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vocab unit 4-6 level d

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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
accomplice
a person who takes part in a crime
Anarchy
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
annihilate
to destroy completely
arbrtrary
unreasonable based on ones wishes or whims without regard
Arduous
(adj) hard to do, requiring much effort
atone
(v) to make up for
Auspicious
(adj) favorable, fortunate
Biased
(adj) favoring one side unduly; prejudiced
bondage
(n) slavery; any state of being bound or held down
brazen
shameless impudent, made of brass
catalyst
a substance that causes or hastens a chemical reaction
credible
(adj) believable.
Daunt
(v) to overcome with fear, intimidate; to dishearten, discourage
defray
(v) to pay for
diligent
(adj) hardworking, industrious, not lazy
Disentangle
(v) to free of tangles or complications
doleful
(adj) sad; dreary
exodus
a large scale departure or flight
facilitate
to make easier to assist
Fated
(adj) determined in advance by destiny or fortune
ghastly
(adj) frightful, horrible; deathly pale
hamper
(v) to hold back
hew
(v) to shape or cut down with an ax; to hold to
Hoodwink
(v) to mislead by trick, deceive
impoverished
(adj) poor, In a state of poverty; depleted
Inanimate
(adj) not having life; without energy or spirit
incessant
(adj) never stopping, going on all the time
Incinerate
(v) to burn to ashes
incorrigible
not able to be corrected beyond control
Intrepid
(adj) very brave, fearless, unshakable
intricate
(adj) complicated; difficult to understand
Larceny
(n) theft
latent
hidden present but not realized
lucid
(adj) easy to understand, clear; rational, sane
militant
given to fighting active and aggresive in support of a cause;(n) an activist
morose
having a glommy or sullen manner not frendly or sociable
opaque
not letting light through not clear or lucid dense stupid
paramount
chief in importance above all others
Pliant
(adj) bending readily; easily influenced
Pompous
(adj) overly self-important in speech or manner; excessively stately or ceremonious
posthumous
(adj) occuring or published after death
prattle
to talk in an aimless foolish or simply way to babble; baby talk babble
Precipice
(n) a very steep cliff, the brink or edge of disaster
prim
(adj) overly neat, precise, proper, or formal; prudish
rebut
to offer arguments to evidence that contradicts an assertion; to refute
Rectify
(v) to make right, correct
Reprieve
(n) a temporary relief or delay; (v) to grant a postponement
reprimand
to scold find fault with a rebuke
Revile
(v) to attack with words, call bad names
sardonic
(adj) grimly or scornfullly mocking, bitterly sarcastic
servitude
slavery forced labor
slapdash
careless and hasty
stagnant
not running or flowing, foul from standing still
succumb
to give way to superior force yield
superfluous
(adj) exceeding what is sufficient or required, excess
supplant
(v) to take the place of, supersede
taunt
(v) to jeer at, mock; (n) an insulting or mocking remark
tenacious
(adj) holding fast; holding together firmly; persistent