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Unit 5 Vocabulary

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Accomplice
a person who takes part in a crime
Annihilate
to destroy completely
Arbitrary
unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without regard for reason or fairness
Brazen
shameless, impudent; made of brass
Catalyst
a substance that causes or hastens a chemical reaction; any ag
Exodus
a large-scale departure or flight
Facilitate
to make easier; to assist
Incorrigible
not able to be corrected; beyond control
Latent
hidden, present but not realized
Militant
(adj) given to fighting; active and aggressive in support of a cause; (n) an activist
Morose
having a gloomy or sullen manner; not friendly or sociable
Opaque
not letting light through; not clear or lucid; dense, stupid
Paramount
chief in importance, above all others
Prattle
(v) to talk in an aimless, foolish, or simple way; to babble; (n) baby talk, babble
Rebut
to offer arguments or evidence that contradicts an assertion; to refute
Reprimand
(v) to scold; find fault with; (n) a rebuke
Servitude
slavery, forced labor
Slapdash
careless and hasty
Stagnant
not running or flowing; foul from standing still; inactive, sluggish, dull
Succumb
to give way to superior force, yield