Grades 9-10 (WVI 4)
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amicable characterized by good will; friendly.
broach to suggest or mention for the first time; bring up.
cogent convincing, or compelling by virtue of a strong argument or clear presentation.
complaisant eager or willing to please; amenable; obliging.
deviate to turn away from a direct course or one that has already been set.
dupe a gullible person; one who can be readily misled or fooled.
eddy to move or turn in circles or eddies.
fetid having a foul odor; stinking.
inconsequential having no significant effect or result; not important.
jocose inclined to joke; jovial; merry.
nostalgia a longing for the past.
precept a basic rule, principle, or directive that guides action, moral conduct, or thought.
unassailable not open to attack, doubt, or denial.
unvaried marked by a lack of diversity; never changing.
vicissitude (usually plural) unexpected and unforeseeable changes or shifts, as in one's circumstances.