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Benevolence
(noun) He displayed his BENEVOLENCE by donating his salary to charity.

-goodwill or disposition to do good, an act of kindess or charity
Exemplary
(adj) His EXEMPLARY behavior was a model for all to follow.

-Serving as a model, deserving imitation, or commendable
Reputable
(adj) *reputation, repute (n)

Because he was a REPUTABLE dealer, I had confidence in his products.

-Good repue, good reputation, respectable or held in esteem
Gentility
(noun) adj--- Gentile

The faculty members wereimpressed by the GENTILITY of the college's new president

-Refinment, politness, or respectabilty or members of an upper class
Decorum
(n)

A granted person would always exhbit proper DECORUM. DECORUM is important at a job interview.

-proper or good taste in action, speech, and dress
Punctilious
(adj)
Cutting a diamond requires PUNCTILIOUS effort.

-very carful, exact
Candid
(adj)

If you ask for a CANDID response, be prepared for the results.

-modest, honest, frank
Veracity
(noun)
Because of his VERACITY, he was considered a very trustworthy person.

-honesty or accuracy or precision
FEASIBLE
(adj)
It is not FEASABLE at all to graduate BHS without taking classes.

-Practical, capable of being done
Solace
(noun, verb)
Family support can provide SOLACE during hard times.
-give comfort to, lesson grief

-you can hug, talk
Elation
(V)
Winning the lottery would cause you great ELATION.

-extreme hapiness, joy
Avidity
Your an AVID reader. Because of her love for flowers, Susan became a AVID gardener.
-eagerness, grief
Preoccupy
(V)
Since my mom was PREOCCUPIED with cooking dinner, she did not see me when I came home from school.

-To absorb or engross mentally
Wary
During school I must be WARY in order to understand a concept.

-cautious, reluctunt to proceed rashly, or guard against danger
Morale
My mom said I could go shopping only if I kept up my good MORALE.

-mental condition or frame of mind
Impunity
Growing children seem to do whatever they want with IMPUNITY.

-exemption or freedom from punishment, harm, or loss