Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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complaisance willingness to please.
entrench to establish firmly and unchangeably.
fallacy a false or misleading idea or notion, especially one that is commonly held.
felicitous well-suited or apt; very appropriate.
ludicrous worthy of mockery; laughable and ridiculous.
muse to think about something silently or for a long time.
nomenclature a specialized system or set of names and terms used in a particular science, art, or other field of study or training.
palpitate of the heart, to pulsate rapidly; flutter; quiver.
plenitude abundance; fullness.
posit to propose or suggest as an account of something or as a contribution to an understanding of something.
preempt to seize or appropriate ahead of others.
recession1 a period of reduced or declining economic activity.
sundry of various kinds; miscellaneous.
tolerable capable of being put up with or endured.
vociferous crying out, especially in protest; vocal; clamorous.