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Pachyderm

thick-skinned animal

Usage

The elephant is probably the best-known pachyderm

pachyderm
Mnemonic

Pakki + Derm Pakki skin animal is Pachyderm

Pacifist

one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes

Usage

The pacifists urged that we reduce our military budget and recall our troops stationed overseas

pacifist
Mnemonic

Pacifist don’t show his fist to anybody. They just do Fist- Five

Pacify

soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to

Usage

When the beggar was given food, he ate to pacify his appetite

pacify
Mnemonic

Pacific ocean

Padre

chaplain (in the armed forces)

Paean

song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory

Usage

The film received a paean from the critics.

paean
Mnemonic

Office Peon is employed to sing Paean for boss on this success

Painstaking

taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through

Usage

Police carried out a painstaking search of the area

painstaking
Mnemonic

Painstaking is someone who takes pain

Palatable

agreeable; pleasing to the taste

Usage

They changed the wording of the advertisement to make it more palatable to women

palatable
Mnemonic

You and you pal at table enjoying palatable food

Palate

roof of the mouth; sense of the taste

Usage

The party had a selection of dishes to tempt every palate

palate
Mnemonic

Plate on Palate

Palatial

of or suitable for a palace; magnificent

Usage

He proudly showed us through his palatial home

palatial
Mnemonic

Palatial is like a palace

Paleontology

study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents

Usage

The professor of paleontology had a superb collection of fossils.

paleontology
Mnemonic

Logy (Study)

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