English SL Vocab 2

English SL Vocab 2 - Tomoya Sakaguchi Period 3 10/8/09...

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Tomoya Sakaguchi Period 3 10/8/09 Scarlet Letter Vocabulary 2 Ascetic (adj.)- exceedingly strict or severe in religious exercises or self- mortification; strict; tolerant o Monks live a very ascetic life, they pray, follow the beliefs of their religion and don't eat meat. Assimilate (v.)- to take in and incorporate as one’s own; absorb; reject o My mom assimilates all of her children’s schedules for the week. Avail (v.)- to be of use or value to; suffice; useless o The lack of ammo and supplies during a war did not avail the country. Aver (v.)- to assert or affirm with confidence; verify; veto o The defendant averred that he was not guilty during the trial Caprice (n.)- a sudden unpredictable change; vagary; determined o The caprice of the king’s behavior, caused the empire to fall. Delude (v.)- to mislead the mind or judgment of; deceive; truthful o Smart criminals delude the minds of investigators by leaving behind unnecessary clues. Exhort
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This note was uploaded on 08/21/2010 for the course ASDF hadfgha taught by Professor Sadfga during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Adirondack.

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English SL Vocab 2 - Tomoya Sakaguchi Period 3 10/8/09...

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