Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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agog highly excited and full of anticipation.
credulous disposed to believe, especially on scanty evidence; gullible.
entreat to beg for something, or to do something.
flange a collar or rim that projects from a pipe, housing, or the like to provide strength, stability, or a place for attaching other parts.
flout to show scorn or contempt for, especially by openly or deliberately disobeying.
foible a minor flaw or weakness in personality, character, or behavior.
forbear to keep or abstain from (an action or utterance).
inadvertent not planned or intended; unintentional.
inflection change that occurs in the form of words to show a grammatical characteristic such as the tense of a verb, the number of a noun, or the degree of an adjective or adverb.
obtrusive aggressive and self-assertive, or inclined to be so.
otiose having no purpose or use; unnecessary or futile.
periphrasis an indirect or roundabout way of phrasing something; circumlocution.
proselytize to convert or try actively to convert (others) to one's own beliefs or religion.
regicide the murderer of a king.
scabrous characterized by a rough or scaly surface, as the leaf of a plant.