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It would be time enough to give in, and make the best of a pis aller , when he was forced to do so.
If the facts showed them irreconcilable, tant pis pour les faits.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
"So much the worse both for you and your son;" tant pis pour vous et pour votre fils, said Rousseau.
The weakest point in pis construction is of course the framing around openings.
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Pis′ciform, in shape like a fish: having the form of a fish; Pis′cine, pertaining to fishes; Pisciv′orous, feeding on fishes.
Pis′ciculture, the rearing of fish by artificial methods; Pis′ciculturist, a fish-culturist.
Pistoleer′, one armed with a pistol; Pis′tolet, a little pistol; Pis′tol-shot.
Pistol, pis′tol, n. a small hand-gun, held in one hand when fired.
Precipice, pres′i-pis, n. a very steep place: any steep descent: a perpendicular bank or cliff.
Resipiscence, res-i-pis′ens, n. change to a better frame of mind.

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pecuniaryadjective | [pi-kyoo-nee-er-ee ]SEE DEFINITION