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v. Syn. soothe; subdue
ease anger or agitation of; make calm or quiet; end war or violence

Spelling Word: pacify
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rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall

Spelling Word: parachute
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animal or plant living on another

Spelling Word: parasite
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n. Syn. insecticide
a chemical used to kill pests

Spelling Word: pesticide
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ad. Syn. gradually
by a small amount at a time; in stages; gradually

Spelling Word: piecemeal
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v. Syn. clutch; squeeze
clutch; squeeze between the thumb and a finger, the jaws of a tool, or other edges

Spelling Word: pinch
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a. Syn. believable; credible
likely but not certain to be or become true or real

Spelling Word: plausible
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occurring or done after death; relating to a medical examination of a dead body

Spelling Word: postmortem
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a. Syn. powerful
powerful; having power to influence or convince; having great control or authority

Spelling Word: potent
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n. Syn. forerunner; ancestor
former occupant of post; ancestor or forefather

Spelling Word: predecessor