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pecuniary
pertaining to money
pedagogue
teacher
pedagogy
teaching,art of education
pedant
scholar who overemphasizes book learning or technicalities
pedantic
showing off learning,bookish
pedestrian
ordinary,unimaginative
pediatrician
physician specializing in children's diseases
peerless
having no equal,incomparable
pejorative
negative in connotation,having a belittling effect
pell-mell
in confusion,disorderly
pellucid
transparent,limpid,easy to understand
penance
self imposed punishment for sin
penchant
strong inclination,liking
pendant(adj)
hanging down from something
pendant(n)
ornament(hanging from a necklace)
pendulous
hanging,suspended
penitent
repentant
pensive
dreamily thoughtful,thoughtful wth a hint of sadness,contemplative
penumbra
partial shaddow in an eclipse
penury
severe poverty,stingness
peon
landless agricultural worker,bond servant
perceptive
insightful,aware ,wise
percussion
striking one object into another sharply
perdition
damnation,complete ruin
peregrination
journey
peremptory
demanding and leaving no choice
perennial
something long lasting
perfidious
treacherous,disloyal
perforate(v)
peirce,put a hole through
perfunctory
superficial, not thorough,lacking interest,care or enthusiasm
perigree
point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth
perimeter
outer boundary
peripatetic
walking about,moving
peripheral
marginal,outer
periphery
edge especially of a round surface
perjury
false testimony when under oath
permeable
penetrable,porous,allowing liquids or gas to pass through
pernicious
very destructive
peroration
conclusion of an oration
perpetrate(v)
commit an offense
perpetual
everlasting
perpetuate
make something last,preserve from extinction
perquisite
any gain above stipulated salary
personable
attractive
perspicacious
having insight,penetrating,astute
perspicuity
clearness of expression,freedom from ambiguity
perspicuous
plainly expressed
pert
impertinent,forward
pertinacious
stubborn,persistent
pertinent
suitable,to the point
perturb(v)
disturb greatly
peruse(v)
read with care
pervasive
spread throughout
perverse
stubbornly wrongheaded,wicked and unacceptable
perversion
corruption,turning from right to wrong
pessimism
beleif that life is basically bad or evil,gloominess
pestilential
causing plague,baneful
pestle
tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl
petrify
turn to stone
petty
trivial,unimportant,very small
petulant
touchy,peevish
phariasaical
pertaining to Pharisees,who paid scrupulous attention to tradition,self righteous,hypocritical
phenomena
observable facts,subjects of scientific investigation
philanderer
faithless lover,flirt