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20 terms

lesson 11 and 12

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besieged
surrounded by hostile forces
latitude
scope for freedom of e.g. action or thought
vulnerable
susceptible to physical or emotional injury
autonomy
independence
precarious
not secure
wreaking
to inflict (as vengeance or punishment); to express (as anger or hatred)
devastation
an event that results in total destruction
inclement
used of persons or behavior
perseverance
the act of persisting or persevering
wane
a gradual decline (in size or strength or power or number)
facsimile
an exact copy or reproduction
commenced
To have a beginning or origin; to originate; to start; to
appease
to quiet, calm, allay; to pacify or conciliate
vigilant
Being on the alert to discover and ward off danger or insure safety.
espionage
spying
beguiled
deceived; charmed
pretext
false reason given to hide a real one
invicible
not to be overcome
archaic
extremely old
balmy
soft and mild (of air); fragrant