Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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aggregate a sum, combination, or composite of separable elements.
askance with distrust or suspicion.
atonement the act of making reparation for a sin, crime, error, or the like.
comity mutual courtesy and respectful treatment among people or nations.
disallow to refuse to allow or admit; reject.
guttural articulated in the back of the mouth; velar.
hagiography an admiring and uncritical biography of anyone.
halcyon tranquil; peaceful; calm.
harrow to go over or break up with a harrow.
indemnity insurance against damage, loss, or liability.
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.
parlous full of dangers or risks; perilous.
pneumatic of, using, or concerning air or other gases.
pungency sharpness or bite in taste or smell.
relict a plant, animal, or geological feature that has survived in a considerably changed environment.