Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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bequest property handed down by will; legacy.
bombast boastful, pompous, or otherwise overblown utterances.
conscription compulsory enrollment in military service.
indeterminate not fixed, clear, or precise; indefinite or uncertain.
inviolate not broken, disturbed, or profaned; pure or intact.
jurisdiction the right or authority to interpret and administer the law.
kinetic of, concerning, or caused by motion.
misrepresent to identify or describe in a misleading way.
permissive allowing much, often excessive, freedom of behavior; lenient.
philanthropist one who engages in charitable activities.
plebeian in ancient Roman society, of or belonging to the class of commoners; not patrician.
precinct an area in a town or city that forms a separate district for voting or that is looked after by one police unit.
realign to come to a new relationship or set of alliances, as countries or political factions.
rudiment (often plural) something in an initial, imperfect, or undeveloped form.
sect any group, especially a religious group such as a denomination, that is united by a common belief, ritual, or the like.