Unit 5 level E vocab (syn, parts of speech, definitions)

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Altruistic (Part of speech)

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Altruistic (Definition)

unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others.

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Altruistic (Synonym)

selfless

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Verb (to assent) + Noun (an assent, the assent)

Assent (part of speech)

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Assent (Definition)

(v) to express agreement (n) agreement

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Assent (Synonyms)

consent, concur

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Noun

Benefactor (parts of speech)

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Benefactor (Definition)

One who does good to others

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Benefactor (Synonyms)

patron, humanitarian

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Chivalrous (pt of speech)

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Chivalrous (Definition)

marked by honor, courtesy and courage; knightly

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Chivalrous (Synonyms)

civil, valiant,  courtly

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Noun

Clemency (part of speech)

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Clemency (Definition)

mercy, humaneness, mildness, moderateness

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Clemency (Synonyms)

leniency, forbearance, gentleness

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Noun

Dearth (part of speech)

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Dearth (Definition)

a lack, scarcity, inadequate supply; a famine

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Dearth (Synonyms)

insufficiency, want, paucity

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Adjective

Diffident (part of speech)

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Diffident (Definition)

shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved

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Diffident (Synonyms)

timid bashful; unassertive: withdrawn

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Noun

Discrepancy (part of speech)

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Discrepency (Definition)

a difference; a lack of agreement

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Discrepency (Synonyms)

disagreement, divergence, inconsistency

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Verb

Embark(part of speech)

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Embark (Definition)

To go make a start; to invest

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Embark (Synonyms)

commence, begin, board

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Embark (usage)

Embark on

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Adjective (describes a thing not person)

Facile (part of speech)

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Facile (Definition)

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

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facile (Synonyms)

effortless, assured, poised, specious

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Adjective (refers to things not people)

Indomitable (part of speech)

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Indomitable (Definition)

Unconquerable, refusing to yield

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Indomitable (Synonyms)

Unbeatable, invincible, unyielding

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Adjective (refers to people not things)

Infallible (part of speech)

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Infallible (Definition)

free from error; absolutely dependable

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Infallible (Synonyms)

unerring, certain

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Verb (plod across)

Plod (part of speech)

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Plod (Definition)

to walk heavily or slowly; to work slowly

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Plod (Synonyms)

lumber, trudge

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Adjective

Pungent (part of speech)

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Pungent (Definition)

causing a sharp sensation, stinging, biting

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Pungent (Synonyms)

sharp, spicy, piquant, racy

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Pungent(usage)

Literal: Sharp smell of onions

Metaphorical: Pungent remark

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Adjective

Remiss (part of speech)

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Remiss (Definition)

Neglectful in performance of one's duty, careless

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Remiss (Synonyms)

negligent, lax, slack

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Remiss (usage)

Remiss in

I was remiss in my duties.

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Verb + Noun

To repose (Verb)

Repose (parts of speech)

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Repose (Definition)

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

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Repose (Synonyms)

(v) sleep; (n.) tranquility, respite

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Noun

Temerity (parts of speech)

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Temerity (Definition)

rashness, boldness

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Temerity (Synonyms)

recklessness, foolhardiness, effrontery

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Truculent (parts of speech)

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Truculent (Definition)

fierce and cruel; aggressive; deadly destructive; scathingly harsh

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Truculent (Synonyms)

savage, belligerent, vitriolic

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Adjective

Unfeigned (parts of speech)

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Unfeigned (Definition)

sincere, real, without pretense

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Unfeigned (Synonyms)

genuine, heartfelt

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Virulent (parts of speech)

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Virulent (Definition)

extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful

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Virulent (Synonyms)

oxious, baneful, hateful

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Altruistic (Antonyms)

selfish, elf-centered

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Assent (Antonyms)

disagree, differ, dissent

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Benefactor (Antonyms)

misanthrope, malefactor

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Chivalrous (Antonyms)

uncouth, churlish, loutish

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Clemency (Antonyms)

harshness, severity, cruelty, inflexibility

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Dearth (Antonyms)

surplus, oversupply, glut, abundance

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Diffident (Antonyms)

bold, brash, audacious, self-confident, jaunty

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Discrepency (Antonyms)

agreement, convergence, consistency

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Facile (Antonyms)

labored, awkward, halting

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Indomitable (Antonyms)

surrendering, submissive, yielding

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Infallible (Antonyms)

imperfect

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Plod (Antonyms)

scamper, skip, prance

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Pungent (Antonyms)

unappetizing, colorless, insipid

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Remiss (Antonyms)

scrupulous, dutiful, punctilious

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Repose (Antonyms)

exertion, wakefulness, tumult, bustle, ado

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Temerity (Antonyms)

timidity, fearfulness, diffidence, humility

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Truculent (Antonyms)

gentle, mild, unthreatening

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Unfeigned (Antonyms)

insincere, simulated, phony

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Virulent (Antonyms)

harmless, benign

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Embark (Antonyms)

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