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Week #4 Placebo - Peremptory

Mr. Varnes EOL Vocabulary Words
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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