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adhering.resolutely to an opinion, purpose or design; perversely.persistent; stubbornly.unyielding or tenacious

a Pharisee was a member of a Jewish sect (a distinct unit of people within a larger group of religious elites, some good, some not so good) of the intertestamental period (the period of time between the Old and New Testaments) noted for strict observance of ritesand ceremonies of the written law and for insistence on the validity of their own oral traditions concerning the law; a pharisaical person
of, relating.to.or.characteristic of the Pharisees; hypocritically.self-righteous and condemnatory
perpetrators of their own religious ways allowing themselves to hide behind the legal principle of plausible deniability
the doctrines and practices of the Pharisees; the affectation of virtues or beliefs that one does not have; hypocritical.observance.of the letter of any law one alleges to follow, without regard for the spirit of things

plausible.deniability provides for a state of protection for those allegedly doing wrong, such as in the production, distribution and marketing of things eliciting negative effects (and these would include, false religious concepts, genetically engineered food, fluoride, chemotherapy, mammograms, vaccines, sunscreens, poisoning by what's in many popular soft drinks etc.), where any negative effects could be construed in a corrupt court of law as holding the possibility of other cause(s) unrelated to the matter before the court, thus providing the excuse of doubt for a judge's consideration and therefore reason for throwing the case out of court and especially so if the court judges and attornerys are corrupt, which most worldwide seem to be and that's why the entire worldwide system of justice must only be in control of the people, not the politicians, but in control of those people who know the 1776 Constitution laid down back then by We the People. If you haven't studied the original Constitution, from where then came your opinions about human rights?

appearing worthy of belief (the argument was both powerful and plausible); apparent.validity (the reasoning appeared to be believable, but after examination was found to be false); an explanation or statement that is plausible seems likely to be true or valid; if you say that someone is plausible, you mean that they seem to be telling the truth and to be sincere and honest (governments and corporations appear with policies that always seem plausible to the public); plausible applies to that which at first glance appears to be true, reasonable, valid, etc., but which may or may not be so; giving a deceptive impression of truth, acceptability or reliability; specious; see also implausibility

a bad state or condition; an unfortunate, difficult or precarious situation; if you refer to someone's plight, you mean that they are in a difficult or distressing.situation that is full of problems

belief in or worship of more than one God 
polytheistic, polytheistical.adjectives
compare pantheism

ponder, pondered, pondering, ponders.verbs
transitive verb senses.to weigh back and forth in the mind; apprise; to imagine various ways about some concern; reflect on (pondered the events of the day; pondered solutions to problems); to contemplate
intransitive verb senses.to think or consider especially quietly, soberly and deeply (they are pondering over the error I made, whether to keep me or let me go)
synonyms.muse, meditate, ruminate

a miscellaneous collection; a mixture of dried flower petals and spices used to scent the air

preclude, precluded, precluding, precludes.transitive verbs
if something precludes an event or action, it prevents the event or action from happening; to prohibit from occurring by planning or action; to shut off; hinder; avert; deter; forestall; obviate; ward off; turn aside; stave off; rule out; to make impossible by necessary consequence (she changed her debit card password to stave off another intrusion into her account); to rule out in advance

a principle is a general.belief that you have about the way you should.behave, which influences your behavior; an accepted or professed rule of conduct (an individual of moral principles, a notion of ethics); a comprehensive and fundamental.overriding law, doctrine or assumption; a rule or code of conduct; habitual.devotion to right principles (a man of principle); the principles of a particular.theory or philosophy are its basic rules or laws; scientific principles are general scientific laws which explain how something.happens or works; if you agree with something in principle, you agree in general terms to the idea of it, although you do yet know the details or know if it will be possible; a principle is a fundamental.primary or general law or truth from which modes of action are derived.(principle of modern.physics; the natural.operating principles of the multiverse, example); the laws or facts of nature.underlying the workings of many things man designs for use
in principle.idiom
with regard to the basics (an idea that is acceptable in principle)
based on, marked by or manifesting principle (a principled decision; a highly principled person)

Bible definition is 'beginning' or that from which things spring from, as in.Titus 3:1; a principality is also a country that is ruled by a prince; a territory ruled by those sovereign to it, which is We the People of the country in which they reside

first, highest or foremost in importance, rank, worth or degree; chief; main
one who holds a position of presiding.rank, especially the head of an elementary school or high school; a main participant in a situation; a person having a leading or starring role; a sum of money owed as a debt, upon which interest is calculated
Law:.in law, a person who empowers another to act as his or her representative; the person having prime responsibility for an obligation as distinguished from one who acts as surety or as an endorser

recklessly extravagant; characterized by wasteful expenditure; lavish

profane, profaned, profaning, profanes.transitive verbs
to treat.something.sacred with abuse, irreverence.or.contempt; to desecrate; showing a purposeful.lack.of.respect for God.or.holythings (profane language); profane also means things related to ordinary life, not religion or holy things; secular (sacred and profane art)
the act or an instance of profaning; desecration
to be polluted, hypocrisy, Godlessness; the vain babbling of opinions others may want you to accept:.1Timothy 6:20defiled by obtuse.opinions; be corrupt

