Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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alluvium sand, soil, gravel, or the like deposited by moving water, as along a river bed.
astute keen in understanding and judgment; shrewd.
coeval coinciding in time of origin or existence; contemporary.
deracinate to pull up by or as if by the roots; uproot; isolate; exile.
emote to express or simulate feelings, especially in an exaggerated or theatrical manner.
forbear to keep or abstain from (an action or utterance).
insinuate to suggest (something derogatory) subtly and indirectly.
malinger to pretend illness or injury, especially in order to be excused from duty or work.
modus operandi a method of accomplishing something; way of working.
pneumatic of, using, or concerning air or other gases.
purvey to supply or provide (especially food, drink, or other provisions).
quadrant any of the four parts that result when an area is divided by two lines, real or imaginary, that intersect each other at right angles.
refulgent shining brilliantly; radiant.
sententious using or marked by pompous, high-flown moralizing.
solipsism the self-centered habit of interpreting and judging all things exclusively according to one's own concepts of meaning and value.