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Flashcards in A Streetcar Named Desire - Scene II Deck (10):
1

absconding

leaving hurriedly and secretly, usually to avoid arrest after doing something illegal

2

airily

in a light or frivolous manner, not treating something seriously; casually

3

atomizer

a type of spray dispenser that turns liquids (perfume, in this usage) into a fine mist

4

fornications

sexual acts between people not married together; extramarital sex

5

gander

a look or glance

6

improvident

careless, reckless, irresponsible, thoughtless

7

perpetrated

committed, carried out

8

peruse

to read carefully or thoroughly

9

swindle

to cheat

10

treachery

betrayal, disloyalty