Vocab unit 5

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Vocab unit 5
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2011-02-26 04:50:22
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  1. Accede
    • To yield to
    • To assume an office or dignity
  2. Brandish
    To wave or flourish in menacing or vigorous fashion
  3. Comprise
    • To include or contain
    • To be made up of
  4. Deft
    Skillful, nimble
  5. Destitute
    • Deprived of the necessities of life
    • Lacking in
  6. Explicit
    Definite, clearly stated
  7. Altruistic
    • Unselfish
    • Concerned with the welfare of others
  8. Assent
    • To express agreement
    • An agreement
  9. Benefactor
    One who does good to others
  10. Chivalrous
    • Marked by honor, courtesy, or courage
    • Knightly
  11. Clemency
    • Mercy, humaneness
    • Mildness, moderateness
  12. Dearth
    • A lack, scarcity, inadequate supply
    • A famine
  13. Diffident
    • Shy, lacking self-confidence
    • Modest, reserved
  14. Discrepancy
    • A difference
    • A lack of agreement
  15. Embark
    • To go aboard, to make a start
    • To invest
  16. Facile
    • Easily done or attained
    • Superficial
    • Ready, fluent
    • Easily shown but not sincerely felt
  17. Indomitable
    Unconquerable, refusing to yield
  18. Infallible
    • Free from error
    • Absolutely, dependable
  19. Plod
    • To walk heavily or slowly
    • To work slowly
  20. Pungent
    • Causing a sharp sensation
    • Stinging, biting
  21. Remiss
    • Neglectful in performance of one's duty
    • Careless
  22. Repose
    • To rest, lie, place
    • Relaxation, peace of mind, calmness
  23. Temerity
    Rashness, boldness
  24. Truculent
    • Fierce and cruel
    • Aggressive
    • Deadly, destructive
    • Scathingly harsh
  25. Unfeigned
    Sincere, real, without pretense
  26. Virulent
    • Extremely poisonous
    • Full of malice
    • Spiteful

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