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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 on 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 or 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 able to be corrected; beyond control

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Latent

Hidden, present but not realized

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Militant

Given to fight; active and aggressive in support of a cause, (n) 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; dence stupid

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Paramount

Chief in importance, above all other

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Prattle

To talk in an aimless, foolish, or simple way; to babble (n) baby talk

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Rebut

To offer arguments or evidence that contradicts an assertion to refute

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Reprimand

To scold; find fault with; (n) 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