Voc. List #5

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Voc. List #5
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2010-11-03 21:17:14
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  1. Altruistic
    Unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
  2. Assent
    To express agreement; agreement
  3. Benefactor
    One who does good to others
  4. Chivalrous
    Marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly
  5. Clemency
    Mercy, humaneness; mildness, moderateness
  6. Dearth
    A lack, scarcity, inadequate supply; a famine
  7. Diffident
    Shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved
  8. Discrepancy
    A difference; a lack of agreement
  9. Embark
    To go aboard; to make a start; to invest
  10. Facile
    Easily done or attained; superficial; ready, fluent; easily shown but not sincerely felt
  11. Indomitable
    Unconquerable, refused to yield
  12. Infallible
    Free from error; absolutely dependable
  13. Plod
    To walk heavily or slowly; to work slowly
  14. Pungent
    Causing a sharp sensation; stinging, biting
  15. Remiss
    Neglectful in perfrmance of one's duty, careless
  16. Repose
    To rest; lie; place; relaxation, peace of mind, calmness
  17. Temerity
    Rashness, boldness
  18. Truculent
    Fierce and cruel; aggressive; deadly, destructive; scathingly harsh
  19. Unfeigned
    Sincere, real, without pretense
  20. Virulent
    Extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful

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