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50 Cards in this Set

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Obdurate
stubborn
Obsequious
servile, slavish
Obviate
make unnecessary, get rid of
Occulde
shut, close
Officious
meddlesome, excessively pushy in offering one's services
Onerous
burdensome
Opprobrium
infame, vilification
Oscillate
vibrate, waver
Onstentatious
showy, pretentious
Paragon
model of perfection
Partisan
one-sided, prejudiced, committed to a party
Pathological
pertaining to disease
Pedantic
bookish
Penchant
strong inclination, liking
Penury
severe poverty, stinginess
Perennial
somthing long lasting
perfidious
disloyal, trecherous
Perfunctory
superficial
Permeable
penetrable, porous, allowing liquids or gas to pass through
Pervasive
spread throughout
Phlegmatic
calm, not easily disturbed
Piety
devoutness
Placate
pacify, conciliate
Plasticity
ability to be molded
Platitude
trite remark, common place statement
Plethora
excess, overabundance
Plummet
fall sharply
Porous
full of pores, like a sieve
Pragmatic
practical
Preamble
introductory statement
Precarious
risky, uncertain
Precipitate
rash, hasty, sudden
Precursor
forerunner
Presumptous
arrogant, taking liberties
Prevaricate
lie
Pristine
unspoiled, charactertistic of earlier times, primitive
Probity
uprightness, incorruptibility
Problematic
doubtful, unsettled, questionable
Prodigal
wasteful, reckless with money
Profound
deep, not superficial, complete
Prohibitive
tending to prevent, inclined to prevent or forbid
Prolifirate
spread, multiply
Propensity
Natural inclination
Propitiate
appease
Propriety
fitness, correct conduct
Proscribe
banish, outlaw
Pungent
stinging
Qualified
limited, restricted
Quibble
objection, complaint
Quiscent
at rest, temporarily incative