Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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arraign to bring before a court of law to respond to a charge or indictment.
aseptic free of bacteria or germs that cause disease or decay.
banter joking, clever conversation.
bower1 a pleasant, secluded alcove or shelter created by leafy trees or shrubbery.
deference respect for and submission to the desires, opinions, or judgments of another.
distend to swell or cause to swell from, or as if from, internal pressure; balloon.
frugal small in amount or cost; meager.
indigent without financial means to live; needy; poor.
intuition the power to know or understand something without thinking it through in a logical way.
odium hatred, strong dislike, or repugnance.
patriarch a man who is the leader of a family or tribe.
prodigy a person, especially a young one, of exceptional talent or ability.
shard a piece of a broken object, especially a fragment of pottery or glass.
veritable true; authentic; real.
workaday ordinary; mundane; everyday.