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used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition of a quality:  present at birth; or arising from within rather than having been learned or acquired
  • I have not known the man to whose innate kindliness I would more confidently make an appeal.
    Introductory (46% in)
innate = existing as an inseparable part of him
  • Pearl's inevitable tendency to hover about the enigma of the scarlet letter seemed an innate quality of her being.
    Chapter 15 -- Hester and Pearl (78% in)

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