Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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affluent having a lot of money; rich; wealthy.
amalgam a mixture of diverse components.
cerebral characterized by intellect or reason.
filial of, concerning, or befitting a daughter or son.
glib speaking or prone to speak easily and fluently, especially in a careless or thoughtless manner, with little concern for the truth.
infatuate to cause a foolish and irrational passion or attachment in (someone).
loquacity the quality or an instance of talking a great deal or excessively; talkativeness.
militant aggressive or combative in attitude or actions, especially in defense of a cause.
obtuse not keen or quick to notice, feel, or comprehend; dull or insensitive.
preventable having the possibility of being prevented; capable of being stopped or kept from happening.
proclivity a natural tendency or inclination; propensity or predisposition.
seedy unkempt or shabby.
slake to satisfy or relieve (thirst, appetite, lust, or the like) by decreasing the strength or intensity of.
stint to refrain from spending; to be sparing or frugal.
succumb to give in or give way to a fatal illness, superior force, overwhelming desire, or the like; yield.