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Scarlet Letter Review 2
Who wrote the Scarlet Letter?
What is the SETTING of the Scarlet Let…
What is Hester Prynne's crime?
What are Hester Prynne's punishments?
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Boston colony (Massachusetts) in 1640's
Adultery (having sex outside of marriage)
1) Jail time ... 2) She has to stand on the scaffold for everyon…
Who wrote the Scarlet Letter?
Nathaniel Hawthorne
What is the SETTING of the Scarlet Let…
Boston colony (Massachusetts) in 1640's
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Scarlet Letter Week 2
heterodox
to purport
whit
matron
(n) not in agreement with accepted beliefs, esp. religious do…
(v) to claim, esp. falsely
(n) least bit; iota; scrap
(n) an older married woman
heterodox
(n) not in agreement with accepted beliefs, esp. religious do…
to purport
(v) to claim, esp. falsely
25 terms
The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary #2
Inscrutable
Intangible
Ascetic
Imbibe
(adj) of an obscure nature
(adj) hard to pin down or identify
(adj) practicing great self-denial
(v) to receive into the mind/ body and retain, to drink
Inscrutable
(adj) of an obscure nature
Intangible
(adj) hard to pin down or identify
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Scarlet Letter Ch. 2
physiognomies
augured
betokened
tribunal
The facial features held to show qualities of mind or charact…
foretold
indicated; to give evidence of
a court of justice
physiognomies
The facial features held to show qualities of mind or charact…
augured
foretold
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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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Scarlet Letter List #2
Caprice
Imperious
Dauntless
Cabalistic
n. A whim, impulsive action
adj. overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing, co…
adj. incapable of being intimidated, fearless
adj. mystic; occult
Caprice
n. A whim, impulsive action
Imperious
adj. overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing, co…
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The Scarlet Letter #2 Vocabulary
impropriety
evanescent
brazen
iniquity
(n.) inappropriate behavior
(adj.) tending to vanish like vapor
(adj.) marked by contemptuous boldness
(n.) wickedness
impropriety
(n.) inappropriate behavior
evanescent
(adj.) tending to vanish like vapor
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The Scarlet Letter chapter 2
Name 3 crimes and the punishments that…
What is the relationship between the r…
Describe the puritan women?
what punishment would the puritan wome…
Whooping post, blaspheme, and hanging
They are pretty much the same.
manly and large
Scalded with a hot iron on her forehead to mark her as a "hus…
Name 3 crimes and the punishments that…
Whooping post, blaspheme, and hanging
What is the relationship between the r…
They are pretty much the same.
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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…
9 terms
Scarlet Letter 2
penance
penitence
nugatory
erudite
(N) an act of self-abasement, mortification, or devotion perf…
(N) remorse or repentence for one's sins or guilt, contrition
(ADJ) of little or no value, trifling
(ADJ) learned, scholarly, well-read
penance
(N) an act of self-abasement, mortification, or devotion perf…
penitence
(N) remorse or repentence for one's sins or guilt, contrition
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Scarlet Letter 1 and 2
Ponderous
Pertains
Edifice
Inauspicious
of great weight; heavy; massive
to have reference or relation; relate
a building, especially one of large size or imposing appearance
not auspicious; boding ill; ill-omened; unfavorable
Ponderous
of great weight; heavy; massive
Pertains
to have reference or relation; relate
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Scarlet Letter Set 2
inscrutable
inquisitorial
emolument
plebian
difficult to fathom or understand; impenetrable
asking many intense, probing questions
salary; payment for an office; compensation
common person; vulgar; coarse
inscrutable
difficult to fathom or understand; impenetrable
inquisitorial
asking many intense, probing questions
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The Scarlet Letter (Set 2)
ominous
inimical
palliate
machination
(adj.) unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen
(adj.) tending to cause harm or obstruct developments; being…
