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pore

V. study deeply; stare

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V. study deeply; stare

pore

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porous

ADJ. full of pores; like a sieve

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ADJ. full of pores; like a sieve

porous

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portend

V. foretell; presage

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V. foretell; presage

portend

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portly

ADJ. stout; corpulent

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ADJ. stout; corpulent

portly

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posterity

N. descendants; future generations

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N. descendants; future generations

posterity

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potency

N. power; effectiveness; influence

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N. power; effectiveness; influence

potency

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potentate

N. monarch; sovereign

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N. monarch; sovereign

potentate

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practical

ADJ. based on experience; useful

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ADJ. based on experience; useful

practical

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pragmatic

ADJ. practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with the practical worth or impact of something

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ADJ. practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with the practical worth or impact of something

pragmatic

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prairie

N. vast, level, or slightly rolling tract of grassland

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N. vast, level, or slightly rolling tract of grassland

prairie

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prate

V. speak foolishly; boast idly

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V. speak foolishly; boast idly

prate

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prattle

V. babble

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V. babble

prattle

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preamble

N. introductory statement

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N. introductory statement

preamble

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precarious

ADJ. uncertain; risky

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ADJ. uncertainty; risky

precarious

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precedent

N. something preceding in time that may be used as an authority or guide for future action

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N. something preceding in time that may be used as an authority or guide for future action

precedent

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precipitate

ADJ. rash; premature; abrupt; hasty; sudden

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ADJ. rash; premature; abrupt; hasty; sudden

precipitate

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precipitous

ADJ. steep; overhasty

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ADJ. steep; overhasty

precipitous

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preclude

V. make impossible; eliminate

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V. make impossible; eliminate

prelude

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precursor

N. forerunner

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N. forerunner

precursor

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predator

N. creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others

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N. creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others

predator

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predetermine

V. predestine; settle or decide before hand; influene markedly

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V. predestine; settle or decide before hand; influene markedly

predetermine

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predilection

N. partiality; preference

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N. partiality; preference

predilection

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preeminent

ADJ. outstanding; superior

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ADJ. outstanding; superior

preeminent

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preempt

V. head off; forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself; supplant

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V. head off; forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself; supplant

preempt

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prelate

N. church dignitary

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N. church dignitary

prelate

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premise

N. assumption; postulate

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N. assumption; postulate

premise

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premonition

N. forewarning

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N. forewarning

premonition

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preposterous

ADJ. absurd; ridiculous

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ADJ. absurd; ridiculous

preposterous

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prescience

N. ability to foretell the future

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N. ability to foretell the future

prescience

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preside

V. act as prsident or chairman; exercise control

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V. act as prsident or chairman; exercise control

preside