Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
Preview Options
Go to
carnage the massive killing of people; slaughter.
concealment the act of hiding something from sight, or the condition of being hidden from sight.
derivation the source of a thing; origin.
dowdy1 not at all stylish; shabby or dull.
graphic of or related to pictures or writing such as photography, painting, and printing.
grievous causing emotional or physical suffering; painful.
implode to violently collapse or compress inward.
ineffectual incapable of acting effectively.
maternity the state of being a mother; motherhood.
novice a person with little or no experience at a particular job or activity.
pessimism the belief that events will turn out badly; tendency to expect the worst.
semblance outward form; appearance.
tortuous changing direction frequently; twisting, winding, or crooked, as a path.
unfrock to deprive of priestly status.
vaporize to cause to become or diffuse as a vapor or gas; atomize; evaporate.