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Vocabulary 1

TermDefinitionSynonyms
Admonish Warn someone firmly. Reprimend
Breach -Breaking or failing to observe a law, agreement, or code of conduct. -A break, barrier. wall, gap.
Brigid Bride of Ireland, Saint.
Circumspect Wary and unwilling to take risks. Prudent, guarded.
Commandeer Take possession of (something) without authority. Take over.
Cumbersome Large or heavy therefor, difficult to carry or use. Difficult, uncomfortable.
Deadlock No progress can be made. Standoff.
Debris Dirt or loose material consisting of mainly broken up rock. Remains.
Diffuse Spread over a wide area. Disperse.
Dilemma A situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives, especially equally undesirable ones. Bind, pickle.
Efface -Erase (a mark) from a surface. -Make oneself appear conspicuous. Blot out.
Muddle -Bring to a disordered or confusing state. -Untidy and disorganized state or collection. Jumble, mess up, disorder, confusion.
Opinionated Assertive and dogmatic in ones opinion. Inflexible.
Perennial Lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time. Enduring, recurring.
Predispose Make someone liable or inclined to a specified attitude, action, or condition. Tending to, liable to.
Relinquish Give up. Surrender.
Salvage The rescue of a wrecked or disabled ship or its cargo from loss at sea. Recover, retrieve, reclaim.
Spasmodic Occurring or done in brief, irregular bursts. Irregular, occasional.
Spurious False or fake, apparently but not actually valid, and illegitimate. False, bogus.
Unbridled Uncontrolled. Unchecked.
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