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Flashcards in A Streetcar Named Desire - Scene VI - IX Deck (13):
1

demureness

women's modesty; respectability

2

neurasthenic

relating to a condition characterized by fatigue, anxiety, and depression

3

reproving

scolding, reproach

4

stolid

not showing emotion, impassive

5

blithely

in a merry or carefree way

6

contemptible

disgraceful, despicable

7

contrapuntally

relating to two or more voices speaking at the same time

8

ordinance

a rule or law; an authoritative order

9

saccharine

overly sweet/emotional

10

ineffectual

not producing any significant or desired effect; weak, feeble; inadequate

11

malarkey

nonsense; meaningless talk

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recriminations

accusations, charges

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uncavalier

inconsiderate, ungentlemanly