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per-

  

      prefix  
1    through  
pervade     
2    throughout  
perennial     
3    away, beyond  
perfidy     
4    completely, throughly  
perplex     
5    (intensifier)  
perfervid     
6    indicating that a chemical compound contains a high proportion of a specified element  
peroxide, perchloride     
7    indicating that a chemical element is in a higher than usual state of oxidation  
permanganate, perchlorate     
8    not in technical usage      a variant of       peroxy-  
persulphuric acid     
     (from Latin per through)  
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peroxy-   ,   (esp. for inorganic compounds)   peroxo-  
      combining form   indicating the presence of the peroxide group, -O--O-  
peroxysulphuric acid        (Also (not in technical usage))    per-         

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peri-, petr-, per, per se

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