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Scarlet Letter Vocab 7-15

Second Scarlet Letter vocab terms list, QUIZ THURS!
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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