Scarlet Letter Vocab. By Allen Doyle Mrs. P 2 nd Period. Preternatural. Syn: strange, uncommon, abnormal Ant: normal, natural, regular Definition: beyond what is normal or natural Sentence: Autumn had arrived with preternatural speed. To Caper. Syn : to skip, to dance, to frolic
By Allen Doyle
Syn: strange, uncommon, abnormal
Ant: normal, natural, regular
Definition: beyond what is normal or natural
Sentence: Autumn had arrived with preternatural speed.
Syn: to skip, to dance, to frolic
Definition: To skip or dance in a lively way
Sentence: The children started to caper after hearing the were getting Ice Cream.
Syn: surviving, remaining, undestroyed
Ant: Nonexistent, destroyed, gone
Sentence: Their house was the only one extant after the hurricane.
Syn: disease, sickness
Sentence: Millions died of the pestilence.
Syn: Sight, outlook, scenery
Sentence: There was a great vista from the hotel balcony.
Syn: Dishonesty, fraudulence, unscrupulousness
Sentence: The political system has a lot of depravity.
Syn: Swindler, fraud, imposter, trickster
Definition: “Con” Man
Sentence:A shady mountebank from La Vegas ripped us all off!
Ant: Religious, Sacred
Sentence:Skipping church on Sundays to go to football games is profane.
Syn: Careful, Meticulous
Sentence: The painter had a scrupulous attention to detail.
Syn: Intelligence, Knowledge
Sentence: The president is a man of great political sagacity.
Syn: To speak ill of, Criticize,
Ant: To commend
Definition: To slander
Sentence:The NFL player was upset, because the announcer always finds a way to vilify him in every game.
Syn: Tasteful, Appropriate
Sentence:Big Smo concerts are not decorous.
Syn: To grant,
To endow someone with
Ant:To take, To receive
Definition: To give
Sentence: The ribbon girl is supposed to bestow a ribbon to
the winning horse.
Syn: relaxation, sleep
Sentence: On the vacation, all she was looking for was repose.
Sentence: The Bloods were always wary of the machinations of rival gangs.
Syn: to humiliate
Ant: to praise
Definition: to humble
Sentence:The lady decided that to become a better person, she needed to abase herself.
Syn: immaculate, perfect, in mint condition
Ant: Dirty, Spoiled
Sentence:Amy's clothes are always so pristine.
Syn: To speak to
Ant: To ignore
Definition: To greet
Sentence: After not seeing his friend for thirty years, when she showed up at his house, he had to accost him.
Sentence:During their camping trip, they grew in their propinquity.
Syn: Ability, Talent
Sentence:While in China she perfected her dexterity with chopsticks.
Sentence:He's as petulant as a spoiled child.
Sentence:There was a thumping cadence of the engines
Syn: to ease, to reduce
Definition: to soften
Sentence:They doctor tried to mollify the pain of the surgery.
Syn: To irritate
Ant: To please
Definition: To annoy
Sentence:Alice was vexed by the commercial.
Syn: To return
Definition: To repay
Sentence: The gambler had to requite his debts.
Sentence:The preacher is known for his probity.
Syn: aura, demeanor
Sentence:The teacher with a sober mien told him he had failed the test.
Sentence:Hunting lions takes great fortitude.
Sentence:Jim’s voice was so low that his auditors had to give it close attention.
Syn: honored, esteemed
Sentence:Peyton Manning is a