22 terms

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deterrent
something that discourages or hinders
concoct
to invent
arduous
difficult; requiring much effort
bellicose
Demonstrating aggression and willingness to fight.
culprit
the guilty person
enthral
capture the fascinated attention of
dangle
to hang loosely
flimsy
weak; thin
haughty
arrogant
laconic
using few words
reverberate
Echo
reticent
not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily
uproar
1. a situation in which people shout and make a lot of noise because they are angry or upset about something
2. a situation in which there is a lot of public criticism and angry argument about something that someone has said or done, outcry
tyro
beginner
lucrative
profitable
succumb
yield
rigour
the quality of being extremely thorough and careful
rancour
a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
perch
a spot above ground for resting or sitting
quashed
to put an end to
nihilism
belief in nothing
petulant
easily irritated or annoyed