Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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carnage the mass killing of people; slaughter.
decimation the act of destroying a large part or number of something.
dispel to scatter or drive away in all directions.
dowdy1 not at all stylish; shabby or dull.
fraught accompanied by; full of, usually something bad or unpleasant.
implicate to involve or prove involvement of (someone or something) in an affair, situation, event, or series of events.
infectious able to be given to others by infection.
magnanimity generosity or willingness to forgive.
misdeed an unacceptable, evil, or illegal act.
nicety a subtle distinction; fine point.
senile showing certain characteristics of old age, especially a deterioration of mental faculties or emotional control.
voluminous having or characterized by great size or quantity.
wasteland land where there are no living things or where nothing will grow.
wayward difficult to control; willfully disobedient.
whimsy an odd, fanciful, or capricious notion, or such notions collectively.