Week #4 Placebo - Peremptory

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Mr. Varnes EOL Vocabulary Words

placebo

something presented as a drug, but having no actual effect

placate

cause to be more favorably inclined

pithy

concise and full of meaning

Piquant

stimulating to the taste or mind; spicy, pungent; appealingly provocative

phlegmatic

showing little emotion

philistine

a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits

Petulant

easily irritated or annoyed

Pervasive

spreading throughout

Peruse

examine or consider with attention and in detail

Perspicacious

acutely insightful and wise

Persona

(n.) a character in a novel or play; the outward character or role that a person assumes

Persiflage

Lighthearted joking, talk, or writing

Perquisite

an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)

Peroration

conclusion of an oration

Pernicious

exceedingly harmful

Peripheral

on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary

peripatetic

a person who walks from place to place

perfunctory

hasty and without attention to detail

perfidious

tending to betray, disloyal

peremptory

not allowing contradiction or refusal

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