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Rectitude

Moral righteousness

Remiss

Lax in attending to duty

Miss- The student was very remiss, and always missed class

Repudiate

To counter-argue

Repulsive- The students repulsive attitude led him to repudiate all of the time

Sanctimonious

Faking superiority

Sank- The sanctimonious ship sank within a couple hours, as it looked nice but was not very well put together

Scrupulous

Having a good sense of right and wrong

Pupil- The pupil was very scrupulous and always did the right thing.

Solicitous

Concerned

Soul- The solicitous exorcist was afraid that the possessed girl had lost her soul

Sophistry

Believable but misleading argument

Sophisticated- Sophisticated people typically tell sophistries to make their lives seem more extravagant

Substanciate

Back up with evidence

Substance- The man substantiated his argument by adding substance.

Vindicate

Free from blame

Dictate- The jury dictates whether the suspect are vindicated or not

Cajole

Urge with positivity

Console- The friend wanted to console his unemployed friend but also wanted to cajole him into getting a new job.

Chicanery

Trickery

Chicks- Chicks often seem interested, but it almost always ends in chicanery

Obsequious

Sucking up

Seek- Obsequious people often seek recognition

Sycophant

Obsequious person

Sicko- The sicko sycophant would say anything to impress his attractive teacher

Altruism

Selfishness

All- The man was all about himself, and his coworkers were very aware of his altruism

Imminent

About to happen

Immediate- The immediate collision was imminent

Eminent

Most important

Emmy's- The Emmy's is the eminent award show for actors

Empathy

Putting oneself in another's shoes

Path- The rookie had the empathy to consider the path that the veteran took to become great