Grades 12+ (WVI 5)
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advert to direct the attention by comment or remark.
condign well-deserved or fitting, especially of punishment or reprimand.
corollary a readily drawn conclusion; deduction or inference.
emote to express or simulate feelings, especially in an exaggerated or theatrical manner.
hagiography an admiring and uncritical biography of anyone.
idiosyncrasy a characteristic of temperament, habit, or physical structure particular to a given individual or group; peculiarity.
impermeable not permitting passage or penetration.
insinuate to suggest (something derogatory) subtly and indirectly.
insipid having a bland or uninteresting flavor; tasteless.
ligature a band or tie.
liminal of or at the threshold of a physiological or psychological response or change of state.
malapropism the humorous or ridiculous misuse of a word, especially by using a word that sounds similar to the correct word, but whose meaning is inappropriate.
ontogeny the process of biological growth and development of a particular living organism.
tamp to compress and pack tightly by repeated light taps.
welter to roll about or wallow, as in mud or the open sea.