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pacify

v. to calm someone down; to placate

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painstaking

adj. extremely careful; taking pains

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palliate

v. to relieve or alleviate something without getting rid of the problem; to assuage; to mitigate

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paltry

adj. insignificant; worthless

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panacea

n. something that cure everything

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paradigm

n. a model or example

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paradox

n. a true statement or phenomenon that nonetheless seems to contradict itself; an untrue statement or phenomenon that nonetheless seems logical

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parochial

adj. narrow or confined in point of view; provincial

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parody

n. a satirical imitation

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parsimonious

adj. stingy

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partisan

n. one who supports a particular person, cause, or idea

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