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English: The Scarlet Letter Chapter 5-10 Vocabulary
Uncongenial
Inevitable
Ingenuity
Implied
Not suitable; not agreeable
Unavoidable
Inventive skill or imagination; cleverness
To express indirectly; hint; suggest
Uncongenial
Not suitable; not agreeable
Inevitable
Unavoidable
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English- The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary (Chapter 1-5)
Edifice
Sepulcher
Scourged
Evanescent
A large, usually impressive building
A tomb, grave, or burial place
Causing affliction or calamity
Vanishing; fading away; fleeting
Edifice
A large, usually impressive building
Sepulcher
A tomb, grave, or burial place
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The Scarlet Letter: Chapter 3, 4, & 5 Vocabulary
remonstrance
heterogenous
sojourn
sagacity
expressing earnest opposition or protest... Ex: PETA members mig…
consisting of elements not of the same kind or nature... Ex: The…
a temporary stay... Ex: My best vacation was during my sojourn i…
to understand and discriminate between relations... Ex: Hester i…
remonstrance
expressing earnest opposition or protest... Ex: PETA members mig…
heterogenous
consisting of elements not of the same kind or nature... Ex: The…
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Chapter 3,4 and 5 Vocabulary The Scarlet Letter
remonstrance
heterogenous
sojourn
sagacity
a protest or complaint about something
having a foreign origin; originating in an outside source
live temporarily; temporary stay; period of time when you sta…
ability to make good judgements; foresight, keen perception;…
remonstrance
a protest or complaint about something
heterogenous
having a foreign origin; originating in an outside source
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ENGLISH 11A: THE SCARLET LETTER - Chapters 1-5 Vocabulary
Edifice
Ensue
Feign
Gesticulation
noun; a large or massive structure ... synonym: building
verb; to strive or attain... synonym: follow
verb; to give a false as if it's true ... synonym: pretend
noun; the act of making gestures (for strong feelings) ... synon…
Edifice
noun; a large or massive structure ... synonym: building
Ensue
verb; to strive or attain... synonym: follow
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ENGLISH 11A: THE SCARLET LETTER - Chapters 1-5 Vocabulary
Edifice
Ensue
Feign
Gesticulation
noun; a large or massive structure ... synonym: building
verb; to strive or attain... synonym: follow
verb; to give a false as if it's true ... synonym: pretend
noun; the act of making gestures (for strong feelings) ... synon…
Edifice
noun; a large or massive structure ... synonym: building
Ensue
verb; to strive or attain... synonym: follow
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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
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Chapters 3, 4, & 5 Vocabulary - Scarlet Letter
remonstrance
heterogeneous
sojourn
sagacity
a forcefully reproachful protest
diverse in character or content
a temporary stay, to stay as a temporary resident
the quality of being wise or having good judgement, having ke…
remonstrance
a forcefully reproachful protest
heterogeneous
diverse in character or content
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Scarlet Letter Chapters 3-5 Vocabulary
plaintive
tempestuous
commiserate
amenable
sounding sad and mournful
characterized by strong and turbulent emotion
sympathy for others
open and responsive to suggestion
plaintive
sounding sad and mournful
tempestuous
characterized by strong and turbulent emotion
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Vocabulary- scarlet letter chapter 3,4,5
Abate
Intervolutions
Sojourn
Iniquity
Put an end to
The state of being intervolved or coiled up
A temporary stay
Wickedness
Abate
Put an end to
Intervolutions
The state of being intervolved or coiled up
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The Scarlet Letter Chapter 5
What general symbol has Hester become?
2 reasons why Hester does not leave th…
Describe Hester's home?
What talent did Hester use to support…
A women's weakness and sinful passion
She sinned there, there is some she feels connected too, and…
Lives on a cottage on the outskirts in boston
Making garments
What general symbol has Hester become?
