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25 terms

vocab

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abscond
to run off and hide
access
admittance to places
anarchy
a lack of government
arduous
hard to do; requiring effort
auspicious
favorable; fortunate
biased
favoring one side; prejudiced
daunt
to overcome with fear; intimidate
disentangle
to free from tangles or complications
fated
determined in advance by destiny or fortune
hoodwink
to mislead by trick or deceive
inanimate
not having life
incinerate
to burn to ashes
intrepid
very brave, fearless
larceny
theft
pliant
bending readily; easily influenced
pompous
overly self important in speech and manner
precipice
a very steep cliff; the brink or edge of disaster
rectify
to make right, correct
reprieve
a temporary relief or delay
revile
to attack with words
usurp
to seize and hold by force
predispose
to incline to beforehand
feint
a deliberately deceptive move
subjugate
to conquer by force
terse
brief and to the point