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perimeter

n. outer boundary

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peripatetic

adj. walking about; moving

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periphery

n. edge, especially of a round surface

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perjury

n. false testimony while under oath

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permeable

adj. porous

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permeate

v. pass through; spread

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pernicious

adj. very destructive

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perpetrate

v. commit an offense

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perpetual

adj. everlasting

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persiflage

n. flippant conversation; banter

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perspicacious

adj. having insight

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pertubation

n the act of disturbing or disquieting greatly in mind; agitate.

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perusal

n the act of thoroughly reading

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philantropist

n

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pilistine

n

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philology

n

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physiognomy

n

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pique

n

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pittance

n

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palitude

n

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plethora

n

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poltroon

n

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portent

m

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potentate

n

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poultice

n

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preamble

n

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philander

v

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plactate

v

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pommel

v

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prate

v

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pert

adj

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pertinacious

adj

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pertinent

adj

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pervious

adj

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pestilential

adj

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petuiant

adj

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pied

adj

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pious

adj

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piquant

adj

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piscatorial

adj

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pithy

adj

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placid

adj

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plauditory

adj

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plenipotentiary

adj

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plumb

adj

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poignant

adj

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ponderous

adj

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portentous

adj

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portly

adj

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pragmatic

adj

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precarious

adj