Chapter 5

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  1. abritrary
    determined by personal judgement, not rule or reason; based on impulse
  2. mercenary
    motivated only by financial gain; greedy
  3. allusion
    an indirect reference
  4. syndrome
    a group of symptoms typical of particular disease or condition
  5. euphemism
    a mild or vague term used as a substitute for one considered offensive or unpleasant
  6. appease
    to calm, especially by giving in to the demands of
  7. banal
    lacking originality; over used; commonplace
  8. taint
    to stain the hoor of someone or something
  9. assail
    to attack physically or verbally
  10. altruistic
    unselfishly concerned for the welfare of others; unselfish
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Chapter 5
Chapter 5 Vocabulary
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