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permutation

N. transformation; rearrangement of elements

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N. transformation; rearrangement of elements

permutation

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pernicious

ADJ. very destructive

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ADJ. very destructive

pernicious

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perpetrate

V. commit an offense

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V. commit an offense

perpetrate

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perpetual

ADJ. everlasting

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ADJ. everlasting

perpetual

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perpetuate

V. make something last; preserve from extinction

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V. make something last; preserve from extinction

perpetuate

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peruse

V. read with care

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V. read with care

peruse

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pervasive

ADJ. pervading; spread throughout every part

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ADJ. pervading; spread throughout every part

pervasive

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perverse

ADJ. stubbornly wrongheaded; wicked and perverted

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ADJ. stubbornly wrongheaded; wicked and perverted

perverse

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pessimism

N. belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess

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N. belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess

pessimism

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petulant

ADJ. touchy; peevish

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ADJ. touchy; peevish

petulant

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phenomena

N. Pl. observable facts or events

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N. Pl. observable facts or events

phenomena

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philanthropist

N. lover of mankind; doer of good

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N. lover of mankind; doer of good

philanthropist

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phlegmatic

ADJ. not easily excited to action or emotional displays; calm; sluggish

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ADJ. not easily excited to action or emotional displays; calm; sluggish

phlegmatic

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pious

ADJ. devout; religious

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ADJ. devout; religious

pious

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pique

1.) V. provoke or arouse; annoy
2.) N. irritation; resentment

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1.) V. provoke or arouse; annoy
2.) N. irritation; resentment

pique

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pivotal

ADJ. crucial; key; vital

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ADJ. crucial; key; vital

pivotal

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placate

V. pacify; conciliate

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V. pacify; conciliate

placate

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placid

ADJ. calm; peaceful

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ADJ. calm; peaceful

placid

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plagiarize

V. steal another's ideas and pass them off as one's own

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V. steal another's ideas and pass them off as one's own

plagiarize

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platitude

N. trite remark; commonplace statement

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N. trite remark; commonplace statement

platitude

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plausible

ADJ. having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious

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ADJ. having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious

plausible

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plethora

N. excess; overabundance

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N. excess; overabundance

plethora

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pliable

ADJ. flexible; yielding; adaptable

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ADJ. flexible; yielding; adaptable

pliable

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plight

N. condition, state (especially a bad state or condition); predicament

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N. condition, state (especially a bad state or condition); predicament

plight

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pluck

N. courage

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N. courage

pluck

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plunder

N. loot; takings from a raid

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N. loot; takings from a raid

plunder

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podium

N. pedestal; raised platform

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N. pedestal; raised platform

podium

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polemical

ADJ. aggressive in a verbal attack; disputatious

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ADJ. aggressive in a verbal attack; disputatious

polemical

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ponderous

ADJ. weighty; unwieldy

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ADJ. weighty; unwieldy

ponderous