Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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academicism in the arts, rigid adherence to accepted and traditional forms.
ambidextrous able to use both the left and right hands with equal skill.
appellative a descriptive name or title, as "Terrible" in "Ivan the Terrible".
apropos appropriate; relevant; opportune.
askance with distrust or suspicion.
belabor to continue excessive efforts on or excessive discussion of.
blatant completely obvious or undisguised, sometimes offensively so.
corollary a readily drawn conclusion; deduction or inference.
epistemology the branch of philosophy dealing with the origin, nature, and limits of human knowledge.
expound to discuss or explain in detail (usually followed by "on" or "upon").
glabrous having no hair or fuzz; bald; smooth.
lapidary an expert on or dealer in gemstones.
macrocosm a large unit or entity that represents on a large scale one of its smaller components.
salvo the firing of guns or other firearms simultaneously or in succession, especially as a salute.
topography the shape of the earth's surface across an area or region. The topography of an area includes the size and location of hills and dips in the land.