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Flashcards in The Scarlet Letter Week 7 Deck (15):
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Ponderous

Adj
Very heavy, unwieldy from weight

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Portent

N
A sign or forewarning

2

Posterity

N
Future generations, all descendants of a person

3

Prattle

N
Meaningless sound, babble

4

Precipice

N
A steep rock face or cliff, the brink of something dangerous

5

Precocious

Adj
Exceptionally early in development or occurrence

6

Predilection

N
Preference

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Primeval

Adj
Ancient, relating to the earliest ages

8

Prolific

Adj
Abundant, marked by great productivity

9

Propensity

N
Preference, natural inclination

10

Propriety

N
Correct conduct

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Quaint

Adj
Attractively unusual or old-fashioned

12

Remonstrate

V
To protest, to make objections

13

Replete

Adj
Filled to capacity, abundantly supplied

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Revere

V
To honor, to regard with respect