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20 terms

English 10 Unit 5

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altruistic
unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
assent
to express agreement;aggrement
benefactor
one who does good to others
chivalrous
marked by honor, courtesy, and courage;knightly
clemency
marcy,humaneness;mildness, modernateness
dearth
a lack,scarcity, inadequate supply; a famine
diffident
shy, lacking self-confidence;modest, reserved
discrepancy
a difference; a lack of agreement
embark
to go aboard; to make a start; to invest
facile
easily done or attained; superficial; ready, fluent; easily shown but not sincerely felt
indomitable
unconquerable; refusing to yield
infallible
free from error; absolutely dependable
plod
to walk heavily or slowly; to work slowly
pungent
causing a sharp sensation; stinging, biting
remiss
neglectful in performance of one's duty, careless
repose
to rest; lie; place. relaxation,peace of mind, calmness
temerity
rashness,boldness
truculent
fierce and cruel;agreesive,deadly,destructive,scathingly harsh
unfeigned
sincere,real, without pretense
virulent
extreemely poisionous;full of malice, spiteful