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English 9 Vocab 4

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incinerate destroy (something, especially waste material) by burning.
auspicious conducive to success; favorable.
revile criticize in an abusive or angrily insulting manner.
reprieve (v) cancel or postpone the punishment of (someone, especially someone condemned to death).
inanimate not alive, especially not in the manner of animals and humans.
hoodwink deceive or trick (someone).
access (v) approach or enter (a place).
Rectify put (something) right; correct.
daunt make (someone) feel intimidated or apprehensive.
arduous involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring.
reprieve (n) a cancellation or postponement of a punishment.
biased unfairly prejudiced for or against someone or something.
pompous affectedly and irritatingly grand, solemn, or self-important.
fated be destined to happen, turn out, or act in a particular way.
disentangle free (something or someone) from an entanglement; extricate.
pliant pliable. (flexible)
precipice a very steep rock face or cliff, especially a tall one.
intrepid fearless; adventurous (often used for rhetorical or humorous effect).
larceny theft of personal property.
access (n) a means of approaching or entering a place.
abscond leave hurriedly and secretly, typically to avoid detection of or arrest for an unlawful action such as theft.
anarchy a state of disorder due to absence or nonrecognition of authority.
Created by: Sean Oh