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19 Cards in this Set

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perfunctory
automatic, indifferent, superficial, mechanical
Peremptory
positive, final, stubborn, impervious, decisive, resolute
Plagiarism
appropriation, theft
Preclude
forestall, bar, hinder, frustrate, overt
Paragon
model, exemplar, pattern
Platitude
truism, bromide, flatness, triteness, insipidity
Paradox
anomaly, self-contradiction
Precarious
unsettled, hazardous
Pernicious
harmful, destructive, deleterious, malicious, ruinour, deadly
Plebian
popular, undistinguished, lows-born, ill-breed
Perspicacious
acute, astute, sagcious, shrewd, discerning
Pertinacity
persevearance, obstinacy, inflexibility
Precedent
antecedent
Parsimonious
avaricious, misery, niggardly, penurious
Plebiscite
referendum
Plethora
oversatiety, overabundance, turgidness, inflation, boatiness, bombast
Pastoral
bucolic, rustic, idyllic, arcadian
Paraphrase
version, rewording
Paramount
predominant, pre-eminent, supreme, dominant, principal, cheif