Part 1.

dreariness
extreme dullness; lacking spirit or interest
effrontery
audacious behavior that you have no right to
espionage
the systematic use of spies to obtain secrets
exhume
dig up for reburial or for medical investigation
exultation
the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
fanfare
a short lively tune played on brass instruments

 

Part 2.

felon
someone who has been legally convicted of a crime
fiduciary
relating to or of the nature of a legal trust
flag
a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
forthright
directly and without evasion; not roundabout
geniality
a disposition to be friendly and approachable
gingerly
in a manner marked by extreme care or delicacy

 

Part 3.

glower
look angry or sullen as if to signal disapproval
hardworking
characterized by hard work and perseverance
heuristic
a commonsense rule to help solve some problem
hierarchy
a series of ordered groupings within a system
hindrance
any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
hypnotic
of or relating to a state that resembles sleep

 

Part 4.

impartial
free from undue bias or preconceived opinions
impel
urge or force to an action; constrain or motivate
impound
take temporary possession of by legal authority
incandescent
emitting light as a result of being heated
incompatible
not in harmonious or agreeable combination
incubate
grow under conditions that promote development

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2020-04-17