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Beneficial

Advantageous or helpful

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Benign

Gentle, kind, also means harmless, as in a tumor

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Benediction

A blessing

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Benefactor

One who give said, usually financial

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Benevolent

Kindly, charitable

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Beneficiary

One who receives benefits, from a will or insurance

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Belligerent

Warlike, given to waging war. "Bello" means war

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Bellicose

Eager to fight

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Truculent

Fierce, cruel, aggressive, belligerent

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Pugnacious

Likes to fight

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Obstreperous

Unmanageable, unruly

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Diligent

Hardworking, paying attention, persistent.

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Assiduous

Hard working, dedicated

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Sedulous

Diligent, hard working

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Dogged

Persistent in effort, assiduous, stubbornly tenacious

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Dogmatic

Highly opinionated and assertive

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Tenacious

Persistent, not giving up or letting go

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Indomitable

Tenacious, cannot be dominated

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Adept

Skillfull, expert. Same as adroit, very proficient

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Astute

Wise, cunning, sharp minded

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Erudite

Very learned , scholarly

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Foolhardy

Bold without judgement, rash, recklessly brave

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Gullible

Easily deceived or cheated

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Innate

Existing from birth, inborn, native, as oppose I learned behavior

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Lament

To feel or express sorrow or regret for

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Elegy

A mournful poem about someone who died

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Pragmatic

Practical, based on what will bring success