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Flashcards in AT Word List 6 #8 Deck (22):
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Omniscient

knowing everyhing

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Oratory

effective public speaking

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Ornithologist

one who studies birds

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outwit

to outsmart

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Palisade

line of cliffs

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Panache

style; flair

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Pare

to remove or deduce by cutting

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Parry

to ward off; to deflect

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Patter

meaningless speech

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Pejorative

insulting

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Penury

Poverty

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Perfidy

disloyalty; untrustworthy

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Perpetuate

to make last

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Pestilence

disease

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Pinion

wing, to hold someone down

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Placard

poster

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Plaudit

praise

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Plunder

to rob

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Pontificate

to speak in a "know it all" way

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Potable

drinkable

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Precarious

dangerous

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Prevaricate

to lie