A women's weakness and sinful passion
2 reasons why Hester does not leave th…
She sinned there, there is some she feels connected too, and…
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The Scarlet Letter Chapter 5
What general symbol has Hester become?
2 reasons why Hester does not leave th…
Describe Hester's home?
What talent did Hester use to support…
A women's weakness and sinful passion
She sinned there, there is some she feels connected too, and…
Lives on a cottage on the outskirts in boston
Making garments
What general symbol has Hester become?
A women's weakness and sinful passion
2 reasons why Hester does not leave th…
She sinned there, there is some she feels connected too, and…
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scarlet letter chapter 5 and 6 and 7
ascetic
averred
morbid
plebeian
austere, disciplined
declared, adderted
unhealthy, unpleasant relating to death
vulgar
ascetic
austere, disciplined
averred
declared, adderted
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The Scarlet Letter Chapter 5-8
Why is life more difficult outside of…
Does Hester have to stay in the villag…
Describe the dwelling place of Hester
What does Hester do to make money? And…
The children in the village look at her as the embodiment of…
No she can leave as she wishes, but she stays because she sti…
It is a little run-down cottage in the forest over looking th…
She sews clothes and gloves for state men, the governor, fune…
Why is life more difficult outside of…
The children in the village look at her as the embodiment of…
Does Hester have to stay in the villag…
No she can leave as she wishes, but she stays because she sti…
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Chapter 5 Scarlet
Why didn't Hester return to her home c…
What kind of skill does Hester have?
What kind of garments are Hester not a…
What does Hester's dress look like?
she was bound to New England; attraction to the man she had t…
needlework
wedding veils, they represent purity
coarse, somber, only color the A
Why didn't Hester return to her home c…
she was bound to New England; attraction to the man she had t…
What kind of skill does Hester have?
needlework
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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
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Scarlet Letter Vocabulary 1-3
Sepulchre
utopia
edifice
physiognomy
(noun) a tomb, grave, or burial place
(noun) an ideal place or state; any visionary system of polit…
(noun) a building, especially one of large size or imposing a…
(noun) the outward appearance of anything, taken as offering…
Sepulchre
(noun) a tomb, grave, or burial place
utopia
(noun) an ideal place or state; any visionary system of polit…
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The Scarlet Letter Vocab 3
adverse
preternatural
amenable
regimen
acting against or in a contrary direction, hostile; opposed t…
exceeding what is natural or regular, extraordinary; inexplic…
liable to be brought to account; capable of submission, readi…
a systematic plan, regular course of action; government, rule
adverse
acting against or in a contrary direction, hostile; opposed t…
preternatural
exceeding what is natural or regular, extraordinary; inexplic…
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The Scarlet Letter
Chillingworth
Mistress Hibbins
Pearl
Gov. Bellingham
Who is believed to be the black man?
Who practices witchcraft?
Who tosses burrs at the letter "A"?
Who commissions a pair of gloves?
Chillingworth
Who is believed to be the black man?
Mistress Hibbins
Who practices witchcraft?
