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requisite
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition anything necessary or required for a particular purpose
  • In my particular case the consolatory topics were close at hand, and, indeed, had suggested themselves to my meditations a considerable time before it was requisite to use them.
    Introductory (93% in)
  • Rusty through long idleness, some little space was requisite before my intellectual machinery could be brought to work upon the tale with an effect in any degree satisfactory.
    Introductory (96% in)
  • Will not my aid be requisite to put you in heart and strength to preach your Election Sermon?
    Chapter 20 -- The Minister in a Maze (84% in)
  • It would have been impossible to guess that this bright and sunny apparition owed its existence to the shape of gloomy gray; or that a fancy, at once so gorgeous and so delicate as must have been requisite to contrive the child's apparel, was the same that had achieved a task perhaps more difficult, in imparting so distinct a peculiarity to Hester's simple robe.
    Chapter 21 -- The New England Holiday (18% in)

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