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heed
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The Scarlet Letter

5 uses
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Definition pay close attention to; or to do what is suggested — especially with regard to a warning or other advice
  • Take heed how thou deniest to him—who, perchance, hath not the courage to grasp it for himself—the bitter, but wholesome, cup that is now presented to thy lips!
    Chapter 3 -- The Recognition (80% in)
  • "Pearl," said he, with great solemnity, "thou must take heed to instruction, that so, in due season, thou mayest wear in thy bosom the pearl of great price.
    Chapter 8 -- The Elf-child and the Minister (37% in)
  • Moreover, at a proper season, the tithing-men must take heed that she go both to school and to meeting.
    Chapter 8 -- The Elf-child and the Minister (81% in)
  • "Thus, a sickness," continued Roger Chillingworth, going on, in an unaltered tone, without heeding the interruption, but standing up and confronting the emaciated and white-cheeked minister, with his low, dark, and misshapen figure,—"a sickness, a sore place, if we may so call it, in your spirit hath immediately its appropriate manifestation in your bodily frame.
    Chapter 10 -- The Leech and his Patient (76% in)
  • And take heed that thou come at my first call.
    Chapter 16 -- A Forest Walk (78% in)

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