Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Vocabulary Fall #3

accomplice: a person who helps another commit a crime.
annihilate: to destroy, obliterate.
arbitrary: based on random choice.
brazen: bold and without shame.
catalyst: a substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction.
exodus: a mass departure of people.
facilitate: make easy or easier.
incorrigible: not able to be corrected.
latent: existing but not yet developed.
militant: combative and aggressive in support of a political cause.
morose: sullen and ill tempered.
opaque: not able to be seen through.
paramount: more important than anything else.
prattle: talk at length in a foolish way.
rebut: claim or prove that something is false.
reprimand: a rebuke, esp an official one.
servitude: state of being a slave.
slapdash: done to hurriedly and carelessly.
stagnant: no current or flow.
succumb: fail to resist.

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