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pertinacious
adj/ stubbornly persistent
petulance
n/ rudeness, irritability
pithy
adj/ concisely meaningful
platitude
n/ an uninspired remark, cliche
plethora
n/ an abundance, excess
polemic
n/ an aggressive argument against a specific opinion
portent
n/ an omen
precocious
adj/ advanced, developing ahead of time
prescient
adj/ to have foreknowledge of events
primeval
adj/ original, ancient
probity
n/ virtue, integrity
proclivity
n/ a strong inclination toward something
promulgate
v/ to proclaim, make known
propensity
n/ an inclination, a preference
propitious
adj/ favorable
prosaic
adj/ plain, lacking liveliness
proscribe
v/ to condemn, outlaw
protean
adj/ able to change shape; displaying great variety
prurient
adj/ eliciting or possessing an extraordinary interest in sex
puerile
adj/ juvenile, immature
pugnacious
adj/ quarrelsome, combative
pulchritude
n/ physical beauty
punctilious
adj/ eager to follow rules or conventions
quagmire
n/ a difficult situation
querulous
adj/ whiny, complaining
quixotic
adj/ idealistic, impractical
rancor
n/ deep, bitter resentment
rebuke
v/ to scold, criticize
recalcitrant
adj/ defiant, unapologetic
rectitude
n/ uprightness, extreme morality
replete
adj/ full, abundant
reprobate
adj/ evil, unprincipled
reprove
v/ to scold, rebuke
repudiate
v/ to reject, refuse to accept
rescind
v/ to take back, repeal
restive
adj/ resistant, stubborn, impatient
ribald
adj/ coarsely, crudely humorous
rife
adj/ abundant
ruse
n/ a trick
sacrosanct
adj/ holy, something that should not be criticized
sagacity
n/ shrewdness, soundness of perspective
salient
adj/ significant, conspicuous
sanctimonious
adj/ giving a hypocritical appearance of piety
sanguine
adj/ optimistic, cheery
scurrilous
adj/ vulgar, coarse
serendipity
n/ luck, finding good things without looking for them
servile
adj/ subservient
solicitous
adj/ concerned, attentive
solipsistic
adj/ believing that oneself is all that exists
somnolent
adj/ sleepy, drowsy