Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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allegory in art or literature, the use of concrete characters, events, or things, to represent abstract qualities or ideas, often to make a point about good and evil.
connive to join secretly in a plot; conspire.
conscription compulsory enrollment in military service.
conspirator a person who is involved in a plot with others to perform or a criminal or wrongful act.
depreciate to lower the cost or value of, especially of property for tax purposes, or of money.
disperse to drive away in all directions; scatter.
duplicity deceitful speech or action.
incise to cut into the surface of.
nuptial of or relating to a wedding ceremony or to marriage.
plagiarize to wrongfully and deliberately claim as one's own (the ideas, words, or the like) of someone else.
raiment clothing; dress; apparel.
redundant unnecessarily repetitive.
retrograde moving or tending to move in a backward direction; retreating.
unobservable not able to be seen; not detectable.
wince to draw suddenly back or away from something painful or frightening.