Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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adversary a person, group, or thing that is against another; opponent; enemy.
auxiliary serving as an extra means of support; additional.
fragmentary consisting of fragments; incomplete or disconnected.
implacable not to be pacified or diverted; unappeasable or inexorable.
indigent without financial means to live; needy; poor.
inordinate beyond the bounds of reason; excessive.
opalescent exhibiting a spectrum of colors or changing colors; iridescent.
retinue a group of attendants or other employees who accompany a prominent person.
revile to speak about or speak to with hostile insults; disparage or abuse.
sensory of or pertaining to hearing, seeing, smelling, tasting, or touching.
skiff a small, light boat that may have sails but can be rowed by one oarsman.
synthesis the combining of discrete elements into a unified compound or entity, or the unified whole formed by such a combining.
timorous showing or marked by fear; fearful; timid.
turncoat one who changes from one party, allegiance, or the like, to the opposite, especially a traitor.
viscid of a gluelike consistency.