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Scarlet Letter Part 3

Terms

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Pharmacopoeia
A book containing an official list of medicinal drugs together with articles on their preparation and use.
Repose
peace of mind
Physiognomy
the outward appearance of anything, taken as offering some insight into its character.
Eldritch
eerie, weird, spooky.
Sagacious
Of quick sense perceptions
Tarry
to remain or stay, as in a place; sojourn
Relics
a surviving memorial of something past
Latent
present but not visible, apparent, or actualized; existing as potential.
Betwixt
between
Sombre
gloomy, dark.
Impalpable
incapable of being perceived by the sense of touch; intangible.
Lore
the body of knowledge, learning.
Odious
deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable.
Mountebank
a person who sells quack medicines, as from a platform in public places, attracting and influencing an audience by tricks, storytelling, etc.
Ignominious
Marked by shame or disgrace
Egotism
The tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively and boastfully.
Incantations
Ritual recitation of verbal charms or spells to produce a magic effect.
Abased
to humble or humiliate
Ethereal
heavenly or celestial.
Grovelled
to crawl
Peradventure
doubt or uncertainty as to whether something is the case
Caper
to leap or skip about in a sprightly manner.
Acquiescing
to agree or consent quietly without protest
Austerity
the state of being austere, or very plain
Averred
to assert or affirm with confidence; declare in a positive or peremptory manner

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