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Scarlet Letter Ch. 5
vivify
clause
assimilate
tinge
to endure with life or renew life: animate
a separate section of a discourse or writing
to absorb into the cultural tradition of a population or group
an affective or modifying property or influence: touch
vivify
to endure with life or renew life: animate
clause
a separate section of a discourse or writing
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The Scarlet Letter Important Quotes
"Before this ugly edifice...was a gras…
"...a wild rosebush...which might be i…
"It may serve, let us hope, to symboli…
"At the very least, they should have p…
Chapter 1... Speaker: Narrator... Spoken to: N/A... Who/What is descri…
Chapter 1... Speaker: Narrator... Spoken to: N/A... Who/What is descri…
Chapter 1... Speaker: Narrator... Spoken to: N/A... Who/What is descri…
Chapter 2... Speaker: A woman gossiping... Spoken to: Other women g…
"Before this ugly edifice...was a gras…
Chapter 1... Speaker: Narrator... Spoken to: N/A... Who/What is descri…
"...a wild rosebush...which might be i…
Chapter 1... Speaker: Narrator... Spoken to: N/A... Who/What is descri…
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Scarlet Letter Chapter 16-18 Vocabulary
Colloquy
Consecration
Denizen
Dryad
(n.) a dialogue; conversational exchange; conference
(n.) The act of giving sacramental character; dedication to t…
(n.) an inhabitant; resident
(n.) a deity or nymph of the woods
Colloquy
(n.) a dialogue; conversational exchange; conference
Consecration
(n.) The act of giving sacramental character; dedication to t…
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The Scarlet Letter Vocab 1
antinomian
ignominy
efficacy
irreparably
someone who rejects socially established morals
deep personal humiliation or disgrace
effectiveness
unable to be repaired, irreversibly, irrecoverably
antinomian
someone who rejects socially established morals
ignominy
deep personal humiliation or disgrace
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Scarlet Letter Vocabulary 4-6
sagamore
peremptory
paramour
vivify
(noun) a chief or leader among the American Indians
(adjective) leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal; imp…
(noun) an illicity lover, especially of a married person
(verb) to give life to; animate; quicken
sagamore
(noun) a chief or leader among the American Indians
peremptory
(adjective) leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal; imp…
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The Scarlet Letter Vocab 2
spectral
continental
iniquity
sumptuary
of or relating to a specter (ghost), ghostly
of or relating to the colonies forming the United States; bei…
gross injustice, wickedness; a wicked act or thing, sin
designed to regulate extravagant expenditures of habits espec…
spectral
of or relating to a specter (ghost), ghostly
continental
of or relating to the colonies forming the United States; bei…
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The Scarlet Letter Vocab 4
stigma
impelled
benign
countenance
a mark of shame or discredit; an identifying mark or characte…
urged, encouraged, driven forward as if by the exertion of st…
gentle, kind, mild, harmless
demeanor, expression, mental composure, semblance, visage
stigma
a mark of shame or discredit; an identifying mark or characte…
impelled
urged, encouraged, driven forward as if by the exertion of st…
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The Scarlet Letter Important Quotes
"...a wild rosebush...which might be i…
"It may serve, let us hope, to symboli…
"At the very least, they should have p…
"It was so artistically done, and with…
Chapter 1... Speaker: Narrator... Spoken to: N/A... Who/What is descri…
Chapter 1... Speaker: Narrator... Spoken to: N/A... Who/What is descri…
Chapter 2... Speaker: A woman gossiping... Spoken to: Other women g…
Chapter 2... Speaker: Narrator... Spoken to: N/A... Who/What is descri…
"...a wild rosebush...which might be i…
Chapter 1... Speaker: Narrator... Spoken to: N/A... Who/What is descri…
"It may serve, let us hope, to symboli…
Chapter 1... Speaker: Narrator... Spoken to: N/A... Who/What is descri…
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The Scarlet Letter: Chapter 17-24 Vocabulary
epochs
penance
penitence
misanthropy
a memorable time and date
repentance through voluntary punishment
repentance with remorse
hatred or distrust of mankind
epochs
a memorable time and date
penance
repentance through voluntary punishment
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The Scarlet Letter Vocab Ch. 1-4
inauspicious
petrify
augur
indubitably
(adj.) unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future
(verb) To scare; to frighten
(verb) to prophecy; to predict events
(adj.) unquestionably
inauspicious
(adj.) unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future
petrify
(verb) To scare; to frighten
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The Scarlet Letter Chapters 1-5 Vocab
sepulchres
inauspicious
contumely
ignominy
Burial places
gloomy; unlucky
scorn; hatred; rude treatment; contempt
disgrace, dishonor, obloquy
sepulchres
Burial places
inauspicious
gloomy; unlucky
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Chapter 1-12 Vocabulary (Scarlet Letter)
Edifice
Utopia
Inauspicios
Transgressor
a large, usually impressive building.
a place or state of political or social perfection.
not prosperous.
violator.
