accomplice: a person who helps another commit a crime
arbitrary: based on random choices
brazen: bold without shame
catalyst: substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction without itself undergoing any permanent change
exodus: mass departure of people; immigrants
facilitate: make easy/ easier
incorrigible: not able to be corrected, improved, or reformed
latent: existing but nit developed or manifest
militant: combative and aggressive in support of political/ social cause
morose: sullen and ill-tempered
opaque: not able to be seen through; transparent
paramount: more important than anything else; supreme
prattle: to speak foolishly
rebut: claim or prove that evidence is false
reprimand: a rebuke, esp. an official one.
servitude: the state of being a slave or completely subject to someone more powerful.
slapdash: done too hurriedly and carelessly
stagnant: still not moving
succumb: fail to resist (pressure, temptation, or some other negative force).