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20 terms

English Vocab Unit 4

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Abscond
To run off and hide
Access
Approach or admittance to places, persons, things; an increase; to get at, obtain
Anarchy
A lack of government and law; confusion
Arduous
Hard to do, requiring much effort
Auspicious
Favorable; fortunate
Biased
Favoring one side unduly; prejudiced
Daunt
To overcome with fear, intimidate; to dishearten, discourage
Disentangle
To free from tangles or complications
Fated
Determined in advance by destiny or fortune
Hoodwink
To mislead by a trick, deceive
Inanimate
Not having life; without energy or spirit
Incinerate
To burn to ashes
Intrepid
Very brave, fearless, unshakeable
Larceny
Theft
Pliant
Bending readily; easily influenced
Pompous
Overly self-important in speech and manner; excessively stately or ceremonious
Precipice
A very steep cliff; the brink or edge of disaster
Rectify
To make right, correct
Reprieve
A temporary relief or delay; to grant a postponement
Revile
To attack with words, call bad names