Level E - Unit 5

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Altruistic
Unselfish; concerned with the welfare of others
Assent
To express agreement
Benefactor
One who does good to others
Chivalrous
Marked by honor, courtesy, and courage
Clemency
Mercy; humaneness
Dearth
A lack, scarcity, inadequate supply
Diffident
Shy, lacking self-confidence
Discrepancy
A difference; a lack of agreement
Embark
To go aboard; to make a start; to invest
Facile
Easily done or attained; ready; fluent
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
Remiss
Neglectful in performance of one's duty; careless
Repose
To rest; relaxation; peace of mind
Temerity
Rashness; boldness
Truculent
Fierce and cruel; aggressive; deadly; destructive
Unfeigned
Sincere; real without pretense
Virulent
Extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful