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pine to yearn intensely; to languish; to lose vigor; mourn, desire
pirate to illegally use or reproduce; steal
pith the essential or central part; core, quintessence
pithy precise and brief; succinct
placate to appease; to calm by making concessions; assuage, pacify
platitude a superficial remark, especially one offered as meaningful; cliche
plethora an overabundance; a surplus; plenty
plummet to plunge or drop straight down; fall; decline
polemical controversial; argumentative; contentious
pragmatic practical rather than idealistic; realistic
prattle to babble meaninglessly; to talk in an empty and idle manner; chatter, blather
preen to dress up; to primp; to groom oneself with elaborate care; beautify
prescience knowing of events prior to their occuring; presage, foreknowledge, insight
presumptuous overstepping due bounds (as of propriety or courtesy); taking liberties; presuming rash
prevaricate to deliberately avoid the truth; mislead; misinform, deceive, hedge
pristine pure; uncorrupted; clean; untouched
probity adherence to highest principles; uprightness; integrity
proclivity a natural predisposition or inclination; penchant
prodigal recklessly wasteful; extravagant; profuse, lavish
prodigious abundant in size, force, or extent; extraordinary; immense
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