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Prolific
adj: producing many offspring; producing much; abundant
Propensity
noun: a natural leaning or tendency; bent
Provincial
adj: having the ways and speech of a certain province; of or like country people as apart from city people (unsophisticated); thinking in narrow ways
Prudent
adj: careful or cautious in a sensible way; wise; frugal
Pugnacious
adj: eager and ready to fight; quarrelsome
Quandary
noun: condition of being doubtful or confused
Querulous
adj: peevish; faultfinding; expressing or suggestive of complaint
Quixotic
adj: idealistic and utterly impractical
Raconteur
noun: a person skilled at telling stories or anecdotes
Rancor
noun: deep spite or malice; strong hate or bitter feeling
Propitious
adj: favorable, auspicious; benevolent
Prosaic
adj: dull, ordinary, everyday; unimaginative
Proselytize
verb: actively seek to convert to a belief, usually religious
Puerile
adj: childish, silly, juvenile
Putative
adj: commonly accepted; supposed
Pyrrhic victory
noun: an empty "victory" because the cost is too high of a price to pay
Quiescent
adj: quiet; showing no sign of activity; latent
Quisling
noun: one who collaborates with the invading enemy of his country; traitor
Rapacious
adj: greedily excessive; ravenous, plundering
Rapprochement
verb: bring together; come to terms, enter state of cordial relations