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The Scarlet Letter AP English Language Vocabulary
indictment
inveterate
esoteric
replete
a formal charge or accusation for a serious crime
long-established, unlikely to change
intended for or likely to only be understood by a small numbe…
filled, well-supplied with something
indictment
a formal charge or accusation for a serious crime
inveterate
long-established, unlikely to change
12 terms
AP Language The Scarlet Letter
Physiognomy
Scourge(d)
Augured
(In)auspicious
It is the practice of judging someone's character from their…
To punish someone through whipping
To foresee or predict a good or bad outcome
Not prone to success/prone to success
Physiognomy
It is the practice of judging someone's character from their…
Scourge(d)
To punish someone through whipping
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English AP (The Scarlet Letter)
Vindicate
Zeal
Affinity
Erudition
Maintain, uphold, defend / clear of accusation, blame, or dou…
a feeling of strong eagerness... "They seldom, it would appear,…
a close connection marked by community of interests... "if he ha…
profound scholarly knowledge... "and monkish ERUDITION, of which…
Vindicate
Maintain, uphold, defend / clear of accusation, blame, or dou…
Zeal
a feeling of strong eagerness... "They seldom, it would appear,…
48 terms
The Scarlet Letter // AP English
classic
symbolism
symbols
setting
conveys precisions of style, formality of structure, and, abo…
the practice of using symbols by investing things with a symb…
objects, colors, people, etc., that represent, express, or id…
Boston, Massachusetts; 17th century
classic
conveys precisions of style, formality of structure, and, abo…
symbolism
the practice of using symbols by investing things with a symb…
17 terms
AP English - "The Scarlet Letter"
edifice
decorous
languid
prolix
a building, especially one of imposing appearance or size
proper; tasteful; socially correct
(adj.) drooping; without energy, sluggish
Excessively long and wordy (of a person, piece of writing, et…
edifice
a building, especially one of imposing appearance or size
decorous
proper; tasteful; socially correct
25 terms
AP English Language for Chapters 9-13 of The Scarlet Letter
Vindicate
Defile
Zeal
Affinity
Maintain, uphold, or defend
Spot, stain or pollute
A strong feeling of eagerness
A close community marked by community of interests
Vindicate
Maintain, uphold, or defend
Defile
Spot, stain or pollute
25 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary for chapters 5-8 of The Scarlet Letter
Inscrutable
Intangible
Ascetic
Imbibe
Of an obscure nature
Hard to pin down or identify
Practicing great self-denial
Receive into the mind and retain
Inscrutable
Of an obscure nature
Intangible
Hard to pin down or identify
30 terms
AP English Language Vocabulary for chapters 1-4 of The Scarlet Letter
Decorous
Prolix
Languid
Truculence
Propriety, Dignity, and good taste
Speaking or writing at great length
Lacking spirit of liveliness
Aggressiveness
Decorous
Propriety, Dignity, and good taste
Prolix
Speaking or writing at great length
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AP English Language and Composition: The Scarlet Letter Ch. 1-12 Vocab
Edifice
Deportment
Ignominy
Ignominious
N- a building, especially an imposing one
N- a way of bearing oneself; demeanor
N- a disgrace
Adj- disgraceful
Edifice
N- a building, especially an imposing one
Deportment
N- a way of bearing oneself; demeanor
20 terms
AP English Language and Composition: The Scarlet Letter: Ch. 13-24 Vocab
Abased
Emaciated
Scintillating
Capricious
V- degraded
Adj- excessively thin
Adj- flashy, sparkling, glistening
Adj- impulsive and unpredictable ... N- caprice
Abased
V- degraded
Emaciated
Adj- excessively thin
45 terms
Ap Language Scarlet Letter
Infliction
pillory
rotundity
gentility
the act of imposing something for example a tax or an embargo
a wooden instrument of punishment on a post
