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Flashcards in list 6 pg 8 Deck (24):
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Pacifist

A person strongly opposed to war

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Paltry

Unimportant; insignificant; trivial

3

Papyrus

Paper made from papyrus plant

4

Parochial

Narrow minded
Relating to a church

5

Pathogenic

Capable of causing disease

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Peccadillo

Small crime

7

Penitent

Sorry

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Perdition

Hell; damnation

9

Perjure

To lie under oath

10

Peruse

To read carefully

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Phoenix

Bird that symbolizes immortality

12

Pithy

Short and to the point; full of meaning

13

Platitiude

Cliche; trite or hackneyed remark

14

Plight

Bad situation

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Polemical

Deliberately controversial

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Posterity

Future generations

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Prattle

Foolish or meaningless talk; babble

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Precis

Summary

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Prestidigitation

Magic tricks

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Prodigious

Very big; extraodinary in degree

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Proliferation

Rapid growth in numbers

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Propriety

Proper behavior

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Protocol

Rules for proper behavior

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Provisional

Temporary