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  1. paradox a statement that contradicts itself
  2. brakes a device that works to slow a motor vehicle
  3. Bruges a city in northwestern Belgium that is connected by canal to the North Sea; in the 13th century it was a leading member of the Hanseatic League; the old city (known as the City of Bridges) is a popular tourist attraction
  4. Prague the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic in the western part of the country; a cultural and commercial center since the 14th century
  5. progress the act of moving forward, as toward a goal
  6. parchesi an ancient board game resembling backgammon
  7. pragmatic concerned with practical matters
  8. percuss strike or tap firmly
  9. breeches trousers ending above the knee
  10. Parcheesi a modern board game based on pachisi
  11. proxy a person authorized to act for another
  12. Borges Argentinian writer remembered for his short stories
  13. tragus a small cartilaginous flap in front of the external opening of the ear
  14. Parks United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national Civil Rights movement (born in 1913)
  15. praxis translating an idea into action
  16. practise engage in a rehearsal (of)
  17. burgess a citizen of an English borough
  18. Portuguese of or relating to or characteristic of Portugal or the people of Portugal or their language
  19. Burgess English writer of satirical novels (1917-1993)
  20. paroicous having male and female reproductive organs separate in a single gametoecium