Vocab Quiz #1

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Altruistic
(adj.) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
Ambivalent
(adj.) having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to course of action; indecisive
Discern
(v.) to perceive or recognize; notice; differentiate
Disparage
(v.) to degrade, to speak of someone or something in a derogatory manner; belittle; undervalue
Engender
(v.) to produce, cause, or bring about; create; give rise to
Innocuous
(adj.) harmless, inoffensive; insignificant
Insipid
(adj.) lacking flavor; dull; not at all stimulating
Repudiate
(v.) to disown, reject, or deny the validity of
Revere
(v.) to honor, to regard with respect; to admire
Superfluous
(adj.) unnecessary; redundant; excessive; extra