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Flashcards in Ch6- Scarlet Letter Deck (32):
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LUSTRE

(adj) shine

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EFFICACY

(n) Producing desired result or effect

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APPREHENSION

(n) Anticipation of misfortune

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DEXTERITY

(n) Skill; agility; cleverness

5

CLAD

(v.) Dressed

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FACULTY

(n.) One of the powers of the mind

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IMBUED

(v.) to saturate

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POMP

(n.) stately or splendid display

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MUTABILITY

(adj.) Given to changing

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IMBIBING

(v.) to take or recieve into the mind; absorb

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EPOCH

(n.) point of time distinguished by an event

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DESPONDENCY

(n.) depression of spirit

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DISPOSITION

(n.) prevalent tendency

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PROLIFIC

(adj.) producin; fruit of something

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ERRING

(adj.) going astray

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FLIT

(v.) to flutter, move lightly and swiftly

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REMOTENESS

(adj.) Secluded, far apart

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DELUSIVE

(adj.) Misleading; false

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GUSTY

(adj.) happensing suddenly

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BROODING

(adj.) Preoccupied with depressing memories

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SCOURGING

(n.) whip; lashing

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ANATHEMAS

(n.) A curse a witch makes

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REVILED

(v.) Speak abusively

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REQUITED

(v.) retaliation

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CAPRICE

(n.) Sudden change in mind

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PERPETUATED

(v.) To preserve from extinction

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PESTERED

(v.) to bother persistently with petty annoyances

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PENANCE

(n.) Punishment for sin

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FIEND

(n.) Diabolically cruel or wicked person

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IDLY

(adj.) Inactive; meaningless; futile

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QUERY

(n.) question; inquiry; doubt

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INAUSPICIOUS

(adj.) Ill omened; not opportune; not favorable