Thursday, September 5, 2013

Vocab #3

Accomplice- An accomplice is either an accessory or an abettor.

Annihilate-  to destroy the substance or force of

Arbitrary-  subject to individual will or judgment without restriction; contingent solely upon one's discretion: an arbitrary decision

Brazen- Marked by flagrant and insolent audacity

Catalyst- a person or thing that precipitates an event or change

Exodus- a going out; a departure or emigration, usually of a large number of people

Facilitate-to make easier: help bring about

Incorrigible- incapable of being corrected or amended

Latent- present but not visible, apparent, or actualized; existing as potential

Militant-  vigorously active and aggressive, especially in support of a cause: militant reformers

Morose- having a sullen and gloomy disposition.

Opaque- . not transparent or translucent; impenetrable to light; not allowing light to pass through.

Paramount- Of chief concern or importance: tending first to one's paramount needs. Supreme in rank, power, or authority

Prattle-  to utter or make meaningless sounds suggestive of the chatter of children

Rebut- to refute by evidence or argument

Reprimand-  a severe reproof or rebuke, especially a formal one by a person in authority.

Servitude- a condition in which one lacks liberty especially to determine one's course of action or way of life

Slapdash-  in a hasty, haphazard manner

Stagnant-  not flowing or running, as water, air, etc.

Succumb- to yield to superior strength or force or overpowering appeal or desire

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