Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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accost to confront and speak first to, often aggressively.
appease to cause to become calmer by meeting demands.
blasphemy disrespect or irreverence toward something considered sacred or inviolable, especially God.
frond a long leaf with many small divisions. Ferns and palm trees have fronds.
indeterminate not fixed, clear, or precise; indefinite or uncertain.
intrusion the act of entering or thrusting oneself in when not invited or welcomed.
multifarious of or having a great variety of parts, forms, or kinds; many and varied.
odoriferous having or spreading a scent, especially a pleasant or fragrant one.
palatable acceptable or pleasing to the sense of taste.
plausible seeming to be true or reasonable; credible.
ramshackle poorly constructed or in disrepair; rickety.
rectify to put right or correct (a bad situation, injustice, or the like); remedy.
remiss careless or negligent, especially in the performance of one's duty.
stockpile a supply of items accumulated and maintained for future use.
stupefy to astound or bedazzle.