Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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allure to attract strongly by appealing to people's inner wishes; tempt.
breach an act of breaking a law or promise.
illicit not permitted by custom or law; illegitimate.
imperfection a flaw or fault.
inexcusable unable to be justified; unpardonable.
inverse opposite or reversed in position, order, direction, nature, or effect.
jurisdiction the right or authority to interpret and administer the law.
lethal intended to cause or capable of causing death or extreme harm; deadly.
psychiatrist a medical doctor who treats people with mental and emotional illnesses.
ravish to overwhelm with emotion or sensation; enrapture.
realist a person who tends to see or present things as they actually are.
resonance ability to make a strong or lasting effect, especially because of an emotional association.
stigma a long-lasting mark or stain on one's character or reputation, especially of disgrace or reproach.
unchallenged not or not having been questioned, disputed, or contested.
unsubstantiated lacking the evidence or verification needed to establish as true.