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precarious

unstable, insecure, dangerous

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precursor

something that comes before, especially that announces or suggests

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predisposed

having an inclination or tendency, susceptible

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preempt

prevent, take place of, take before someone else can

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presumptive

based on inference, providing reasonable grounds for belief

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presumptuous

too bold or forward, going beyond the proper

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pretentious

claiming or demanding a position of importance, especially when unjustified, showing off, creating a false show of worth

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principled

having high moral standards

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pristine

in original, pure state; uncorrupted

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probity

honest, integrity

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prodigal

wasteful, extravagant, giving abundantly, lavish

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prodigious

extraordinarily large, impressive

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profligate

completely and shamelessly immoral or wasteful

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profound

very insightful, going deeply into a subject, pervasive, intense, to the bottom

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profuse

abundant, extravagant, giving or given freely

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prohibitive

tend to forbid, serving to prevent

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proliferate

increase or spread rapidly/ excessively

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prologue

intro

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pronounced

distinct, strong, clearly indicated

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propriety

conforming to good manners or appropriate behavior, justness