Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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annul to make nonexistent or ineffective; cancel.
corrugate to shape or bend or become shaped or bent into parallel, wavelike ridges and grooves.
delicacy something delightful or rare, especially food.
junta a small group, often of military officers, acting as the rulers of a nation, especially provisionally after the overthrow of a previous government.
naturalistic exhibiting or pertaining to naturalism.
nominal in name alone.
parable a very short story told to teach a moral or religious lesson.
partake to take part; participate (usually followed by "in").
pellucid extremely clear in meaning.
phenomenal amazing or extraordinary.
placate to calm down and make less angry, especially by appeasement; conciliate; pacify.
resilience the ability to resume shape after being pressed or stretched.
senile showing certain characteristics of old age, especially a deterioration of mental faculties or emotional control.
sheaf a bound bundle of cut grain.
viscous having an adhesive, gluey consistency that resists flow.