The Scarlet Letter Vocab (Q - Z)

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1

quaint

unusual in character or appearance (ant = ordinary)

2

regimen

the regular process, procedure, or system of doing something (ant = unsystematic activity)

3

remonstrate

to protest, to make objections (ant = to agree; to acquiesce)

4

replete

filled to capacity, abundantly supplied (ant = devoid)

5

requite

to make repayment or to return (ant = to withhold)

6

revere

to honor, to regard with respect (ant = to despise)

7

rotund

very plump, round (ant = gaunt)

8

sagacious

wise, shrewd, very discerning (ant = ignorant; uninformed; undiscerning)

9

scintillating

sparkling, shining, or flashing (ant = dull)

10

sedulously

very diligent, accomplishing with painstaking care (ant = haphazardly)

11

sentinel

one who keeps guard as a sentry

12

solace

to comfort or to cheer (ant = to deride; to harass)

13

stalwart

one who supports a cause with firm partisanship

14

superfluous

beyond what is needed or required, an overflow (ant = necessary)

15

tarry

to delay in coming or going, to linger (ant = to depart promptly)

16

tempestuous

turbulent, stormy (ant = calm)

17

tome

a book that is a large volume

18

torpid

sluggish, inactive, dull (ant = active; animated)

19

unobtrusive

not readily noticeable, inconspicuous (ant = noticeable; obvious)

20

vagrant

a wanderer who does not have a home

21

venerate

to honor, to revere

22

vicissitude

a passing from one thing to another, change of luck

23

virtuous

having excellent morals; righteous (ant = depraved)

24

vista

a distant view seen through an opening

25

vitiated

impaired, corrupted, or made ineffective (ant = strengthened)

26

voluminous

marked by great volume or size (ant = slight)

27

voluptuous

pleasurable to the senses, sensuous (ant = plain; homely)

28

wan

very pale and sickly (ant = full of vitality)

29

witticism

a clever and witty remark (ant = platitude)

30

zenith

the highest point overhead, peak (ant = lowest point)