Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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apportion to assign, adjust, or distribute parts so as to maintain the proper proportion; allot.
cite to use the words of someone else; quote.
coerce to persuade or pressure (a person) to do something by using threats, intimidation, or the like.
disembark to put or go ashore from a ship.
estimable worthy of respect or admiration.
euphony a pleasing, harmonious quality of sounds, especially words.
exhilaration intense high spirits.
mainstay the main support of something.
misrepresent to identify or describe in a misleading way.
obtuse not keen or quick to notice, feel, or comprehend; dull or insensitive.
panacea a remedy or solution for all diseases, ills, or difficulties; cure-all.
pariah a despised or socially outcast person.
rehabilitate to restore to good health or to an otherwise improved state of being.
staid formal, solemn, and reserved in character.
temperament the manner of thinking, feeling, and acting that is characteristic of a particular person or animal.