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undefined, object
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prohibitive
tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; inclined to prevent or forbid
propensity
natural inclination
reprobate
person hardened in sin; devoid of a sense of decency
rescind
cancel
resolution
determination
placate
pacify; conciliate
recant
disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error
plethora
excess; overabundance
precipitate adj.
rash, premature, hasty, sudden
precursor
forerunner
quibble
minor objection or complaint
problematic
doubtful;unsettled; questionable; perplexing
plasticity
ability to be molded
repudiate
disown; disavow
precarious
uncertain; risky
propriety
fitness; correct conduct
plummet
fall sharply
preamble
introductory statement
recluse
hermit; loner
relegate
banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign
penury
severe poverty; stinginess
pervasive
spread throughout
reproach
express disapproval or disappointment
perennial
something long-lasting
refute
disprove
profound
deep; not superficial; complete
perfidious
treacherous; disloyal
rarefied
made less dense (of a gas)
propitiate
appease
refractory
stubborn; unmanageable
pragmatic
practical(as opposed to idealistic); concerned with the practical worth or impact of something
proscribe
ostracize; banish; outlaw
recalcitrant
obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly
quiescent
at rest; dormant; temporarily inactive
porous
full of pores; like a sieve
perfunctory
superficial;not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm
pungent
stinging; sharp in taste or smell; caustic
piety
devoutness; reverence for God
permeable
penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through
recondite
abstruse; profound; secret
proliferate
grow rapidly; spread; multiply
platitude n.
trite remark; commonplace statement
resolve
determination; firmness of purpose
qualified
limited; restricted
pristine
characteristic of earlier times; primitive; unspoiled
presumptuous
arrogant;taking liberties
probity
uprightness;incorruptibility
phlegmatic
calm; not easily disturbed
prevaricate
lie
prodigal
wasteful;reckless with money

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