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To run off and hide

S: make off skip town

Abscond

1

Approach or admittance to places, persons, things; an increase

To get at, obtain

S: entry, ingress

Access

2

A lack of government and law; confusion

S: chaos, disorder, pandemonium

Anarchy

3

Hard to do, require much effort

S: hard, difficult, laborious

Arduous

4

Favorable, fortunate

S: promising, encouraging

Auspicious

5

To overcome with fear, intimidate, to dishearten, discourage

S: dismay, cow

Daunt

6

Free from tangles or complications

S: unravel, unwind, unscramble, unsnarl

Disentangle

7

Determined in advice by destiny or fortune

S: destined, doomed

Fated

8

To mislead by a trick, swindle

S: put on over on, fool

Hoodwink

9

Not having life, with out energy or spirit

S: dead, spiritless

Inanimate

10

To burn to ashes

S: burn up, cremate, reduce to ashes

Incinerate

11

Very brave, fearless, unshakable

S: daring, valiant

Intrepid

12

Theft

S: stealing, robbery

Larceny

13

Bending readily, easily influenced

S: elastic, flexible, pastic

Pliant

14

Overly self - important in speech, and manner; excessively stately or ceremonious

S: bomb-static, highfalutin

Pompous

15

A very steep cliff, the brink, and edge of disaster

S: bluff, ledge

Precipice

16

An original model

S: example, sample

Prototype

17

To make right, correct

S: set right

Rectify

18

A temporary releif or delay
To grant a postponement

S: stay, respite or delay

Reprieve

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To attack with words, call bad names

S: against, vifiy, maglign

Revile