Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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bilge the rounded part of a ship's hull between the bottom and the sides.
disingenuous not candid or sincere.
immaculate not dirty; completely clean.
irrefragable impossible to refute or dispute; undeniable.
lambent glowing softly.
lattice a flat framework made with strips of wood or other material. The strips cross each other and have open spaces in between. A lattice is often used as a screen on a porch or in a garden.
misanthrope someone who hates or distrusts humanity.
opprobrious expressing condemnation or scorn; accusing of shameful behavior.
perquisite a payment or benefit in addition to the wages or salary associated with a position.
phlegmatic not given to shows of emotion or interest; slow to excite.
pleonasm a redundant word, phrase, or expression.
recurve to bend or curve back or backward, as the ends of certain shooting bows.
savor to give an impression; hint (usually followed by "of").
tamp to compress and pack tightly by repeated light taps.
vouchsafe to grant or give with condescension or as a special favor.