Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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astute keen in understanding and judgment; shrewd.
convoluted complex; intricate.
delectation enjoyment; delight; pleasure.
diatribe a bitter, abusive attack in speech or writing.
discomfit to upset or confuse.
emote to express or simulate feelings, especially in an exaggerated or theatrical manner.
froward unwilling to agree or obey; stubborn; perverse.
glut a greater supply or amount than is needed.
incumbent currently holding an office or position.
lenitive mitigating pain, discomfort, or distress; soothing.
mahatma (sometimes capitalized) in Buddhism and theosophy, any of a class of persons revered for their wisdom and love of humanity.
obtrusive aggressive and self-assertive, or inclined to be so.
peroration the concluding part of a speech in which there is a summing up of the principal points.
Sabbatarian one who observes the Sabbath on Saturday, as Jews and certain Christians.
sudorific causing or increasing sweat, as a medication.