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Vocab

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breach
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; violation or infraction
brigand
(n.) a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
commandeer
to seize for military or official use
cumbersome
Clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving
debris
scattered fragments, wreckage
deadlock
standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
spasmodic
sudden and violent but brief
salvage
to save from fire or shipwreck
dilemma
(n.) a difficult or perplexing situation or problem
muddle
(v.) to make a mess of; muddle through: to get by; (n.) a hopeless mess
dissent
to disagree; disagreement
cherubic
resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beautiful, round, or chubby face; sweet and innocent
abridge
to make shorter
alien
a citizen of another country; foreign, strange
comely
having a pleasing appearance
terse
breif and to the point
unflinching
(adj.) firm, showing no signs of fear, not drawing back
fodder
(n.) food for horses or cattle; raw material for a designated purpose
jeer
to make fun of rudely or unkindly
illegible
(adj.) difficult or impossible to read