vocabulary unit 5 Miranda

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altruistic

unselfishly concerned with the welfare of others

assent

to agree to; acquiescence

benefactor

one who does good to help others; one who gives financial aid

chivalrous

marked by honor, courtesy, and courage

clemency

mercy especially toward offender or enemy,

dearth

a scarce supply

diffident

shy, lacking self confidence

discrepancy

a difference between facts or claims

embark

to go aboard a vessel or air craft; to set out on a venture

facile

easily done, achieved, arrived at without expected care or effort, superficial

indomitable

unconquerable

infallible

incapable of making an error

plod

to walk heavily or slowly; to work slowly

pungent

sharp, spicy, piquant

remiss

neglectful in performance of one's duty

repose

to rest; relaxation, peace of mind, calmness

temerity

fool hardy disregard for danger

truculent

savage and cruel; disposed to fight

unfeigned

sincere, real, without pretense

virulent

extremely poisonous, toxic; full of malice, spite

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