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Vocabulary Unit 2

Term Definition
Cater (v). To satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasant; to supply food and service
Entrepreneur (n). A person who starts up up and takes on the risk of business
Hazard (n) Risk
Hazard (v) To expose to danger r harm; to gamble
Homicide (n) The killing of one person by another
Indignant (adj) Filled with resentment or anger over something
Lubricate (v) To apply oil or grease; to make smooth, slippery or easier to use
Mutual (adj) Shared, felt, or shown equally by two or more
Plague (n) An easily spread disease causing a large number of deaths; a widespread evil;
Plague (v) To annoy or bother
Transparent (adj) Allowing light to pass through; easily recognized of understood; easily seen through or detected
Unscathed (adj) Wholly unharmed, not injured
Available (adj) Ready for use, at hand
Customary (n) Usual, Expected, Routine
Dissuade (v) To Persuade not to do something
firebrand (n) a piece of burning wood; a troublemaker; an extremely energetic or emotional person
hinder (v) to delay; to stop or prevent from happening
indifference (n) A lack of interest concern
indispensable (n) Absolutely necessary, not to be neglected
pelt (v) To throw a stream of things; to strike successively; to hurry
poised (adj) balanced, suspended, calm, controlled; ready for action
regime (n) a government in power. a form or system of rule or management; a period of rule

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