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Flashcards in Princeton vocab 61-80 Deck (20):
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Benign

Kindly; good natured

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Credulous

Gullible; ready to believe without proof

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Disparage

To speak poorly of

4

Eccentric

Odd; out of the ordinary; quirky

5

Philanthropist

Someone who benefits mankind

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Squander

To waste

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Virulent

Harmful

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Zeal

Enthusiasm

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Acuity

Sharpness of perception or mind

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Affable

Friendly; agreeable

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Assuage

To reduce pain

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Avarice

Greed

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Dissonance

Lack of agreement or harmony

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Listless

Without energy or enthusiasm

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Philistine

One who lacks culture or taste

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Scrupulous

Concerned; conscientious; proper

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Tentative

Not final; uncertain

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Adulation

Adoration

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Dogmatic

Stubbornly opinionated

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Futile

Hopeless; without effect