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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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
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
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 - Resources of Language
apostrophe
anaphora
allusion
asyndeton
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
A sub-type of parallelism, when the exact repetition of words…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Stringing words together without conjunctions
apostrophe
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
anaphora
A sub-type of parallelism, when the exact repetition of words…
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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 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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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
Scarlet Letter 1-60 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
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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 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
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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
The Scarlet Letter - Resources of Language
apostrophe
anaphora
allusion
asyndeton
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
A sub-type of parallelism, when the exact repetition of words…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Stringing words together without conjunctions
apostrophe
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
anaphora
A sub-type of parallelism, when the exact repetition of words…
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AP Language and Composition - Scarlet Letter Ch. 1-6 Vocab
the supposed art of judging character…
accorded a great deal of respect, espe…
public shame or disgrace
immoral or grossly unfair behavior
physiognomies
venerable
ignominy
iniquity
the supposed art of judging character…
physiognomies
accorded a great deal of respect, espe…
venerable
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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
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
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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…
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…
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 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
AP Lang./Composition- The Scarlet Letter Vocab
indictment
inreterate
esoteric
replete
...
...
...
...
indictment
...
inreterate
...
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 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
10 terms
The Scarlet Letter Set 2
disdainful
remonstrance
visage
manifest
scornful
an objection, complaint
face
evident, obvious
disdainful
scornful
remonstrance
an objection, complaint
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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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
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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
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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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 (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…
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
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
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
10 terms
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
AP Composition "The Scarlet Letter" Definitions Part #1B
deleterious
depravity
derision
despondency
harmful
moral corruption
scoffing at, mockery
depression
deleterious
harmful
depravity
moral corruption
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