Vocabulary Workshop Level D Unit 1

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Vocabulary Workshop Level D Unit 1

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Admonish
 
to caution ro advise against something; to scold mildly; to remind of a duty
Breach
 
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation of infraction; to create an opening
Brigand
 
a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
Circumspect
 
careful, cautious
Commandeer
 
to seize for military or official use
Cumbersome
 
clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving
deadlock
 
a standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces or factions; to bring such a stand still
Debris
 
scattered fragments, wreckage
Diffuse
 
to spread or scatter freely or widely; long-winded, unfocused
Dilemma
 
a difficlut or perplexing situation or problem
Efface
 
to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
Muddle
 
to make a mess of, to get by; a hopless mess
Opinionated
 
stubborn and often unreasonalbe in holding to one's own ideas, having a closed mind
Perennial
 
lasting for a long time, persistent; a plant that lives for many years
Predispose
 
to incline to beforehand
Relinquish
 
to let go, give up
Salvage
 
to spread or scatter freely or widely; long-winded, unfocused
Spasmodic
 
sudden and biolent but brief; fitful; intermittent
Spurious
 
not genuine, not true not valid
Unbridled
 
uncontrolled, lacking in restraint