Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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candor the quality of openness, honesty, and straightforwardness in expression.
climatic of or pertaining to the weather conditions most prevailing in a place.
divest to take rights or property away from; dispossess, especially by legal means.
habituate to make accustomed to.
imitative of, involving, or characterized by reproduction or copying; not original.
inescapable unable to be avoided or ignored.
overt openly apparent; not concealed. (Cf. covert.)
presumption a belief that is taken for granted but not proved.
problematic presenting difficulties or causing doubt; questionable.
propensity a natural or inborn tendency, aptitude, or preference (often followed by an infinitive or "for").
protract to extend in time; prolong.
replete well-supplied; full (usually followed by "with").
sentient having the capacity to receive sensations; able to perceive.
staid formal, solemn, and reserved in character.
supersede to take over the position or influence of; replace.