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Flashcards in Ch14- Scarlet Letter Deck (10):
1

PROPINQUITY

(n.) nearness in place; proximity

2

USURPING

(v.) to seize and hold; to use without authority

3

BANE

(n.) a person or thing that ruins or spoils; a deadly poison

4

PERADVENTURE

(n.) chance, dout or uncertainity

5

ENTREATY

(n.) an earnest request or petition

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DERISIVELY

(adj.) contemptuous; mocking

7

PERPETRATION

(v.) to commit

8

SPAKE

(v.) past tense of speak

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DIREST

(adj.) causing or involving great fear or suffering

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PURPORT

(v.) the appearance of being; profess or claim, often falsely