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::: altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
::: behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
::: obsidian - black volcanic rock
::: predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
::: plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
::: residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
::: mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
::: provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
::: progenitor - ancestor
::: coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests