Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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alluvium sand, soil, gravel, or the like deposited by moving water, as along a river bed.
apotheosis a perfect or ideal example; epitome.
baneful causing or leading to death, destruction, or ruin; harmful or deadly.
berate to reproach or scold severely.
blithe indifferent or casual; unconcerned.
derision mockery or ridicule.
descant a secondary, usually higher, melody that is played or sung at the same time as the chief melody.
immaculate not dirty; completely clean.
impute to ascribe or attribute to a source or cause.
liminal of or at the threshold of a physiological or psychological response or change of state.
quadrant any of the four parts that result when an area is divided by two lines, real or imaginary, that intersect each other at right angles.
reconnaissance the act or process of examining an area, especially to gain militarily useful information.
schadenfreude (often capitalized) pleasure derived from the misfortune of others.
unabashed not feeling or showing embarrassment, uneasiness, or shame.
unadulterated unmixed with or undiluted by additives or extraneous elements; pure; complete.