Scarlet Letter Set 2

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Scintillating

possessing or displaying dazzling liveliness

Misanthrope

somebody who hates mankind in general/people

Vicissitude

the fact of being variable; unexpected changes.

Vex

to make somebody annoyed or upset

Mutable

tending or likely to change

Obeisance

a gesture of respect or deference, for example, a bow of the head

Depredation

attack involving plunder and pillage

Mien

somebody's appearance, bearing or posture, especially facial expressions and as indication of mood or character.

Plaintive

expressing sadness or sounding sad

Indefatigable

never showing any sign of getting tired or of realizing in effort

Pathos

feelings of pity

Zenith

the high point of climax of something; point of the celestial sphere that is directly over the observer

Fathom

to understand something

Portent

indication of something, often unpleasant

Recluse

somebody who lives alone and deliberately keeps away from other people

Stigma

the shame or disgrace attached to something regarding as socially unacceptable

Sedulous

working with great zeal and persistence

Expiate

to make amends, show remorse, or suffer punishment for having done something wrong

Deleterious

with a harmful or damaging effect on somebody or something

Asperity

harshness of severity of manner or tune

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