the act of propitiating; something that propitiates; specifically, an atoning.sacrifice
propitiate, propitiated, propitiating, propitiates.transitive verbs
to gain or regain the favor or goodwill of; appease; conciliate
propitiable, propitiative, propitiatory.adjectives

a person who is excessively or priggishly attentive to propriety or decorum; especially a woman who shows or affects extreme modesty
the characteristic.quality or state of a prude; a prudish act or remark
marked by prudery; priggish

perturb, perturbed, perturbing, perturbs.transitive verbs
to disturb greatly in mind; disquiet; to throw into confusion, disorder; to cause to experience a perturbation (he seems greatly perturbed); a departure of a celestial body from its orbit; discompose
the act of perturbing; the state of being perturbed; agitation; a small change in a physical system
Physics/Astronomy:.variation in a designated orbit, as of a planet, resulting from the influence of one or more external bodies

a short rod or shaft on which a related part rotates or swings, such as a compass; a person or thing on which something depends or turns; the central or crucial.factor; the act of turning on or as if on a pivot
pivot, pivoted, pivoting, pivots.verbs
transitive verb use.to mount on, attach by or provide with a pivot or pivots; to cause to rotate, revolve or turn
intransitive verb use.to turn on or as if on a pivot

vitally important, crucial; a pivotal position, role, point or figure in something is one that is very important and affects the success of that thing

characterized by appropriateness or suitability; fitting (the proper spark plug for the engine; not a proper moment for a joke);fit; called for by rules or conventions; correct (the proper form of parliamentary procedure); strictly following rules or conventions; seemly.(a proper lady or gentleman);.characteristically belonging to the being or thing in question; peculiar.(an optical effect proper to fluids); being within the strictly limited sense, as of a term designating something (the town proper, excluding the suburbs); worthy of the name; true (wanted a proper dinner, not just a snack; out and out; thorough (a proper correction)
thoroughly (beat the eggs good and proper)
properness.noun.(words ending in 'ess' are usually without pluralization - adding an 'es' making '...esses' is clumsy)

proper noun.noun,.plural.proper nouns
Grammar:.a noun that denotes a particular thing, this noun belongs to the class of words used as names for unique individuals, events, places or things, like the word for a city or country would be, such as North America, Jerusalem, Cairo, Children's Hospital, etc.; a proper noun designates a particular being or thing and doesn't take a limiting modifier; also called proper name
Mathematics:.of or relating to a subset of a given set when the set has at least one element not in the subset

property is the aggregate of your rights; something owned; a possession; something tangible or intangible to which its owner has title (properties such as copyrights and trademarks); the right of ownership; title; property is a basic or essential.quality.possessed by all members of a class (resilience is a property of rubber; a pleasing sweetness is a property of raw honey); the properties of a substance or object are the ways in which it behaves in particular.conditions (a radio signal has both electrical and magnetic properties and human cells.similarly; we trust in what we may have learned to help us negotiate life); a characteristic.trait or peculiarity, especially one serving to define or describe its possessor (the electrical properties of a battery); a characteristic attribute possessed by all members of a class, for example, the functions of human cells); a special capability or power; a virtue
aduki beans can lose their good anti-infective properties

prima donna.noun,.plural.prima donnas
if you describe someone as a prima donna, you disapprove of them because you think they feel that they can behave badly or get what they want because they have a particular talent; someone who thinks that they are very good at what they do and demands a lot of attention and praise from other people; a temperamental, conceited individual; the leading woman soloist in an opera company; from Italian 'prima, the feminine of 'primo' meaning 'first' and 'donna' meaning 'lady'

prima facie.adverb
at first sight; before closer inspection (they had, prima facie, a legitimate complaint)
prima facie.adjective
true, authentic or adequate at first sight; ostensible-(prima facie credibility); evident without proof or reasoning; obvious (a prima facie violation of the treaty)

predetermine, predetermined, predetermining, predetermines.verbs
transitive verb use.to determine, decide or establish in advance (these factors predetermine establishment of a solid foundation; we were predetermined to have this physical experience on Earth at this time); to influence or sway toward an action or opinion; predispose
intransitive verb use.to determine or decide something in advance

predestine, predestined, predestining, predestines.transitive verbs
to fix upon, decide or decree in advance; foreordain; predestination

persevere, persevered, persevering, perseveres.intransitive verbs
to persist in or remain constant to a purpose, an idea or a task in the face of obstacles or discouragement
steady persistence in adhering to a course of action, a belief or a purpose; steadfastness

the essential or central part; the heart or essence; the substance; the significance part of something; importance; strength; mettle; vigor
pithy, pithier, pithiest.adjectives
precisely.meaningful; a pithy comment or piece of writing is short, direct and full of meaning (his pithy advice to young painters was 'Above all, keep your colours fresh'; many of them made a point of praising the film's pithy dialogue); forceful and brief (a pithy comment); if something that is said or written is pithy, it is intelligent and strongly stated, without wasting any words (press releases must be short and pithy; a series of pithy quotations); pith
Louis Armstrong defined jazz pithily as 'what I play for a living'