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Benevolence (n.)
goodwill or the disposition to do good; an act of kindness or charity

He displayed his BENEVOLENCE by donating his salary to charity
Exemplary
Adjective

Serving as a model; deserving imitation; commendable

His EXEMPLARY behavior was a model for all to follow
Reputable
Adjective

respectable (good repute=good reputation)

Because he was a REPUTABLE dealer, I had confidence in his products.
Gentility
Noun

refinement, politeness, respectability; or a member of the upper class

The aristocracy is expected to behave with GENTILITY.

Ex. People of england serving tea
Decorum
Noun

Proper or good taste in action, speech, or dress

A genteel person would always exhibit proper DECORUM.
Punctilious
Adjective

very careful, meticulous, exact

Cutting a diamond requires PUNCTILIOUS effort
Candid
Adjective

honest, frank, outspoken

If you ask a CANDID response, be prepared for the result.
Veracity
Noun

habitual honest, thruthfulneess; OR accuracy or precision

Because of his VERACITY, he was consideered a very trustwory person
Feasible
Adjective

practical, possible, capable of being done

It is not at all FEASIBLE to graduate from BHS without ever attending class

It is feasible to travel to other planets
Solace
Noun or Verb

give confort to, console, lesson grief

Family support can provide SOLACE during diffiult times.
Elation
Noun

extreme happiness or joy

Winning the lottery would casue you great ELATION
Avidity
NOUN

eagerness, great enthusiasm, or greed

His AVIDITY eventually tured into an obsession
Preoccupy
Verb

to absorb or engross mentally

He was PREOCCUPIED by the dramitic events on the news
Morale
Noun

Mental condition or state of mind

The MORALE of the workers deterioration when their salaries were cut
Wary
Adjective

catious, on guard against danger (wary of can mean suspicious of)

When walking in a dark alley, you should be very wary.
Impunity
Noun
(ALMOST ALWAYS PREECDED BY WITH)

freedom from punsihment, harm, or loss

Because he knew he would never get
caught, he cheated with IMPUNITY.