101 - 120 LOE English Varnes

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Parochial

narrowly restricted in outlook or scope

Parlous

full of danger and uncertainty

Pariah

an outcast

Parameter

a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves

Paragon

a model of excellence or perfection

Paradox

a statement that appears to contradict itself but often appears to be true

Pantheon

all the gods of a religion

panoply

a complete or impressive collection of things

Panegyric

public speech or published text in praise of someone or something

Panache

distinctive and stylish elegance

Panacea

hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases

Palpable

able to be touched or felt; tangible

Pallid

pale; faint or deficient in color; wan

Palliative

remedy that alleviates pain without curing

Paean

a formal expression of praise

Otiose

idle or futile

Ostracize

to exclude someone from an activity

Ostentatious

characterized by vulgar or pretentious notice

Ostensible

stated or appearing to be true

Ordure

solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels

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