(v.) to reduce the severity; ... to make less serious; ease
(n.) a crafty, scheming, or underhanded action designed to ac…
ominous
(adj.) unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen
inimical
(adj.) tending to cause harm or obstruct developments; being…
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The Scarlet Letter Set 2
disdainful
remonstrance
visage
manifest
scornful
an objection, complaint
face
evident, obvious
disdainful
scornful
remonstrance
an objection, complaint
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The Scarlet Letter, Chapters 1, 2
edifice
sepulchres
inauspicious
physiognomies
a building, especially of large or imposing appearance
a burial vault, or a receptacle for sacred relics
unfavorable omen or sign contrary to a person's best interest…
facial features, especially when regarded as revealing
edifice
a building, especially of large or imposing appearance
sepulchres
a burial vault, or a receptacle for sacred relics
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The Scarlet Letter 2
Odious
Dank
Defunct
Scurrilous
deserving of hatred
cold and damp
dead or inactive
grossly and offensively abusive
Odious
deserving of hatred
Dank
cold and damp
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The Scarlet Letter Ch. 2
PHYSIOGNOMIES
TRIBUNAL
MAGISTRATE
VENERABLE
the facial features held to show qualities of mind or charact…
a court of forum of justice
a local official exercising administrative and often judicial…
made sacred especially by religious or historical association
PHYSIOGNOMIES
the facial features held to show qualities of mind or charact…
TRIBUNAL
a court of forum of justice
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The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary 2
Vindicate
Zeal
Affinity
Erudition
Maintain, uphold, or defend
A feeling of strong eagerness
A close connection marked by community of interests
Profound scholarly knowledge
Vindicate
Maintain, uphold, or defend
Zeal
A feeling of strong eagerness
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The Scarlet Letter Vocab 2
Utopia
Tribunal
Venerable
Ignominy
An ideally perfect place, esp. In social, political and moral…
A seat of court of justice; Judge's branch; committee appoint…
Commanding respect by virtue of age, dignity, character, or p…
Great personal dishonor or humiliation; shameful action
Utopia
An ideally perfect place, esp. In social, political and moral…
Tribunal
A seat of court of justice; Judge's branch; committee appoint…
The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary 2
Abomination
Acquiesce
Catarrh
Charlatan
(n) detestation, abhorrence, loathing
(v) assent; agree passively
(n) a respiratory illness, a bad cold
(n) a quack, a fraud, a pretender to knowledge
Abomination
(n) detestation, abhorrence, loathing
Acquiesce
(v) assent; agree passively
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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 List 2
languid
inclement
arduous
obtuseness
(adj.) drooping; without energy, sluggish
(adj.) stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action
(adj.) hard to do, requiring much effort
(n.) not quick or alert in perception, feeling, or intellect;…
languid
(adj.) drooping; without energy, sluggish
inclement
(adj.) stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action
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The Scarlet Letter (introduction) 2
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Genre
The Romantic Period
Elements of the Romantic Period
-born in Salem in 1804... -1821 attended college and established…
- A New England "Romance"... - An "ordered" representation of li…
- Has very little to do with "romance"... - International artist…
Imagination... -Elevated to a position as the supreme faculty of…
Nathaniel Hawthorne
-born in Salem in 1804... -1821 attended college and established…
Genre
- A New England "Romance"... - An "ordered" representation of li…
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The Scarlet Letter Voc. List 2
adornment
illusion
repressed
smoldering
decoration; trimming
fantasy or dream
held back; control
burning without flame
adornment
decoration; trimming
illusion
fantasy or dream
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Scarlet letter 2
Ethereal
Expiation
Inextricable
Inimical
extremely delicate and light in a way that seems too perfect…
the act of making amends or reparation for guilt or wrongdoin…
impossible to disentangle or separate.
tending to obstruct or harm.
