20 terms

Set 5 Vocab

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arbitrary
unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without regard for reason or fairness
catalyst
a substance that causes or hastens a chemical reaction; any agent that causes change
facilitate
to make easier; to assist
incorrigible
not able to be corrected; beyond control
militant
given to fighting; active and aggressive in support of a cause; an activist
paramount
chief in importance, above all others
rebut
to offer arguments or evidence that contradicts an assertion; to refute
reprimand
to scold; find fault with; a rebuke
servitude
slavery, forced labor
slapdash
careless and hasty
accomplice
a person who takes part in a crime
annihilate
to destroy completely
brazen
shameless, impudent; made of brass
exodus
a large scale departure or flight
latent
hidden, present but not realized
morose
having a gloomy or sullen manner; not friendly or sociable
opaque
not letting light through; not clear or lucid; dense, stupid
prattle
to talk in an aimless, foolish, or simple way; to babble; baby talk; babble
stagnant
not running or flowing; foul from standing still; inactive
succumb
to give way to superior force; yield