Vocabulary 12

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34 terms

paternal

fatherly

patriarch

father and ruler

patricide

killing one's father

patrilineal

kinship through the father

pacifism

opposition to war

pacify

to make peaceful

impecunious

poor

pecuniary

involving money

perfuse

to pour on or through

permeate

to pass through

plebeian

one of the common people

plebiscite

expression of the people's will by ballot

portal

doorway

portcullis

door of iron bars

export

to carry out

portable

able to be carried

portage

carrying

postdiluvian

after the flood

posthumous

after death

postmeridian

after noon

postnatal

after birth

postnuptual

after marriage

preterhuman

superhuman

preternatural

abnormal

primacy

supremacy

primal

first

primer

a first book

primeval

of the earliest ages

primapara

woman who is pregnant for the first time

primogenitor

first ancestor

primogeniture

being the firstborn

primordial

first in time

pugilism

boxing

pugnacious

ready to fight

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