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Flashcards in Ch9- Scarlet Letter Deck (21):
1

MATRONLY

(adj.) matured; dignified; stately

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VINDICATE

(v.) to clear, as from an accusation

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CONSIGNED

(v.) handed over; delivered

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ZEAL

(n.) fervor for a cause; eager desire

5

DEACON

(n.) appointed or selected officer with defined duties

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FLOURISH

(v.) to brandish dramatically

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ACQUISITION

(n.) something aquired

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ORDAINED

(v.) to destine or predestine

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PROVIDENTIAL

(adj.) opportune, fortunate

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COUNTENANCED

(n.) to approve, support

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FAIN

(adv.) gladly, willingly

12

PLASH

(n.) a gentle splash

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DELVING

(v.) to carry on extensive research

14

EBB

(n.) flow back of tide

15

MORSEL

(n.) something appetizing; treat or tidbit

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REVERENTIAL

(adj.) deep respect

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PIOUS

(adj.) earnest to fill religious obligations

18

NOONTIDE

(n.) midday, noon; highest best point or part

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ERUDITION

(n.) knowledge acquired by study; research, etc.

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REFUTATION

(n.) disproof

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GUISE

(n.) general external appearance