Chapter Four Vocab

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abscond

v: to run off and hide

access

n: approach or admittance to places, persons, things; an increase; v: to get at, obtain

anarchy

n: a lack of law or goverment, confusion

auspicious

adj: favorable, fortunate

biased

adj: favoring one side unduly; predjudiced

daunt

v: to overcome with fear, intimidate; to dishearten or discourage

disentangle

v: to free from tangle or all complications

fated

adj: determined in advance by destiny or fortune

hoodwink

v: to mislead by a trick, decieve

inanimate

adj: not having life; w/out energy or spirit

incinerate

v: to burn to ashes

intrepid

adj: very brave; fearless, unshakable

larceny

n: theft

pliant

bending readily; easily influenced

pompous

adj: overly self-important in speech and manner; excessively stately or ceremonious

arduous

adj: hard to do, requiring much effort

precipice

n: a very steep cliff; the brink/edge of disaster

rectify

v: to make right; correct

reprieve

n: a temprary relief or delay; v: to grant a postponment

revile

v: to attack with words, call bad names

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