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altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
hazardous - dangerous
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
enact - make (a bill) into law
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.