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Flashcards in 261-280 Deck (20):
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Ossify

Change into bone

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Ostracism

Exclusion by consensus

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Palliate

Relieve or moderate intensity of

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Paltry

Small

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Paradox

Seemingly contradictory statement that is nonetheless less true

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Parochial

Restricted point of view

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Parody

Work that imitate for comic effect or ridicule

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Patent

Obvious

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Patrician

Person of noble birth

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Pedestrian

Plain

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Peevish

Perversely stubborn

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Pejorative

Having a negative connotation

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Pernicious

Deadly

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Pertinacious

Unyielding

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Peruse

Examine

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Pervade

Spread throughout

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Philistine

Smug and ignorant toward art and culture

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Picayune

Little value or importance

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Pique

Provoke arouse anger

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Opulent

Luxurious