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Propitious

Favorable; fortunate; advantageous

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Propound

Put forth for analysis

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Propulsive

Driving forward

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Prosaic

Dull and unimaginative; factual

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Proscribe

Ostracize; banish; outlaw

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Protean

Versatile

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Protocol

Diplomatic étiquette

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Protract

Prolong

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Protrude

Stick out

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Provident

Displaying foresight

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Provincial

Limited in outlook; unsophisticated

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Provisional

Tentative

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Prowess

Extraordinary ability

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Proximity

Nearness

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Prude

Excessively modest person

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Prune

Cut away; trim

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Prurient

Having or causing lustful thought and desires

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Pseudonym

Pen name

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Psyche

Soul; mind

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Puerile

Childish; immature

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Pugnacity

Combativeness

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Pulchritude

Beauty; comeliness

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Punctilious

Laying stress on niceties of conduct or form

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Pundit

Authority on a subject

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Pungent

Stinging; sharp in taste or smell; caustic

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Punitive

Punishing

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Puny

Insignificant; tiny; weak

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Purge

Remove or get rid of something unwanted

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Purported

Alleged; claimed

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Purse

Pucker

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Pusillanimous

Cowardly; faint-hearted

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Quack

Charlatan; impostor

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Quagmire

Soft, wet, boggy land

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Quail

Cower; lose heart

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Qualified

Limited; restricted

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Quandary

Dilemma

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Quarantine

Isolation of person or ship to prevent spread of infection

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Quarry

Victim; object of a hunt

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Quarry

Dig into