Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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bulwark a wall or wall-like structure, often made of earth and used for defense; rampart.
crossbreed to cause (a hybrid organism) to be produced by mating two different varieties of the same species.
deferential respectfully submissive to the desires, opinions, or judgments of others.
degeneration the process of decline or decay.
electorate a body of those entitled to participate in an election; qualified voters, as a group.
engross to take all the attention of; interest fully.
felicity an instance or condition of great happiness; bliss.
grandiloquent speaking or expressed in a pretentious, pompous, or excessively ornate fashion.
incriminate to show involvement in a crime.
insubordinate unwilling to respect or submit to authority; disobedient.
precept a basic rule, principle, or directive that guides action, moral conduct, or thought.
reassess to evaluate again.
recrimination an accusation made in response to being accused by another, or the act of countering one accusation with another.
seclude to cause to be kept away from other people or activity.
sensory of or pertaining to hearing, seeing, smelling, tasting, or touching.