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Flashcards in word smart list 62 Deck (14):
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patent

adj. obvious

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paternal

adj. fatherly; fatherlike

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pathology

n. the science of diseases

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patriarch

n. the male head of a family or tribe

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patrician

n. a person of noble birth; an aristocrat

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patronize

v. to treat as an inferior; to condescend to

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paucity

n. scarcity

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peccadillo

n. a minor offense

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pendantic

adj. boringly scholarly or academic

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pedestrian

adj. unimaginative; banal

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pejorative

adj. negative; disparaging

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penchant

n. a strong taste or liking for something

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penitent

adj. sorry; repentant; contrite

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pensive

adj. thoughtful and sad

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