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Pac/ Peac

Peace

Peace: a state of mutual harmony between people or groups

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Pan

All, everywhere

Panacea: a solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases

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Pas/ Pat/ Path

Feeling, suffering, disease

Apathy: lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern

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Pater/ Patr

Father, support

Patriarch: the male head of a family or tribe

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Phil

Love

Philanthropy: the desire to promote the welfare of others, especially through the generous donation of money

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Phone

Sound

Euphony: the quality of being pleasant to the ear

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Plac

To please

Placate: to make someone less angry or hostile

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Port

To carry

Portable: easily carried or moved

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Pre

Before

Precarious: dependent on circumstances beyond one's control

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Pro

Much, for, a lot

Prodigy: young person with exceptional qualities or abilities

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Sacr/ Sanct/ Secr

Sacred

Sanction: a threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule

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Scribe/ Scrip

To write

Describe: give detailed account in words

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Sens/ Sent

To feel, to be aware

Sentiment: a view or opinion that is held or expressed

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Spec/ Spic/ Spit

To look, to see

Spectator: a person who watches a game or other event

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Sub/ Sup

Below

Submissive: meekly obedient or passive

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Super/ Sur

Above

Surpass: exceed, be greater than

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Theo

God

Theocracy: a system of government in which priests rule in the name of god

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Trans

Across

Transfer: moving from one place to another

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Ver

Truth

Verify: make sure or demonstrate that something is true

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Voc/ Vok

To call

Vocal: relating to the human voice

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Vol

To wish

Voluntary: done, giving, or acting of one's own free will