Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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condign well-deserved or fitting, especially of punishment or reprimand.
discountenance to embarrass or disconcert.
electuary a drug mixed with honey, syrup, or the like to form a paste to be smeared on the teeth or gums of a sick animal.
eulogy a spoken or written tribute, especially to honor a dead person; high praise; formal commendation.
euphoria a strong feeling of well-being or elation, sometimes unrealistic or unwarranted, and able to be induced by certain drugs.
gossamer delicately fine, gauzelike, or filmy.
indolence the tendency to avoid exertion or effort; laziness.
mésalliance marriage with someone of lower social standing than oneself.
omnibus concerning or including a large collection of things.
preferment the act of promoting or being promoted to a higher position or office.
seminal of critical importance; essential.
sere1 dried up or withered.
shibboleth a slogan, phrase, or belief that characterizes or is held devotedly by a group.
stentorian extremely loud and powerful.
unscathed not hurt or harmed; completely uninjured.