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TiennyBier SAT 12

WordDefinition
enmity n a feeling or condition of hostility; hatred; ill will; animosity; antagonism.
animosity n a feeling of strong dislike, ill will, or enmity that tends to display itself in action
philanthropy n altruistic concern for human welfare and advancement, usually manifested by donations of money, property, or work to needy persons, by endowment of institutions of learning and hospitals, and by generosity to other socially useful purposes.
exacting a strictly accurate or correct
chary a cautious or careful; wary
discreet a judicious in one's conduct or speech, especially with regard to respecting privacy or maintaining silence about something of a delicate nature; prudent; circumspect.
discrete a apart or detached from others; separate; distinct
discretion n the power or right to decide or act according to one's own judgment; freedom of judgment or choice
vigilant a keenly watchful to detect danger; wary
heedful a taking heed attentive; mindful; thoughtful; careful
gingerly adv. with great care or caution; warily.
dictum n an authoritative pronouncement; judicial assertion.
diction n style of speaking or writing as dependent upon choice of words
derail vo to cause to fail or become deflected from a purpose; reduce or delay the chances for success or development of
amity n friendship; peaceful harmony.
cowardice n lack of courage to face danger, difficulty, opposition, pain, etc.
concession n the act of conceding or yielding, as a right, a privilege, or a point or fact in an argument
unprecedented a without previous instance; never before known or experienced; unexampled or unparalleled
derivative a not original; secondary.
asperse vo to attack with false, malicious, and damaging charges or insinuations; slander.
perfidy n deliberate breach of faith or trust; faithlessness; treachery
grandiloquent a speaking or expressed in a lofty style, often to the point of being pompous or bombastic.
pompous a characterized by an ostentatious display of dignity or importance
bombastic a (of speech, writing, etc.) high-sounding; high-flown; inflated; pretentious.
gaudy a brilliantly or excessively showy
grandiose a affectedly grand or important; pompous
spontaneous a coming or resulting from a natural impulse or tendency; without effort or premeditation; natural and unconstrained; unplanned
feasible a capable of being done, effected, or accomplished
capitulate vw to surrender unconditionally or on stipulated terms.
coercion n the act of coercing use of force or intimidation to obtain compliance.
infidelity n marital disloyalty; adultery.
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