Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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affectation falseness or superficiality of appearance or behavior; pretense.
commensurate of equal measure, as extent or duration.
differentiate to distinguish between or among.
embellishment a beautifying decoration or addition.
exemplar one worthy to be imitated or studied; model.
magnanimity generosity or willingness to forgive.
nominal in name alone.
nonpartisan not influenced or determined by the policies or interests of a political party.
preponderance superiority in amount, strength, significance, weight, or the like.
repudiate to reject completely as invalid or untrue.
resurrect to restore to life or good standing; raise out of death or disrepute.
seamy disreputable; sordid.
subterfuge a stratagem or artifice used to hide, avoid, or deceive.
tincture an alcohol solution containing a medicinal substance.
volatile rapidly changeable, especially tending to become violent.