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Orifice

Mouth; opening

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Orthography

Correct spelling

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Paleontology

A science dealing with prehistoric life through the study if fossils

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Palliate

To ease, to lesson, to soothe

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Panache

Self-confidence; a showy manner

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Pandemic

General; widespread

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Panegyric

An expression of praise

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Paradigm

A model, an example

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Parochial

Local; narrow; limited

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Parody

A work which imitates another in a ridiculous manner

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Paroxysm

A sudden outburst; a fit

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Patent

Evident or obvious

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Peccadillo

A minor offense, a misdeed

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Pecuniary

Pertaining to money; financial

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Pedantic

Tending to show off ones learning