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 Meanings and Examples of SCARLET
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
scarlet
 a.  of a brilliant red color
Classic Sentence: (93 in 7 pages)
1  Elizabeth had caught the scarlet fever; her illness was severe, and she was in the greatest danger.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 3
2  It was whispered by those who peered after her that the scarlet letter threw a lurid gleam along the dark passage-way of the interior.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In III. THE RECOGNITION
3  Closely following the jailer into the dismal apartment, appeared that individual, of singular aspect whose presence in the crowd had been of such deep interest to the wearer of the scarlet letter.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
4  Whether moved only by her ordinary freakishness, or because an evil spirit prompted her, she put up her small forefinger and touched the scarlet letter.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VI. PEARL
5  But, in truth, Pearl was the one as well as the other; and only in consequence of that identity had Hester contrived so perfectly to represent the scarlet letter in her appearance.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VII. THE GOVERNOR'S HALL
6  "Yea, forsooth," replied the bond-servant, staring with wide-open eyes at the scarlet letter, which, being a new-comer in the country, he had never before seen.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VII. THE GOVERNOR'S HALL
7  Hester Prynne," said he, fixing his naturally stern regard on the wearer of the scarlet letter, "there hath been much question concerning thee of late.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In VIII. THE ELF-CHILD AND THE MINISTER
8  Taking a handful of these, she arranged them along the lines of the scarlet letter that decorated the maternal bosom, to which the burrs, as their nature was, tenaciously adhered.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In X. THE LEECH AND HIS PATIENT
9  Her mother, with the scarlet letter on her breast, glittering in its fantastic embroidery, had long been a familiar object to the townspeople.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
10  If they were resolute to accost her, she laid her finger on the scarlet letter, and passed on.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
11  It was none the less a fact, however, that in the eyes of the very men who spoke thus, the scarlet letter had the effect of the cross on a nun's bosom.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
12  The scarlet letter had not done its office.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
13  It was debated whether or no, with safety to the commonweal, yonder scarlet letter might be taken off your bosom.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIV. HESTER AND THE PHYSICIAN
14  The scarlet letter burned on Hester Prynne's bosom.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIV. HESTER AND THE PHYSICIAN
15  For, Hester, his spirit lacked the strength that could have borne up, as thine has, beneath a burden like thy scarlet letter.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIV. HESTER AND THE PHYSICIAN
Example Sentence:
1  He had gone absolutely scarlet with embarrassment.
2  An ape's an ape, a varlet's a varlet, though they be clad in silk or scarlet.
3  Scales of skin peel off after scarlet fever.
4  Seeing them descend to the drawing-room, dressed out in thin muslin frocks and scarlet sashes.
5  We vaccinate against scarlet fever.