Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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alluvium sand, soil, gravel, or the like deposited by moving water, as along a river bed.
apprehensive feeling fearful about future events.
asterisk a sign (*). It is used to show that there is other information on the page that explains the information where the sign is placed.
consternation surprise and alarm, leading to panic, deep disappointment, or total confusion.
derision mockery or ridicule.
devolve of a duty or the like, to be passed on to someone else.
emote to express or simulate feelings, especially in an exaggerated or theatrical manner.
espouse to take up, hold, or commit oneself to (a cause, idea, or belief); embrace.
extrinsic not inherent or essential; extraneous.
garble to mix up, distort, or confuse (a message, translation, or the like); cause to be disordered or unintelligible.
humanism a doctrine or mode of thought that gives highest importance to human dignity, values, potentials, and achievements.
immaculate not dirty; completely clean.
misfeasance a normally lawful act performed in an unlawful way.
recant to withdraw from commitment to (a former position or statement), especially publicly; retract.
sudorific causing or increasing sweat, as a medication.