Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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crossbreed to cause (a hybrid organism) to be produced by mating two different varieties of the same species.
cumulative becoming larger or greater by means of gradual addition.
exemplify to serve as an illustration of.
fervent having or expressing warmth, depth, or intensity of feeling.
ineffectual incapable of acting effectively.
inexhaustible unable to be used up; endless.
jocose inclined to joke; jovial; merry.
materialism great or excessive concern with the acquisition of wealth or possessions, especially as opposed to the attainment of spiritual goals.
premeditate to consider, plan, or arrange in advance.
pseudonym a false name adopted by someone, especially an author, to conceal his or her identity; pen name.
raconteur one who is talented in storytelling.
replete well-supplied; full (usually followed by "with").
repository a container or place where things may be stored; storage unit or space.
verity the quality or condition of being true or real.
wince to draw suddenly back or away from something painful or frightening.