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20 terms

lesson 11 and 12

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precarious
unsafe, insecure, uncertain, dangerous
devastation
destruction, desolation
vulnerable
easily injured or hurt
besieged
to crowd around in order to ask favors for
wreaking
to inflict (as vengeance or punishment)
perseverance
the act of habit of holding to course of action or belief
autonomy
independence, the condition of having self-government
wane
to decrease gradually, to decline in power, importance, or size
inclement
without mercy, rough or stormy, harsh
latitude
freedom, scope
balmy
mild and pleasant, soothing
facsimile
an exact reproduction or copy, in telecommunications
uisilant
alert, watchful, wary
commanced
to begin, to initiate
archaic
no longer in general use, old-fashioned
invincible
not to be overcome, unconquerable
beguiled
to cheat or deceive, to mislead by tricking or cheating
appease
to soothe or pacify, especially a real one, an excuse
pretext
a false reason concealing a real one, an exuse
espionase
spying