Vocab Unit 1


Find the correct word for each definition.

1. to scold mildly; 2. to advise against something
1. (n). rift, opening, gap, rupture; 2. (v.) to create an opening
a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
careful, cautious
to seize for military or official use
hard to handle, unwieldy
a standstill, standoff, stalemate
scattered fragments, wreckage
to spread or scatter freely or widely, disperse
wordy, longwinded, unfocused, verbose
a difficult or perplexing situation or problem
1. to wipe out; 2. to keep oneself from being noticed
1. (v.) to make a mess of; 2. (n.) a hopeless mess
stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas, having a closed mind
lasting for a long time, persistent
make susceptible to, to incline to beforehand
to let go, give up
to save from fire or shipwreck
sudden and violent but brief
not genuine, not true, not valid
uncontrolled, lacking in restraint