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acerbic
bitter and sour, severe
acrimonious
full of spite, bitter, nasty
allocate
assign, distribute
ameliorate
to make better or more tolerable
arcane
mysterious, only know to a select few
assiduous
hardworking, busy, dilligent
neologism
a new word or phrase, a new usage of the word
obfuscate
to darken, confuse, to make confusing
officious
annoyingly eager to help or advise
pacify
to calm down
palpable
capable of touched, obvious, tangible
paradigm
model or example
paradox
a true statement that nonetheless seems to contradict itself, or an untrue statement that seems logical
pensive
thoughtful and sad
peremptory
final, categorical, dictatorial
pernicious
deadly and extremely evil
petulant
rude cranky and ill-temepred
philistine
a smugly ignorant person with no appreciation to intellectual/artistic matters
precept
a rule to live by, a maxim, a principle establishing a certain action/ behavior
preeminent
better than enyone else, outstanding, supreme