Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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agog highly excited and full of anticipation.
alluvium sand, soil, gravel, or the like deposited by moving water, as along a river bed.
ascertain to learn without question; determine.
asceticism self-discipline and self-denial as a means of spiritual improvement.
imbricate overlapping in an even sequence, as roof tiles or fish scales.
intelligentsia the elite class of highly learned people within a society, or those who consider themselves part of such a class.
irrefragable impossible to refute or dispute; undeniable.
macerate to soften (food or the like) by soaking, as in digestion.
mirabile dictu (Latin) wonderful to say or relate.
modular designed with standardized units that may be arranged or connected in a variety of ways.
neologism a new word, phrase, or usage.
obtrude to thrust or force (oneself, one's concerns, or one's opinions) on another or others without being asked.
proselytize to convert or try actively to convert (others) to one's own beliefs or religion.
risible provoking laughter; laughable or funny.
vitiate to harm the quality of; mar; spoil.