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preclude

v. to prevent something from ever happening

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precursor

n. forerunner; something that goes before and anticipates or paves the way for whatever it is that follows

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predilection

n. a natural preference for something

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preeminent

adj. better than anyoneelse; outstanding; supreme

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preempt

v. to seize by prior right

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premise

n. an assumption; the basis for a conclusion

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prepossess

v. to preoccupy; to influence before hand or prejudice; to make a good impression on beforehand

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prerogative

n. a right or privilege connected especially with a position, a person, a class, a nation, or some other group of classification

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prevail

v. to triumph; to overcome rivals

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pristine

adj. original; unspoiled; pure

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prodigal

adj. wastefully extravagant

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