Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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deign to consider some act to be appropriate or in keeping with one's dignity; condescend.
demarcate to set apart or separate, as if with boundaries.
exegesis a critical explanation or interpretive analysis, especially of religious texts.
extenuate to reduce the magnitude or seriousness of (a fault or offense) by offering partial excuses.
ineluctable impossible to be avoided; inescapable.
louche of questionable decency, morality, or taste; shady; disreputable.
malingerer one who pretends to be ill or injured, especially in order to avoid work or duty.
maverick a person who thinks and behaves independently, especially one who refuses to adhere to the orthodoxy of the group to which he or she belongs.
nonplus to cause (someone) to be unable to think of what to say, do, or decide; perplex; bewilder.
omnibus concerning or including a large collection of things.
quotidian happening every day or once a day.
rebarbative tending to irritate or repel; forbidding or unattractive.
spurn to reject, refuse, or treat with scorn; disdain; despise.
tummler an entertainer or social director who encourages participation by guests or audience.
voluble characterized by a steady flow of words; fluent; talkative.