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emissary
an agent or representative sent on a particular mission
altruism
unselfish regard for or devotion to the welfare of others
benevolent
marked by or disposed to doing good
civil
of or relating to citizens
lucidity
clearness of thought or style
oppressive
overwhelming or depressing to the spirit or senses
thesis
a position or proposition that a person () advances and offers to maintain by argument
mercurial
characterized by rapid and unpredictable changeableness of mood
prolific
producing young or fruit especially freely
covert
not openly shown, engaged in, or avowed
humanity
the quality or state of being humane
memoir
a narrative composed from personal experience
tyranny
oppressive power
notorious
generally known and talked of; especially : widely and unfavorably known
mutiny
against discipline or a superior officer