Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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adamantine firmly decided or fixed; unyielding.
beatify to admire or exalt as superior.
castellated constructed with turrets and battlements like a castle.
cyst a small pouch within body tissue that is filled with fluid or air. Some cysts are connected with serious disease, but most are not harmful at all.
desideratum something that is needed or wanted.
deterge to cleanse, wash, or wipe off.
determinism the belief or teaching that every effect, including human thoughts and actions, is completely and predictably brought about by preceding causes and that, therefore, free will does not exist.
doggerel trivial, crudely constructed verse.
feckless weak or incompetent; ineffective.
frangible easy to break; breakable; fragile.
immiscible not able to be mixed or blended.
ingenuous having or showing simplicity and lack of sophistication; artless.
macrocosm a large unit or entity that represents on a large scale one of its smaller components.
maverick a person who thinks and behaves independently, especially one who refuses to adhere to the orthodoxy of the group to which he or she belongs.
perilous causing or involving great danger; risky; hazardous.