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  1. problematic
    doubtful; unsettled; questionable; perplexing
  2. proclivity
    inclination; natural tendency
  3. procrastinate
    postpone; delay or put off
  4. prodigal
    wasteful; reckless with money
  5. pridigous
    marvelous; enormous
  6. prodigy
    marvel; highly gifted child
  7. profane
    violate; desecrate treat unworthily
  8. profligate
    dissipated; wasteful; wild; immoral
  9. profound
    deep; not superficial; complete
  10. profusion
    oberabundance; lavish expenditure; excess
  11. proliferation
    rapid growth; spread; multiplication
  12. prolific
    abundantly fruitful
  13. prologue
    introduction (to a poem or play)
  14. prophetic
    foretelling the future
  15. propitious
    favorable; fortunate; advantageous
  16. propriety
    fitness; correct conduct
  17. prosaic
    dull and unimaginative; matter of fact; factual
  18. protract
  19. provincial
    pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; unsophisticated
  20. provisional
  21. provocative
    arousing anger or interest; annoying
  22. proximity
  23. prudent
    cautious; careful
  24. pugncity
    combativeness; disposition to fight
  25. pungent
    stinging; sharp in taste or smell; caustic
  26. purse
    pucker; contract into wrinkles
  27. qualified
    limited; restricted
  28. quandary
  29. quell
    extinguish; put down; quiet
  30. querulous
    fretful; whining
  31. quiescent
    at rest; dormant; temporarily inactive
  32. ramble
    wander aimlessly
  33. rancor
    bitterness; hatred
  34. rant
    rave; talk excitedly; scold; make a grandiloquent speech
  35. ratify
    approve formally; verify
  36. raucous
    harsh and shrill; disorderly and boisterous
  37. raze
    destroy completely
  38. rebuttal
    refutation; response with contrary evidence
  39. recalcitrant
    obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly
  40. recant
    disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error
  41. receptive
    quick or willing to receive ideas, suggestions, etc
  42. recluse
    hermit; loner
  43. recount
    narrate or tell ; count over again
  44. rectify
    set right; correct
  45. redundant
    superfluous; repetitious; excessively wordy
  46. refute
  47. relegate
    banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign
  48. relevant
    pertinent; referring to the case at hand
  49. relinquish
    give up something with reluctance; yield
  50. relish
    savor; enjoy
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