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The Scarlet Letter vocabulary chapter 5
Lurid
Annihilate
Vivify
Inscrutable
Vivid in a shocking way; sensational
To destroy completely
To give life to, animate
Mysterious, not easily understood
Lurid
Vivid in a shocking way; sensational
Annihilate
To destroy completely
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The Scarlet Letter Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Lurid
Annihilate
Inscrutable
Repugnance
Adjective.... Def: Gruesome, horrible, revolting
Verb.... Def: To reduce to utter ruin or nonexistence
Adjective.... Def: Incapable of being investigated
Noun.... Def: Strong distaste or objection
Lurid
Adjective.... Def: Gruesome, horrible, revolting
Annihilate
Verb.... Def: To reduce to utter ruin or nonexistence
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Vocabulary scarlet letter chapter 5
plaintive
tempestuous
commiserate
amenable
sounding sad and mournful
characterized by strong and turbulent emotion; stormy
sympathy for others
open and responsive to suggestion
plaintive
sounding sad and mournful
tempestuous
characterized by strong and turbulent emotion; stormy
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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…
6 terms
The Scarlet Letter (Chapter 5)
lurid
annihilate
inscrutable
repugnance
lurid
annihilate
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Scarlet Letter-Chapter 5
Assmilate
Inquisitorial
Denote
Guise
To take in, understand fully
Offensively prying
Indicate
Outward appearance
Assmilate
To take in, understand fully
Inquisitorial
Offensively prying
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The Scarlet Letter Chapter 5
vivify
inscrutable
inquisitorial
progenitor
to animate
impossible to understand or interpret
offensively prying
an ancestor or parent
vivify
to animate
inscrutable
impossible to understand or interpret
13 terms
Scarlet Letter: Chapter 5&6
Vivify
Inquisitorial
Sumptuary
Infamy
To endow with life or renewed life
Inquiring, making inquiry, especially in a hostile way
Designed to regulate extravagant spending, especially on mora…
Evil reputation brought about by something evil, criminal, sh…
Vivify
To endow with life or renewed life
Inquisitorial
Inquiring, making inquiry, especially in a hostile way
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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 5-8
vivify
Assimilate
Progenitors
Plebian
to make likely
To be absorbed into the dominant
Forefathers
of the common people
vivify
to make likely
Assimilate
To be absorbed into the dominant
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The Scarlet Letter Chapter 5-8
emolument
ascetic
plebeian
progenitors
payment, income
morally strict
working class; social levels below the lords and the wealthy
ancestors
emolument
payment, income
ascetic
morally strict
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The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary Chapter 5-8
Intangible
Callous
Insidious
Dexterity
Hard to pin down or identify
Emotionally hardened
Intended to entrap
Adroitness in using the hands
Intangible
Hard to pin down or identify
Callous
Emotionally hardened
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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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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 5-8
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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The scarlet letter vocab chapter 5-8
emolument
ascetic
plebeian
progenitors
payment; income
morally strict
working class; social levels below the lords and the wealthy
ancestors
emolument
payment; income
ascetic
morally strict
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The Scarlet Letter Chapter 5-8
Inscrutable
Commiseration
Ascetic
Mutability
impossible to understand or interpret; impenetrable
an expression of sympathy with another's grief
practicing restraint as a means of self-discipline, usually r…
ability to change in form
Inscrutable
impossible to understand or interpret; impenetrable
Commiseration
an expression of sympathy with another's grief
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Quizlet Chapter 5 - 8 Vocabulary; The Scarlet Letter
mirth
palpable
vitiated
ponderous
gaiety or jollity, especially when accompanied by laughter: a…
readily or plainly seen, heard, perceived, etc.; obvious; evi…
to impair the quality of; make faulty; spoil. ... to impair or w…
weighty; slow and heavy
mirth
gaiety or jollity, especially when accompanied by laughter: a…
palpable
readily or plainly seen, heard, perceived, etc.; obvious; evi…
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The scarlet letter chapter5-6
Combativeness
Condemned
Ordeal
Reality
Aggressive and eager to fight
Going to be executed
Difficult and unpleasant experience
Real thing that exists
Combativeness
Aggressive and eager to fight
Condemned
Going to be executed
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"The Scarlet Letter"- Chapter 5-8
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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The Scarlet Letter Chapter 5-6 Review PLUS VOCAB
What reason does the narrative give to…
For which specific event is Hester not…
Why does Hester chose to name her daug…
What is Pearl's character like?
