vocab unit 5 CP

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accomplice

(n.) person who takes part in a crime
synonyms: partner in crime, confederate

annihilate

(v.) to destroy completely
synonyms: obilerate, decimate, demolish
antonyms: foster, promote, encourage, nurture

arbitray

(adj.) unreasonable; based on ones wishes or whims without regard for reason or fairness
synonyms: capricious, high-handed, autocratic
antonyms: reasoned, rational, objective, equitable

brazen

(adj.) shameless, imudent; made of brass
synonyms: saucy, bold
antonyms: deferental, respectful, self-effacing

catalyst

(n.) a substence that causes or hastens a chemical reaction; any agent that causes change
synonyms: stimulus, spur, instigator

exodus

(n.) a large-scale departure or flight
synonyms: emigration, escape, hegira
antonyms: immigration, influx, arrival, enterance

facilitate

(v.) to make easier; to assist
synonyms: ease, sooth the way, simplify
antonyms: hamper, hinder, obstruct, impede

incorrigible

(adj.) not able to be corrected; beyond control
synonyms: unruly, intractable, incurable, inveterate
antonyms: tractable, docile, curable, reparable

latent

(adj.) hidden, present but not realized
synonyms: dormant, inactive, undeveloped
antonyms: exposed, manifest, evident

militant

(adj.) given to fighting; active and aggressive in support of a cause
(n.) an activist
synonyms: (adj.) truculent
antonyms: (adj.) unassertive, peaceable, passive

morose

(adj.) having a gloomy or sullen manner; not friendly or sociable
synanyms: morbid, doleful
antonyms: cheerful, blithe, jaunty, buoyant

opaque

(adj.) not letting light through; not clear or lucid; dense, stupid
synanyms: hazy, cloudy, foggy, murky, dull, obtuse
antonyms: transparent, clear, bright, perceptive

paramount

(adj.) chief in importance, above all others
synonyms: supreme, foremost, primary, dominant
antonyms: secondary, subordinate, ancillary

prattle

(v.) to talk in an aimless, foolish, or simple way; to babble
(n.) baby talk; babble
synonyms: (v.) chatter (n.) twaddle, gibberish, piffle

rebut

(v.) to offer arguments or evidence that contradicts an assertion; to refute
synonyms: disprove, confute, shooot holes in
antonyms: confirm, corroborate, substantiate

reprimand

(v.) to scold; find fault with
(n.) a rebuke
synonyms: (v.) reprove, reproach (n.) reproof
antonyms: (v.) praise, pat on the back

servitude

(n.) slavery, forced labor
synonyms: captivity, bondage, thralldom
antonyms: freedom, liberty

slapdash

(adj.) careless and hasty
synonyms: curosy, perfunctory, sloppy, slipshod
antonyms: painstaking, meticulous, thorough, in-depth

stagnant

(adj.) not running or flowing; foul from standing still; inactive, sluggish, dull
synonyms: still, motionless, inert, fetid
antonyms: flowing, running, fresh, sweet

succumb

(v.) to give away to superior force; yeild
synonyms: submit, die, expire
antonyms: overcome, master, conquer

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