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20 terms

unit one

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admonish
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to remind of a duty
breach
an opening (especially a gap in a dike or fortification)
brigand
a robber or bandit
circumspect
careful, cautious
commander
an officer in the airforce
cumbersome
Clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving
deadlock
a standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces or factions; to bring such a stand still
debris
scattered fragments, wreckage
diffuse
to spread or scatter freely or widely
dilemma
a difficult or perplexing situation or problem
efface
to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed`
opinionated
stubborn and often unreasonalbe in holding to one's own ideas, having a closed mind
perennial
lasting for a long time, persistent; a plant that lives for many years
predispose
(v.) to incline to beforehand
muddle
(v.) to make a mess of; muddle through: to get by; (n.) a hopeless mess
relinqush
to let go give up
salvage
to save from fire or shipwreck; property thus saved
spasmodic
sudden and violent but brief; fitful; intermittent
spurious
not genuine, not true, not valid
unbridled
uncontrolled, lacking in restraint