It's elaborate beauty is popular despite being at odds with t…
weddings
Pearl is the treasure for which she gave everything she had
Impish
What reason does the narrative give to…
It's elaborate beauty is popular despite being at odds with t…
For which specific event is Hester not…
weddings
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Chapter 5 & 7 - The Scarlet Letter
Eldritch
Anathemas
Imp/sprite/elfish
Mutability
Witchlike
Curses
Witchlike ; mischievous
Changeability
Eldritch
Witchlike
Anathemas
Curses
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The Scarlet Letter Chapter 5-Chapter 8 Vocabulary List
Emolument
Ascetic
Plebeian
Progenitors
payment; income
morally strict
working class; social levels below the lords and the wealthy
ancestors
Emolument
payment; income
Ascetic
morally strict
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The Scarlet Letter - chapter 5 vocab
progenitor
plebian
emolument
mortify
(noun) an ancestor in the direct line; forefather
(adjective) of or belonging to the commoners of ancient Rome.
(noun) the returns arising from office or employment usually…
(verb) cause someone to feel embarrassed, ashamed, or humilia…
progenitor
(noun) an ancestor in the direct line; forefather
plebian
(adjective) of or belonging to the commoners of ancient Rome.
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The Scarlet Letter Chapter 5-12 Vocab
Chapter 5
Inscrutable
Inquisitorial
Sable
...
Mysterious, enigmatic
Questioning, inquiring
Black
Chapter 5
...
Inscrutable
Mysterious, enigmatic
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Scarlet Letter Ch.5
Annihilate
Ascetic
Averred
Contumaciously
to destroy, defeat (v)
disciplined (adj)
declared, state, or assert (v)
stubbornly disobedient (adj)
Annihilate
to destroy, defeat (v)
Ascetic
disciplined (adj)
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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…
What does Hester do to make money? And…
What does the village think of Pearl?…
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…
She sews clothes and gloves for state men, the governor, fune…
The villagers think that Pearl is evil and an outcast. Pearl…
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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The Scarlet Letter Chapter 5-6
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…
34 terms
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…
18 terms
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
Chapter 5-8 Scarlet Letter Comprehension
In chapter 5, the narrator summarizes…
Give two reasons why Hester decides to…
How do the townspeople treat Hester, a…
How does Hester change?
Hester lives in a cottage isolated from the rest of the commu…
1. Wants to stay close to her secret lover.... 2. Believes stayi…
They treat her as a corrupt outcast and they confront her as…
She becomes more humble and charitable, realizing everyone is…
In chapter 5, the narrator summarizes…
Hester lives in a cottage isolated from the rest of the commu…
Give two reasons why Hester decides to…
1. Wants to stay close to her secret lover.... 2. Believes stayi…
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Chapter 5-7 Vocab- The Scarlet Letter
Eldritch
Anathemas
Imp/sprite/elfish
Mutability
Witchlike
Curses
Witchlike; mischevious
Changeability
Eldritch
Witchlike
Anathemas
Curses
17 terms
Chapter 5-7 The Scarlet Letter Vocab
Eldritch
Anathemas
Imp/Sprite/elfish
Mutability
Witchlike
Curses
Witchlike; mischievous
Changeability
Eldritch
Witchlike
Anathemas
Curses
15 terms
Scarlet Letter CH 5-6
pomp
frailty
exhort
repugnance
arrogance
weak
to urge someone to do something
intense disgust
pomp
arrogance
frailty
weak
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Chapter 5-8 Vocab The Scarlet Letter
emolument
ascetic
plebeian
progenitors
payment; income
morally strict
working class; social levels below the lords and the wealthy
ancestors
emolument
payment; income
ascetic
morally strict
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The Scarlet Letter Chapter 5-6 Vocab
vivify
inquisitorial
sumptuary
infamy
to liven up or renew with life
inquiring, making hostile inquiry
designed to regulate extravagant spending, especially on mora…
evil reputation through smt bad
vivify
to liven up or renew with life
inquisitorial
inquiring, making hostile inquiry
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Scarlet Letter Ch 5-8
What reason does the narrative give to…
For which specific occasion is Hester…
Why does Hester choose to name her dau…
What best characterizes Pearl's charac…
Its elaborate beauty is popular despite being at odds with th…
weddings
Pearl is the treasure for which Hester gave all she had.
