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altruistic

adj. unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others

assent

v. to express agreement
n. agreement

benefactor

n. one who does good to others

chivalrous

adj. marked by honor courtesy, and courage; knightly

clemency

n. mercy, humaneness; mildness, moderateness

dearth

n. a lack, scarcity, inadequate supply; a famine; paucity

diffident

adj. shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved

discrepancy

n. a difference; a lack of agreement

embark

v. to go aboard; to make a start; to invest

facile

adj. easily done or attained; superficial; ready, fluent; easily shown but not sincerely felt

indomitable

adj. unconquerable, refusing to yield

infallible

adj. free from error, absolutely dependable

plod

v. to walk heavily or slowly; to work slowly

pungent

adj. causing a sharp sensation; stinging, biting; caustic; racy; piquant

remiss

adj. neglectful in performance of one's duty, careless

repose

v. to rest, lie, place
n. relaxation, peace of mind, calmness

temerity

n. rashness, boldness; effrontery

truculent

adj. fierce and cruel; agressive; deadly, destructive; scathingly harsh

unfeigned

adj. sincere, real, without pretense

virulent

adj. extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful; noxious; baneful. Antonym: innocuous

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