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English Vocab 3-3

English Vocab 3-3
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conciliatory
(adj.) intended to placate or pacify
chaste
(adj.) not having sex, virgin
munificence
(n.) generosity in giving
philanthropy
(n.) charity; a desire or effort to promote goodness (associated with money)
intelligentsia
(n.) the highly educated and cultured
literati
(pl.n.) well-educated people who are interested in literature
highbrow
(adj.) scholarly or rarefied in taste; (n.) someone who is intellectually snobby
parochial
(adj.) narrowly restricted in outlook or scope
provincial
(adj.) regional; rustic (n.) a person with a narrow point of view; a person from an outlying area; a soldier from a province or colony
infirmity
(n.) physical or mental weakness