Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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ascertain to learn without question; determine.
blatant completely obvious or undisguised, sometimes offensively so.
caste the status conferred by the class to which one belongs.
dissemble to disguise or hide behind a false semblance; conceal the true nature or state of.
electuary a drug mixed with honey, syrup, or the like to form a paste to be smeared on the teeth or gums of a sick animal.
fealty faithfulness or loyalty.
glut a greater supply or amount than is needed.
impediment an obstacle or hindrance.
incursion a raid or sudden invasion.
jeremiad a long complaint about life or one's situation; lamentation.
obviate to prevent or eliminate in advance; render unnecessary or irrelevant.
putrefaction the act or process of rotting or decomposing.
quiescence a state of inaction, rest, or stillness; dormancy.
raffish carelessly unconventional or disreputable, sometimes appealingly so.
saturnine gloomy, sullen, or cynical in temperament or appearance.