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Wordly Wise - G9 - #2

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zenith
n. 1. The highest point; the peak.
2. The point in the sky directly above the observer.
torrid
adj. 1. Intensely hot and dry.
2. Burning with passion.
deduce
v. To draw a conclusion from given facts.
fraught
adj. Full of or accompanied by (usually followed by with)
inexplicable
adj. Hard to explain or impossible to understand.
laggard
n. One who falls behind other because of moving slowly or loitering; a straggler.
alacrity
n. 1. Promptness in responding.
2. Eagerness.
traverse
v. To pass over, across, or through.
sustenance
n. Something that provides nourishment; food needed to live.
array
n. 1. A large group of people or things.
2. An orderly arrangement or display.
v. 1. To place in order.
2. To dress up.
haphazard
adj. Marked by lack of plan, order, or direction.
ingenious
adj. Marked by imagination, resourcefulness, or cleverness.
encumber
v. 1. To weigh down or burden.
2. To impede the action of.
ubiquitous
adj. Appearing to be present in large numbers or in many different places.
incontrovertible
adj. Impossible to dispute; unquestionable.