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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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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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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 Vocabulary 2
consecrate
credible
dearth
decorousness
to dedicate or to declare sacred
reliable and believable
a lack, a scarcity
proper behavior
consecrate
to dedicate or to declare sacred
credible
reliable and believable
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
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 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 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…
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 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
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
disdainful
remonstrance
visage
manifest
scornful
an objection, complaint
face
evident, obvious
disdainful
scornful
remonstrance
an objection, complaint
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Scarlet Letter Vocab 2
Despots
Imbibed
Ethereal
Chasm
a ruler with absolute power and authority
to receive into the mind and retain
celestial, heavenly
a marked division, separation, or difference
Despots
a ruler with absolute power and authority
Imbibed
to receive into the mind and retain
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 ________…
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
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.
Scarlet Letter Vocab 2
Feigned
inscrutable
inexplicable
emaciated
fake, pretend
mysterious, incapable of being understood
that cannot be explained or understood
abnormally lean, as from an illness
Feigned
fake, pretend
inscrutable
mysterious, incapable of being understood
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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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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…
scarlet letter vocab 2
Deleterious
Precocity
Precocity forms
Vivacity
harmful
sharpness/intelligence/quick witted-ness
precocious (adj)
exuberance/energy with happiness
Deleterious
harmful
Precocity
sharpness/intelligence/quick witted-ness
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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
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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Scarlet Letter Vocabulary 2
Pious
Haughty
Canker
Talisman
Devoutly religious
Superior and disdainful
Corrupting bitterness/ holding in sin
is an object which is believed to contain certain magical pro…
Pious
Devoutly religious
Haughty
Superior and disdainful
20 terms
The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary #2
meridian
iniquity
visage
rankle
noon
wickedness
a person's face
to fester
meridian
noon
iniquity
wickedness
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
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 vocab #2
Apprehension
Ascetic
Assimilate
Avail
Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread
One who renounces material comforts for austere self discipli…
To incorporate and absorb into the mind; to make similar
To be of use or advantage; help
Apprehension
Fearful or uneasy anticipation of the future; dread
Ascetic
One who renounces material comforts for austere self discipli…
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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
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
The Scarlet Letter - Vocabulary #2
antipathy (n)
repudiate (v)
propensity (n)
denizens (n)
a strong or deep-rooted dislike
to disregard
natural tendency
inhabitants
antipathy (n)
a strong or deep-rooted dislike
repudiate (v)
to disregard
28 terms
Scarlet Letter Vocab 2
Arduous
Augur
Implicit
Benevolent
(adj) Difficult or tiring/ requiring strenuous effort
(N) A Roman who observes 7 interprets omens for guidance... v- t…
(adj) Implied though not plainly expressed
Desire to do good to others; goodwill; charitableness
Arduous
(adj) Difficult or tiring/ requiring strenuous effort
Augur
(N) A Roman who observes 7 interprets omens for guidance... v- t…
scarlet letter vocabulary #2
augured
benevolence
betoken
dearth
made an omen or prophesy
kindness, generosity
to give a sign of
a lack of, scarcity
augured
made an omen or prophesy
benevolence
kindness, generosity
10 terms
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…
25 terms
Scarlet letter vocab 2
Imbibe
Vehement
Unobtrusive
Erudition
To consume by drinking; to absorb or soak up
Zealous; ardent; impassioned
Inconspicuous, unassertive, or reticent
Knowledge acquired by study, research, etc.; learning, schola…
Imbibe
To consume by drinking; to absorb or soak up
Vehement
Zealous; ardent; impassioned
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
9 terms
The Scarlet Letter 2
penance
penitence
nugatory
erudite
n. an act of self- abasement, mortification, or devotion pref…
n. remorse or repentance for one's sins or guilt, contrition
adj. of little to no value, trifling
adj. learned, scholarly, well read
penance
n. an act of self- abasement, mortification, or devotion pref…
penitence
n. remorse or repentance for one's sins or guilt, contrition
24 terms
Scarlet Letter #2 Vocab
Manifest
Imperceptible
Misguidance
Lurid
Evidently obvious
unable to be seen, perceive
Misdirection, lead astray
Harshly shocking, revolting
Manifest
Evidently obvious
Imperceptible
unable to be seen, perceive
10 terms
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…
20 terms
Scarlet Letter Vocab 2
palliate
efficacious
impalpable
somnambulism
to ease symptoms without the underlying cause; to cover by ex…
having the power to produce a desired effect
incapable of being felt by touch; intangible; not readily dis…
an abnormal sleeping condition in which motor acts are perfor…
palliate
to ease symptoms without the underlying cause; to cover by ex…
efficacious
having the power to produce a desired effect
20 terms
Scarlet Letter Vocab 2
Augured
Benevolence
Betoken
Dearth
Made an omen or prophesy
Kindness, generosity
To give a sign of
Lack of, scarcity
Augured
Made an omen or prophesy
Benevolence
Kindness, generosity
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
11 terms
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…
Scarlet letter chapter 2
Physiognomies
Indubitably
Venerable
Purport
Face; facial features
Unquestionably
Impressive because of age or reputation
Meaning
Physiognomies
Face; facial features
Indubitably
Unquestionably
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
26 terms
The scarlet letter list 2
Albeit
Austerity
Avowal
Commodious
Even though, although
Strict, severe, simplistic
To declare openly
Comfortably spacious, roomy, convenient
Albeit
Even though, although
Austerity
Strict, severe, simplistic
Scarlet Letter Vocab 2
Progenitors
Emolument
Contumaciously
Talisman
An ancestor in the direct line: forefather
Advantage
Stubbornly disobedient: rebellious
Something producing apparently magical or miraculous effects
Progenitors
An ancestor in the direct line: forefather
Emolument
Advantage
10 terms
The Scarlet Letter vocab. 2
Rigidity
Physiognomies
Betokened
Tribunal
Stiff or unyielding
The face or countenance
give a sign of portent
A court of justice
Rigidity
Stiff or unyielding
Physiognomies
The face or countenance
22 terms
Scarlet Letter Vocab 2
progenitor
infamy
plebeian
emolument
an individual from whom one or more people (dynasty, tribe, n…
a reputation of being evil
of or pertaining to the common people; vulgar; common
payment for an office or employment; compensation for a job,…
progenitor
an individual from whom one or more people (dynasty, tribe, n…
infamy
a reputation of being evil
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