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Word: humanitarian

Definition: one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism


More Vocab Words

::: compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
::: determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
::: frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
::: distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
::: cogent - convincing
::: penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
::: regicide - murder of a king or queen
::: ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
::: languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
::: indict - charge; N. indictment