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abscond
to run off and hide
access
to get at; obtain
anarchy
a lack of government and law; confusion
arduous
hard to do
auspicious
favorable; fortunate
biased
prejudiced
daunt
intimidate; discourage
disentangle
to free from tangles or complications
fated
determined my destiny or fortune
hoodwink
to mislead by a trick; deceive
inanimate
not having life
incinerate
to burn to ashes
intrepid
very brave, fearless
larceny
theft
pliant
bending readily, easily influenced
pompous
overly self-important in speech and manner
precipice
a very steep cliff
rectify
to make right, correct
reprieve
a temporary relief or delay; postponement
revile
to attack with words, call bad names
accomplice
a person who takes part in a crime
annihilate
to destroy
arbitrary
unreasonable
brazen
made of brass; shameless, impudent
catalyst
a substance that causes change
exodus
departure or flight
facilitate
to make easier
incorrigible
incurable
latent
hidden
militant
active and aggressive; activist
morose
gloomy or sullen; unsocialable
opaque
not clear; dense, stupid
paramount
chief
prattle
baby talk; babble
rebut
to condradict
reprimand
to scold
servitude
slavery
slapdash
careless and hasty
stagnant
inactive, sluggish, dull
succumb
to give way to superior force, yield
atone
to make up for
bondage
slavery; any state of being bound or held down
credible
believable
defray
to pay for
diligent
hardworking
doleful
sad; dreary
ghastly
frightful, horrible; deathly pale
hamper
to hold back
hew
to shape or cut down with an ax; to hold to
impoverished
poor
incessant
never stopping
intricate
complicated
lucid
easy to understand, clear; rational, sane
pothumous
occuring or published after death
prim
overly neat, precise, proper
sardonic
grimly or scornfully mocking; bitterly sarcastic
superfluous
exceeding what is sufficient; excess
supplant
to take the place of
taunt
to jeer at, mock; an insulting remark
tenacious
holding together firmly; persistant