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plaudits
noun (none)

His benevolent gifts to charities earned him PLAUDITS from the public.

-serving as a model, deserving imitation; commendalbe

EX: like michael phelps getting compliments for winning for our country
Credence
(noun)

The citizens of Maycomb Country did not place much CREDENCE in Tom Robinson.

-belief for a acceptance; trustworthiness, reliability

EX: doctors
Covet
verb (covetous, covetousness)

King MIdas COVETED gold more than anything else

- to wish or crave for, to desire greedily

EX: gollum wanting the ring in LOTR (nearly obsessed)
Attest
verb (attestaion <attest is usually followed by TO>)

Since I've known him for so long, I can ATTEST to his honesty.

- to bear witness or certify; to demonstrate or declare as true

EX:
Assent
verb (assenter, assentingly)

Her parents finally ASSENTED to allowing her to drive their car.

-to consent to or agree with

EX:
Concord
noun (concordant, discord)

Scout seemed to be in CONCORD with very few people at her school.

- agreement or harmony; friendly or peaceful relations

EX: USA is not in concord with iraq
Consistent
adjective (concordant, discord)

A trait is a characteristic that is CONSISTENT over an extended period of time

- compatible or in agreement; keeping to the same principlees or actions

EX: we're consistent w/ england cuz they agree w/ our principles
Solidarity
noun (none)

A team must have SOLIDARITY within its ranks if it is to e successful.

-cooperation and loyalty based on unity of interests and beliefs

EX: after 9/11
Fidelity
noun (none)

His FIDELITY to his country was unmatched.

-loyalty or devotion to duty

EX: the president commnly exhibit fidelity
Liaison
noun (Liaison-officer)

B.H.S. has a LIAISON with iuts sister city school siystem Taktori - in Japan.

-a close bond or connection

EX: LIaison officer should have
Palaver
noun (none)

The teachers held a PALAVER to discuss the problems in the school

-a conference, discussion, or conversation (can imply idle chatter or flattering persuasion)

EX: the jury at court commonly engage in a palaver
Accost
verb (none)

I was ACCOSTED by a man who was trying to sell newspapers.

-to approach and apeck to (to confront in a challenging way)

EX: like a begger coming up and begging for food