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Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 5


Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 5 Wordlist

Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 5 Wordlist

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

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