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Flashcards in 5-16-14 Deck (17):
1

bare

Without covering, naked

2

ere

soon

3

e're

ever

4

aisle

a walkway between or seats in a theater, classroom, or the like.

5

isle

island

6

sarcasm

harsh or bitter derision or irony, sneering or cutting remark

7

effigy

a representation or image, especially sculptured, as on a monument.

8

ebony

a hard, heavy, durable wood, most highly prized when black, from various tropical trees

9

embassy

a body of persons entrusted with a mission to a sovereign or government, especially an ambassador and his or her staff.

10

federal

pertaining to or of the nature of a union of states under a central government distinct from the individual governments of the separate states,

11

penitent

feeling or expressing sorrow for sin or wrongdoing and disposed to atonement and amendment; repentant; contrite.

12

amnesty

general pardon for offenses

13

parasol

lightweight umbrella

14

bale

of hay

15

caste

a hereditary group. You are born into it and may not leave it. Or it could be any class of society.

16

ceil

to provide a ceiling

17

motley

being of different colors combined