Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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ambulatory able to walk about.
annihilate to destroy completely.
atrophy a gradual wasting away of a body part, especially from insufficient use or nourishment.
benevolent desiring to do good for others; generous.
conservatism a general preference for the traditional; disinclination to change.
exemplar one worthy to be imitated or studied; model.
inimitable impossible to mimic or copy, because of uniqueness or superiority.
posterity all generations to come.
pronouncement a formal or official declaration.
repugnant extremely distasteful to one's senses or principles; disgusting.
sanction permission for an action; approval.
skirmish a minor or preliminary battle between small military units.
sporadic occurring irregularly or in a thinly scattered manner in time or space.
tactile of, having, or pertaining to the sense of touch.
undulate to move in waves or a wavelike motion.