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Flashcards in Lesson 5 Vocabulary Deck (15):
1

a person who offers no thanks

ingrate

2

the existing situation or state of affairs

status quo

3

to put in danger

jeopardize

4

to interrupt or attack unexpectedly

waylay

5

to interfere with events, usually to improve the outcome

intervene

6

worn out; dull, as from overindulgence

jaded

7

the main point

gist

8

to recommend; to speak in favor of

advocate

9

to obliterate; to wipe out

efface

10

personal appeal or attraction; magnetism

charisma

11

a brute; large monster; a frightful giant

ogre

12

to hypnotize

mesmerize

13

anything having existence, either physical or mystical

entity

14

to exchange words; to discuss casually

bandy

15

cowardly and treacherous

dastardly