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Flashcards in ACT/SAT Words Of The Day #2 Deck (12):
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Altruism

Unselfish concern for the welfare of others

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Sardonic

Bitter or scornful

3

Acrid

Sharp, pungent

4

Boorish

Ill-mannered

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Cynical

Believing that people only act out of selfish motives

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Terse

Concise; to the point

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Respite

A break; intermission

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Bourgeois

Middle class

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Harangue

Noisy; attacking speech

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Replete

Full

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Obdurate

Stubborn

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Obfuscate

Deliberately making something difficult