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16 Cards in this Set

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Exemplary (adj)

His exemplary behavior was a model fro all to follow
Serving as a model,deserving imitation; commendable

Example of exemplary act- A good parent your a good example for your child
Reputable (adj)
Becuase he was a reputable dealer, i had confidence in his products
Respectable (good repute= good repuation)

A service you might seek a reputable dealer- is a home dealer
Gentility (N)

The aristocracy is a expected to behave with gentility.
Refinement, politeness, respectability; Or a member of the upper class

Example of Genteel behavior - Old engliand weathly people haveing high tea
Decorum (n)

A Genteel person would always exhaibit proper decorum
Proper or good taste in action,speech , or dress.

In what sisuations decorum would be important- State of the Union, when the pres. address the State, the Rabbi,
Puntilious (adj)

Cutting a diamond requires PUNCTILIOUS effort

Punctiliousness is the none version.
Very careful, meticulous exact

What occupations is Punctiliousness a nesessity- a heart surgen, a orthadontist
Candid (adj)
(candor noun)
Or adverb Candidly

If you ask a candid response, be prepared for the result
Honest, Frank, Outspoken

How you might react to a candid staement abotu you- is surprised, affended
Candid Camera
Veracity (N)

Becasue of his veracity, he was considered a very trustworthy person.
Habitual honesty, trustfulness; OR accuracy or precision

A situaion in which veracity is important- To you dieing friedns, in the semanar
Feasible (adj)

Its not feasible to graduate from BHS without ever attending classes
Practical,possible,or capable of being done

Is it Feasible to thravel to other planets- Is it feasible to wint eh war on terrorism with terrorism
Solace (N or V)

Family support can provide SoLAce during difficult times
Give comfort to, console, lessen the grief
Elation (n)

Winning the lottery would casue you great elation
Extreme happiness or joy

Some thing that might make you elated-winning the lottery, Olypic gold metal winnings
Avidity (n)

His avidity evenually turned into an obsession.
Egerness, Great enthusiasm, or greed

to what i have an avidity- im a advid shopper
Benevolence 9n)

he displayed his benevolence by dontation his saary to charity
kindness of goodwill
Preoccupy (v)

He was PREOCCUPIED by the dramatic events on the news
To absorb or engross mentally

Some things that might preoccupy you-
Morale (n)

The morale of the workers deteriorated when thier salaries were cut.
Metal condition of state of mind

somethings that might improve a soliers Morale- seeign they are coming home soon, the more people they kill the higher the morale. conplement, getting an A
Wary (adj)

When walking in a dark alley, you should be very wary.
Cautious, on gaurd against danger
(wary of can mean suspicious of)

Some things in which you are wary-
(none-almost always preceded by with)

Becasue he knew he would never get caught, he ceated wiht impunity
freedom from punishment,harm or loss

Some people who can behave with impunity- the presidant, martha stewrat