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poignant
emotionally moving
polarize
to push to opposite extremes
polemic
controversy; controversial
politic
discreet, tactful
polyglot
speaker of many tongues
polymath
a person of varied learning
pompous
self-important, pretentious
ponderous
heavy
pontificate
act as Pope
pore
to study closely
porous
permeable, having pores
portent
omen
portly
stout, dignified
posit
to suggest, put in position
posterity
future generations
posthumous
(awarded) after death
posy
small bouquet of flowers
potable
drinkable
potentate
ruler of great power
pragmatic
practical
prattle
foolish talk
precarious
uncertain, dangerous
precedent
an earlier example
precept
principle, law
precipice
steep overhang
precipitate
speeding heedlessly; cause to occur, hurl down, condense and fall
precipitous
hasty, heedless, steep
précis
concise summary
preclude
to rule out, exclude
precocious
talented beyond one's years
precursor
forerunner
predicament
difficult situation
predicate
to base on
predilection
preference
predisposition
tendency