unit 5

  1. unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
    altruistic
  2. to express agreement, agreement
    assent
  3. one who does good to others
    benefactor
  4. marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly
    chivalrous
  5. mercy, humaneness, mildness, moderateness
    clemency
  6. a lack, scarcity, inadequate supply; a famine
    dearth
  7. shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved
    diffident
  8. a difference; a lack of agreement
    discrepancy
  9. to go aboard; to make a start; to invest
    embark
  10. easily done or attained; superficial; ready, fluent; easily shown but not sincerely felt
    facile
  11. unconquerable, refusing to yield
    indomitable
  12. free from error; absolutely dependable
    infallible
  13. to walk heavily or slowly' to work slowly
    plod
  14. causing a sharp sensation; stinging, biting
    pungent
  15. neglectful in performance of one's duty, carelessness
    remiss
  16. to rest; lie; place; relaxation, peace of mind, calmness
    repose
  17. rashness, boldness
    temerity
  18. fierce and cruel; aggressive; deadly, destructive; scathingly harsh
    truculent
  19. sincere, real, without pretense
    unfeigned
  20. extremely poisonous, full of malice; spiteful
    virulent
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emilyyx14
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Card Set
unit 5
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