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discrepancy
(n) a difference; a lack of agreement
S: disagreement, divergence, inconsistency
A: agreement, convergence, consistency
indomitable
(adj) unconquerable, refusing to yield
S: unbeatable, invincible, unyielding
A: surrendering submissive, yielding
pungent
(adj) causing a sharp sensation; stinging, biting
S: sharp, spicy, piquant, caustic, racy
A: bland, unappetizing, colorless, insipid
remiss
(adj) neglectful in performance of one's duty, careless
S: negligent, lax, slack
A: scrupulous, dutiful, punctilious
temerity
(n) rashness, boldness
S: recklessness, foolhardiness, effrontery
A: timidity, fearfulness, diffidence, humility
truculent
(adj) fierce and cruel; aggressive; deadly, destructive; scathingly harsh
S: brutal, savage, belligerent, vitriolic
A: gentle, mild, meek, unthreatening
virulent
(adj) extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful
S: venomous, noxious, baneful, hateful
A: innocuous, harmless, benign
facile
(adj) easily done or attained; superficial; ready, fluent; easily shown but not sincerely felt
S: effortless, assured, poised, specious
A: labored, awkward, halting
plod
(v) to walk heavily or slowly; to work slowly
S: lumber, trudge
A: scamper, skip, prance
repose
(v) to rest; lie; place
(n) relaxation, peace of mind, calmness
S: (v)sleep (n) tranquility, respite
A: (n) exertion, wakefulness, tumult, bustle, ado
unfeigned
(adj) sincere, real, without pretense
S: genuine, heartfelt
A: insincere, simulated, phony
infallible
(adj) free from error; absolutely dependable
S: unerring, certain
A: imperfect
assent
(v) to express agreement
(n) agreement
S: (v) concur, consent, accede
A: (v) disagree, differ, dissent
chivalrous
(adj) marked by honor, courtesy, and courage, knightly
S: gallant, civil, valiant
A: crude, uncouth, churlish, loutish
clemency
(n) mercy, humaneness; mildness, moderateness
S: leniency, forbearance, gentleness
A: harshness, severity, cruelty, inflexibility
altruistic
(adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
S: selfless
A: selfish, self-centered
benefactor
(n) one who does good to others
S: patron, humanitarian
A: misanthrope, malefactor
dearth
(n) a lack, scarcity, inadequate supply; a famine
S: insufficiency, want, paucity
A: surplus, oversupply, glut, abundance
diffident
(adj) shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved
S: timid, bashful, unassertive, withdrawn
A: bold, brash, audacious, self-confident, jaunty
embark
(v) to go aboard; to make a start; to invest
S: commence, launch, begin, board