10 terms

Vocab 1A

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admonish
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to remind of a duty
commandeer
to seize for military or official use
cumbersome
clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving
deadlock
a standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces or factions; to bring to such a standstill
dilemma
a difficult or perplexing situation or problem
muddle
to make a mess of; muddle through: to get by; (n.) a hopeless mess
predispose
to incline to beforehand
relinquish
to let go, give up
salvage
to save from fire or shipwreck; (n.) property thus saved
spurious
not genuine, not true, not valid