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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. a lack, scarcity, inadequate supply; a famine
diffident
adj. shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved
embark
v. to go aboard; to make a start; to invest
facile
adj. easily done or attained, superficial, ready, fluent; easily shown but not sincerely felt
discrepancy
a difference; a lack of agreement
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
v. to rest; lie; place; n. relaxation, peace of mind, calmness
tamerity
n. rashness, boldness
truculent
adj. fierce and cruel; aggressive; deadly, destructive; scathingly harsh
unfeigned
adj. sincere, real, without pretence
virulent
adj. extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful