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preeminent
celebrated
preempt
to displace, seize for oneself
preface
introduction to a book
premeditate
to consider beforehand
premonition
forewarning
preoccupation
a matter that engrosses one's imagination
preponderance
majority, dominance
prepossessing
attactive
preposterous
absurd, illogical
presage
to foretell
prescient
having foresight
prescribe
to set down a rule
presentiment
premonition
presitidigitation
sleight of hand
presumptuous
improperly bold
pretext
excuse, pretended reason
prevalent
widespread
prevaricate
to tell a lie
prickle
thorn, tingling sensation
primeval
ancient
primogeniture
right of eldest child to inherit entire estate
primordial
existing from the beginning
principal
most important; head of a school, money invested to generate revenue
principle
basic truth`
pristine
uncorrupted, in a natural state
privation
lack of comforts
probity
honesty
proclivity
tendency
procrastinate
to put off
procure
to obtain
prod
to jab with a pointed stick
prodigal
wasteful
prodigious
massive, enormous
profane
impure, sacrilegious
proficient
expert, skilled
profligate
corrupt, degenerate, wildly extravagant
profundity
quality of being very deep