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Placid

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Meaning
Peaceful; calm; ex. Placid child/lake

Synonyms:
Serene, Calm, Imperturbable, Turbulent

Antonyms:
Temperamental

Placid
Pliable

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Meaning
Flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable

Synonyms:
Palpable, Plausible, Liable, Docile

Antonyms:
Rigid, Obstinate

Pliable
Pluck

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Meaning
Courage; v: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; adj. Plucky: courageous; brave

Synonyms:
Gutsiness, Grit, Bravery, Spirit

Antonyms:
Timidity, Fear

Pluck
Plummet

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Meaning
Fall sharply; fall straight down; ex. Stock prices plummeted.

Synonyms:
Decrease, Decline, Descend, Collapse

Antonyms:
Rise, Ascend

Plummet
Poignant

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Touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.)

Synonyms:
Touching, Moving, Sentimental, Heartrending

Antonyms:
Unaffecting, Unmoving

Poignant
Poise

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Good judgment with composure; balance; v: place in a carefully balanced position

Synonyms:
Balance, Bearing, Aplomb, Sang-froid

Poise
Polarity

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Meaning
State of having two opposite qualities

Synonyms:
Contraposition, Contrariness, Contrariety, Contradistinction

Antonyms:
Accord, Similar

Polarity
Polarize

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Meaning
Split into opposite extremes or camps

Synonyms:
Separate, Isolate, Demarcate, Split

Antonyms:
Combine, Connect

Polarize
Ponderous

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Meaning
Having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; ex. Ponderous body/style of writing

Synonyms:
Burdensome, Cumbrous, Hefty, Lumbering

Antonyms:
Light footed, Buoyant

Ponderous
Pore

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Meaning
Study industriously; ponder; scrutinize; ex. Pore over the book; n.

Synonyms:
Brood, Contemplate, Ponder, Dwell on

Antonyms:
Flip through, Scan

Pore