Grades 6-8 (WVI 3)
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actual truly existing, or being something that is real or true.
addict a person who depends on something, such as a drug, that is usually harmful and cannot be easily given up.
baroque (often capitalized) the style or period in art, music, and architecture prevailing in Europe following the Renaissance, characterized by bold and elaborate forms of ornamentation.
composition the way the parts of something are put together; order or structure.
concede to admit the truth or justice of.
converse2 a thing that is the opposite or the reverse of something else.
delegation a group of people chosen to speak or act for others.
detain to keep from going on; stop or delay.
exclusive keeping out all others.
illustrate to explain or make clear by giving examples.
landmark a point in a landscape that is used as a reference or marks a boundary.
placebo an inert substance given to a patient as if it were a drug in order to placate or to serve as a control in an experiment.
spacious having plenty of space.
traction the grip or holding power of a body moving on a surface.
vocation a job or career; occupation.