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voc. test 1

TermDefinition
admonish verb-warn or reprimand someone firmly
breach noun-act of breaking or falling to observe the law verb-make a gap in and break through
brigand noun-remember of a gang that ambushes and robs people in forests and montains
circumspect adjective-wary or unmilling to take risks
commander noun-a person in authority;millitary
cumbersome adjective-large or heavy difficult to carry
deadlock noun-situation typically involving opposing parties in no progrss is made
debris noun-scattered pieces of waste or remains
diffuse verb-spread or cause to spread over large amonts of people adjective-spread out over a large area; not consentrated
dilemma noun-a situation which is difficult choice has to be made between two alternatives
efface verb-erase(a mark) from a surface
muddle verb-like to mess up
opinionated adjective-conceitedly assertive and dogmatic in one's opinion
perennial adjective-lasting or existing for a long or apperantly infinite time
predispose verb-make someone liable or inclined to a specified attitude, action, or condition
relinquish verb-voluntarily cease to keep or claim; give up
salvage verb-rescue (a wrecked or disabled ship or its cargo) from loss at sea
spasmodic adjective-occurring or done in brief, irregular bursts
spurious adjective-not being what it purports to be; false or fake.
unbridled adjectiveuncontrolled; unconstrained