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UNIT 5 VOCABULARY.  A person who takes part in a crime  Syn. – partner in crime ACCOMPLICE (N.)

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1 UNIT 5 VOCABULARY

2  A person who takes part in a crime  Syn. – partner in crime ACCOMPLICE (N.)

3  Shameless, impudent  Syn. – bold, saucy BRAZEN (ADJ.)

4  To make easier; assist  Syn. – ease, simplify  Ant. – obstruct, impede FACILITATE (V.)

5  Active and aggressive in support of a cause  Syn. – truculent  Ant. – peaceable, unassertive MILITANT (ADJ.)

6  An activist MILITANT (N.)

7  Above all others; chief in importance  Syn. – primary, supreme  Ant. -- secondary PARAMOUNT (ADJ.)

8  To scold; to find fault with  Syn. – reproach  Ant. – pat on the back REPRIMAND (V.)

9  Foul from standing still; not running or flowing  Syn. – still, motionless, sluggish  Ant. – flowing, fresh STAGNANT (ADJ.)

10  To destroy completely  Syn. – obliterate, decimate  Ant. – foster, nurture ANNIHILATE (V.)

11  A substance that causes a change; any agent that causes a change  Syn. – stimulus, spur CATALYST (N.)

12  Beyond control; not able to be corrected  Syn. – unruly, intractable  Ant. – curable, reparable INCORRIGIBLE (ADJ.)

13  Having a gloomy or sullen manner  Syn. – morbid  Ant. – buoyant, lively MOROSE (ADJ.)

14  To talk in an aimless, foolish, or simple way PRATTLE (V.)

15  Baby talk; babble  Syn. -- gibberish PRATTLE (N.)

16  Forced labor; slavery  Syn. – bondage  Ant. -- liberty SERVITUDE (N.)

17  To give way to superior force; yield  Syn. – submit  Ant. – overcome, master SUCCUMB (V.)

18  Unreasonable; based on one’s wishes or whims without regard for reason  Syn. – autocratic  Ant. – rational, objective ARBITRARY (N.)

19  A large scale departure or flight  Syn. – escape  Ant. – arrival, immigration EXODUS (N.)

20  Hidden, present but not realized  Syn. – dormant, inactive  Ant. – exposed, evident LATENT (ADJ.)

21  Not letting light through; dense, stupid  Syn. – hazy, murky, obtuse  Ant. – transparent, clear, bright OPAQUE (ADJ.)

22  To offer arguments or evidence that contradict an assertion  Syn. – refute, shoot holes in  Ant. – confirm, corroborate REBUT (V.)

23  Careless and hasty  Syn. – slipshod  Ant. – thorough, in- depth SLAPDASH (ADJ.)


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