780puerile/ˈpjuərəl/adj.adj. silly or childish especially in a way that shows a lack of seriousness or good judgmentᑚ৲ጱ҅ଞᑚጱ781plausible/ˈplɔzəbəl/adj.adj. superficially fair, reasonable, or valuable but often specious፡᩸ݳቘጱAlthough the bystander`s account of the car accident at first seemed implausible,the police officer was surprised, on further investigation, to find that it was correct, defended by the alibi of an important witness.adj.adj. appearing worthy of beliefᤒᶎӤݢᤈጱ782baffle/ˈbæfəl/v.v. to confuse (someone) completelyֵ...ࢯజ783simplistic/sɪmˈplɪstɪk/adj.adj. too simpleᬦԭᓌ۸784chivalrous/ˈʃɪvəlrəs/adj.adj. valiantۢጱadj.adj. showing respect and politeness especially toward womenᕠॊᷚଶጱ҅ᐑᨩጱ785apathetic/ˌæpəˈθɛtɪk/adj.adj. not having or showing much emotion or interestᄏӧىஞጱpassivityn. apathyOne of the symptoms of depression is apathy. Doctors warn us about the dangers of being uninterested in the world around us and careless in our relationships. 786dedicate/ˈdɛdɪkɪt/v.v. to commit to a goal or way of life ᛘێԭ҅ॲሠԭ787blemish/ˈblɛmɪʃ/v.v. to hurt or damage the good condition of (something)ቂ҅Ꮘࣕdefectn.n. a mark that makes something imperfect or less beautifulᅩ788inertia/ɪnˈɜrʃə/n.n. lack of movement or activity especially when movement or activity is wanted or neededӧۖ҅ӧၚinactiveadj. inertn.n. a feeling of not having the energy or desire that is needed to move, change, etc.ҁమӤጱ҂భ789intelligible/ɪnˈtɛlɪdʒəbəl/adj.adj. able to be understood ݢզቘᥴጱreadable790primacy/ˈpraɪməsi/n.n. the state of being most important or strongestḒᥝ҅Ḓ֖The obsession with profit has done a huge amount of damage to people, animals and the environment and gives importance and primacyto money and its accumulation.791untenable/ʌnˈtɛnəbəl/adj.adj. not capable of being defended against attack or criticismҁᦞᅩ҂ᕪӧ᩸ݍḞጱ҅ᒊӧ֘ᚕጱbaselessOne objection to the argument is that it rests on an untenabletheory. 792incivility/ˌɪnsəˈvɪlɪti/n.n. a rude or impolite attitude or behaviorӧᐑᨩ793laconic/ləˈkɑnɪk/adj.adj. using few words in speech or writingᓌ၄ጱ҅አጱterse, curt, taciturnThrough his term, Governor Clayton was considered laconicand feckless: he said little and did even less.794confess/kənˈfɛs/v.v. to admit that you did something wrong or illegalጮ҅ಥᦊ795demoralize/diˈmɔrəˌlaɪz/v.v. to weaken the morale of (a person or group)ֵ...အ࿈796paragon/ˈpærəˌgɑn/n.
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