Ethereal
extremely delicate and light in a way that seems too perfect…
Expiation
the act of making amends or reparation for guilt or wrongdoin…
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Scarlet Letter Vocab 2
Malice
Subsequent
Gait
Odious
noun... enmity... the intention or desire to do evil
adjective... ensuing... coming right after something
noun... walk... a person's manner or style of walking
adjective... repugnant... extremely unpleasant, repulsive
Malice
noun... enmity... the intention or desire to do evil
Subsequent
adjective... ensuing... coming right after something
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The Scarlet Letter (2)
Deleterious
Depravity
Derision
Despondency
Harmful: Dangereous: Injurious
Moral corruption, a wicked or perverse act
Scoffing at, mockery, ridicule
Depression, dejection
Deleterious
Harmful: Dangereous: Injurious
Depravity
Moral corruption, a wicked or perverse act
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The Scarlet Letter - Vocab #2
abased
acrid
benign
enumerated
DEF: owed in rank; humbled; humiliated; POS: verb
DEF: harsh; caustic; bitter; POS: adj
DEF: gentle, mild; POS: adj
DEF: listed; POS: verb
abased
DEF: owed in rank; humbled; humiliated; POS: verb
acrid
DEF: harsh; caustic; bitter; POS: adj
The Scarlet Letter Vocab. 2
Malefactress
Ignominious
Phantasmagoric
Lurid
A woman who violates the law or does evil
shameful,deserving or causing public disgrace or shame
Dreamlike
adj. causing shock or horror; tastelessly vivid; glowing like…
Malefactress
A woman who violates the law or does evil
Ignominious
shameful,deserving or causing public disgrace or shame
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Vocab Scarlet letter pt. 2
edifice
sepulchre or sepulcher
ponderous
congenial
a building, especially one of imposing appearance or size
a tomb, grave, or burial place
Heavy and slow moving
pleasant to be around; social, agreeable
edifice
a building, especially one of imposing appearance or size
sepulchre or sepulcher
a tomb, grave, or burial place
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Scarlet Letter 2
Ignominy
Alacrity
Antipathy
Audacity
Deserving or causing public disgrace or shame; n.
A brisk and cheerful readiness; n.
A deep-seated feeling of aversion; n.
Recklessly daring; n.
Ignominy
Deserving or causing public disgrace or shame; n.
Alacrity
A brisk and cheerful readiness; n.
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The Scarlet Letter, chapter 2
What colony is the setting for the nov…
Where does the first chapter take place?
Describe the Puritan women. Use one qu…
Describe Hester Prynne's first actions
Boston, New England
At the prison door
see p. 3, ll. 21-29 - p. 4, ll. 1-8
When the town beadle [processionsleder] pushed Hester forward…
What colony is the setting for the nov…
Boston, New England
Where does the first chapter take place?
At the prison door
Scarlet Letter Vocab #2
to concoct
insidious
attire
enmity
create, device
treacherous, crafty
clothing
act of being opposed or hostile
to concoct
create, device
insidious
treacherous, crafty
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Scarlet Letter (2)
torpid
furrowed
sagaciously
eulogium
dormant; lethargic; unable to move... While the adjective _____…
having wrinkles or grooves; rugged... Something that's ________…
shrewdly; intelligently... Mark Twain ___________ wrote that th…
high praise, often in a public speech... It included an _______…
torpid
dormant; lethargic; unable to move... While the adjective _____…
furrowed
having wrinkles or grooves; rugged... Something that's ________…
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The Scarlet Letter Vocab 2
Burnish
Calamity
Capricious
Consecrate
To make shiny or to polish by rubbing
A serious event causing distress or misfortune
Changing suddenly, fickle
To dedicate or to declare sacred
Burnish
To make shiny or to polish by rubbing
Calamity
A serious event causing distress or misfortune
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Scarlet Letter Vocab 2
Phantasmagoric
Supposition
Contriving
Edifice
Fantastic or deceptive appearance "phantasmagoric play of the…
An uncertain belief "On the supposition that pearl was a demo…
Creating a situation by using specific skills "Her mother, in…
A building, especially large and imposing ones "On the front…
Phantasmagoric
Fantastic or deceptive appearance "phantasmagoric play of the…
Supposition
An uncertain belief "On the supposition that pearl was a demo…
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Scarlet Letter Vocab #2
augured
benevolence
betoken
dearth
made an omen or prophecy
kindness, generosity
to give a sign of
a lack of, scarcity
augured
made an omen or prophecy
benevolence
kindness, generosity
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Scarlet letter vocab 2
eldritch
supposition
eminence
dauntless
strange or sinister
to take as true or as a fact for the sake of an argument
a condition or station of prominence or superiority
fearless, undaunted
eldritch
strange or sinister
supposition
to take as true or as a fact for the sake of an argument
13 terms
Scarlet Letter Vocab 2
blighted
calamity
capricious
decorum
destroyed or caused by decline or decay
a serious event causing distress or misfortune
changing suddenly; fickle
appropriate conduct; correct and proper behavior
blighted
destroyed or caused by decline or decay
calamity
a serious event causing distress or misfortune
20 terms
Scarlet Letter Vocab #2
Scantily (adj.)