Edifice
a large, usually impressive building.
Utopia
a place or state of political or social perfection.
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Scarlet Letter, Chapters 7-12
tremulous
retribution
manifest
malevolence
shaking or quivering slightly, as from weakness or fear
a repayment; a deserved punishment; suffering to "make up for…
readily perceived by the eye or understanding; evident; appar…
ill-will; spitefulness
tremulous
shaking or quivering slightly, as from weakness or fear
retribution
a repayment; a deserved punishment; suffering to "make up for…
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The Scarlet Letter Important Quotes
"Before this ugly edifice...was a gras…
"...a wild rosebush...which might be i…
"It may serve, let us hope, to symboli…
"At the very least, they should have p…
Chapter 1... Speaker: Narrator... Spoken to: N/A... Who/What is descri…
Chapter 1... Speaker: Narrator... Spoken to: N/A... Who/What is descri…
Chapter 1... Speaker: Narrator... Spoken to: N/A... Who/What is descri…
Chapter 2... Speaker: A woman gossiping... Spoken to: Other women g…
"Before this ugly edifice...was a gras…
Chapter 1... Speaker: Narrator... Spoken to: N/A... Who/What is descri…
"...a wild rosebush...which might be i…
Chapter 1... Speaker: Narrator... Spoken to: N/A... Who/What is descri…
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The Scarlet Letter Ch. 1-4
Hester Prynne
Pearl
Reverend Mr. Dimmesdale
Roger Chillingworth
Main character, caught in adultery, wears the scarlet letter
Hester's daughter
Pastor
Hester's husband
Hester Prynne
Main character, caught in adultery, wears the scarlet letter
Pearl
Hester's daughter
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Chapter 1-11 Scarlet Letter
Why does Hawthorne begin the story wit…
What is the significance of the wild r…
What does Hawthorne achieve by his ref…
What is the public view of Hester's si…
To implore the literary technique for verisimilitude. Shows t…
It shows that it grows around the weeds. It is both beautiful…
Verisimilitude. Ann Hutchison was accused that she could be s…
Women detest her for her sin. Thinks that her punishment shou…
Why does Hawthorne begin the story wit…
To implore the literary technique for verisimilitude. Shows t…
What is the significance of the wild r…
It shows that it grows around the weeds. It is both beautiful…
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Chapter 1 Scarlet Letter
Describe the people waiting outside th…
Who are they waiting for?
What is the black flower of civilized…
What plant grows outside the prison?
Bearded men, gray somber clothes
Hester
The prison
Rose bush
Describe the people waiting outside th…
Bearded men, gray somber clothes
Who are they waiting for?
Hester
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Chapter Descriptions Scarlet Letter
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Hawthorne sets the scene of the novel — Boston of the sevente…
The Puritan women waiting outside the prison self-righteously…
Hester recognizes a small, rather deformed man standing on th…
Back in her prison cell, Hester is in a state of nervous fren…
Chapter 1
Hawthorne sets the scene of the novel — Boston of the sevente…
Chapter 2
The Puritan women waiting outside the prison self-righteously…
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Scarlet Letter Vocab (Chapters 7-8)
Intrinsic
Pallid
Pestilence
Imbibe
Belonging to the essential nature of a thing
Pale and sickly
A fatal epidemic disease
To drink in a topic; to absorb into the mind and retain
Intrinsic
Belonging to the essential nature of a thing
Pallid
Pale and sickly
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AP Vocab List 6- Scarlet Letter
duplicity
obtrusive
impiety
obeisance
Deceit, double-dealing, acting in two different ways for the…
forward; undesirably prominent; thrust out
irreverence; wickedness
a bow or similar gesture expressing deep respect
duplicity
Deceit, double-dealing, acting in two different ways for the…
obtrusive
forward; undesirably prominent; thrust out
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Scarlet Letter Vocab (Chapters 21-24)
plebian
languor
undulate
probity
of, belonging to, or characteristic of commoners
a weakness or weariness of body or mind
to move with a smooth, wavelike motion
the quality of having strong moral principles
