Scarlet Letter Vocab

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Scarlet Letter Vocab
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Scarlet Letter
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  1. congenial
    agreeable
  2. frailty
    moral or physical weakness
  3. effectual
    adequate
  4. conspicuous
    easily seen or noticed
  5. countenance
    appearance, especially of the face
  6. garb
    a fashion or mode of dress; uniform kind
  7. visage
    appearance
  8. infamy
    extremely bad reputation as the result of a shameful or criminal act
  9. audible
    capable of being heard
  10. fervor
    great warmth of feeling
  11. tremulous
    shaking
  12. indifference
    little or no concern
  13. lurid
    shining with an unnatural, fiery glow
  14. insubordination
    disobedience
  15. maternal
    motherly
  16. retribution
    the distribution or awards or punishments in the future life
  17. reckless
    careless
  18. callous
    insensitive
  19. sullied
    the mar the purity or luster of
  20. talisman
    anything whose presence exercises a remarkable influence on human
  21. caprice
    a sudden, unpredictable change
  22. dearth
    an inadequate supply
  23. zenith
    the point on the celestial sphere vertically above a given position
  24. pristine
    pure, uncorrupted
  25. dauntless
    not to be intimidated
  26. edifice
    a large building
  27. gauntlets
    a medieval glove
  28. burnished
    bright, lustrous
  29. temporal
    of pertaining to time
  30. pious
    having or showing a dutiful spirit of reverence for god
  31. inopportune
    inappropriate
  32. singular
    extraordinary
  33. pang
    a sudden feeling of mental or emotional distress
  34. tarry
    to wait
  35. exemplary
    worthy of imitation
  36. emaciated
    abnormally thin
  37. orthodox
    conforming to the approved form of any doctrine
  38. sagacious
    having acute mental discernment
  39. venerable
    commanding respect because of great age
  40. ignominy
    disgrace
  41. erudition
    an instruction
  42. inanimate
    inactive
  43. palliate
    to relieve without curing
  44. celestial
    pertaining to the spiritual or invisible heaven
  45. ethereal
    extremely delicate
  46. loathed
    to feel disgust
  47. impalpable
    difficult for the mind to grasp readily
  48. scurrilous
    grossly abusive

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