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d. Amiable means friendly and agreeable, likeable. c. Complacent means pleased or satisﬁed with oneself. a. Lucid means very clear, easy to understand. d. Quiescent means inactive, at rest. b. Eloquent means expressed in a powerful or persuasive manner. b. Autonomy means personal or political independence. c. Empathy means understanding or identifying with another’s feelings or situation. 8. a. A pseudonym is a ﬁctitious name, as often used by a writer. 9. c. Dogmatic means asserting yourself in an absolute, arrogant way. Dogma means a doctrine or a set of principles or beliefs that one believes are absolutely true. 10. a. Philanthropy means love of humankind, or the voluntary actions to help others. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. L E S S O N 7
) mnemonics: codes to help you spell words
Words are a wonderful form of communication, but they will never replace kisses and punches.
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