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pecuniary
monetary; financial
pedant
one who possesses mere book learning; narrow-minded teacher
peremptory
dictatorial; unconditional
perennial
continual; enduring
perfidious
treacherous
perfunctory
mechanical; indifferent
pernicious
destructive
perpetuate
to cause to continue
perspective
relation of parts to one another and to the whole
pert
bold; saucy
peruse
to read with thoroughness
pervade
to go or spread throughout
petulance
impatient irritation
philistine
lacking in culture; commonplace
piquant
stimulating to the taste; exciting interest
pique
to irritate
pithy
terse
placate
to pacify
placid
calm
plagiarism
claiming another's work as one's own
platonic
purely spiritual; not sensual
poignant
piercing
portend
to warn; to foreshadow
posterity
succeeding generations
potpourri
mixture