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Perspicacious

Of acute mental vision

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Perspicuous

Clearly expressed or presented

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Pertinent

Having a clear decisive relevance to the matter in hand

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Pervade

To beak the diffused throughout

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Pestilential

引起瘟疫的

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Petulant

Peevish 易怒的

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Philanthropic

慈善的,博愛的

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Philistine

庸俗的人

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Phlegmatic

Unemotional

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Phobia

An exaggerated illogical fear

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Phonetic

About the sounds of human speech

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Piety

Fidelity to parents, religious devotion to God

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Pious

Showing deep respect for God

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Pitcher

A container for liquids

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Pitfall

陷阱

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Pithy

言简意赅的

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Placate

To soothe or mollify

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Placebo

安慰剂

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Placid

Serenely free of interruption

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Plaintive

Melancholy

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Platitude

A banal remark 陈词滥调

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Plausible

Superficially reasonable

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Plethora

Excess, superfluidity

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Pliable

Supple enough to bend freely

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Pliant

Easily influenced

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Plump

Having full rounded usually pleasing form

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Poise

To hold in equilibrium

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Portend

To give an omen

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Posthumous

Following or occurring after death

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Postulate

To demand

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Potable

Suitable for drinking

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Potent

Having force, authority

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Potshot

盲目射击

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Pounce

The claw of a bird of prey

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Pragmatic

Relating to matters of fact

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Precarious

Dependent on uncertain premises 未证实的,不稳固的

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Precipitate

To bring about abruptly

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Precipitous

Very steep

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Preclude

To rule out in advance , to exclude

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Preconception

先入之见

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Predecessor

前辈

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Predispose

使预先有倾向

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Premise

前提

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Premonition

A feeling that is going to happen

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Prerequisite

先决条件

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Prerogative

特权

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Prescient

有先见的

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Prestigious

有名望的

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Pretentious

夸耀的

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Prevail

战胜

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Prevalent

Widespread

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Prig

自命清高者

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Pristine

Belonging to the earliest period

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Probity

Honesty

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Proclivity

An inclination toward

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Procurement

The obtaining be effort or careful attention

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Prod

To poke , to stir up

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Proficient

Skillful

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Profuse

丰富的,浪费的

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Promulgate

To out a law into action

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Prone

俯卧的,倾向于

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Proofread

To read and mark corrections

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Propitious

Favorable, advantage

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Proprietary

私有的

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Prosaic

散文,无趣的

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Proscribe

禁止

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Prose

散文

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Prostrate

俯卧的

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Proselytize

皈依

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Prototype

An original model

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Protract

Prolong

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Protrude

突出

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Provident

深谋远虑的,突出的

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Provision

A stock of needed supplies

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Provisional

Temporary

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Proximity

临近

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Prudish

过分守礼的

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pugnacious

好斗的

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Puncture

刺穿

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Pungent

辛辣的,尖锐的

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Purport

Meaning implied 涵义

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Quagmire

沼泽地

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Quaint

Unusual and attractive

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Qualm

疑惧

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Quarantine

隔离检验期

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Querulous

抱怨的

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Quiescence

静止,沉寂

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Raciness

生动活泼

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Radiant

Vividly bright and shining

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Radicalism

激进主义

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Radically

In origin or essence

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Rampant

猖獗的

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Ramshackle

摇摇欲坠的

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Rancid

Stinking

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Rancor

Enmity

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Ratify

To approve formally

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Raucous

Harsh

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Raze

To destroy completely

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Reactionary

极端保守的

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Rebuke

To criticize sharply

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Recalcitrant

顽抗的

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Recapitulate

To repeat the principal point

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Recede

To move back

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Recessive

隐性遗传的

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Reciprocate

To make a return for Sth

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Recluse

隐士

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Recoil

To fall back under pressure

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Recollect

To remember, to remind

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Recondite

Difficult for understanding

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Recourse

A turning to sb

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Rectify

To correct by removing errors

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Recuperate

To recover

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Redeem

To atone for