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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
discrepency
(n) a difference; a lack of agreement
embark
(v) to go aboardl to make a start; to invest
facile
(adj) easily done or attained; superficial; ready fluent; easily shown but not sincerely felt
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) cause a sharp sensation; stinging biting
remiss
(adj) neglectful in performance of one's duty; careless
repose
(v)to rest; lie; place

(n) relaxation, peace, mind
temerity
(n)rashness, boldness
truculent
(adj)fierce and cruel; aggressive; deadly, destructive; scathingly harsh
unfeigned
(adj) sincere,real, without pretense
virulent
(adj) extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful