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Flashcards in Ch11- Scarlet Letter Deck (16):
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BALKED

(v.) to stop, as in an obstacle

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ABHORRENCE

(n.) a feeling of, or something extremelly repugnant

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FORLORN

(adj.) lonely, sad; desolate; dreary

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LORE

(n.) knowledge, erudition, learning

5

CLERICAL

(adj.) pertaining to the characteristics of a clergy

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ETHEREALIZED

(v.) to make deliate or refined

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ATTESTATION

(v.) to give proof or evidence; to witness to; to put on oath

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TOTTER

(v.) to walk or go with faltering steps; to shake or tremble

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INIQUITY

(n.) a violation of right or duty

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AVOWAL

(n.) an open statement of affirmation

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VIGILS

(n.) a period of wakeness maintained for any reason

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TYPIFIED

(v.) to serve as typical example for

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FOREBORNE

(v.) to refrain or abstain from (forbear)

14

PITH

(n.) the important or essential part; essence; core

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GAIT

(n.) a manner of walking, stepping, or running

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ANTIPATHY

(n.) a natural, basic, or habitual repugnance