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Flashcards in 5/30/14 Deck (17):
1

cherub

Theology . a member of the second order of angels

2

ethics

moral principles, as of an individual: His ethics forbade betrayal of a confidence.

3

callous

made hard; hardened.

4

chaste

undefiled or stainless: chaste, white snow.

5

fane

a temple or a church

6

fain

gladly, willingly: He fain would accept

7

absolve

to free from guilt or blame or their consequences: The court absolved her of guilt in his death.

8

congeal

to change from a soft or fluid state to a rigid or solid state, as by cooling or freezing: The fat congealed on the top of the soup.

9

indulge

to yield to an inclination or desire; allow oneself to follow one's will (often followed by in ): Dessert came, but I didn't indulge. They indulged in unbelievable shopping sprees.

10

affront

a personally offensive act or word; deliberate act or display of disrespect; intentional slight; insult: an affront to the king.

11

repose

peace; tranquillity; calm.
She was so cute when she was reposing.

12

demure (v)

characterized by shyness and modesty; reserved.

13

intrinsic

belonging to a thing by its very nature: the intrinsic value of a gold ring.

14

malignant

disposed to cause harm, suffering, or distress deliberately; feeling or showing ill will or hatred.

15

apostate

a person who forsakes his religion or cause

16

harrow

an agricultural implement with spikelike teeth or upright disks, drawn chiefly over plowed land to level it, break up clods, root

17

conceit

an excessively favorable opinion of one's own ability, importance, wit, etc.