Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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abash to cause to feel embarrassed, uneasy, or ashamed.
aplomb great self-confidence, composure, or poise.
brash rudely self-assertive; bold; impudent.
burgeon to start to grow; send forth shoots, leaves, buds, or the like (often followed by "out" or "forth").
dilatory used to cause a delay.
Úlan enthusiasm or vigor.
effrontery shameless impudence; insolence.
garble to mix up, distort, or confuse (a message, translation, or the like); cause to be disordered or unintelligible.
gloaming late evening; dusk; twilight.
idiosyncrasy a characteristic of temperament, habit, or physical structure particular to a given individual or group; peculiarity.
parturient giving birth or about to give birth; in labor.
scabrous characterized by a rough or scaly surface, as the leaf of a plant.
scion an offspring or heir.
sere1 dried up or withered.
vitiate to harm the quality of; mar; spoil.