Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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arrant complete; unmitigated; downright.
askance with distrust or suspicion.
deposition a sworn statement, usually in writing, for use as testimony by an absent witness in a court of law.
despoil to forcefully take belongings or goods from; plunder.
disinter to dig up or remove from a place of burial; exhume.
gossamer delicately fine, gauzelike, or filmy.
incessant never stopping; constant.
ingenuous having or showing simplicity and lack of sophistication; artless.
loll to hang down loosely; dangle.
malfeasance an illegal act or wrongdoing, especially by a public official.
mélange a mixture, usually of very dissimilar elements.
meretricious appealing or attracting in a cheap, showy, or shallow way.
peremptory not permitting refusal or disobedience.
purvey to supply or provide (especially food, drink, or other provisions).
savor to give an impression; hint (usually followed by "of").