Semblance (n)
Lunacy (n)
Usurp (v)
barely sufficient in amount or quantity; not abundant
outward and often misleading appearance or show
wild foolishness; insanity
to seize and hold (a position, power, etc.) by force
Scantily (adj.)
barely sufficient in amount or quantity; not abundant
Semblance (n)
outward and often misleading appearance or show
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The Scarlet Letter ch. 2
Abashed
Antinomian
Augured
Behoof
Embarrassed
One who rejects a socially established morality
Foretold
Advantage
Abashed
Embarrassed
Antinomian
One who rejects a socially established morality
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Scarlet Letter vocabulary 2
Eminence
Intrinsic
Pallid
Dauntless
position of prominence or superiority
originating or situated within the body or part acted on
lack of color, dull
fearless
Eminence
position of prominence or superiority
Intrinsic
originating or situated within the body or part acted on
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The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary #2
meridian
iniquity
visage
rankle
noon
wickedness
a person's face
to fester
meridian
noon
iniquity
wickedness
12 terms
The Scarlet Letter ~2
depravity
dauntless
imperious
adverse
moral corruption; wickedness
showing fearlessness and determination.
assuming power or authority without justification; arrogant a…
preventing success or development; harmful; unfavourable.
depravity
moral corruption; wickedness
dauntless
showing fearlessness and determination.
15 terms
Scarlet Letter Vocab # 2
caprice
imperious
penitence
amenable
noun unpredictable change
adj commandingly arrogant
noun regret for a sin
adj agreeable
caprice
noun unpredictable change
imperious
adj commandingly arrogant
21 terms
The Scarlet Letter, set 2
Prophetic
lamentation
misanthropy
philanthropy
Foreseeing or predicting the future
expression of regret or sorrow
hatred of mankind
love of mankind
Prophetic
Foreseeing or predicting the future
lamentation
expression of regret or sorrow
The Scarlet Letter Vocab 2
Ascetic
Superfluous
Imbued
Caprice
A person who practices self-denial for religious reasons
Excessive
Pervade
A sudden, unpredictable change(mind or weather)
Ascetic
A person who practices self-denial for religious reasons
Superfluous
Excessive
15 terms
The Scarlet Letter Vocab. 2
colloquy
transgressed
harrowed
zeal
a conversation
go beyond the bounds of a moral principle
cause distress to
eagerness; interest in pursuit of something
colloquy
a conversation
transgressed
go beyond the bounds of a moral principle
15 terms
The Scarlet Letter Vocab 2
adduce
anathema
cabalistic
consign
verb to being forward an argument or as evidence
(n.) an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denuncia…
(adj.) having a secret or hidden meaning
(v) To give over to another's care, charge, or control; To en…
adduce
verb to being forward an argument or as evidence
anathema
(n.) an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denuncia…
20 terms
The Scarlet Letter Voc 2
mutability
malicious
gesticulate
panoply
prone to frequent change
deliberately harmful; spiteful
making gestures for emphasis
an impressive or striking array/arrangement; ceremonial attir…
mutability
prone to frequent change
malicious
deliberately harmful; spiteful
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