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Flashcards in Tye Ransom Of The Red Cheif Deck (26):
1

Diatribe

Bitter, abusive criticism

2

Ransom

Payment demanded for the release of a person or property

3

Apparition

A sudden unusual sight

4

Undeleterious

Harmless

5

Philoprogenitiveness

Love for ones own children

6

Bas relief

Slightly raised

7

Brake

A thick group of trees

8

Court plaster

Adhesive cloth for covering cuts and scratches

9

Magic lantern views

Slides

10

Dassant

Dare not

11

Provision

Necessary supplies food

12

Reconnoiter

To seek information about an enemy's whereabouts

13

Sylvan

Like woods and or forest

14

King Herod

An ancient king of Jude's who once ordered the execution of all Bethlehem boys under the age of two

15

Collaborate

To work together on a project

16

Decry

To criticize

17

Depredation

Robbery

18

Proposition

A suggested plan

19

Commend

To speak highly of. To praise to recommended

20

Cauterized

Burned a wound to stop bleeding

21

Bedlam

An insane asylum

22

Calliope

An instrument with steam whistles

23

Foil

A character that shows qualities of another character with the qualities of another character with the objective to highlight the trait of the other character

24

Trait

Distinguishing quality or characteristics, typically one belonging to a person

25

Comply

To act according to a command or request

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Impudent

Bold and disrespectful