Scarlet Letter Vocab 7-15

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Second Scarlet Letter vocab terms list, QUIZ THURS!

Procure

To obtain or get by care, with great difficult, effort, or the use of special means

Disposition

The predominant or prevailing tendency of one's spirits; one's INCLINATION, natural mental and emotional outlook/mood

Delusive

Tending to be misleading or deceptive; false/unreal

Phantasm

An apparition or specter, ghost, phantom, a creation of the imagination of fantasy

Intrinsic

Belonging to a thing by its very nature; monetary value, etc., etc.

Cabal(istic)

A small group of secret plotters, as against a government or person in authority

Eldritch

Eerie; weird; spooky

Catechism

A summary of religious doctrine in the form of questions, books and answers

Plumage

The entire clothing of feathers of a bird

Propensity

An individual's tendency/inclination

Sedulous

Steadily industrious, dilligent work

Scurrilous

Being vulgar and evil; containing indecent words or harsh abuse

Dauntless

Fearless

Despondent

Feeling quite discouraged, hopeless or depressed; being in very low spirits

Malevolence

The quality or state of being spiteful, hatred, hurtful

Erudite

Characterized by great knowledge; learned, or scholarly

Efficacious

Capable of having the desired result or effect; effective as means, measure, remedy, BRING ABOUT

Capricious

Subject to, led by, or indicative of caprice or whim; erratic

Machination

Crafty schemes, plots, intrigues

Perchance

Perhaps; possibly

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