9th grade vocab. unit 1

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admonish
to caution or advise against
breach
an opening
brigand
a bandit, robber, or outlaw
circumspect
careful
commandeer
to seize for military or official use
cumbersome
clumsy, hard to handle, slow-moving
deadlock
a sandstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces or factions
debris
scattered fragments
diffuse
to spread or scatter freely or widely
dilemma
a difficult or perplexing situation or problem
efface
to wipe out
muddle
to make a mess of
opinionated
stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas
perennial
lasting for a long time, persistent
predispose
to incline to beforehand
relinquish
to let go, give up
salvage
to save from fire or shipwreck
spasmodic
sudden and violent but breif
spurious
not genuine, not true, not valid
unbridled
uncontrolled; lacking in restraint