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Flashcards in The Scarlet Letter Week 1 Deck (15):
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Abase

V
To degrade, to humiliate

1

Abate

V
To reduce in intensity or amount

2

Abstruse

Adj
Difficult to understand, complex, concealed

3

Acuity

N
Sharpness of perception

4

Affinity

N
A natural relationship, a likeness, a kinship

5

Alacrity

N
Prompt and cheerful response

6

Amenable

Adj
Open or willing to follow advice or suggestion; malleable

7

Antipathy

N
A dislike or distaste

8

Append

V
To add in a supplementary manner

9

Arduous

Adj
Very difficult to accomplish or achieve; very demanding (task)

10

Ascetic

Adj
Absent of luxury or indulgence, often for religious reasons

11

Audacity

N
Excessive boldness, rashness, daring

12

Augury

N
An omen or prophesy

13

Auspicious

Adj
Favorable

14

Austere

Adj
Strict; stern; unadorned