Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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commodious comfortably spacious; roomy.
condone to pardon, disregard, or overlook voluntarily or without condemning.
deign to consider some act to be appropriate or in keeping with one's dignity; condescend.
doyen the senior or highest-ranking male member of a group.
germane having relevance to a given matter; pertinent; significant.
indistinct not clearly perceived or perceiving.
mésalliance marriage with someone of lower social standing than oneself.
misanthrope someone who hates or distrusts humanity.
nonfeasance in law, failure to perform a required duty, as by a public official.
ontogeny the process of biological growth and development of a particular living organism.
pathos a quality in life or art that evokes pity, sadness, or compassion.
rapacious capable of capturing and eating live prey; predacious.
sere1 dried up or withered.
uxorial of, pertaining to, or befitting a wife.
uxorious excessively or foolishly devoted to one's wife, and often thereby submissive to her.