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Flashcards in lesson 8 Deck (15):
1

accolade

n.

praise

2

adulation

n.

extravagant admiration

3

advocate

n.

supporter

4

alturistic

adj.

selflessly concerned for the welfare of others

5

ameliorate

v.

to make or become better

6

compatible

adj.

able to fit together in a system

7

complementary

adj.

serving as something that completes, makes whole, or perfects

8

effervescent

adj.

bubbly

9

elated

adj.

triumphant and happy

10

extol

v.

to praise highly

11

exuberance

n.

abundance

12

laud

v.

to praise

13

optimist

adj.

person who believes in a favorable outcome

14

overt

adj.

Not hidden or secret

15

philanthropist

n.

person who improve the welfare of people through charitable donations