vocab unit 14

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annex

to add to, attach; incorporate; an attachment or addition

cleave

to cut or split open; to cling to

cordial

in a friendly manner, hearty; cheery; a liqueur

cornerstone

the starting point of a building; a fundamental principle or element

debacle

an overwhelming defeat, rout; a complete collapse or failure

devitalize

to make weak or lifeless

embroil

to involve in a conflict or difficulty; to throw into confusion

exonerate

to clear from a charge or accusation

glib

ready and fluent in speech; thoughtless, insincere

haphazard

by chance, not planned; lacking order

improvise

to compose or perform without preparation; to construct from available materials

incite

to rouse, stir up, urge on

influx

a coming in, inflow

pallor

an extreme or unnatural paleness

pedigree

a list of ancestors, family tree; the history or origins of something

precipitous

very steep

profuse

very abundant; given or flowing freely

reconcile

to restore to friendship; to settle; to resign (oneself)

shackle

to put into chains; a chain, fetter

threadbare

shabby, old and worn

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