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paradox a contradiction but may still be true
peevish easily irritated or annoyed
perfunctory hasty and without attention to detail; done routinely with little interest or care
philistine a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits, art or culture
precocious appearing or developing early, especially in intelligence
propriety correct or appropriate behavior
quid pro quo this for that; something given for something accepted
quintessential perfect example
red herring any diversion intended to distract attention from the main issue
revel to take pleasure in
Created by: mbarkley