Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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aplomb great self-confidence, composure, or poise.
apocryphal of dubious authorship or authority.
brash rudely self-assertive; bold; impudent.
canny difficult to fool or take advantage of; shrewd; wary; clever.
convoluted complex; intricate.
deify to raise to the rank of a god; consider to be a god.
flagitious viciously or shamefully wicked; infamous.
idyllic charmingly simple and natural, as a scene or experience; suggestive of peaceful countryside.
malingerer one who pretends to be ill or injured, especially in order to avoid work or duty.
pneumatic of, using, or concerning air or other gases.
precursory coming before and serving to indicate what will follow; premonitory.
quotidian happening every day or once a day.
recidivism chronic return to bad habits, especially criminal relapse.
recurve to bend or curve back or backward, as the ends of certain shooting bows.
solipsism the self-centered habit of interpreting and judging all things exclusively according to one's own concepts of meaning and value.