Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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amphitheater an oval or round building with seats rising in rows from an open, central area. Amphitheaters are used for sports and other public events.
conscript a military recruit summoned by draft; draftee.
convergent tending to move toward a common point or intersection.
copious abundant in number or quantity; plentiful.
itinerary a detailed plan of travel.
pert impudent or saucy.
placate to calm down and make less angry, especially by appeasement; conciliate; pacify.
propitious offering favorable circumstances or conditions; opportune; promising.
reparation the act or process of making amends for wrongdoing or injury.
scapegoat one made to bear the blame for the wrongs of others.
socialite one who is prominent in fashionable social circles.
squalor the condition or quality of being dirty or foul, as from neglect.
stockpile a supply of items accumulated and maintained for future use.
unhinge to cause to become confused, unbalanced, or deeply disturbed.
uproarious causing loud or uncontrollable laughter; hilarious.