LA 3 vocab unit 4

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abscond

to run off and hide
syn: bolt

access

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

anarchy

a lack of government and law; confusion
syn:chaos

arduous

hard to do, requiring much effort
syn: difficult

auspicious

favorable; fortunate
syn: promising

biased

favoring one side unduly; prejudiced
syn: unfair

daunt

to overcome with fear, intimidate; to dishearten, discourage
syn: fearful

disentangle

to free from tangles or complications
syn: unwind

fated

determined in advance by destiny or fortune
syn: doomed

hoodwink

to mislead by a trick, deceive
syn: dupe

inanimate

not having life; without energy or spirit
syn: lifeless

incinerate

to burn to ashes
syn: cremate

intrepid

very brave, fearless, unshakable
syn: valiant

larceny

theft
syn: stealing

pliant

bending readily; easily influenced
syn: flexible

pompous

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

precipice

a very steep cliff; the brink or edge of disaster
syn: cliff

rectify

to make right, correct
syn: set right

reprieve

a temporary relief or delay; to grant a postponement
syn: postpone

revile

to attack with words, call bad names
syn: attack

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