Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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ambidextrous able to use both the left and right hands with equal skill.
assuage to make less severe or more bearable; alleviate.
atavism the recurrence or reappearance of a particular trait, style, attitude, or behavior that seemed to have disappeared, or that which has recurred or reappeared after such an absence.
coir the fiber made from coconut husks, used for matting, rope, or the like.
condone to pardon, disregard, or overlook voluntarily or without condemning.
cynosure a thing or person that is the center of attention and admiration.
devolve of a duty or the like, to be passed on to someone else.
euphoria a strong feeling of well-being or elation, sometimes unrealistic or unwarranted, and able to be induced by certain drugs.
extrude to force out; expel.
flummox (informal) to confuse or puzzle.
indomitable too strong to be subdued or discouraged; unconquerable.
interdict to deter or impede by the steady use of firepower.
malapropism the humorous or ridiculous misuse of a word, especially by using a word that sounds similar to the correct word, but whose meaning is inappropriate.
purvey to supply or provide (especially food, drink, or other provisions).
virago a shrewish, domineering woman; nag or scold.