Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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acclivity a rising slope.
bereft deprived or stripped of something.
ensconce to position (oneself) firmly or comfortably.
etiolate to weaken, especially through deprivation of normal development.
homily any discourse offering moral advice or admonitions.
imbricate overlapping in an even sequence, as roof tiles or fish scales.
inculcate to cause to accept an idea or value; imbue.
libertine acting without restraint; dissolute; amoral.
noisome offensive or disgusting, especially in smell; foul.
nonpareil a person or thing whose excellence is unequaled; paragon.
picayune having little value or significance; small; paltry.
Sabbatarian one who observes the Sabbath on Saturday, as Jews and certain Christians.
salacious excited by lust; lecherous.
supine lying with the face upward.
vouchsafe to grant or give with condescension or as a special favor.