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peripheral
adj. external; incidental; tangential.
peruse
v. to study; to read.
philistine
adj. narrow-minded; smugly conventional.(When used as n. means "a dull often priggish person guided by material rather than intellectual or artistic values.")
piety
n. devotion & reverence, especially to God & family.
pique
v. to hurt the feelings of or make resentful; to arouse or excite.
placate
v. to soothe; to pacify.
placid
adj. outwardly calm or composed; self-satisfied; peaceful.
plagiarize
v. to take ideas or writings from someone else & present them as one's own; to use w/out giving credit
platitude
n. a thought or remark that is dull, trite, flat or weak.
pompous
adj. self-important stately; magnificent; excessively ornate