Vocab Unit 4 Flashcards

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abscondto run off and hide
access (n.)1. approach or admittance to places, persons, things; 2. an increase
access (v.)to get at, obtain
anarchy1. a lack of government and law; 2. confusion
arduoushard to do, requiring much effort
auspiciousfavorable, fortunate
biasedfavoring one side unduly, prejudiced
daunt1. to overcome with fear, intimidate; 2. to dishearten, discourage
disentangleto free from tangles or complications
hoodwinkto mislead by a trick, deceive
inanimate1. not having life; 2. without energy or spirit
incinerateto burn to ashes
intrepidvery brave, fearless, unshakable
pliant1. bending readily; 2. easily influenced
pompous1. overly self-important in speech and manner; 2. excessively stately or ceremonious
precipice1. a very steep cliff; 2. the brink or edge of disaster
rectifyto make right, correct
fateddetermined in advance by destiny or fortune
reprieve (n.)a temporary relief or delay
reprieve (v.)to grant a postponement
revileto attack with words, call bad names