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mrs.davis vocab 1

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admonish
to caution or advise against
breach
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation of infraction; to create an opening
brigand
a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
circumspect
careful, cautious
commandeer
to seize for military or official use, to seize for military or official use
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
dilemma
a difficult or perplexing situation or problem
diffuse
to spread or scatter freely or widely
efface
To wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
muddle
to make a mess of
opinionated
stubborn and often unreasonable 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
to incline to beforehand
reliquish
to let go or give up
salvage
to save from fire or shipwreck; property thus saved
spasmodic
sudden and violent but brief; fitful; intermittent
spurious
(adj.) not genuine, not true, not valid
unbridled
uncontrolled, lacking in restraint