Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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condign well-deserved or fitting, especially of punishment or reprimand.
cynosure a thing or person that is the center of attention and admiration.
deposition a sworn statement, usually in writing, for use as testimony by an absent witness in a court of law.
deter to stop or discourage from some action by creating doubt or fear.
emulous filled with the desire to equal or surpass.
extempore without plan or preparation; impromptu or improvised.
flummox (informal) to confuse or puzzle.
harrow to go over or break up with a harrow.
highbrow one who has or pretends to have highly sophisticated intellectual and cultural interests and tastes (often used disparagingly).
kibbutz an Israeli farming settlement whose ownership is shared by those who live and work there.
oblivious not conscious or paying attention; unknowing or unaware (usually followed by "to" or "of").
opiate something that induces relaxation, calm, or stupor.
rodomontade puffed-up boasting or bravado.
salvo the firing of guns or other firearms simultaneously or in succession, especially as a salute.
stipple a method of painting, drawing, or engraving by applying small points, dots, or dabs to a surface.