Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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alluvium sand, soil, gravel, or the like deposited by moving water, as along a river bed.
amity friendly and peaceful relations; good will.
apocryphal of dubious authorship or authority.
asperity harshness or roughness, especially of tone or manner.
boudoir a woman's private sitting room or bedroom.
condone to pardon, disregard, or overlook voluntarily or without condemning.
contretemps an embarrassing or unfortunate happening; mishap; mischance.
doggerel trivial, crudely constructed verse.
epistolary established or continued through letters.
ostentation a showy display to impress others.
parturient giving birth or about to give birth; in labor.
reprise repetition of a musical phrase or theme in an identical or slightly altered way.
sanguine having an optimistic temperament or outlook.
spurn to reject, refuse, or treat with scorn; disdain; despise.
vouchsafe to grant or give with condescension or as a special favor.