Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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apprise to inform (often followed by "of").
astringent a substance or drug that contracts body tissue and slows discharge or secretion.
attune to adjust so as to be harmonious.
bilge the rounded part of a ship's hull between the bottom and the sides.
cantankerous irritable, stubborn, and quarrelsome.
centripetal forced or moving inward toward a center point or axis.
dawdle to waste time; be slow.
effete marked by excessive refinement or delicateness of taste.
extrude to force out; expel.
iatrogenic caused by a physician or medical treatment, especially from drugs or surgery.
impute to ascribe or attribute to a source or cause.
mendicant living on charity; begging.
recessional a piece of music that accompanies the exit of participants in a program or religious ceremony.
recrudesce to become active again or break out anew, as a disease or harmful condition.
stridulate to produce a shrill grating, creaking, or chirping sound by rubbing certain parts of the body together, as some insects do.