crucible act 3 and 4

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penitence

sorrow for sins or faults

agape

love, feast

beguile

to lead by deception

purged

to clear of guilt

gaunt

very thin and angular

floundering

to struggle to move

sibilence

a siblent quality or sound

singering

to burn lightly

cleave

to divide

strongbox

a strongly made chest

indicement

an expression of strong dissaproval

resolution

the act or process of resolving

reprieve

to give relief

factionalism

a party or group

rescinded

to take away

excommunication

exclusion from fellowship in a group

stench

stink

conciliatory

tending to conciliate

adamant

to hard to cut

remorse

a gnawing distress from past wrongs

imperceptible

not percebtible by a sense or by the mind

reproach

an expression of rebuke or dissaproval

confounded

confused or perplexed

immaculate

having no stain or blemish, pure

forefit

to give up, surrender

perjury

the voluntary violation of an oath or vow

deposition

an act of removing from a position

qualm

a sudden attack of illness

guile

decietful, obsolete

manifest

provide evidence for

affidavit

a sworn written statement

undermine

hollow out as if making a cave or opening

contentious

involving or likely to cause controversy

revelation

an enlightening or astonishing disclosure

divine

being or having the nature of a god

plaintiff

a person who brings an action in a court of law

anteroom

a lobby or waiting room

testament

a profession of belief

heartened

encouraged

statutes

law enacted by a state or federal legislature

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