Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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complaisant eager or willing to please; amenable; obliging.
edict an order or decree proclaimed by someone in authority.
inordinate beyond the bounds of reason; excessive.
laud to praise.
magnanimous having or showing a generous, forgiving, or noble nature.
nonpartisan not influenced or determined by the policies or interests of a political party.
pathological afflicted with or caused by a physical or especially a mental disorder.
plethora an amount that is more than enough; overabundance.
potable fit for drinking.
potency the condition of being strong in effect or powerful.
predilection an inclination to favor something; partiality or preference.
primeval of or suggestive of the first age or ages.
subvert to overthrow or destroy, or cause the destruction of (an established authority, especially a national government).
vicarious experienced through imagined participation in someone else's actions, sufferings, or the like.
vivacious full of life and spirit; animated.