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Wordly Wise - G9 - #18

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adhere
v. 1. To stick to; stay attached.
2. To follow closely or faithfully.

adherent
n. A follower or supporter of an idea.
aplomb
n. Complete self-confidence and poise.
brandish
v. To shake or wave in a threatening way.
broach
v. To bring up for discussion; to begin to talk about.
devotee
n. An ardent follower, supporter, or enthusiast.
diffident
adj. Unsure of oneself; shy.
extravaganza
n. An elaborate and spectacular display or event.
integrity
n. 1. Honesty; trustworthiness.
2. The condition of being whole or complete.
plaintive
adj. Expressing sorrow; mournful.
plaudit
n. (usually plural) A demonstration of strong approval or praise.
regalia
n. pl. The symbols, objects, or special costumes worn by or associated with a group.
resplendent
adj. Dazzling in appearance.
subordinate
adj. Less important; secondary.
n. A person under the command or control of another.

subordinate
v. To give less importance to; to place in a lesser position.
surmount
v. To defeat or overcome.
tenable
adj. Capable of being defended or believed.