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Definitionof 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)
There are no more uses of "innate" in The Scarlet Letter.
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