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Porous

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Meaning
Full of pores; like a sieve

Synonyms:
Absorptive, Pervious, Spongy, Permeable

Antonyms:
Compact, Impermeable

Porous
Posthumous

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After death (as of child born after father’s death or book published after author’s death); coming or occurring after one’s death; ex. Posthumous fame/novel

Synonyms:
Post-obit, Post-mortem, Post-obituary

Posthumous
Postulate

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Self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; v: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)

Synonyms:
Affirm, Posit, Theorize, Premise

Antonyms:
Calculate

Postulate
Precis

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Meaning
Abstract; concise summing up of main points; concise summary of a text

Synonyms:
Compendium, Pandect, Synopsis, Abstract

Antonyms:
Expansion, Lengthening

Precis
Preamble

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Introductory statement

Synonyms:
Preface, Prelude, Introduction, Exordium

Antonyms:
Epilogue, Postscript

Preamble
Precarious

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Unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; ex. Precarious living

Synonyms:
Unpredictable, Equivocal, Dubious, Iffy

Antonyms:
Certain, Stable

Precarious
Precise

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Exact

Synonyms:
Absolute, Definite, Stringent, Decisive

Antonyms:
Ambiguous, Imprecise

Precise
Precursor

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Forerunner; predecessor

Synonyms:
Forerunner, Harbinger, Herald, Outrider

Antonyms:
Descendant

Precursor
Predator

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Meaning
creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others

Synonyms:
Carnivore, Meat-eater, Beast of prey, Predator

Predator
Predecessor

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Meaning
Former occupant of a post

Synonyms:
Ancestor, Antecedent, Foregoer, Precursor

Antonyms:
Descendant, Derivative

Predecessor