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Plaudits (n.)
commendable, or deserving applause

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

An audience normally gives plaudits.
Credence (n.)
belief or acceptance; TRUSTWORTHINESS, reliability

The citizens of Maycomb County did not place much credence in Tom Robinson.
Covet (v.)

(Covetous, covetousness)
to wish or crave for, to desire greedily

King Midas coveted gold more than anything else.

When someone is covetous, they border on obsession.
Attest (v.)

(Attestation [attest is usually followed by TO ])
to bear witness or certify; to demonstrate or declare as true

Since I've known him for so long, I can attest to his honesty.
Assent (v.)

(Assenter, assentingly)
to consent to or agree with

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

(to give permission)
Concord (n.)

(concordant, discord)
agreement or HARMONY; friendly or peaceful relations

Scout seemed to be in concord with very few people at her school.
Consistent (adj.)

(concordant, discord)
compatible or in agreement; keeping to the same principles or actions

A trait is a characteristic that is consistent over an extended period of time.
Solidarity (n.)
cooperation and loyalty based on unity of interests and beliefs

A team must have solidarity within its ranks if it is to be successful.
Fidelity (n.)
loyalty or devotion to duty

His fidelity to his country was unmatched.
Liaison (n.)
a close bond or connection

B.H.S. has a liaison with its sister city school system-Takatori- in Japan.
Palaver (n.)
a conference, discussion, or conversation

The teachers held a palaver to discuss the problems in the school.
Accost (n.)
to approach and speak to (in a challenging way)

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