Part 1.

parity
functional equality
parochial
narrowly restricted in outlook or scope
parry
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing
parsimonious
excessively unwilling to spend
partial
being or affecting only a segment
partiality
a predisposition to like something

 

Part 2.

partisan
devoted to a cause or political group
passage
a section of text, particularly a section of medium length
passe
out of fashion
pastoral
idyllically rustic
pathological
caused by or evidencing a mentally disturbed condition
patrician
characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy

 

Part 3.

patronize
treat condescendingly
pedagogue
someone who educates young people
pedantic
marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning
pellucid
transparently clear; easily understandable
penchant
a strong liking
pendulous
hanging loosely or bending downward

 

Part 4.

peon
a laborer who is obliged to do menial work
peremptory
not allowing contradiction or refusal
perfidious
tending to betray
perish
pass from physical life
permeate
spread or diffuse through
peroration
a flowery and highly rhetorical address

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2020-04-17