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altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
infer - deduce; conclude; N. inference