Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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amortize to deduct (expenditures) by fixed amounts over a period of time.
augury the art or practice or an instance of predicting the future or obtaining hidden knowledge by interpreting omens.
debauch to lead or seduce into immorality or intemperance; corrupt.
demotic of or relating to the common people; popular.
discomfit to upset or confuse.
froward unwilling to agree or obey; stubborn; perverse.
guttural articulated in the back of the mouth; velar.
incessant never stopping; constant.
ligature a band or tie.
lugubrious sad or mournful, especially in an exaggerated way; gloomy.
noisome offensive or disgusting, especially in smell; foul.
oblique not direct or straightforward in intent, means, or achievement; indirect or devious.
opprobrious expressing condemnation or scorn; accusing of shameful behavior.
requite to retaliate for; strike back on account of.
sanguine having an optimistic temperament or outlook.