Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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affront something that is said or done on purpose to be rude or mean.
altruism unselfish concern for the well-being of others.
antiquate to make obsolete or old-fashioned.
conflagration a large, damaging fire.
constrain to keep within tight restrictions; confine.
cuisine a particular type of cooking, especially that of a particular region, or the food in general that is prepared in this way.
culpable guilty of a mistake or fault; blameworthy.
immobility the state or condition of not moving or being motionless.
incontrovertible not able to be questioned or disputed.
nullify to cause to have no value or consequence.
ostentatious done or designed with the intention of impressing others and consequently overly showy or grandiose; pretentious.
protean easily changing form or character; variable or versatile.
seclude to cause to be kept away from other people or activity.
sordid morally bad; ignoble or base.
swathe to wrap up, enfold, or bind, especially with a wrapping material or bands.