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exempt
not affected by something, or not having to do it or pay it
obsess
you think or worry about sth/sb all the time and you cannot think about anything else
gossip
information that is passed from one person to another about other people’s behaviour and private lives, often including unkind or untrue remarks
mental disturbance
a psychological disorder of thought or emotion
competence
the ability to do something well
simultaneous
happen at exactly the same time
sympathy
the feeling of being sorry for someone who is in a bad situation
hereditary
a quality or illness that is passed from a parent to a child before the child is born
endow
to give a sum of money to a college, hospital etc in order to give it an income
iconoclast
someone who attacks established ideas and customs
astonish
to surprise someone very much
penetrate
to enter something and pass or spread through it, especially when this is difficult
altruism
when you care about or help other people, even though this brings no advantage to yourself
cynical
unwilling to believe that people have good, honest, or sincere reasons for doing something
selflessness
caring about other people more than about yourself