Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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bilious ill-tempered; irritable.
clairvoyant possessing the ability to see or know things that are beyond the five senses.
connoisseur a person with the experience, expertise, and sense of appreciation to make informed judgments in a fine art or in matters of taste.
culminate to arrive at a climax or conclusion (usually followed by "in").
depict to show, describe, or portray in a painting, sculpture, or written work.
disparate essentially different and distinct.
mettle toughness of character; courage.
preoccupy to absorb the entire time or attention of.
prudery the state, quality, or characteristic of being overly concerned with modest or proper conduct, speech, dress, or the like.
resplendent full of splendor; radiant; shining.
rite a formal ceremonial procedure prescribed or customary for a specific occasion, as in religious worship.
stalemate any situation in which a further action, offer, or the like is impossible or unlikely; deadlock.
turbulence commotion, violent disorder, or unrest.
vaporize to cause to become or diffuse as a vapor or gas; atomize; evaporate.
vicarious experienced through imagined participation in someone else's actions, sufferings, or the like.