Vocab Unit 5 Flashcards

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altruisticaudio_icon.gifunselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
assentaudio_icon.gif1. (v.) to express agreement; 2. (n.) agreement
benefactoraudio_icon.gifone who does good to others
chivalrousaudio_icon.gifmarked by honor, courtesy, and courage
clemencyaudio_icon.gifmercy, humaneness
dearthaudio_icon.gifa lack, scarcity, inadequate supply
diffidentaudio_icon.gifshy, lacking self-confidence
discrepancyaudio_icon.gif1. a difference; 2. lack of agreement
embarkaudio_icon.gif1. to make a start; 2. to go aboard
facileaudio_icon.gif1. easily done or attained, effortless; 2. fluent; 3. superficial
indomitableaudio_icon.gifunconquerable, unbeatable
infallibleaudio_icon.giffree from error, perfect
plodto walk heavily or slowly; to work slowly
pungentaudio_icon.gifcausing a sharp sensation; stinging, biting
remissaudio_icon.gifneglectful in performance of one's duty, careless
reposeaudio_icon.gif1. (v.) to rest; 2. (n.) relaxation, peace of mind
temerityaudio_icon.gifboldness, rashness
truculentaudio_icon.giffierce and cruel; aggressive
unfeignedaudio_icon.gifsincere, real, without pretense
virulentaudio_icon.gif1. extremely infectious, malignant, or poisonous; 2. hateful, spiteful