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13 terms

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