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Flashcards in Ch7- Scarlet Letter Deck (24):
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PERSONAGE

(n.) A person of distinction or importance

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EMINENCE

(n.) High station, rank, or repute

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INTRINSIC

(adj.) Belonging to a thing by its very nature

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CONTRIVING

(v.) To plan with ingenuity

5

WAN

(adj.) suggesting ill-health

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PRECINCTS

(n.) a districts, marked out for governmental purpose

7

URCHINS

(n.) a mischevious boy

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PESTILENCE

(n.) deadly or virulentepidemic disease

9

EXTANT

(adj.) in existence

10

STUCCO

(n.) fine plaster, masonry

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CABALISTIC

(adj.) mystic; occult

12

QUIANT

(adj.) strange; peculiar in an interesting or pleasing way

13

CAPER

(v.) to leap or skip about in a springly manner

14

SERF

(n.) slave or person in a condition of servitude

15

FOLIO TOME

(n.) book made of folded sheet

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FORSOOTH

(adv.) indeed; infact

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GORGET

(n.) piece of armor for the throat

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CUIRASS

(n.) torso protective armor

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GAUNTLESS

(n.) medieval gloves in armor

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BURNISHED

(v.) to polish

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PANOPLY

(n.) Complete suit of armor

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ANNALS

(n.) record of event

23

ELDRITCH

(adj.) eerie; weird; spooky

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PEWTER TANKARD

(n.) tin large drinking cup