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accomplice

a person who takes part in a crime

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annihilate

to destroy completely

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arbitrary

unreasonable; based in one's wishes or whims without regard for reason or fairness

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brazen

shameless, impudent; made of brass

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catalyst

a substance that causes of hastens a chemical reaction; any agent that causes change

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exodus

a large-scale departure or flight

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facilitate

to make easier; to assist

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incorrigible

not bale to be corrected; beyond control

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latent

hidden, present but not realised

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militant

given to fighting; active and aggressive in support of a cause

an activist

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morose

having a gloomy or sullen manner; not friendly or sociable

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opaque

not letting light through; not clear or lucid; dense, stupid

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paramount

chief in importance, above all others

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prattle

to talk in an aimless, foolish, or simple way; to babble

baby talk; babble

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rebut

to offer arguments or evidence that contradict an assertion; to refute

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reprimand

to scold; find fault with

a rebuke

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servitude

slavery, forced labor

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slapdash

careless and hasty

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stagnant

not running or flowing; foul from standing still; inactive

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succumb

to give way to superior force, yield