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39 Cards in this Set

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Ambled
To Walk Slowly
Amiable
friendly
Apothecary
early form of a pharmacist
Assuaged
to lessen or calm
Auspicious
favorable
Beadle
a minor city official
Bretheren
members of a church
Compromise
an agreement where each person agrees to give up something
Contemptuous
to feel that someone is beneath you
Contentious
always ready to argue or fight
Corset
a ladies undergarment
Chattels
slaves
Dictum
a formal statement of principle
Diminutive
smaller than ordinary
Dissaprobation
dissaproval
Discernible
understandable
Dispensation
a release from an obligation or promise
Domicile
place where a person lives
Eaves
lower edges of a roof
Erratic
irregular
Fractious
mean or cross
Foray
to go somewhere unusual
Impotent
powerless
Malevolent
evil
Melancholy
sad or gloomy
Onslaught
a violent attack
Piety
devotion to religious duties
Predilection
a preferred way of doing something
Persevere
to carry on in spite of difficulties
Strictures
conditions or rules
Taciturn
almost always silent
Tranquility
peacefulness
Unsullied
Untouched or unused
Veranda
a portico or porch with a roof
harbored
to hold in the mind
tentative
to be hesitant or unsure
alist
tilted to one side
trosseau
all the new clothes a bride brings with her into a new marriage
tarried
delayed; waited