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impute
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition attribute (to say one thing is the cause of another—often to blame and often wrongly)

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believe something to have a characteristic; or assign a value to something
  • We impute it, therefore, solely to the disease in his own eye and heart that the minister, looking upward to the zenith, beheld there the appearance of an immense letter—the letter A—marked out in lines of dull red light.
    Chapter 12 -- The Minister's Vigil (75% in)

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