Flashcards for chapters 19-24 of The Scarlet Letter
the examination of one's own mental and emotional state.
to utter meaningless sounds suggestive of the chatter of children: babble.
to reduce the purity of by mixing with something debasing.
comfort in sorrow.
preserved or cherished as sacred.
to give an attractive but often deceptive appearance to.
one of the common people.
gladness or gaiety as shown by or accompanied with laughter.
an ethical consideration or principle that inhabits action.
acting in a way that is no t favorable or beneficial.
one that serves merely for wages.
to attack or afflict suddenly and injuriously.
a mark of shame or discredit: stain.
Supreme Being: God.
something that is taught: lesson.
the act of making known: announce.
a conclusion deduced by surmise or guesswork.
something that foreshadows a coming event: omen.
regret for sin or wrongdoing.
the color black: dark.
the heraldic color red.
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