vocab 7

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  1. altruistic
    (al-troo-IS-tik) adj.
    – unselfishly generous; concerned for others
  2. bequeath
    (bee-KWEETH) v.
    – leave to someone by a will; hand down
  3. criterion
    (krai-TEER-ee-on) n.
    – standard used in judging
  4. disparity
    (dis-PAR-i-tee) n.
    – difference; condition of inequality
  5. ephemeral (i-FEH-muh-ruhl) adj. – short-lived; fleeting
    – short-lived; fleeting
  6. florid
    (FLOR-id)
    adj. – ruddy; reddish; flowery
    – ruddy; reddish; flowery
  7. inception (in-SEP-shun) n.
    • – start;
    • beginning
  8. intractable
    (in-TRAK-ti-bul) adj.
    – unruly; stubborn; unyielding
  9. nullify
    (NUHL-i-fai) v.
    – to make invalid
  10. predilection
    (preh-di-lek-shun) n.
    – partiality; preference
  11. resplendent
    (re-SPLEN-dehnt) adj.
    – dazzling; glorious; brilliant
  12. torpor
    (TOR-por) n.
    – lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy
  13. ascetic (n.)
    a monk; hermit
  14. dexterity
    (n.)
    skill using hands or body; agility
  15. gesticulation (n.)
    • the act of making or
    • using gestures

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