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Scarlet Letter

Numbers 91-120

Terms

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LEES
sediment from a liquid; dregs
WORMWOOD
a bitter plant
DENIZEN
inhabitant; resident
COMPORT
to behave or conduct (oneself)
GRATUITIOUS
groundless, unjustified, unprovoked
MUTABILITY
changeability; instability
ANIMADVERSION
a criticism or adverse remark
MOLLIFY
to pacify, to appease
TRAMMEL
to restrain or catch as if in a net
VICISSITUDE
a change or variation in the course of something
NECROMANCY
witchcraft, esp. the art of divination through the dead
NUGATORY
trivial; trifling; of no real value
CONSTERNATION
a sudden, alarming amazement or dread resulting in confusion
APOTHESIZE
to deify; to glorify
CHOLERIC
characterized by anger, irritable
POTENTATE
ruler, sovereign
LANGUOR
exhaustion, weariness from exertion
IRREFRAGABLE
not to be refuted; undeniable
DEPREDATION
the act of pillaging, plundering, laying waste, preying upon
EXPIATE
to atone for; to make amends for
INURE
to accustom (usually to inure a person to a hardship of some kind)
ESCUTHEON
a shield or shield-like surface displaying a coat of arms
CONJOIN
to unite
PLASHY
marshy, wet
EFFERVESCENCE
bubbling enthusiasm or liveliness
IMPEL
to drive or urge onward (force often comes from within)
OBEISNCE
a movement of the body expressing deep respect, as in a bow or
BUCKRAM
to give false appearance of importance, value or strength
ENJOIN
to direct someone in order to do something
CONSTIGUOUS
touching; in contact; adjacent

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