Vocabulary Unit 4

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abscond

to run off and hide

access

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

anarchy

a lack of governmant and law ; confusion

arduous

hard to do , requiring much effort

auspicious

favorable ; fortunate

biased

favoring one side unduly ; prejudiced

daunt

to overcome fear , intimidate ; to dishearten , discourage

disentangle

to free form tangles or complications

fated

determined in advance by destiny or fortune

hoodwink

to mislead by a trick , deceive

inanimate

not having life ; without energy or spirit

incinerate

to burn to ashes

intrepid

very brave , fearless , unshakable

larceny

theft

pliant

bending readily ; easily influenced

pompous

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

precipice

a very steep cliff; the brink or edge of disaster

rectify

to make right, correct

reprieve

a temporary relief or delay; to grant a postponement

revile

to attack with words, call bad names

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