Week #5 Peregrination - Paroxysm

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Mr. Varnes EOL Vovabulary Words

Peregrination

travel by walking

penurious

excessively unwilling to spend

penultimate

just before the final; next to last

Penchant

a strong liking

Pejorative

expressing disapproval

Pedestrian

a person who travels by foot

Pedant

a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit

Pedagogue

a teacher

Pecuniary

relating to or involving money

Peccadillo

minor sin or offense

Paucity

an insufficient quantity or number

Patrician

a member of the aristocracy

Pathos

a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow)

Pathological

caused by or evidencing a mentally disturbed condition

Patent

clearly apparent or obvious to the mind or senses, a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention

Pastoral

a literary work idealizing the rural life (especially the life of shepherds)

Pastiche

a work of art that imitates the style of some previous work

Parvenu

a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class

Parsimonious

excessively unwilling to spend

Paroxysm

a sudden outburst; a spasm, convulsion

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