The s vocab

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  1. A battle in the future that will destroy the world(mentioned in the Bible)
    Armageddon
  2. A sign that sth is going to happen soon
    Herald
  3. Decaying and smelling really bad
    Putrid
  4. Water or air has a very unpleasant smell, usually caused by decay
    Fetid
  5. Not clear and therefore capable of being understood in more than one way
    Ambiguous
  6. To improve a skill or talent that's already well developed
    Hone
  7. A detailed collection of info on a particular subject, especially in a short book
    Compendium
  8. Someone or sth that causes sth to happen or change
    Catalyst
  9. To come together and form a group or a single unit
    Coalesce
  10. If a mood or feeling is --------, it's so strong that you seem to feel it physically yourself
    Palpable
  11. A long, usually boring, list of things that someone talks or writes about
    Litany
  12. A place that's __________is very well protected and difficult to attack
    impregnable
  13. A spanish conquerer during the 16th century
    conquistator
  14. The opinion that you have of yourself and your own importance
    Ego
  15. _______behavior is extremely cruel
    Bestial
  16. Nothing
    • Naught
    • (then everything we've achieved will have been for naught...)
  17. Completely controlled or influenced by someone or sth
    (Phrase) In thrall to
  18. To search for sth
    Grope
  19. Expressing your opinions in a very strong way, or behaving in an unreasonable way in order to make a change
    Rabid
  20. To prevent sth from happening by saying or doing sth before it can happen
    Forestall
  21. A large collection of wild animals kept in cages
    Menagerie
  22. To put info into code
    Encrypt
  23. A very loud noise made by a lot of ppl who want sth to change or happen
    Clamor
  24. To keep someone or sth
    To remember ideas or info
    Retain
  25. A very senior officer who commands a navy
    Admiral
  26. To put someone in prison
    Incarcerate
  27. Not in the correct position, especially not straight or neat
    Awry

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