the roundness of a 3-dimensional object
elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression
Infliction
the act of imposing something for example a tax or an embargo
pillory
a wooden instrument of punishment on a post
85 terms
AP English - Scarlet Letter Test
Book was completed in
Based in
Set in which century
Rosebush was not a symbol for
1850
1650
17th
righteousness
Book was completed in
1850
Based in
1650
25 terms
The Scarlet Letter Ap English Vocab
abase
abate
abstruse
abyss
to degrade, to humiliate
to reduce in intensity or amount
difficult to understand, recondite, concealed
bottomless hole, vast expanse or depth
abase
to degrade, to humiliate
abate
to reduce in intensity or amount
35 terms
Knights 11th AP English The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
demeanor
venerable
ignominy
impropriety
manner; way in which a person conducts themself
worthy of reverence or respect
dishonor; infamy; disgraceful conduct
something improper, incorrect; not appropriate
demeanor
manner; way in which a person conducts themself
venerable
worthy of reverence or respect
85 terms
AP English - Scarlet Letter Test
Book was completed in
Based in
Set in which century
Rosebush was not a symbol for
1850
1650
17th
righteousness
Book was completed in
1850
Based in
1650
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The scarlet letter ap English midterm
"Ah but let her cover the mark as she…
"A bodily disease, which we look upon…
"He wore a dark feather in his hat, a…
"...the eldest clergyman of Boston, a…
Hester Prynne
Arthur Dimmesdale
Governor Bellingham
Reverend Wilson
"Ah but let her cover the mark as she…
Hester Prynne
"A bodily disease, which we look upon…
Arthur Dimmesdale
84 terms
AP English 3 [The Scarlet Letter]
T/F? Roger Chillingworth comes to Bost…
T/F? Arthur Dimmesdale pleads with Hes…
T/F? Chillingworth promises Hester tha…
T/F? Mistress Hibbins invites Hester t…
False
True
True
True
T/F? Roger Chillingworth comes to Bost…
False
T/F? Arthur Dimmesdale pleads with Hes…
True
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AP English 3 - The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
ponderous
edifice
inauspicious
portal
massive, unwieldy
a building, esp. one of important size
ill-omened
doorway or entrance
ponderous
massive, unwieldy
edifice
a building, esp. one of important size
10 terms
AP Language Scarlet Letter Vocab
Inquisitorial
Melancholy
Venerable
Perpetrate
adj - prying and/or questioning
n - sadness; an intense feeling of sadness or sorrow
adj - accorded a great deal of respect, esp. because of age,…
v - carry out or commit (a harmful, illegal, or immoral action)
Inquisitorial
adj - prying and/or questioning
Melancholy
n - sadness; an intense feeling of sadness or sorrow
40 terms
AP Language: Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Abstruse
Alacrity
Antipathy
Ascetic
difficult to comprehend, obscure... \\ in context: "There are sc…
brisk cheerful readiness ... \\ in context: "nothing could excee…
deep dislike, settled aversion... \\ in context: "earthly stock…
characterized by severe self-discipline and abstention from a…
Abstruse
difficult to comprehend, obscure... \\ in context: "There are sc…
Alacrity
brisk cheerful readiness ... \\ in context: "nothing could excee…
48 terms
AP English Vocal for The Scarlet Letter
Abstruse
Amenable
Appellation
Ascetic
Adj. hard to understand
Adj. ready or willing to answer, act agree or yield
Noun. a name, title, or designation
Noun. a name of a person who dedicates his/her life to the pu…
Abstruse
Adj. hard to understand
Amenable
Adj. ready or willing to answer, act agree or yield
30 terms
Ap English Final The Scarlet Letter
Hester tells Pearl that she has met th…
Hester comes to hate Chillingworth.
According to Puritan law, Hester could…
Pearl's name means
...
...
...
...
Hester tells Pearl that she has met th…
...
Hester comes to hate Chillingworth.
...
