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Flashcards in The Scarlet Letter Week 3 Deck (15):
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Entreaty

N
A plea, an earnest request

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Erudite

Adj
Scholarly; showing great knowledge or learning

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Esoteric

Adj
Understood only by a small group or select few

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Estrange

V
To alienate; to separate

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Ethereal

Adj
Heavenly; unusually delicate; light; lacking material substance

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Eulogy

N
Praise or tribute

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Expiate

V
To atone or to make amends for a sin or a crime

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Extant

Adj
Still in existence

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Fervent

Adj
Showing great emotion; impassioned; ardent

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Florid

Adj
Flowery; flushed with color

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Forbearance

N
Patience; lenience

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Foreboding

N
Premonition of evil; an ominous omen

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Furrow

V
To make wrinkles or grooves

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Gaunt

Adj
Very thin; emaciated

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Gentility

Adj
State of refinement; member of the upper class or gentry