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vocab unit 5 CP

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accomplice
(n.) person who takes part in a crime
synonyms: partner in crime, confederate
annihilate
(v.) to destroy completely
synonyms: obilerate, decimate, demolish
antonyms: foster, promote, encourage, nurture
arbitray
(adj.) unreasonable; based on ones wishes or whims without regard for reason or fairness
synonyms: capricious, high-handed, autocratic
antonyms: reasoned, rational, objective, equitable
brazen
(adj.) shameless, imudent; made of brass
synonyms: saucy, bold
antonyms: deferental, respectful, self-effacing
catalyst
(n.) a substence that causes or hastens a chemical reaction; any agent that causes change
synonyms: stimulus, spur, instigator
exodus
(n.) a large-scale departure or flight
synonyms: emigration, escape, hegira
antonyms: immigration, influx, arrival, enterance
facilitate
(v.) to make easier; to assist
synonyms: ease, sooth the way, simplify
antonyms: hamper, hinder, obstruct, impede
incorrigible
(adj.) not able to be corrected; beyond control
synonyms: unruly, intractable, incurable, inveterate
antonyms: tractable, docile, curable, reparable
latent
(adj.) hidden, present but not realized
synonyms: dormant, inactive, undeveloped
antonyms: exposed, manifest, evident
militant
(adj.) given to fighting; active and aggressive in support of a cause
(n.) an activist
synonyms: (adj.) truculent
antonyms: (adj.) unassertive, peaceable, passive
morose
(adj.) having a gloomy or sullen manner; not friendly or sociable
synanyms: morbid, doleful
antonyms: cheerful, blithe, jaunty, buoyant
opaque
(adj.) not letting light through; not clear or lucid; dense, stupid
synanyms: hazy, cloudy, foggy, murky, dull, obtuse
antonyms: transparent, clear, bright, perceptive
paramount
(adj.) chief in importance, above all others
synonyms: supreme, foremost, primary, dominant
antonyms: secondary, subordinate, ancillary
prattle
(v.) to talk in an aimless, foolish, or simple way; to babble
(n.) baby talk; babble
synonyms: (v.) chatter (n.) twaddle, gibberish, piffle
rebut
(v.) to offer arguments or evidence that contradicts an assertion; to refute
synonyms: disprove, confute, shooot holes in
antonyms: confirm, corroborate, substantiate
reprimand
(v.) to scold; find fault with
(n.) a rebuke
synonyms: (v.) reprove, reproach (n.) reproof
antonyms: (v.) praise, pat on the back
servitude
(n.) slavery, forced labor
synonyms: captivity, bondage, thralldom
antonyms: freedom, liberty
slapdash
(adj.) careless and hasty
synonyms: curosy, perfunctory, sloppy, slipshod
antonyms: painstaking, meticulous, thorough, in-depth
stagnant
(adj.) not running or flowing; foul from standing still; inactive, sluggish, dull
synonyms: still, motionless, inert, fetid
antonyms: flowing, running, fresh, sweet
succumb
(v.) to give away to superior force; yeild
synonyms: submit, die, expire
antonyms: overcome, master, conquer