Nick, Brascia- Vocab units 1-7_1

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admonish to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to remind of a duty
breach an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; to create an opening, to break through
circumspect careful, cautious
dilemma a difficult or perplexing situation or problem
efface to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
predisposed to incline to beforehand
muddle to make mess of; muddle through; to get by; a hopeless mess
unbridle lacking in restraint
comely having a pleasing appearence
terse brief and to the point
mediocre average, ordanary, undistinguised
dissolute loose in ones morals or behaviors
tantalize to tease, torment by teasing
proliferate to reproduce, increase, or spread rapidly
erratic not regular or consistant; different from what is ordinarily expected; undependable
subjugate to conquer by force, being under complete control
trite commonplace; overuse, stale
dissent to disagree; disagreement
semblace a likeness; an outward appearence; an apparition
altercation an angry arguement
marauder a raider, plunderer
eminent famous, outstanding, distinguished; projecting
rift a split, break, breach
gluttany engaging in extreme eating or drinking; greedy overindulgence
ardous hard ot do, requiring much effort
abscond to run off and hide
rectify to make right, correct
daunt to overcome with fear, intimidate; to dishearten, discourage
auspicious favorable; fortunate
hoodwinked to mislead by a trick, swindle
intrepid very brave, fearless, unshakable
pompous overly self-important in speech and manner; excessively stately or ceremonious
brazen shameless or made of brass
annihilate to destroy
arbitrary unreasonable based on one's wishes
incorrigible not able to correct beyond control
morose gloomy or sullen manner; not friendly or social
paramount chief in importance above all others
stagnant not running or flowing still inactive
rebute to offer arguments or evidence
atone to make up for
incessant never stopping going all the time
ghastly frightful horrible
superfluous exceeding what is sufficient or required
tenacious holding together firmly, holding fast
sardonic grimly or squirm fully mocking
doleful sad
intricate complicated, difficult
assimilate to absorb fully
inundate to flood overflow overwhelming numbers in size
meander to wonder about; sharp turn or twist
malign to speak evil of slander; evil
exorbitant unreasonably high; excessive
pensive thoughtful; melancholy
perilous dangerous
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