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English 078

English 078B: Chp #3

arbitrary Determined by personal judgement, not rule or reason; based on impulse
mercenary Motivated only by financial gain; greedy
allusion An indirect reference
syndrome a group of symptoms typical of particular disease or condition
euphemism A mild or vague term used as a substitute for one considered offensive or unpleasant
appease To calm; especially by giving in to the demand of
banal Lacking originality; overused; commonplace
taint To stain the honor of someone or something
assail To attack physically or verbally
altruistic Unselfish concerned for the welfare other others; unselfish; selfless
Created by: clardy rodney