Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
Preview Options
Go to
aberration a deviation from what is considered normal or right; irregularity.
affidavit a written statement that is sworn in the presence of an authorized official to be true, used as legal evidence.
alfresco in the open air; outdoors.
antediluvian hopelessly old-fashioned; primitive; outdated.
austerity a tightened or stringent economy, as when there are high taxes, frozen wages, and shortages of consumer goods.
centripetal forced or moving inward toward a center point or axis.
condone to pardon, disregard, or overlook voluntarily or without condemning.
disquisition a formal, often lengthy, oral or written discussion of a subject.
dissimulate to hide one's true feelings, intentions, or the like by pretense or hypocrisy.
flange a collar or rim that projects from a pipe, housing, or the like to provide strength, stability, or a place for attaching other parts.
insinuate to suggest (something derogatory) subtly and indirectly.
lupine2 fierce; greedy.
noisome offensive or disgusting, especially in smell; foul.
savor to give an impression; hint (usually followed by "of").
supine lying with the face upward.