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Flashcards in The Scarlet Letter Week 5 Deck (15):
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Inscrutable

Adj
Difficult to understand; mysterious

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Insidious

Adj
Treacherous or dangerous in the secret sort of way

2

Inveterate

Adj
Firmly established, habitual, deep-rooted

3

Inviolable

Adj
Secure from violation or being profaned

4

Jocular

Adj
Jesting or joking

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Lament

V
To mourn or to express sorrow in a demonstrative manner

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Languid

Adj
Slow, sluggish, listless, weak

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Laud

V
To praise, to extol

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Loquacious

Adj
Very talkative

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Lurid

Adj
Sensational, gruesome and causing shock or horror

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Magnate

N
A person of power and influence

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Malevolence

N
Ill will or evil intentions

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Malicious

Adj
Motivated by hate or deliberate intent to harm

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Mirth

N
Gladness and merriment usually accompanied by laughter

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Misanthrope

N
A hater of mankind