Unit 5 Vocab

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Unit 5 Vocab
2011-10-20 21:55:46
Unit Vocab

Unit 5 Vocab
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  1. Accomplice
    a person who takes part in a crime
  2. Annihilate
    to destroy complety
  3. Arbitrary
    unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without regard for reason or fairness
  4. Brazen
    shameless, impudent; made of brass
  5. Catalyst
    a substance that causes or hastens a chenmical reaction; any agent that causes change
  6. Exodus
    a lage-scale departure or flight
  7. Facilitate
    to make easier; to assist
  8. Incorrigible
    not able to be ocrrected; incurable, inventerate
  9. Latent
    hidden, present but not realized
  10. Militant
    (adj.) given to fighting; active and aggressive in support of a cause; (n.) an activist
  11. Morose
    having a gloomy or sullen manner; not friendly or sociable
  12. Opaque
    not letting light through; not clear or lucid; dense, stupid
  13. Paramount
    chief in importance, above all others
  14. Prattle
    (v.) to talk in an aimless, foolish, or simple way; to babble; (n.) baby talk; babble
  15. Rebut
    to offer arguments or evidence that contradicts an assertion; to refute
  16. Reprimand
    (v.) to scole; find fault with (n.) a rebuke
  17. Servitude
    (n.) slavery, forced labor
  18. Slapdash
    careless and hasty
  19. Stagnant
    not running or flowing; foul from standing still; inactive, sluggish, dull
  20. Succumb
    to give way to superior force, yield