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Mrs Hull vocab - 5

an informal exchange or presentation of thoughts or feelings conversational
The boy told the girl quite ____________ that he thought she looked pretty, as if he does this everyday. conversationally
characterized by a watchful and careful consideration of all potential consequences; cautious and sensible prudent
The __________ girl told her friend what she thought of the dress cautiously, careful not to hurt her feelings. prudent
taking time to think carefully about things; thoughtful reflective
The ____________ girl thought about the last week carefully, trying to figure out why her friend was mad at her. reflective
looking at issues in a detached and impartial manner objective
Judges should be _________________ when deciding if the person is guilty. objective
the quality of being calm and restrained; unhurried and deliberate measured
Despite being told to do 50 things at once, the girl remained _____________. measured
a person who is devoted to seeking sensual pleasure hedonist
a person who is depraved, unprincipled, and wicked reprobate
The Wicked Witch of the West is a _____________. reprobate
While on vacation, Jane decided to live the life of a ______________ and spent her days searching for pleasure. hedonist
a person who intrudes where he or she is not wanted; an uninvited guest interloper
The ____________ got fined for trespassing where he was not wanted. interloper
a person who is a devoted fan or follower of someone famous acolyte
Ainsley is an ___________ of One Direction. She goes to every concert she can. acolyte
a person who attacks cherished ideas, traditions, and institutions iconoclast
The Grinch is an _______________ because he tried to ruin Christmas. iconoclast
a person who acts as a wise and trusted advisor mentor
My ____________helped me figure out the job. mentor
a person who helps people or institutions benefactor
The ______________ gave the university money to keep it open. benefactor
a person who creates new inventions, ideas, or ways of doing things innovator
The _______________ figured out a new, safer way to do the surgery. innovator
a person who fights for a cause, idea, or movement; a champion proponent
Rosa Parks was a ______________ for African American rights. proponent
a person who is renowned for his or her wisdom and sagacity sage
The ________ is often gone to for advice since he is so wise. sage
a person who gives money or gifts to charities; a wealthy person with a generous nature and concern for human welfare philanthropist
The ________________ is a kind, generous person who donates money to the organization every year. philanthropist
a person who distrusts and is contemptuous of other people; misanthropy; is a general hatred of humankind misanthrope
The ________________ does not have many friends. He does not seem to like many other people. misanthrope
a person who, through study and interest, has a fine appreciation for something connoisseur
The ______________ has an appreciation for art. connoisseur
a person who is new at an occupation or task; a beginner; a novice neophyte
The young ______________ was just starting to learn how to play chess. neophyte
an amateur who "dilly-dallies" or engages in activity without serious intentions; a dabbler dilettante
The ______________ started playing chess, though he had no interest in really trying at it. dilettante
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