plebian
of, belonging to, or characteristic of commoners
languor
a weakness or weariness of body or mind
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Scarlet Letter Vocab (Chapters 9-12)
Apothecary
Ominous
Importunate
Propagate
A person who prepares medicines
Giving the impression that something bad is going to happen
Persistent, beseeching, often to the point of being a nuisance
To spread and promote
Apothecary
A person who prepares medicines
Ominous
Giving the impression that something bad is going to happen
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Scarlet Letter Vocab (Chapters 13-15)
precipice
auspicious
usurp
acrid
a very steep cliff or drop
conducive to success
to seize or take possession of without consent
having a strong and unpleasant taste or smell
precipice
a very steep cliff or drop
auspicious
conducive to success
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The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary : Chapter 9-12
Exemplary
Emaciated
Imminent
Importunate
serving as a model; worth imitating
abnormally lean, as from starvation or illness
likely to happen very soon
annoyingly persistent; insistent
Exemplary
serving as a model; worth imitating
Emaciated
abnormally lean, as from starvation or illness
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Scarlet Letter
what does hawthorn describe in detail…
what were the first two things that th…
what does the narrator say he hopes th…
why are all the townspeople gathered i…
the prison door and the rosebush
a prison and a cemetary
a sweet moral blossom
to watch hester as part of her punishment
what does hawthorn describe in detail…
the prison door and the rosebush
what were the first two things that th…
a prison and a cemetary
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English 11: Literary Terms Set #1
Theme
Story-telling arc
Protagonist
Antagonist
an insight about human life that's revealed in a literary work
a classic pattern used in fiction that's guaranteed to satisf…
main character; the person we root for
the character who blocks the protagonist
Theme
an insight about human life that's revealed in a literary work
Story-telling arc
a classic pattern used in fiction that's guaranteed to satisf…
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AP Vocab List 7- Simple ch 21-end Scarlet Letter
animadversion
tempestuous
intangible
pathos
criticism
stormy, raging, furious
not able to be perceived by touch; vague
Appeal to emotion
animadversion
criticism
tempestuous
stormy, raging, furious
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The Scarlet Letter Chapters 1-6 Quiz
How did the townspeople feel towards H…
When was Hester Prynne released from p…
What is chapter 5 mostly about?
What is Hester Prynne's job occupation…
Judgmental
at the beginning of chapter 5
Hester at her needle
Seamstress
How did the townspeople feel towards H…
Judgmental
When was Hester Prynne released from p…
at the beginning of chapter 5
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Scarlet Letter Chapter 6-10 Vocabulary
mutability
caprice
delusive
inviolable
capable of change
a sudden change of mind
likely to mislead or deceive
secure from violation or assault
mutability
capable of change
caprice
a sudden change of mind
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The Scarlet Letter, C. 9-14
What character is referred to as The L…
Who at that discussion (in the Governo…
Hester is actually free to leave Bosto…
What is Governor Bellingham's sister's…
Roger Chillingsworth
Arthur Dimmesdale
Her love for Dimmesdale. Also, she feels that since she commi…
Mistress Hibbins
What character is referred to as The L…
Roger Chillingsworth
Who at that discussion (in the Governo…
Arthur Dimmesdale
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English Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
Ponderous Definition
Ponderous Sentence
Physiognomy Definition
Physiognomy Sentence
Adjective - Very heavy, unwieldy
The metal balls attached to the prisoner's ankles were design…
Noun - A person's facial features or expression
It was clear from Martha's anxious physiognomy that she was n…
Ponderous Definition
Adjective - Very heavy, unwieldy
Ponderous Sentence
The metal balls attached to the prisoner's ankles were design…
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