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Polyglot

noun; someone who can speak, read and write in several languages

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Polymath

noun; a person of wide knowledge or learning

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Ponderous

adjective; something unwieldy, heavy or dull

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Pontificate

verb; to assume airs of infallibility

noun; the office of the Pope

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Potential

adjective; expressing possibility

noun; the amount of energy or work, as in physics

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Preclude

verb; to make something impossible or impractical

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Predecessor

noun; a person who held a job or office before the current postholder

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Predicament

noun; a difficult, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation

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Predilection

noun; a liking or preference for something

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Prefix

noun; a letter or syllable added to the beginning of a word e.g. 'im' added to'possible' becomes impossible

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