Word List 35

  1. pecuniary
    pertaining to money
  2. pedagogue
  3. pedagogy
  4. pedant
    scholar who overemphasizes rules or technicalities
  5. pedestrian
  6. peerless
    having no equal; incomparable
  7. pejorative
    negative connotation; having a belittling effect
  8. pell-mell
    in confusion (adverb)
  9. pellucid
    clear; transparent; limpid
  10. penance
    self-imposed punishment for sin
  11. pendant
    hanging down from something
  12. pendulous
    hanging; suspended
  13. penitent
  14. penumbra
    partial shadow (in an eclipse)
  15. peon
    landless agricultural worker; bond servant
  16. percussion
    striking one object against another sharply
  17. perdition
    damnation; complete ruin
  18. peregrination
  19. peremptory
    demanding and leaving no choice
  20. perforate
    to pierce; put a hole through
  21. perigee
    point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth
  22. peripatetic
    walking about; moving
  23. pernicious
    very destructive
  24. hortatory
    encouraging; exhorting
  25. peroration
    conclusion of an oration
  26. perpetrate
    to commit an offense
  27. perquisite
    any gain above stipulated salary
  28. personable
  29. perspicuous
    clearly expressed; lucid; perspicacious
  30. pert
    impertinently bold; forward
  31. pertinacious
    stubborn; persistent
  32. peruse
    to read or examine with care
  33. perverse
    turned away from or rejecting what is right, good, or proper; wicked or corrupt
  34. pestilential
    causing plague; baneful
  35. petulant
    irritable, peevish, fretful, pettish, touchy
  36. pharisaical
    practicing or advocating strict observance of external forms and ceremonies of religion or conduct without regard to the spirit; self-righteous; hypocritical
  37. philanderer
    faithless lover
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