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precarious
uncertain, unreliable, unpredictable,unsure,unstabl,unsteady, unsettled, shaky, doubtful, dubious, questionable, risky, hazardous, treacherous, dangerous, difficult
pragmatic
practical
pompous
vain, proud, arrogant, haughty, overbearing, conceited, egotistical, boastful, braggart, snobbish, magisterial, imperious
polygamy
having more than one spouse at a time
plight
circumstances, situation, difficulty, case, predicament, quandary, trouble, extremity, mess, dilemma
platonic
nonphysical, asexual, non-sexual, chaste, dispassionate, detached, spiritual, friendly
plaintive
expressing sorrow, mournful
placate
pacify, conciliate, calm
pious
devout, religious, reverent, reverential, God-fearing, godly, faithful, holy, dedicated, devouted, spiritual, moral, good, virtuous
persecute
oppress, maltreat, ill-treat, abuse, molest, victimize,tyrannize, afflict, punish, martyr, torment, torture
perceptive
astute, alert, attentive,quick, alive, quick-witted, intelligent, acute, sharp, observant
reminisce
remember, think back, recollect, look back
patronize
1.)look down on, scorn, disdain, demean, put down, humiliate 2.) sponsor, back, promote, aid, help, assist, fund
paraplegic
paralysis of the legs
reprieve
let off, spare, pardon, commute, stay, delay, suspension, amnesty