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Perspicuous

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Meaning
Plainly Expressed; Easy To Understand; Ex. Perspicuous Comments

Synonyms:
Elicit, Evident, Lucid, Crystal-Clear

Antonyms:
Vague, Unclear

Perspicuous
Pessimism

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Belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess

Synonyms:
Grief, Unhappiness, Depression, Confident

Antonyms:
Optimist

Pessimism
Petty

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Trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded

Synonyms:
Little, Minor, Negligible, Paltry

Antonyms:
Momentous, Immense

Petty
Petulant

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Touchy; peevish; ill-tempered

Synonyms:
Complaining, Cross, Cranky, Happy

Antonyms:
Pleasant

Petulant
Phalanx

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Formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)

Synonyms:
Horde, Throng, Army

Antonyms:
Individual, One

Phalanx
Phenomena

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Observable facts; subjects of scientific investigation

Synonyms:
Development, Process

Phenomena
Pilfer

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Meaning
Steal things of small value; filch; snitch

Synonyms:
Filch, Snatch

Antonyms:
Offer, Return

Pilfer
Pine

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Meaning
Long for; yearn; languish from longing or grief; decline

Synonyms:
Want, Wish, Long, Yearn

Antonyms:
Despise, Dislike

Pine
Pious

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Devout; religious; n. Piety

Synonyms:
Dedicated, Devout, Religious, Sacred

Antonyms:
Atheist, Sinful

Pious
Pivotal

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Meaning
Of a pivot; central; critical; crucial

Synonyms:
Important, Central, Supreme

Antonyms:
Supplementary, Subsidiary

Pivotal