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generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
befuddle - confuse thoroughly
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
cadet - student at a military school
paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue