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Flashcards in Unit 5 Vocab Deck (36):
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-log-, -logue-

speech, word, reasoning

2

il-, im-, in-, ir-, non-, un-

not

3

-lys-

break down

4

unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others

altruistic

5

-metr-, -meter-

measure

6

to express agreement; agreement

assent

7

one who does good to others

benefactor

8

marked by honor, courtesy, and courage

chivalrous

9

mercy, humaneness

clemency

10

a lack, scarcity, inadequate supply

dearth

11

shy, lacking self-confidence

diffident

12

knightly

chivalrous

13

a famine

dearth

14

mildness, moderateness

clemency

15

modest, reserved

diffident

16

a difference; a lack of agreement

discrepancy

17

to go aboard

embark

18

easily done or attained; easily shown but not sincerely felt

facile

19

free from error

infallible

20

to make a start

embark

21

unconquerable, refusing to yield

indomitable

22

superficial; ready, fluent

facile

23

to invest

embark

24

absolutely dependable

infallible

25

to walk heavily or slowly; to work slowly

plod

26

causing a sharp sensation; stinging, biting

pungent

27

neglectful in performance of one's duty, careless

remiss

28

to rest; lie; place

repose

29

rashness, boldness

temerity

30

fierce and cruel; aggressive; deadly, destructive; scathingly harsh

truculent

31

relaxation, peace of mind, calmness

repose

32

sincere, real, without pretense

unfeigned

33

extremely poisonous

virulent

34

full of malice

virulent

35

spiteful

virulent

36

-en

to make, cause to be