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poltroon
a coward
polychromatic
many-colored
polyglot
speaking or writing several language
polymorphic
having many forms
polytheism
belief in many gods
pomp
brilliant show or display
ponder
to think deeply; to consider carefully
ponderous
heavy; burdensome
porcine
of or like a pig
portable
capable of being carried
portal
door; gate; entrance
portentous
warning; foreshadowing
portly
stout; large
posterity
future generations
posthumous
occurring after death
postulate
to assume without proof; to take for granted
potable
drinkable
potent
powerful; strong
potentate
ruler; monarch
potential
capacity for being or becoming something
potion
a drink
potpourri
a mixture
pragmatic
practical
prate
to talk extensively and pointlessly; to babble
precarious
uncertain; dangerous; risky
precede
to be, come, or go before
precedent
an act that may be used as an example in the future
precept
a rule of conduct
precipice
cliff
precipitate
to bring about an action suddenly
precipitous
extremely steep
précis
brief summary
preclude
to prevent; to shut out
precocious
prematurely developed
precursor
a forerunner, predecessor