Brandon Bourdo: The Scarlet Letter Vocab

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ponderous

slow and laborious because of weight

pertains

concerns; has to do with

edifice

a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

sumptuary

regulating or controlling expenditure or personal behavior

trow

believe

Anne Hutchinson

American colonist (born in England) who was banished from Boston for her religious views (1591-1643)

inauspicious

not auspicious

physiognomies

Facial features

indubitably

in a manner or to a degree that could not be doubted

antinomian

a follower of the doctrine of antinomianism

heterodox

characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards

venerable

profoundly honored

purport

general meaning or tenor

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