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AP English: The Scarlet Letter Test
What is Hawthorne's purpose in chapter…
How do irony and symbolism convey his…
What is the purpose in beginning the c…
Why does Hawthorne include dialogue of…
Hawthorne mainly sets the scene and mood of the story. He int…
The jail and the cemetery are the first things that are built…
This reveals to the readers that the people have done the pub…
It characterizes the Puritans and reveals their needs for a s…
What is Hawthorne's purpose in chapter…
Hawthorne mainly sets the scene and mood of the story. He int…
How do irony and symbolism convey his…
The jail and the cemetery are the first things that are built…
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The Scarlet Letter Test (AP English)
Describe the symbolism Hawthorne uses…
What are two initial "sins" or punishm…
What are the women of New England like…
Why does Hester's baby shy away from t…
Hawthorne describes an ugly, run-down jail that has no beauty…
Adultery and Unbelief in the Puritan way of thinking.
Both ugly on the inside and outside, almost putting Hester on…
Because she was raised in a jail cell, so she was not accusto…
Describe the symbolism Hawthorne uses…
Hawthorne describes an ugly, run-down jail that has no beauty…
What are two initial "sins" or punishm…
Adultery and Unbelief in the Puritan way of thinking.
15 terms
AP Language Vocabulary Words- The Scarlet Letter
abyss
deleterious
eccentricities
ignominy
a deep or seemingly bottomless chasm.
causing harm or damage.
the quality of being eccentric, (of a person or their behavio…
public shame or disgrace.
abyss
a deep or seemingly bottomless chasm.
deleterious
causing harm or damage.
30 terms
Scarlet Letter 91-120 words for AP Language and Composition
gesticulation
capering
query
pristine
an animated or excited gesture
playful leaps or hops
question
untouched, uncorrupted
gesticulation
an animated or excited gesture
capering
playful leaps or hops
30 terms
Scarlet Letter 121-150 words for AP Language and Composition
propagate
decorously
mirth
palliate
to breed; to spread or proliferate
properly, tastefully, in a socially correct manner
frivolity, gaiety, laughter
to make less serious, ease
propagate
to breed; to spread or proliferate
decorously
properly, tastefully, in a socially correct manner
43 terms
The Scarlet Letter Test (AP English)
Describe the symbolism Hawthorne uses…
What are two initial "sins" or punishm…
*What are the women of New England lik…
Why does Hester's baby shy away from t…
Hawthorne describes an ugly, run-down jail that has no beauty…
Adultery and Unbelief in the Puritan way of thinking.
...
Because she was raised in a jail cell, so she was not accusto…
Describe the symbolism Hawthorne uses…
Hawthorne describes an ugly, run-down jail that has no beauty…
What are two initial "sins" or punishm…
Adultery and Unbelief in the Puritan way of thinking.
21 terms
AP English scarlet letter
What does the letter "A" symbolize ?
What was the mean change in Hester aft…
What does pearl symbolize ?
What do the woods symbolize ?
The scarlet letters initial symbol changes , and it evolved w…
Hester grew stronger as a person , she had her sin in the ope…
She serves as a reminder of Hester's sin and effects Hester b…
People who struggled the most in society found relief in the…
What does the letter "A" symbolize ?
