Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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apocryphal of dubious authorship or authority.
apropos appropriate; relevant; opportune.
berate to reproach or scold severely.
coeval coinciding in time of origin or existence; contemporary.
elide to leave out or slur, as a syllable or letter, in pronunciation.
emulous filled with the desire to equal or surpass.
epistolary established or continued through letters.
granulate to make into small particles or grains.
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.
oligarchy a government or state in which a few people or a family rule.
parlous full of dangers or risks; perilous.
profligate totally given over to immoral and shameful pursuits; dissolute.
saturnine gloomy, sullen, or cynical in temperament or appearance.
stentorian extremely loud and powerful.