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20 terms

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