impish
What reason does the narrative give to…
Its elaborate beauty is popular despite being at odds with th…
For which specific occasion is Hester…
weddings
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Bielas Vocab "The Scarlet Letter" Chapter 5-8
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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Dialectic Journals - The Scarlet Letter - Chapter 5
Annihilate
Ignominy
"Throughout them all, giving up her in…
"But there is a fatality, a feeling so…
Utterly destroy
Public shame or disgrace
Hester was no longer pure so she was looked at different by t…
The crime Hester has committed is obviously very frowned upon…
Annihilate
Utterly destroy
Ignominy
Public shame or disgrace
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words from The Scarlet Letter chapter 5-6
morbid
lurid
ignominy
incurred
characterized by or appealing to an abnormal and unhealthy in…
(adj.) causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale…
(n.) shame and disgrace
brought upon oneself
morbid
characterized by or appealing to an abnormal and unhealthy in…
lurid
(adj.) causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale…
27 terms
The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary chapters 5-24
inevitable
implied
ingenuity
incredulity
unavoidable
to express indirectly
inventive skill or imagination; cleverness
disbelief
inevitable
unavoidable
implied
to express indirectly
13 terms
The Scarlet Letter - Vocabulary ch.5 & 6
Assimilate
Contumaciously
Emoluments
Plebeian
To be absorbed into the dominant cultural tradition
Stubbornly disobedient; rebellious
Advantages
Of the common people
Assimilate
To be absorbed into the dominant cultural tradition
Contumaciously
Stubbornly disobedient; rebellious
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Vocab scarlet letter ch 5-12
Lurid
Inscrutable
Talisman
Inviolable
very vivid in color, especially so as to create an unpleasant…
impossible to understand or interpret
an object, typically an inscribed ring or stone, that is thou…
never to be broken, infringed, or dishonored
Lurid
very vivid in color, especially so as to create an unpleasant…
Inscrutable
impossible to understand or interpret
25 terms
The Scarlet Letter Vocabulary #2 (Ch 5-10)
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
15 terms
Scarlet Letter Vocabulary
petrify
transgressor
purport
visage
1. terrify; ... to stun or paralyze with terror; daze.
a person who breaks a law or moral code... Sinner; one who break…
To claim or imply, often falsely... to profess, suppose, claim
A face or facial expression
petrify
1. terrify; ... to stun or paralyze with terror; daze.
transgressor
a person who breaks a law or moral code... Sinner; one who break…
Scarlet Letter Chapter 5-8 Vocabulary
mirth
florid
potent
palpable
gladness, merriment
flowery and flushed with color
powerful, having a strong effect
tangible and can be touched
mirth
gladness, merriment
florid
flowery and flushed with color
Scarlet letter vocabulary chapter 5-9
Lurid
Inscrutable
Repugnance
Apprehension
Vivid in color
Impossible to understand
Intense disgust
Anxiety
Lurid
Vivid in color
Inscrutable
Impossible to understand
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Scarlet Letter: Chapter 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 effective 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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Scarlet Letter Chapter 5-6 Vocabulary
Vivify
Uncongenial
Progenitors
Plebeian
to give life to; enliven
disagreeable; unagreeable
biological related ancestor
common person; belonging to the common people
Vivify
to give life to; enliven
Uncongenial
disagreeable; unagreeable
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Scarlet Letter Vocabulary Chapter 1-5
abate
amenable
edifice
evanescent
verb (used with object), ... 1.... to reduce in amount, degree, int…
adjective... 1.... ready or willing to answer, act, agree, or yield…
noun... 1.... a building, especially one of large size or imposing…
adjective... 1.... vanishing; fading away; fleeting.... 2.... tending to…
abate
verb (used with object), ... 1.... to reduce in amount, degree, int…
amenable
adjective... 1.... ready or willing to answer, act, agree, or yield…
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