Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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accolade an expression or mark of approval; honor; award.
accost to confront and speak first to, often aggressively.
acrid bitter in taste or smell; sharply irritating.
digress to stray from the main topic; ramble.
garner to accumulate, acquire, or receive in abundance.
indelible incapable of being removed or obliterated; permanent.
invoke to call out to (a god, muse, or the like) for help, support, protection, or inspiration.
observable able to be seen; visible.
psyche the mental makeup of a person or group.
redolent suggesting or recalling (usually followed by "of").
satire a literary or dramatic work that ridicules or derides human vice or foolishness, usually through the use of parody or irony.
simile a figure of speech in which two different things are compared by using the words "like" or "as." "March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb" is an example of a simile.
therapeutic of, pertaining to, or capable of healing; curative.
trajectory the actual or expected path of a moving object, especially the curve followed by a projectile, missile, or spacecraft in flight.