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Altruism

Devotion to or regard for the interests of others

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Amorphous

Without determinate shape

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Besiege

To surround with military forces

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Boor

A rude ill-bred person; one who is clownish and unrefined in manners

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Carrion

The dead and decaying body or flesh of an animal

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Enervate

To weaken

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Ephemeral

Lasting only a brief time

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Erotic

Arousing or pertaining to sexual desire

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Factious

Tending to cause disagreement or dissension

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Fervent

Having or shooing great intensity or feeling; passionate

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Ignoble

Not noble (noble means to belong to a high class)

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Opulent

Wealthy

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Perspicacity

Clearness in understanding or observation

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Rectify

To correct

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Aegis

Support; protection; endorsement