Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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bifurcation the act or result of dividing into two branches, or the state of being so divided.
delude to cause to hold a false belief; mislead; deceive.
elliptical tending toward or characterized by an economy of expression that creates ambiguity or obscurity, often purposefully.
fledgling a young bird that has just grown flight feathers or learned to fly.
histrionic done in a theatrical, emotional, or affected manner; overly dramatic.
impeccable flawless or blameless; perfect.
lackadaisical lacking energy, determination, or enthusiasm; listless or lazy.
Lilliputian (often lower case) very tiny; extremely small.
linear having to do with a line; straight.
menagerie a collection of usually wild or exotic animals, or the place where they are exhibited.
metabolism the processes in plants and animals by which food is changed into energy or used to make cells and tissues.
misinterpret to comprehend incorrectly; misunderstand.
occult of, pertaining to, or with the aid of the supernatural.
retention the act or process of maintaining the possession or use of.
revel to feel great pleasure; rejoice (usually followed by "in").