Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
Preview Options
Go to
allure to attract by appealing to desires or wishes; tempt.
ambivalence the presence of conflicting feelings, such as love and hate, toward a person, thing, or situation.
anonymous having an unknown name or identity.
ashen1 of the color of ashes; very pale.
degenerate to decline from an original or former condition; change for the worse in nature or quality; deteriorate.
disband of an organized group, to break up or disperse.
disputatious inclined to quarrel or provoke argument.
fecund capable of producing abundant fruit or offspring; fruitful; fertile.
heretofore prior to this time; before now.
magnanimous having or showing a generous, forgiving, or noble nature.
onerous unwanted, unpleasant, and burdensome.
reticence the state or quality of being hesitant to speak out; reserve.
treatise a detailed and formal written work, usually dealing systematically with a single theme or subject.
uncontrolled acting or continuing, or allowed to act or continue, without constraint, regulation, or opposition.
visceral stemming from instinct or intuition rather than the intellect.