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Grade 8 English
1.3 P List - 2

Directions: Match the definitions with the words. Use the words in sentences. As homework, find and write at least six more words beginning with letter P and use them in sentences.
Q 1: To allay the anger of, especially by making concessions; appease.
plecate
plaquate
plakate
placate

Q 2: A very small amount.
petence
pittance
pitence
pitance

Q 3: A large mass of land projecting into a body of water.
peninsula
pinensula
peninsila
pininsula

Q 4: A payment or benefit received in addition to a regular wage or salary.
perquisite
perquisent
perkwizit
perquesite

Q 5: Be persistent, refuse to stop.
perseivere
percevere
persevire
persevere

Q 6: By a small amount at a time; in stages; one thing at a time.
peicemeal
piecemail
peacemeal
piecemeal

Q 7: A journey to a sacred place or shrine or temple.
pilgramage
pilghrimage
pilgrimage
piligrimage

Q 8: Causing confusion; puzzling.
perplaxing
purplaxing
perplexing
purplexing

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