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abscond
to run off and hide
access
entry, admittance, apporach
anarchy
a lack of government and law, confusion
arduous
hard to do, requiring much effort
auspicious
favorable, promising
biased
favoring one side unduly, prejudiced
daunt
to overcome with fear, intimidate, discourage
disentangle
to free from tangles or complications
fated
determined in advanced by destiny or fourtune
hoodwink
to mislead by a trick
inanimate
not having life, without energy or spirit
incinerate
to burn to ashes
intrepid
very brave, fearless, unshakable
larceny
theft
pliant
bending readily, easily influenced
pompous
overly self-important in speech and manner, bombastic
precipice
a very steep cliff, the brink or edge of disaster
rectify
to make right, correct
reprieve
a temporary relif or delay, to grant a postponement
revile
to attack with words, call bad names
accomplice
a person who takes part in a crime
annihilate
to destroy completely
arbitrary
unreasonabloe, based on one's wished or whims without regard for reason or fairness
brazen
shamelessness, impudent, made of brass, bold, saucy
catalyst
a substance that causes or hastens a chemical reaction, that causes change
exodus
a large-scale departure or flight
facilitate
to make easier, to assist
incorrigible
not able to be corrected, beyond control
latent
hidden, prsent but not realized
militant
given to fighting active, and agressive in support of a cause, activist
morose
having a gloomy or sullen manner, NOT SOCIABLE
opaque
not letting light through, dense
paramount
chief in importance, above all others
prattle
chatty, talking aimlessly,babble
rebut
to offer arguements or eveidence that contradicts an assertion to frefute, disprove
reprimand
to scold
servitude
slavery, forced labor
slapdash
carless and hasty
stagnant
not running or flowing, foul from standing still, inactive
succumb
to give way to superior force, yeild