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Group 5A Altruistic: (adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others Ex: an altruistic program to help the poor Assent: (v) to express agreement.

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1 Group 5A Altruistic: (adj) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others Ex: an altruistic program to help the poor Assent: (v) to express agreement (n) agreement Ex: forced to assent to their demands Benefactor: (n) one who does good to others Ex: became my benefactor in time of need Chivalrous: (adj) marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly Ex: praised for this chivalrous act

2 Clemency: (n) mercy, humaneness; mildness, moderateness Ex: show clemency to first offenders Dearth: (n) a lack, scarcity, inadequate supply; a famine Ex: a dearth of able assistants Diffident: (adj) shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved Ex: amused by the diffident suitor Discrepancy: (n) a difference; a lack of agreement Ex: a discrepancy between their stories

3 Embark: (v) to go abroad; to make a start; to invest Ex: embark on the long ocean trip Facile: (adj) easily done or attained; superficial; ready, fluent; easily shown but not sincerely felt Ex: a facile writer

4 Altruistic Assent Benefactor Chivalrous Clemency 1.Leniency, forbearance, gentleness 2.Gallant, civil; valiant 3.To concur, agree, consent, accede 4.Selfless, rising above personal interests 5.One who helps others; a patron, humanitarian Define: Dearth, Diffident, Discrepancy, Embark, Facile

5 Dearth DiffidentDiscrepancy EmbarkFacile 1.Timid, bashful; unassertive, withdrawn 2.A disagreement, divergence, inconsistency 3.Easy, effortless; assured, poised; specious 4.An insufficiency, want, paucity 5.To commence, launch, begin; to board Define: Indomitable, Infallible, Plod, Pungent, Remiss

6 Indomitable Infallible Plod PungentRemiss 1.negligent, lax, slack 2.Unbeatable, invincible, unyielding 3.sharp, spicy, piquant; caustic; racy 4.unerring, certain 5.To lumber, trudge Define: Repose, Temerity, Truculent, Unfeigned, Virulent

7 Repose Temerity Truculent Unfeigned Virulent 1.Venomous; noxious, baneful; hateful 2.brutal, savage, belligerent, vitriolic 3.Genuine, heartfelt 4.sleep; tranquility; a respite 5.Recklessness, foolhardiness; effrontery

8 Synonyms: 5A 1.Leniency, forbearance, gentleness 2.Timid, bashful; unassertive, withdrawn 3.Gallant, civil; valiant 4.A disagreement, divergence, inconsistency 5.To commence, launch, begin; to board 6.Easy, effortless; assured, poised; specious 7. To concur, agree, consent, accede 8. Selfless, rising above personal interests 9. An insufficiency, want, paucity 10. One who helps others; a patron, humanitarian

9 1.Clemency 2.Diffident 3.Chivalrous 4.Discrepancy 5.Embark 6.Facile 7.Assent 8.Altruistic 9.Dearth 10. Benefactor

10 Group 5B Indomitable: (adj) unconquerable, refusing to yield Ex: admire her indomitable courage Infallible: (adj) free from error; absolutely dependable Ex: his infallible judgment Plod: (v) to walk heavily or slowly; to work slowly Ex: plod wearily through the snow Pungent: (adj) causing a sharp sensation; stinging, biting (usually a smell) Ex: the pungent odor of onion soup

11 Remiss: (adj) neglectful in performance of one’s duty, careless Ex: remiss in doing daily chores Repose: (v) to rest; lie; place (n) relaxation; peace of mind, calmness Ex: a much-needed period of repose Temerity: (n) rashness, boldness Ex: have the temerity to answer back Truculent: (adj) fierce and cruel; aggressive; deadly, destructive; scathingly harsh Ex: shocked by his truculent disposition

12 Unfeigned: (adj) sincere, real, without pretense Ex: the unfeigned emotions of a child Virulent: (adj) extremely poisonous; full of malice, spiteful Ex: a virulent racist

13 Synonyms: All 1.negligent, lax, slack 2.Leniency, forbearance, gentleness 3.Timid, bashful; unassertive, withdrawn 4.Venomous; noxious, baneful; hateful 5.brutal, savage, belligerent, vitriolic 6.Genuine, heartfelt 7.Unbeatable, invincible, unyielding 8.Gallant, civil; valiant 9.Recklessness, foolhardiness; effrontery 10. a disagreement, divergence, inconsistency

14 1.Remiss 2.Clemency 3.Diffident 4.Virulent 5.Truculent 6.Unfeigned 7.Indomitable 8.Chivalrous 9.Temerity 10. discrepancy

15 11. To commence, launch, begin; to board 12. sharp, spicy, piquant; caustic; racy 13. easy, effortless; assured, poised; specious 14. unerring, certain 15. To concur, agree, consent, accede 16. selfless, rising above personal interests 17. An insufficiency, want, paucity 18. To lumber, trudge 19. sleep; tranquility; a respite 20. One who helps others; a patron, humanitarian

16 11. Embark 12. Pungent 13. Facile 14. Infallible 15. Assent 16. Altruistic 17. Dearth 18. Plod 19. Repose 20. benefactor


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