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Flashcards in Ch8- Scarlet letter Deck (19):
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BEHEST

(n.) a command or directive

2

BEDIZEN

(v.) to dress or adorn in a showy, audy or tasteless manner

3

IMBIBES

(v.) to consume; soak up

4

AMISS

(adv.) out of the light, proper course

5

INDEFEASIBLE

(adj.) not to be annuled

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UNHALLOWED

(adj.) unholy

7

MOUNTEBANK

(n.) a charlatan or quack

8

BOON

(n.) blessing; benefit

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THITHER

(adj.) farther; more remote

10

HEREIN

(adv.) in this fact; in view of this

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ADDUCED

(v.) bring forward an argument

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VEHEMANCE

(n.) fury; vigorious

13

UNWONTED

(adj.) not customary or usual

14

CAPERING

(v.) to leap or heap in sprightly manner

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SHREWD

(adj.) astute or sharp in particular matters

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AVERRED

(v.) to assert or affirm with confidence

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ILL-OMENED

(adj.) astute or sharp in particular matters

18

TARRY

(v.) to remain or stay

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SUNDERING

(v.) to separate; part; divide