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Flashcards in Chapter 5 Deck (20):
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Accomplice

Person who takes part in a crime. Noun.

2

Annihilate

Destroy completely. Verb.

3

Arbitrary

Unreasonable, based on one's wishes without regard to reason. Adj.

4

Brazen

Shameless, impudent, made of brass. Adj.

5

Catalyst

A substance that causes or hastens a chemical reaction, an agent that causes change. Noun.

6

Exodus

Large scale departure. Noun.

7

Facilitate

Make easier, assist. Verb.

8

Incorrigible

Not able to be corrected, beyond control. Adj

9

Latent

Hidden, present but not realized. Adj.

10

Militant

Given to fighting, active and aggressive in support of a cause. Adj. Activist. Noun.

11

Morose

Gloomy or sullen manner. Adj.

12

Opaque

Not letting light through. Adj.

13

Paramount

Chief in importance. Adj.

14

Prattle

Talk in an aimless, foolish or simple way. Verb. Baby talk, babble. Noun.

15

Rebut

Offer arguments or evidence that contradict an assertion, to refute. Verb.

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Reprimand

Scold, find fault with. Verb. A rebuke. Noun.

17

Servitute

Slavery, forced labor. Noun.

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Slapash

Careless and hasty. Adj.

19

Stagnant

Not running or flowing, foul from standing still. Adj.

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Succumb

Give way to superior force, yield. Verb.