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Prerogative

Privelage or right by virtue of position or rank

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Presentiment

Premonition

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Profound

Intense, needing or showing great insight

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Profusely

Extravagantly, without limitation

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Prowess

Outstanding skill, courage

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Pusillanimously

Timidly, in a faint-hearted way

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Pyre

A pile of wood

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Qua

In so far as, in the character of, as

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Quicksilver

Unpredictable, changeable

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Quintessential

Highly typical

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Rakish

Appearing fast

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Rectify

To correct

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Recur

To happen again, return to mind

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Redoubtable

Formiddable, commanding respect

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Relevent

Relating to the matter at hand

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Repeal

To cancel, withdraw

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Ret

Prepare for use

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Retrograde

Tending to revert or backwards

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Roseate

Rose coloured

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Rue

Bitterness, Disappointment

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Ruminating

Thinking deeply about something

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Rut

Sexual desire of other various mammals

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Sanguine

Confident, hopeful, optimistic

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Scorned

Rejected, ignored with contempt

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Sear

Scar, burn mark

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Sedentary

Sitting, Seated... for a period of time

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Seriatim

One after the other

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Shibui

Restrained elegance

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Sojourn

Temporary residence or stay, a visit

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Sop

To dip in any liquid

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Spurious

Not genuine

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Squire

to escort, accompany

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Swain

Suitor

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Swoon

To faint from emotion

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Synoptic

Pertaining to an overall view

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Tat

Pony

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Tenterhooks

Hooks or bent nails or a framework that hold cloth taut for drying

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Terse

Concise

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Tod

A bush

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Traipse

Wearily wander, trudge, walk aimlessly

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Transient

Temporary

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Truculent

Agressive, bellicose, fierce

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Turista

Gastro-intestinal illness afflicting travelling people

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Tête-â-Tête

A private talk

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Umfriend

a person with whom one has had a brief sexual encounter

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Uncanny

Inexplicable, beyond the normal, expected

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Unequivocally

Conclusively, without conditions

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Urchin

A young child who is playful or mischevious

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Usurp

Taking over one's position/power without having the right to do so

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Utterly

Fully, to a totaly extent

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Uxorious

Excessively fond of wife