Vocabulary words from "The Crucible" Acty III by Arthur Miller

undermine

to weaken

deferential

respectful

hearten

to encourage

effrontery

bold and insulting behavior

reproach

to blame

conspiracy

Secret plot with a harmful or illegal purpose

probity

honesty

remorse

deep and painful regret for wrongdoing

deception

the act of lying or tricking

vanity

something worthless or useless

hysterical

emotionally out of control

wrath

intense anger

affidavit

a sworn written statement

concealment

the activity of keeping something secret

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