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oscillate
V

to sway from one side to the other

2

ostensible
A

appearing as such, seemingly

3

ostentatious
A

excessively showy, glitzy

4

ostracism
N

exclusion from a group

5

pacific
A

soothing

6

palatable
A

agreeable to the taste or sensibilities

7

palette
N

a range of colors or qualities

8

palliate
V

to reduce the severity of

9

pallid
A

lacking color

10

panacea
N

a remedy for all ills or difficulties

11

paradigm
N

an example that is a perfect pattern or model

12

paradox
N

an apparently contradictory statement that is perhaps true

13

paragon
N

a model of excellence or perfection

14

paramount
A

greatest in importance, rank, character

15

pariah
N

an outcast

16

parody
N

a satirical imitation

17

parsimony
N

frugality, stinginess

18

partisan
N

a follower

19

patent
A

readily seen or understood, clear

20

pathology
N

a deviation from the normal

21

pathos
N

an emotion of sympathy

22

paucity
A

small in quantity

23

pejorative
A

derogatory, uncomplimentary

24

pellucid
A

easily intelligible, clear

25

penchant
N

a tendency, partiality, preference

26

penitent
A

remorseful, regretful

27

penultimate
A

next to last

28

penurious
A

miserly, stingy

29

perfidious
A

disloyal, unfaithful

30

perfunctory
A

showing little interest or enthusiasm