The scarlet letters initial symbol changes , and it evolved w…
What was the mean change in Hester aft…
Hester grew stronger as a person , she had her sin in the ope…
9 terms
Knights 11th AP English The Scarlet Letter Characters
Governor Bellingham
Hester Prynne
Mistress Hibbins
Narrator
hypocritical old man; follows strictly by the rules except in…
bares the fabric letter "A" for adulterer
Bellingham's sister; a witch; goes for rides with the "Black…
surveyor of Salem Custom-House 200 years after the novel; fin…
Governor Bellingham
hypocritical old man; follows strictly by the rules except in…
Hester Prynne
bares the fabric letter "A" for adulterer
30 terms
Scarlet Letter 61-90 words for AP Language and Composition
amenable
expostulation
paramour
gall
disposed or willing to comply
an exclamation of protest or remonstrance or reproof
a lover, often secret, not allowed by law or custom
to cause irritation or annoyance
amenable
disposed or willing to comply
expostulation
an exclamation of protest or remonstrance or reproof
19 terms
AP English Scarlet letter:(
Approbation
assuage
Coalition
decadence
The expression of approval
To make easier or milder
A combination
Decline, decay
Approbation
The expression of approval
assuage
To make easier or milder
83 terms
AP Language Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Morbid
Contemplate
Lurid
Superfluous
Relating to unpleasant subjects (such as death)
to think deeply or carefully about (something)
causing shock or disgust : involving sex or violence in a way…
beyond what is needed : not necessary
Morbid
Relating to unpleasant subjects (such as death)
Contemplate
to think deeply or carefully about (something)
40 terms
AP Language: Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Abstruse
Alacrity
Antipathy
Ascetic
difficult to comprehend, obscure
brisk cheerful readiness
deep dislike, settled aversion
characterized by severe self-discipline and abstention from a…
Abstruse
difficult to comprehend, obscure
Alacrity
brisk cheerful readiness
40 terms
AP Language: Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Abstruse
Alacrity
Antipathy
Ascetic
difficult to comprehend, obscure... \\ in context: "There are sc…
brisk cheerful readiness ... \\ in context: "nothing could excee…
deep dislike, settled aversion... \\ in context: "earthly stock…
characterized by severe self-discipline and abstention from a…
Abstruse
difficult to comprehend, obscure... \\ in context: "There are sc…
Alacrity
brisk cheerful readiness ... \\ in context: "nothing could excee…
40 terms
AP Language: Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Abstruse
Alacrity
Antipathy
Ascetic
difficult to comprehend, obscure... \\ in context: "There are sc…
brisk cheerful readiness ... \\ in context: "nothing could excee…
deep dislike, settled aversion... \\ in context: "earthly stock…
characterized by severe self-discipline and abstention from a…
Abstruse
difficult to comprehend, obscure... \\ in context: "There are sc…
Alacrity
brisk cheerful readiness ... \\ in context: "nothing could excee…
40 terms
AP Language: Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Abstruse
Alacrity
Antipathy
Ascetic
difficult to comprehend, obscure
brisk cheerful readiness
deep dislike, settled aversion
characterized by severe self-discipline and abstention from a…
Abstruse
difficult to comprehend, obscure
Alacrity
brisk cheerful readiness
40 terms
AP Language: Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Abstruse
Alacrity
Antipathy
Ascetic
difficult to comprehend, obscure
brisk cheerful readiness
deep dislike, settled aversion
characterized by severe self-discipline and abstention from a…
Abstruse
difficult to comprehend, obscure
Alacrity
brisk cheerful readiness
40 terms
AP Language: Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Abstruse
Alacrity
Antipathy
Ascetic
difficult to comprehend, obscure... \\ in context: "There are sc…
brisk cheerful readiness ... \\ in context: "nothing could excee…
deep dislike, settled aversion... \\ in context: "earthly stock…
characterized by severe self-discipline and abstention from a…
Abstruse
difficult to comprehend, obscure... \\ in context: "There are sc…
Alacrity
brisk cheerful readiness ... \\ in context: "nothing could excee…
20 terms
Vocab List 13- The Scarlet Letter (AP English)
Depravity (n.)
Providential (adj.)
Sanctity (n.)
Inimical (adj.)
The state or quality of being corrupted or evil
Of, or relating to, or determined by divine guidance or care
Holiness of life and character; inviolability; the quality of…
Being adverse often by reason or malevolence or hostility
Depravity (n.)
The state or quality of being corrupted or evil
Providential (adj.)
Of, or relating to, or determined by divine guidance or care
20 terms
Vocab List 12- The Scarlet Letter (AP English)
Superfluous (adj.)
Repugnance (n.)
Tribunal (n.)
