Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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cerebral characterized by intellect or reason.
crux an essential, basic, crucial, or pivotal point.
euphony a pleasing, harmonious quality of sounds, especially words.
frivolous unworthy of serious consideration or merit; trivial or silly.
incise to cut into the surface of.
interplay the action or influence of two or more things on each other; reciprocal effect.
invective strongly abusive or denunciatory speech or language.
misguide to misdirect or lead astray.
mystical spiritually powerful, significant, or symbolic.
paradox a statement that contradicts or seems to contradict itself, yet often expresses a truth, such as "Less is more".
poignant deeply touching; arousing strong emotion, especially sadness or sympathy; piercing; penetrating.
retraction a withdrawal or disavowal of an opinion, promise, or the like.
rhapsody a musical composition having an irregular form suggesting improvisation.
sordid morally bad; ignoble or base.
unvaried marked by a lack of diversity; never changing.