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20 terms

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, unshakable
larceny
theft
pliant
bending readily; easily influenced
pompous
overly self-important in speech and manner; excessively stately or ceremonious
precipice
a very stepp 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