Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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acclaim to show enthusiastic approval of.
accrue to grow or accumulate over time, especially as something of benefit.
altruism unselfish concern for the well-being of others.
bedizen to dress or decorate in a flashy, garish fashion.
curtail to make shorter; cut off part of.
embellishment a beautifying decoration or addition.
interrelate to place in or come into a shared, mutual, or reciprocal relationship.
petulance the state or quality of being easily or unreasonably irritated, impatient, or ill tempered.
pittance a contemptibly small portion, amount, or payment.
propaganda information or opinions that are made public to promote or attack a movement, cause, or person.
quell to overpower or suppress with force; put down; quash.
raconteur one who is talented in storytelling.
regurgitate to surge or pour back or out, especially from of a place of containment, as gases, liquids, or undigested food.
sally a sudden forward attack or rush from a defensive position by a military force.
wizened shriveled or dried up.