Vocab Unit 5 Flashcards

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accomplicea person who takes part in a crime
annihilateto destroy completely
arbitrary1. unreasonable; 2. based on one's wishes or whims without regard for reason or fairness
brazen1. made of brass; 2. shameless, impudent
catalysta substance that causes or hastens a chemical reaction; any agent that causes change
exodusa large-scale departure or flight
facilitateto make easier; to assist
incorrigiblenot able to be corrected; beyond control
latenthidden, present but not realized
militant (n.)an activist
militant (adj.)given to fighting; active and aggressive in support of a cause
morosehaving a gloomy or sullen manner; not friendly or sociable
opaque1. not letting light through; 2. not clear or lucid; 3. dense, stupid
paramountchief in importance, above all others
prattleto talk in an aimless, foolish, or simple way; to babble
rebutto offer arguments or evidence that contradicts an assertion; to refute
reprimand (v.)1. to scold; 2. find fault with
reprimand (n.)a rebuke; an act of criticism
servitudeslavery, forced labor
slapdashcareless and hasty
stagnant1. not running or flowing 2. foul from standing still 3. inactive, sluggish, dull
succumbto give way to superior force, yield