Vocabulary Unit 5

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  1. accomplice

    a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan
  2. annihilate

    kill in large numbers
  3. arbitrary

    based on or subject to individual discretion or preference
  4. brazen

    unrestrained by convention or propriety
  5. catalyst

    substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction
  6. exodus

    a journey by a group to escape from a hostile environment
  7. facilitate

    make easier
  8. incorrigible

    impervious to correction by punishment
  9. latent

    potentially existing but not presently evident or realized
  10. militant

    engaged in war
  11. morose

    showing a brooding ill humor
  12. opaque

    not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy
  13. paramount

    having superior power and influence
  14. prattle

    speak about unimportant matters rapidly and incessantly
  15. rebut

    overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof
  16. reprimand

    an act or expression of criticism and censure
  17. servitude

    state of subjection to an owner or master
  18. slapdash

    marked by great carelessness
  19. stagnant

    not growing or changing; without force or vitality
  20. succumb

    give in or consent reluctantly
Created on January 16, 2014
(updated January 16, 2014)