Vocabulary Unit 2

Term Definition
available (adj)ready to use, at hand
cater to satisfy the needs of, trying to make things easy and pleasant, to supply food and service
customary usual, expected, routine
dissuade to persuade not to do something
entrepreneur a person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business
firebrand a piece of burning wood, a troublemaker, an extremely energetic or emotional person
Hazard risk, peril /to expose to danger or harm; to gamble
homicide the killing of one person by another
indifference a lack of interest or concern
indignant filled with resentment or anger over something unjust, unworthy, or mean
indispensable absolutely necessary, not to be neglected
lubricate to apply oil or grease; to make smooth, slippery or easier to use
mutual shared, felt, or shown equally by two or more
pelt to throw a stream of things; to strike successively; to hurry
plague an easily spread disease causing a large number of deaths; a widespread evil/to annoy or bother
poised ballanced, suspended; calm, controlled; ready for action
transparent allowing light to pass through; easily recognized or understood; easily seen through or detected
unscathed wholly unharmed, not injured
regime a government in power; a form or system of rule or management; a period of rule

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