20 terms

Vocabulary Workshop level D unit 4

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Abscond
(v) to run off and hide
Access
(n) approach or admittance to places, persons, things; an increase; (v) to get at, obtain
Anarchy
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
Arduous
(adj) hard to do, requiring much effort
Auspicious
(adj) favorable, fortunate
Biased
(adj) favoring one side unduly; prejudiced
Daunt
(v) to overcome with fear, intimidate; to dishearten, discourage
Disentangle
(v) to free of tangles or complications
Fated
(adj) determined in advance by destiny or fortune
Hoodwink
(v) to mislead by trick, deceive
Inanimate
(adj) not having life; without energy or spirit
Incinerate
(v) to burn to ashes
Intrepid
(adj) very brave, fearless, unshakable
Larceny
(n) theft
Pliant
(adj) bending readily; easily influenced
Pompous
(adj) overly self-important in speech or manner; excessively stately or ceremonious
Precipice
(n) a very steep cliff, the brink or edge of disaster
Rectify
(v) to make right, correct
Reprieve
(n) a temporary relief or delay; (v) to grant a postponement
Revile
(v) to attack with words, call bad names