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altruistic

unselfish, concerned with welfare of others

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benefactor

one who does good to others

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dearth

a lack, scarcity, inadequate supply; famine

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embark

to go aboard; to make a start; to invest

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facile

easily done or attained; superficial; ready, fluent; easily shown but not sincerely flet

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infallible

free from error; absolutely dependable

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pungent

causing a sharp sensation; stinging, biting

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repose

to rest; lie; place

relaxation, peace of mind, calmness

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truculent

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

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unfeigned

sincere, real, without pretense

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assent

to express agreement

agreement

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chivalrous

marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly

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clemency

mercy, humaneness; mildness, moderateness

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diffident

shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved

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discrepancy

a difference; a lack of agreement

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indomitable

unconquerable, refusing to yield

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plod

to walk heavily or slowly, to work slowly

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remiss

neglectful in performance of one’s duty, careless

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temerity

rashness, boldness

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virulent

extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful

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