← Vocabulary for college A ch 1-4 Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All benevolence Goodwill orthe disposition to do good; or an act of kindness or charity exemplary Serving as a model,deserving imitation,or commendable;or serving as an example or illustration reputable Respectable or held in esteem. gentility Refinement, politeness, or respectability; or members of the upper class. decorum Propriety and good taste in action, speech,or dress. punctilious careful, meticulous, or very exact. candid Honest, frank, outspoken, or sincere; or impartial or fair in statement. veracity Habitual honesty or truthfulness; or accuracy or precision. feasible Practicable, possible, or capable of being done. solace To give comfort to,console, or lessen grief elation Happiness or joy. avidity Eagerness or great enthusiasm, yearning, or greed. preoccupy To absorb or engross mentally. morale Mental condition or frame ofmind. wary Cautious, reluctant to proceed rashly, or on guard against danger. impunity Exemption or freedom from punishment,harm,or loss. despondent Despairing, utterly discouraged,or extremely dejected. morose Gloomy, glum, sullen, or in bitter ill humor. downcast Depressed, dispireted,dejected,orvery discouraged. austere Severe,stern,or harsh; morally strict;; or simple or lacking ornament. privation hardship or want, or the loss or absence of a quality. tribulation Distress, suffering, trouble, or misery. misgiving A feeling of doubt, fear, or suspicion. rue to feel remorse, repentance,or regret. recoil To fall or draw back,or to shrink back suddenly. languid Weak sluggish,dull, or lacking vigor or spirit. mischance Misfortune,bad luck, or an unfortunate accident . melee A confused fight or struggle; or a confused mingling together. disconcert To confuse, disturb,frustrate upset, or embarrass. abash To embarrass, make ashamed, or make uneasy;or disconcert or discomfort. derange To disarrange, upset, or throw into confusion or disorder. harass To trouble, worry, annoy, or torment; or to attack an enemy repeatedly. plaudits Openly expressed approval, or a round, of applause. credence Belief or acceptance; or trustworthiness or reliability. covet To wish or crave for, or to desire greedily. attest To bear witness to or certify; or to demonstrate or declare as true. assent To consent or agree with. concord Agreement or harmony; or friendly and peaceful relations. consistent Compatable or in agreement; or changeless, regular, or keeping to the same principals or actions. solidarity Cooperation and loyalty based on unity of interests and beliefs. fidelity Loyalty or devotion to duty. liaison A close bond or connection. palaver A conference, discussion, or conversation. accost To approach and speak to. dissent To object, disagree, or differ. repudiate To disown, renounce, or reject. harangue A long, noisy, ranting speech, often pompous and sometimes scolding. chasten To punish in order to correct; or to subdue or restrain from excess. malediction A curse or calling down of evil upon someone;or evil talk or slander. imprecation A curse or a plea or prayer for evil or misfortune. taunt To mock, ridicule, jeer at, or reproach scornfully. deride To mock, ridicule, or laugh at with contempt. derogatory Belittling, disdainful, or tending to lessen value. cull To separate out as worthless; or to gather, choose, or collect.