Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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affluent having a lot of money; rich; wealthy.
aloft high above the ground.
estimable worthy of respect or admiration.
fictitious intended to deceive; not genuine; imaginary.
gnarl to knot or twist.
incorrigible incapable of being controlled or influenced for the better.
indelible incapable of being removed or obliterated; permanent.
labyrinthine complex and intricate to the point of being puzzling.
linguistic of or pertaining to language or the study of language.
maritime of or relating to sea ships or navigation of the sea.
memoir an account of facts or events based primarily on the author's personal experience.
proletariat the working class, especially those who lack capital and must sell their usually unskilled labor in order to survive.
remonstrance the act or an instance of protesting or objecting.
ruffian one who is tough and violent; bully; thug.
temperamental changeable as to mood, nature, operability, or the like; unpredictable.