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Wordly Wise Book 10 Lesson 13

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adjunct
something or someone joined or added to something else but not essentially a part of it.
belie
to give a false impression of, to contradict.
carnage
great destruction of life; slaughter.
dilemma
a problem that seems to have no satisfactory solution; a difficult choice.
diverse
differing from one another; having various or distinct parts.
eradicate
to get rid of; to uproot.
flout
to ignore in a disrespectful or scornful way.
foment
to stir up; to rouse; to instigate.
insurrection
an open revolt against legal authority; a rebellion.
mandatory
ordered by an authority; required.
mitigate
make or become less serious or severe; to ameliorate.
pretext
an effort to conceal the real intention or state of affairs; an excuse.
singular
1. denoting a single person or thing, contrasted to more than one. 2. extraordinary; exceptional. 3. strange or unusual.
somnolent
tending to cause sleepiness; drowsy.
stalwart
strong, sturdy; firm, resolute