Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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acclivity a rising slope.
appose to place next to or side by side; juxtapose.
cachet prestige.
collateral property or other security put forward to guarantee repayment of a loan.
corollary a readily drawn conclusion; deduction or inference.
discountenance to embarrass or disconcert.
effete marked by excessive refinement or delicateness of taste.
equipoise a state of balance or equal weight, importance, or the like; equilibrium.
flagitious viciously or shamefully wicked; infamous.
knurled having small ridges.
ligature a band or tie.
neologism a new word, phrase, or usage.
sanctimony a pretense of righteousness or piety; feigned devotion or holiness.
syntax the word order or pattern of word order in a sentence.
tummler an entertainer or social director who encourages participation by guests or audience.