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Flashcards in Vocab 3- King Lear Deck (11)
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1

abate

verb. to reduce in amount; lessen.

2

amity

niun. friendship; peaceful harmony

3

auspicious

adj. favored by fortune; prosperous

4

base

adj. morally low, dishonorable. selfish

5

bedlam

noun. a scene or state of wild uproar ad confusion

6

contentious

adj. tending to arguement; quarrelsome

7

depravity

noun. the state or an instance of moral corruption

8

diffuse

verb. to spread or scatter widely or thinly

9

disdain

noun. a feeling of contempt for anything regarded as unworthy

10

diligent

adj. constant in effort to accomplish something

11

diffident.

adj. lacking comfidence in ones ability; timid shy