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PED

"foot"

2

Impediment

n. Something that gets in the way; obstacle

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Expedient

adj. Practical; prudent

4

Pedestrian

adj. Lacking excitement; ordinary and dull

5

PED

"child"

6

Pedant

n. One possessing abundant knowledge of minor, often uninteresting, things

7

Pedagogue

n. A teacher, especially one who is dull and narrow-minded

8

VEST

"clothing"

9

Travesty

n. A bad imitation of; a perversion of

10

Vested

adj. Significant to one's own profit or well-being

11

Vestment

n. Clothing worn to symbolize religious or political authority

12

CORPOR/CORPU

"body"

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Corporeal

adj. Having to do with the body

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Corpulent

adj. Extremely fat; obese

15

Divest

v. To strip or remove a title or position of authority

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Incorporate

v. To bring together features, ideas, or elements