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altruistic
(adj.)
unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
assent
(v.)
to express agreement

(n)
agreement
benefactor
(n)
one who does good to others
chivalrous
(adj)
marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly
clemency
n
mercy, humaneness;
mildness, moderateness
dearth
n
lack, scarcity, inadequate supply;
a famine
diffident
adj
shy, lacking self-confidence;
modest, reserved
discrepancy
n
a difference;
a lack of agreement
embark
v
to go aboard;
to make a start;
to invest
facile
adj
easily done or attained;
superficial;
ready, fluent
indomitable
adj
unconquerable, refusing to yield
infallible
adj
free from error;
absolutely dependable
plod
v
to walk heavily or slowly;
to work slowly
pungent
adj
causing a sharp sensation;
stinging, biting
remiss
adj
neglectful in performance of one's duty, careless
repose
to rest;
lie;
place

n
relaxation;
peace of mind, calmness
temerity
n
rashness, boldness
truculent
adj
fierce and cruel;
aggressive;
deadly, destructive;
scathingly harsh
unfeigned
adj
sincere, real, without pretense
virulent
adj
extremely poisonous;
full of malice, spiteful