Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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barrage a great number of things coming one after another very quickly.
coddle to simmer in water that is almost at the boiling point.
coeval coinciding in time of origin or existence; contemporary.
compunction uneasiness about the propriety or suitability of an action; qualm.
forswear to give up or renounce, often with an oath or pledge.
hagiography an admiring and uncritical biography of anyone.
imprecation a curse, uttered or thought of.
lupine2 fierce; greedy.
magnum opus a great work of art, literature, or music, especially a particular person's masterpiece.
malinger to pretend illness or injury, especially in order to be excused from duty or work.
oblivious not conscious or paying attention; unknowing or unaware (usually followed by "to" or "of").
panegyric a formal speech or piece of writing devoted to publicly praising a person or thing.
quotidian happening every day or once a day.
recessional a piece of music that accompanies the exit of participants in a program or religious ceremony.
repine to express or feel unhappiness; complain; fret.