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pandemic
prevalent throughout an entire country, continent, or the whole world; general, universal
panoply
wide ranging and impressive array; complete suit of armor; a protective covering
paradigm
ideal example, model
pastiche
literary or musical piece imitating other works; incongruous combination of materials, forms, motifs taken from different sources
peccadillo
small sin or fault
pedagogue
teacher; someone who is pedantic, dogmatic, and formal
pellucid
transparent or translucent to allow maximum passage of light; transparently clear in style or meaning
penultimate
next to last
penumbra
partial shadow; shadowy, indefinite, marginal area
peregrinate
to journey from place to place
peripatetic
moving from place to place; pertaining to the philosophy or teaching methods of Aristotle
philanderer
pursuer of casual love affairs
philistine
barbarian; person lacking artistic judgement; someone antagonistic to progress
philology
literary study; linguistics esp. historical or comparative
phlegmatic
calm in temperament; sluggish