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Flashcards in Vocab U5 Deck (20):
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v) to express agreement
n) agreement

assent

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n)one who does good to others

benefactor

3

adj)marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly

chivalrous

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n)mercy, humaneness; mildness, moderateness

clemency

5

n) a lack, scarcity, inadequate supply; a famine

dearth

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adj) shy, lacking self confidence; modest, reserved

diffident

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n)a difference; a lack of agreement

discrepancy

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v) to go aboard; to make a start; to invest

embark

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adj) easily done or attained; superficial; ready, fluent; easily shown but not sincerely felt

facile

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adj) unconquerable, refusing to yield

indomitable

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adj) free from error; absolutely dependable

infallible

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v) to walk heavily or slowly; to work slowly

plod

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adj) causing a sharp sensation; stinging, biting

pungent

14

adj) neglectful in performance of one's duty, careless

remiss

15

v) to rest; lie; place
n) relaxation, peace of mind, calmness

repose

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n) rashness, boldness

temerity

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

truculent

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adj) sincere, real, without pretense

unfeigned

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adj) extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful

virulent

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adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others

altruistic