Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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apotheosis a perfect or ideal example; epitome.
apprehensive feeling fearful about future events.
argot the vocabulary or jargon characteristic of a specific group or class, especially of criminals.
corporeal having to do with a physical body; bodily.
diurnal occurring or active during, or belonging to, the daytime rather than nighttime.
euphoria a strong feeling of well-being or elation, sometimes unrealistic or unwarranted, and able to be induced by certain drugs.
expatiate to discuss something at great length; describe in great detail.
lanugo fine, soft hair, especially that with which a human fetus or newborn is covered.
liminal of or at the threshold of a physiological or psychological response or change of state.
louche of questionable decency, morality, or taste; shady; disreputable.
lupine2 fierce; greedy.
precursory coming before and serving to indicate what will follow; premonitory.
refulgent shining brilliantly; radiant.
Sabbatarian one who observes the Sabbath on Saturday, as Jews and certain Christians.
salvo the firing of guns or other firearms simultaneously or in succession, especially as a salute.