1. adhere (Benita)

verb (use with object)- to stay attached; stick fast, cleave; cling.
When Susan got home, the snow had adhered to her new shoes.

2. atrophy
noun-A waste in or decrease in size of a body organ, tissue, or part owing to disease.
-When he went to the hospital and told me about the atrophy of his lungs, I felt so much remorse for him.

3. attribute(Renee)-
(verb) to regard as resulting from a specified cause; consider as caused by something indicated (usually fol. by to):
She attributed his bad temper to ill health.

4. clamor (MIke F)
a loud noise
V. to make a loud noise & demand persistently in an excited or angry way
She was scared by a clamor she heard in the kitchen.

5. corporeal (Brian)
Adj. - Of, relating to, or characteristic of the physical material body; bodily
The man's corporeal fingers were all broken due to a slamming car door.

6. deign (Ian)
(verb) to condescendto give or grant.
The King deigned to give his approval for the knight to marry his daughter.

7. disdain (Rich)-
(v) 1. To look upon or treat with contempt; despise; scorn
2. to think unworthy of notice, response, etc.; consider beneath oneself
(n) 3. a feeling of contempt for anything regarded as unworthy; haughty contempt; scorn
Ms. Corlies disdained one of her students when they called out the answer to the question.

8. enterprise (Morgan)
An undertaking, especially one of some scope, complication, and risk.
A business organization.
-The enterprise of the car rental service, Enterprise, provides my family with the best cars when we go on our family vacations to Virginia for Thanksgiving break.

9. inexorable (Cait)-
adjective that cannot be moved or influenced by persuasion or entreaty; unrelenting ; that cannot be altered, checked, etc
The girl became inexorable about her grades, it was all she talked about, “I need straight A’s, I need straight A’s” she would say.

10. harbinger (Justin)
(noun) anything that foreshadows a future event; omen; sign:
Frost is a harbinger of winter.

11. mettle (David)-
noun- courage and fortitude; disposition or temperament; in the position of being incited to do one's best
The men of mettle volunteered to fight in the front row on the battlefield.

12. rapt (Shallan)
(adj) deeply engrossed or absorbed:
A rapt listener always pays close attention.

13. recompense (Mike S)
Verb-to repay; remunerate; reward, as for service, aid, etc.
-I had to recompense James for the money he let me borrow yesterday.

14. rugged (MattT)
(adj) having a roughly broken, rocky, hilly, or jagged surface:
The rugged ground proved difficult to hike over.

15. venture (James)
Noun-An undertaking that is dangerous, daring, or of uncertain outcome.
-I made a venture in the stock market to make lots of money.