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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
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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 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
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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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AP Language and Composition Scarlet Letter Vocab
Erudition
Ignominy
Contumely
Precocity
N- scholarship: knowledge acquired through study and reading…
(n.) Public shame, disgrace, or dishonor
Insulting or offensively contemptuous treatment which tends t…
Manifesting or characterized by unusually early development o…
Erudition
N- scholarship: knowledge acquired through study and reading…
Ignominy
(n.) Public shame, disgrace, or dishonor
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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
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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
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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, 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 - 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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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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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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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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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 - 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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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 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 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 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…
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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 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 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
12 terms
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
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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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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AP Lang./Composition- The Scarlet Letter Vocab
indictment
inreterate
esoteric
replete
...
...
...
...
indictment
...
inreterate
...
10 terms
The Scarlet Letter Set 2
disdainful
remonstrance
visage
manifest
scornful
an objection, complaint
face
evident, obvious
disdainful
scornful
remonstrance
an objection, complaint
15 terms
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
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
10 terms
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 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
15 terms
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…
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…
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…
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
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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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
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
12 terms
The Scarlet Letter, Chapters 1, 2
edifice
sepulchers
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
sepulchers
a burial vault, or a receptacle for sacred relics
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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
20 terms
AP Composition "The Scarlet Letter" Definitions Part #1B
deleterious
depravity
derision
despondency
harmful
moral corruption
scoffing at, mockery
depression
deleterious
harmful
depravity
moral corruption
25 terms
AP Composition "The Scarlet Letter" Definitions 1A
abase
abate
abstruse
abyss
to degrade, to humiliate
to reduce in intensity or amount
difficult to understand, recondite, concealed.
bottomless hole, a vast expanse or depth.
abase
to degrade, to humiliate
abate
to reduce in intensity or amount
20 terms
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
152 terms
The Scarlet Letter pt 2
Alchemy
Anathemas
anemones and columbines
Ann Turner
the ancient system of chemistry and philosophy having the aim…
curses things or persons greatly detested.
flowers of the buttercup family.
an alleged witch who supposedly helped in the poisoning in th…
Alchemy
the ancient system of chemistry and philosophy having the aim…
Anathemas
curses things or persons greatly detested.
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