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Flashcards in Word List 08 Deck 2 Page 8 Deck (23):
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Omniscient

Knowing everything

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Oratory

Effective public speaking

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Ornithologist

One who studies birds

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Outwit

To outsmart

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Palisade

Line of cliffs

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Panache

Style

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Pare

To remove or reduce by cutting

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Parry

To ward off( a punch)

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Patter

Meaningless speech

10

Pejorative

Insulting

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Penury

Poverty

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Perfidy

Disloyalty

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Perpetuate

To make last

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Pestilence

Disease

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Pinion

wing; to hold someone down

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Placard

Poster

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Plaudit

Praise

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Plunder

To rob

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Pontificate

To speak in a "know it all" way

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Potable

Drinkable

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Precarious

Dangerous

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Precocious

Matured earlier than normal

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Prevaricate

To lie

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