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Flashcards in The Scarlet Letter Week 6 Deck (15):
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Mollify

V
To soothe or to appease; to assuage

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Obscure

Adj
Difficult to see; vague

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Obtuse

Adj
Dull of mind, insensitive, stupid

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Obviates

V
Makes unnecessary, prevents as a result of anticipating

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Odious

Adj
Deserving hate or contempt

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Ominous

Adj
Threatening

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Palliate

V
To ease pain, guilt, or intensity

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Pallor

N
Extreme paleness usually relating to the face

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Palpable

Adj
Tangible, perceptible, easily noticeable

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Penitent

Adj
Showing or feeling regret for wrongdoing, repentant

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Petty

Adj
Small and insignificant

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Petulant

Adj
Unreasonably touchy or irritable

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Piety

N
Devotion and reverence to God

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Placid

Adj
Peaceful, calm

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Plaintive

Adj
Mournful and expressing sorrow