Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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calumny a harmful statement, known by the maker to be false.
condign well-deserved or fitting, especially of punishment or reprimand.
descry to see or make out, especially something obscured or at a distance.
desiccate to remove the moisture in (food) so as to preserve it.
equipoise a state of balance or equal weight, importance, or the like; equilibrium.
fracas a noisy disturbance or quarrel.
fungible interchangeable.
gnomic short and pithy, as an aphorism.
heterodox deviating from an officially approved belief or doctrine, especially in religion.
pelf money or wealth, usually regarded with disapproval or contempt.
pliant easily flexed; supple.
pretentious assuming or marked by an air of importance or superiority that is unwarranted.
travesty something so grotesque or inferior as to seem a parody.
unadulterated unmixed with or undiluted by additives or extraneous elements; pure; complete.
woebegone displaying or full of distress.