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PES
(L) foot
expident
adj. appropriate to a purpose or useful in achieving a goal

n. a means to an end
expedite
v. #1. to help or hurry the progress of something

#2. of business, to perform business quickly
impede
v. to hinder; to block the waay of
pedigree
n. #1. a list of ancestors, especially of a distinguished kind

#2. a recorded line of decent showing pure breeding of animals
pedometer
n. a device that calculates the distance traveled by counting the number of steps taken
peon
n. a poor laborer of Latin America or the Southwestern United States, especially one bound to a landlord or creditor
POUS
(G) foot
antipodes
n. #1. any two places on the opposite sides of the earth

#2. something that is the exact opposite of or contrary to something else
podiatry
n. the study and treatments of foot ailments
podium
n. an elevated platform for an orchestra conductor or lecturer; a dais (in biology, any foot-like structure
GRADIOR
(L) to step or walk
aggression
n. #1. the act or habit of launching attacks; invasion

#2. hostile action or behavior
degradation
n. #1. reduction in rank or status, especially of office or dignity

#2. lowering of moral or intellectual character

#3. disgrace, dishonor
disgress
v. to stray from, the main topic in writing or speaking; to turn aside
gradation
n. a systematic progression through a series of stages
gradient
n. an incline or slope; the rate of incline
regress
v. to go back; to return to a former or less developed condition