Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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belligerent having a fighting character; aggressive.
execrable of very poor quality; extremely inferior.
gradation a gradual almost imperceptible change, especially from one tone or texture to another.
haggard having a very tired, worried, or wasted look.
imbalance a defect in proportion or balance between elements.
inescapable unable to be avoided or ignored.
insufferable incapable of being tolerated or endured; unbearable.
lethargy a state of having very low energy with drowsiness and apathy; lassitude.
marginal barely above a minimum standard of quality.
misguide to misdirect or lead astray.
patina a greenish, brownish, or reddish crust or film produced by oxidation on the surface of old metals such as bronze and copper.
perturb to cause great disturbance in (the mind); agitate or worry.
posit to propose or suggest as an account of something or as a contribution to an understanding of something.
reproof an act or statement of disapproval.
solemnize to carry out the formalities of performance required by (an occasion).