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Benevolence (N)

he displayed his BENEVOLENCE by donating his salary to charity.
goodwill or the dispostition to do good; an act of kindness
Exemplary (ADJ)
(exemplar (N))

His EXEMPLARY behavoir was a model for all to follow.
Serving as a model, deserving imitation; commendable
REPUTABLE (ADJ)
(Exemplar)
(reputation)

Because he was a REPUTABLE dealer, i had condfidence in his products.
respectable (good repute= good reputation)
GENTILITY (N)
(genteel)

The aristorcracy is expected to behave with GENTILITY.
refinement, politeness, respectability; OR a member of the upper class

specific examples: wealthy people in england have tea time
DECORUM (N)
(this is root form)

a genteel person would always exhibit proper DECORUM
proper or good taste in action, speech, or dress
PUNCTILIOUS (ADJ)
(this is the root word except this CAN change into a none- PUNCTILIOUSNESS)

Cutting a diamond requires PUNCTILIOUS effort.
very careful, meticulous, exact, perfectionness
CANDID (ADJ)
(candor (N) candidly (V))

If you ask for a CANDID response, be prepared for the result
honest, frank, outspoken
VERACITY (N)
(this is the root word)

Because of his VERACITY, he was considered a very trustworthy person.
*habitual honesty, truthfulness*; OR accuracy or precision
FEASIBLE (ADJ)
(this is the root word)

It is not at all FEASIBLE to graduate from BHS without ever attending classes
practical, possilbe, or capable of being done

(it is not feasible to win the war on terrorisim by using terrorisim)
SOLACE (N or V)
(this is the root)

Family support can provide SOLACE during difficult times.
gives comfort to, console, lessen grief
ELATION (N)
(this is the root word)

Winning the lottery would cause you great ELATION.
extreme happiness or joy.
AVIDITY (N)
(avid (ADJ))

HIs AVIDITY eventually turned into an obsession.
eagerness, great enthusiasm, or greed