The Scarlet Letter

We know thatChillingworth is an assumed name. What connotations does the name itself have? How is his behavior during the visit to Hester consistent with these connotations?

Chapters 4-6

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He is a cold and creepy man. You literally feel a chill when this guy is around. When he visits with Hester, we see a man bent on the coldness of revenge.He cares nothing for Hester or Pearl or even himself. He is just basically a cold man. There really isn't anything redeeming about this guy.