Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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assuage to make less severe or more bearable; alleviate.
atavism the recurrence or reappearance of a particular trait, style, attitude, or behavior that seemed to have disappeared, or that which has recurred or reappeared after such an absence.
concur to share the same opinion; agree.
condone to pardon, disregard, or overlook voluntarily or without condemning.
disinter to dig up or remove from a place of burial; exhume.
emote to express or simulate feelings, especially in an exaggerated or theatrical manner.
emulous filled with the desire to equal or surpass.
forbear to keep or abstain from (an action or utterance).
idiosyncrasy a characteristic of temperament, habit, or physical structure particular to a given individual or group; peculiarity.
indistinct not clearly perceived or perceiving.
insipid having a bland or uninteresting flavor; tasteless.
liminal of or at the threshold of a physiological or psychological response or change of state.
purvey to supply or provide (especially food, drink, or other provisions).
raffish carelessly unconventional or disreputable, sometimes appealingly so.
sepsis infection, especially by pus-forming bacteria in the blood or tissues.