Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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altruistic unselfishly devoted to the welfare of others.
chimerical existing only in the mind; fanciful.
complement to go well with, complete, or perfect.
consolidate to join together into a whole; combine.
enclave a small territory or country mostly or completely surrounded by another.
fulsome offensive, especially because of excessiveness or insincerity.
gingerly in a careful or cautious manner; warily.
gradation a gradual almost imperceptible change, especially from one tone or texture to another.
meritorious having worth or high quality; deserving of praise or reward.
palatable acceptable or pleasing to the sense of taste.
propensity a natural or inborn tendency, aptitude, or preference (often followed by an infinitive or "for").
singularity an unusual trait or quality.
skirmish a minor or preliminary battle between small military units.
vagary an erratic, unpredictable, or extravagant occurrence, action, or idea; whim.
wend to go along or proceed on (one's way).