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Freshman Vocab Unit 4A

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									       Freshman Vocab Unit 4A

   Here we go!
                              abscond

     (v.) to run off and hide


The maurauders absconded with the
treasure.
                       access

   (n.) approach or admittance to places, persons,
    things; an increase
   (v.) to get at, obtain




                             We were unable to access the fortress entrance.
                    anarchy

   (n.) a lack of government and law, confusion
                                arduous

   (adj.) hard to do, requiring much effort

As a punishment from the gods for his
trickery, Sisyphus was compelled to
the arduous task of rolling a huge
rock up a steep hill.
                          auspicious

   (adj.) favorable; fortunate




       The fortune cookie's message was not particularly auspicious.
                      biased

   (adj.) favoring one side unduly; prejudiced




                           The Fox News Channel is often accused of
                           being biased in favor of Republicans.
                       daunt

   (v.) to overcome with fear, intimidate; to
    dishearten, discourage



                                  We faced the daunting task of finding
                                  our way through the maze.
                          disentangle

   (v.) to free from tangles or complications




Try disentangling that!
                                    fated

        (adj.) determined in advance by destiny or
         fortune


Alas, the couple was not fated to
remain together forever.
                            hoodwink

   (v.) to mislead by a trick, deceive




        Magic relies on the fact that it is easy to hoodwink people.

								
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