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Flashcards in The Scarlet Letter Week 2 Deck (15):
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Benevolence

N
Kindness, generosity, charity

1

Blighted

Adj
Destroyed or caused by decline or decay

2

Calamity

N
A serious event causing distress or misfortune

3

Capricious

Adj
Changing suddenly; fickle

4

Consecrate

V
To dedicate or declare sacred

5

Decorum

N
Appropriate conduct; correct and proper behavior

6

Deleterious

Adj
Harmful; dangerous

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Depravity

Adj
Moral corruption; A wicked or perverse act

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Derision

N
Mockery; ridicule; scoffing at

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Despondency

N
Depression; dejection

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Despotic

Adj
Ruling oppressively and absolutely; tyrannical

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Duplicity

Adj
Double-dealing; hypocrisy

12

Effervescent

Adj
Showing high spirits

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Endow

V
To provide with income or property, to supply with a talent or quality

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Enmity

N
Absolute hatred