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11 terms

Vocab - 10/4

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insurgent
a person who revolts against civil authority or an established government; especially : a rebel not recognized as a belligerent
derision
the use of ridicule or scorn to show contempt
stupefy
astonish, astound
plume
an elongated and usually open and mobile column or band (as of smoke, exhaust gases, or blowing snow)
berm
a narrow shelf, path, or ledge typically at the top or bottom of a slope
anoint
to choose by or as if by divine election; to apply oil to (as a sacred rite esp. for consecration)
rabid
extremely violent: furious; going to extreme lengths in expressing or pursuing a feeling, interest, or opinion; infected with rabies (extremist, fanatic, revolutionary, radical)
peril
exposure to the risk of being injured, destroyed, or lost: danger
Politburo
the principal policy-making and executive committee of a Communist party
grass-roots
basic, fundamental; very foundation or source, basic level of society or an organization
outlay
to lay out money: expend