Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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argot the vocabulary or jargon characteristic of a specific group or class, especially of criminals.
dissemble to disguise or hide behind a false semblance; conceal the true nature or state of.
eidetic pertaining to or designating the ability to recall images in almost perfect detail.
exegesis a critical explanation or interpretive analysis, especially of religious texts.
fealty faithfulness or loyalty.
gossamer delicately fine, gauzelike, or filmy.
intransigence refusal to alter one's ideas or position in response to the wishes of others.
kibbutz an Israeli farming settlement whose ownership is shared by those who live and work there.
mélange a mixture, usually of very dissimilar elements.
misfeasance a normally lawful act performed in an unlawful way.
modular designed with standardized units that may be arranged or connected in a variety of ways.
pleonasm a redundant word, phrase, or expression.
reprise repetition of a musical phrase or theme in an identical or slightly altered way.
somatic of or pertaining to the body itself; corporeal.
trabeated using horizontal beams or lintels as supports instead of arches.