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Abscond

To run off and hide

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Access

A porch or admittance to place, person, things; an increase; to get at obtain

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Anarchy

A lack of government and law; confusion

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Arduous

Hard to do requiring much effort

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Auspicious

Favorable, fortunate

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Daunt

To overcome with fear, intimidate ; to dishearten, discourage

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Disentangle

To free from tangles or complications

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Fated

Determined in advance be destiny or fortune

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Hoodwink

To mislead by a trick, swindle(fool someone )

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Inanimate

Not having life; without energy or spirit

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Incinerate

To burn to ashes

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Intrepid

Very brave, fearless, unshakable

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Larceny

Theft

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Pliant

Bending readily; easily influenced

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Pompous

Overly self important in speech and manner excessively stately or ceremonious

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Precipice

A very steep cliff the brink or edge of disaster

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Prototype

An original model on which later versions are patterned

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Rectify

To make right,
Correct

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Reprive

Stay, respite; delay

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Revile

To attack with words call bad names