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Altruistic
adj.
unselfish concern for others; selflessness
Assent
verb- to agree; concur
noun- agreement; concurrence
Benefactor
noun
One that gives aid, especially financial aid
chivalrous
adj.
1. having qualities of gallantry and honor
2. characterized by consideration and courtesy
Clemency
noun
1. a merciful, or kind act
2. Mildness, especially of weather
Dearth
noun
1. a scarce supply; a lack
2. Shortage of food; famine
Diffident
adj.
1. lacking or marked by a lack of self-confidence
2. shy and timid
Discrepency
noun
Divergence or disagreement, as between facts or claims; difference
embark
verb
1. To go aboard a vessel or aircraft as at the start of a journey
2. To set out on a venture
Facile
adj.
Done or achieved with little effort or difficulty; easy
Indomitable
adj.
unconquerable
Infallible
adj.
Incapable of failing
Plod
verb
to move or walk heavily or laboriously; trudge
Pungent
adj.
Irritating sensation; acrid smell
Remiss
adj.
1. negilgent
2. carelessness; slackness
Repose
verb-
to rest
noun-
1. the act of resting
2. Freedom from worry
3. calmness
Temerity
noun
recklessness; disregard of danger
Truculent
adj.
aggressive; hostile
Unfeigned
adj.
Not pretended; genuine
Virulent
adj.
1. virus or poisonous
2. capable of causing disease
3. Irritating