Callous (adj.)
Betond what is required or sufficient; extra
The state of feeling extreme dislike or aversion
A seat or court of justice, one that has the power of determi…
Emotionally hardened; unfeeling
Superfluous (adj.)
Betond what is required or sufficient; extra
Repugnance (n.)
The state of feeling extreme dislike or aversion
30 terms
Scarlet Letter 31-60 words for AP Language and Composition
dearth
evanescent
cogitate
decrepit
lack, scarcity; insufficiency
tending to vanish like vapor
to consider with care; pondering; think about deeply
lacking physical strength or vitality
dearth
lack, scarcity; insufficiency
evanescent
tending to vanish like vapor
20 terms
Vocab List 14- The Scarlet Letter (AP English)
Blight (v.)
Upbraid (v.)
Founder (v.)
Morbid (adj.)
To cause to wither or decay, especially a plant
To reprove sharply; to reproach
To become disabled; to collapse or breakdown
Psychologically unhealthy; preoccupied with unwholesome matters
Blight (v.)
To cause to wither or decay, especially a plant
Upbraid (v.)
To reprove sharply; to reproach
48 terms
Scarlet Letter // AP English
classic
symbolism
symbols
setting
conveys precisions of style, formality of structure, and, abo…
the practice of using symbols by investing things with a symb…
objects, colors, people, etc., that represent, express, or id…
Boston, Massachusetts; 17th century
classic
conveys precisions of style, formality of structure, and, abo…
symbolism
the practice of using symbols by investing things with a symb…
48 terms
Scarlet Letter // AP English
classic
symbolism
symbols
setting
conveys precisions of style, formality of structure, and, abo…
the practice of using symbols by investing things with a symb…
objects, colors, people, etc., that represent, express, or id…
Boston, Massachusetts; 17th century
classic
conveys precisions of style, formality of structure, and, abo…
symbolism
the practice of using symbols by investing things with a symb…
40 terms
AP Language: Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Abstruse
Alacrity
Antipathy
Ascetic
difficult to comprehend, obscure... \\ in context: "There are sc…
brisk cheerful readiness ... \\ in context: "nothing could excee…
deep dislike, settled aversion... \\ in context: "earthly stock…
characterized by severe self-discipline and abstention from a…
Abstruse
difficult to comprehend, obscure... \\ in context: "There are sc…
Alacrity
brisk cheerful readiness ... \\ in context: "nothing could excee…
50 terms
Scarlet Letter Vocabulary AP Language
Extant
Pestilence
Vista
Depravity
existing
plague
view
corruption
Extant
existing
Pestilence
plague
30 terms
Scarlet Letter 1-30 words for AP Language and Composition
genial
prate
prolix
truculent
pleasant and friendly, favorable to growth
to talk idly and at length; chatter.
tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great len…
disposed to fight; pugnacious, aggressive
genial
pleasant and friendly, favorable to growth
prate
to talk idly and at length; chatter.
40 terms
AP Language: Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Abstruse
Alacrity
Antipathy
Ascetic
difficult to comprehend, obscure... in context: "There are schol…
brisk cheerful readiness ... in context: "nothing could exceed t…
deep dislike, settled aversion... in context: "earthly stock of…
characterized by severe self-discipline and abstention from a…
Abstruse
difficult to comprehend, obscure... in context: "There are schol…
Alacrity
brisk cheerful readiness ... in context: "nothing could exceed t…
40 terms
AP Language: Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Abstruse
Alacrity
Antipathy
Ascetic
difficult to comprehend, obscure... \\ in context: "There are sc…
brisk cheerful readiness ... \\ in context: "nothing could excee…
deep dislike, settled aversion... \\ in context: "earthly stock…
characterized by severe self-discipline and abstention from a…
Abstruse
difficult to comprehend, obscure... \\ in context: "There are sc…
Alacrity
brisk cheerful readiness ... \\ in context: "nothing could excee…
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