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accomplice
n; a person who takes part in a crime
s: partner in crime, confederate
annihilate
v; to destroy completly
s: obilerate, decimate, demolish
arbitrary
adj; unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without regard for reason or fairness
s: capricious, high-handed, autocratic
brazen
adj; shameless, impudent; made of brass
s: saucy, bold
catalyst
n; a substance thats causes or hastens a chemical reaction; any agent that causes change
s: stimulus, spur, instigator
exodus
n; a large-scale departure or flight
s: emigration, escape, hegira
facilitate
v; to make easier; to assist
s: ease, smooth the way, simplify
incorrigible
adj; not able to be corrected; beyond control
s: unruly, intractable, incurable, inveterate
latent
adj; hidden, present but not realized
s: dormant, inactive, undeveloped
militant
adj; given to fighting; active and aggresive in support of a cause n; an activist
s: truculent
morose
adj; having a gloomy or sullen manner; not friendly or sociable
s: morbid, doleful
opaque
adj; not letting light through; not clear or lucid; dense, stupid
s: hazy, cloudy, foggy, murky, dull, obtuse
paramount
adj; chief in importance, above all others
s: supreme, foremost, primary, dominant
prattle
v; to talk in an aimless, foolish, or simple way; to babble n; baby talk, babble
s: chatter, twaddle, gibberish, piffle
rebut
v; to offer arguments or evidence that contridicts an assertion to refute
s: disprove, confute, shoot hole sin
reprimand
v; to scold; find fault with n; a rebuke
s: reprove, reproach; reproof
servitude
n; slavery, forced labor
s: captivity, bondage, thralldom
slapdash
adj; careless and hasty
s: cursory, perfunctory, sloppy, slipshod
stagnant
adj; not running or flowing; foul from standing still; inactive, sluggishm dull
s: still, motionless, inert, fetid
succumb
v; to give way to surperior force, yield
s: submit, die, expire