How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

The Scarlet Letter (54-81)

STUDY
PLAY
expiate
to atone or to make amends for a sin or crime
extant
still in existance
fervent
ardent, showing great emotion, impassioned
florid
flowery, flushed with color
foliage
leaves of a plant, leafage
forbearance
patience, lenience
foreboding
premonition of evil, an ominous omen
fugitive
a person who is elusive or hard to find, wandering
furrow
to make wrinkles or grooves
gaunt
very thin, emaciated, angular
gentility
state of refinement, member of the upper class or gentry
gratuitous
`given freely, unwarranted
grievous
characterized by severe suffering or sorrow, serious or grave
ignominy
disgraceful or dishonorable conduct
imbibe
to absorb or to drink in
imperious
extremely overbearing
implicit
understood but not directly expressed
import
relative importance, significance
impugn
to assail or to attack one's hunor or integrity
impute
to blame or to charge
inauspicious
unfavorable
incantation
a spell, written ro recited formula of wods designed for a particular effect
inclement
stormy, severe
incongruity
nonconformity, disagreement, incompatibility
incurious
uninterested, lacking normal curiosity
indefatigable
tireless, incapable of being fatigued
inextricable
not able to be disentangled
infamous
having a reputation of the worst kind, viscious, notoriously bad