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English vocab 2020

Unit 1 vocab

optimist hopeful and confident about the future
pessimist see the worst aspects of things
humility modest or low view of one’s own importance
contrary opposite in nature, direction, or meaning, inclined to disagree
arrogant exaggerated sense of one’s own importance
integrity being honest, strong moral principles
prudence cautiousness, good judgement
deceitful misleading others
facetious deliberately inappropriate humor
critical disapproving comments or judgements
persistent Someone who continues in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition
cynical A person who believes that people are motivated purely by self-interest rather than acting for honorable or unselfish reasons
naive Someone who demonstrates a lack of wisdom or judgment
empathetic Someone who shows an ability to understand and share the feelings of another; a person who is compassionate.
meticulous A person who shows great attention to detail
Created by: cboula



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