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adaptation
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition changing to adjust to different circumstances; or something changed for that reason

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  • Her nature appeared to possess depth, too, as well as variety; but—or else Hester's fears deceived her—it lacked reference and adaptation to the world into which she was born.
    Chapter 6 -- Pearl (17% in)

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