulant

    • Touchy

    • peevish

  39. Phlegmatic

    • Calm

    • not easily disturbed

  40. Physiognomy

    Face

  41. Piebald

    • Different colors

    • mottled

    • spotted

  42. Piety

    • Devoutness

    • reverence for God

  43. Pillage

    Plunder

  44. Pinion

    Restrain

  45. Pinnacle

    Peak

  46. Pique

    • Irritation

    • resentment. Provoke or arouse

    • annoy

  47. Placate

    • Pacify

    • conciliate

  48. Plaintive

    Mournful

  49. Plasticity

    Ability to be molded

  50. Platitude

    • Trite remark

    • commonplace statement

  51. Plethora

    • Excess

    • overabundance

  52. Plummet

    Fall sharply

  53. Polemic

    • Controversy

    • argument in support of point of view

  54. Ponderous

    • Weighty

    • unwidely

  55. Porous

    • Full of pores

    • like a sieve

  56. Pragmatic

    Practical

  57. Preamble

    Introductory statement

  58. Precarious

    • Uncertain

    • risky

  59. Precipitate

    • Premature

    • hasty

    • sudden

  60. Precursor

    Forerunner

  61. Prefatory

    Introductory

  62. Prelude

    • Introduction

    • forerunner

  63. Presumptuous

    • Arrogant

    • taking liberties

  64. Pretentious

    • Pompous

    • making unjustified claims

    • overambitious

  65. Prevaricate

    Lie

  66. Prim

    • Very precise and formal

    • exceedingly proper

  67. Pristine

    • Characteristics of earlier times

    • primitive

    • unspoiled

  68. Probity

    • Uprightness

    • incorruptibility

  69. Problematic

    • Doubtful

    • unsettled

    • questionable

    • perplexing

  70. Prodigal

    • Wasteful

    • reckless with money

  71. Prodigious

    • Marvelous

    • enormous

  72. Profane

    • Violate

    • desecrate

  73. Profound

    • Deep

    • not superficial

  74. Prohibitive

    Inclined to prevent or forbid

  75. Proliferate

    • Grow rapidly

    • spread

    • multiply

  76. Prolific

    Abundantly fruitful

  77. Prolix

    • Tedious wordy

    • verbose

  78. Propensity

    Natural inclination

  79. Prophylactic

    Used to prevent disease

  80. Propinquity

    • Nearness

    • kinship

  81. Propitiate

    Appease

  82. Propitious

    • Favorable

    • fortunate

    • advantageous

  83. Propriety

    • Fitness

    • correct conduct

  84. Prosaic

    • Dull and unimaginative

    • matter of fact

    • factual

  85. Proscribe

    • Ostracize

    • banish

    • outlaw

  86. Protean

    Stretch out full on ground

  87. Protract

    Prolong

  88. Provident

    • Displaying foresight

    • thrifty

    • preparing for emergencies

  89. Provincial

    • Pertaining to a province

    • limited in outlook

    • unsophisticated

  90. Puerile

    Childish

  91. Pugnacity

    • Combativeness

    • disposition to fight

  92. Puissant

    • Powerful

    • strong

    • potent

  93. Pulchritude

    • Beauty

    • comeliness

  94. Punctilious

    • Stressing of niceties of conduct or form

    • minutely attentive to fine points

  95. Palate

    Roof of the mouth sense of taste

  96. Palpitate

    Tremble beat rapidly and irregularly

  97. Parley

    • Negotiation

    • discussion between enemies

  98. Patron

    Regular customer person who gives support

  99. Peccadillo

    Small sin small weakness in one's character

  100. Pedestrian

    • Commonplace

    • unremarkable

  101. Peregrination

    Traveling about wandering

  102. Peremptory

    Urgent imperative unchallengeable ending debate

  103. Perjury

    • Willful FALSE statement

    • unlawful act

  104. Perpetrate

    Be guilty commit (a crime)

  105. Personable

    Pleasing in appearance attractive

  106. Perspicacity

    Quick judging and understanding

  107. Petrified

    Taken away power (to think feel act)

  108. Petrify

    To make hard rocklike

  109. Petrous

    Like a rock hard stony

  110. Philistine

    A smug ignorant person one who lacks knowledge

  111. Picaresque

    Involving clever rogues or adventurers

  112. Pine

    Waste away through sorrow or illness

  113. Pith

    • Essential part

    • force

    • soft liquid substance

  114. Pivotal

    Of great importance (others depend on it)

  115. Plaque

    Flat metal on a wall as a memorial

  116. Pliant

    Pliable easily bent shaped or twisted

  117. Plod

    Continue doing something without resting

  118. Poignant

    Deeply moving keen

  119. Poncho

    Large piece of cloth

  120. Portent

    • Omen

    • marvelous

    • threatening

  121. Precepts

    Rules establishing standards of conduct

  122. Preclude

    Prevent make impossible

  123. Predilection

    Special liking mental preference

  124. Predominate

    Have more power than others

  125. Preen

    Tidy/show self-satisfaction

  126. Preponderance

    Greatness in number strength weight

  127. Presage

    Warning sign

  128. Preternatural

    Not normal or usual

  129. Proclivity

    Inclination

  130. Procrastination

    Keeping on putting off

  131. Profligacy

    Shameless immorality

  132. Profligate

    Wasteful prodigal licentious extravagant

  133. Profundity

    Depth

  134. Profuse

    Abundant/lavish

  135. Prosaic

    Everyday mundane commonplace trite pedestrian

  136. Provisional

    Of the present time only

  137. Prudence

    Careful forethought

  138. Prudish

    Easily shocked excessively modest

  139. Prune

    Dried plum silly person

  140. Pry

    Get something inquire too curiously

  141. Pucker

    Wrinkle

  142. Pundit

    Pedant authority on a subject

  143. Purvey

    Provide supply

  144. Putrefaction

    Becoming rotten

  145. Pyre

    Large pile of wood for burning

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