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10 terms

Unit 1.1

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altruistic
(adj.) unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others, generous
ambivalent
(adj.) having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to course of action
angular
(adj.) lean; sharp cornered; gaunt
arrogant
(adj.) overbearingly assuming; insolently proud
aversion
(n.) strong disinclination, disliking
discern
(v.) to differentiate between two or more things
disdain
(n.) intense dislike; (v.) to treat with scorn or contempt, to reject as unworthy
disparage
(v.) to degrade, to speak of someone or something in a derogatory manner
disparity
(n.) inequality, the condition or fact of being unequal in age, rank, or degree
embellish
(v.) to decorate, to make beautiful with ornamentation