Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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admonish to warn or caution.
amenable willing to respond, agree, or submit; agreeable; pliable.
blasphemy disrespect or irreverence toward something considered sacred or inviolable, especially God.
exigency a condition of urgency.
illustrious highly renowned; celebrated; glorious.
indelible incapable of being removed or obliterated; permanent.
ingénue an inexperienced or artless girl or the role of a such a girl in a dramatic presentation.
orifice an opening, such as a vent, mouth, or hole, through which something can pass.
paltry small, trifling, or worthless.
pariah a despised or socially outcast person.
repertoire the stock or list of artistic pieces, such as dramatic or operatic roles, that a player or company of players is prepared to perform.
ribald characterized by or using rude, coarse, or vulgar language or humor.
rift a break in social relations, because of a difference of opinion, quarrel, or the like; breach.
secrete to produce a fluid or other substance and release it into or out of the body.
stagnate to be or become motionless, fouled, or lacking in energy, originality, or development.