The Crucible #2

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30 terms · Passage 3 & 4

mood

(noun) the feeling or atmosphere; emotions the author's writing evokes for the reader
Mood=Feeling

tone

(noun) the writer's or speaker's attitude toward the subject of a story, toward a character, or toward the audience
Tone=Attitude

distinguished

(adjective) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation

afflicted

(adjective) mentally or physically unfit; suffering by illness or disease

incubi / succubi

(noun) incubi - male demons or evil spirits
(noun) succubi - female demons or evil spirits

trepidation

(noun) a feeling of alarm or dread

discomfort

(noun) the state of being tense and feeling pain

licentious

(adjective) lacking moral discipline; especially sexually unrestrained

intones

(noun) to recite in a singing tone; to mutter in monotone

corruptions

(noun) evil, immoral thoughts

enraptured

(adjective) deeply moved

ellipsis

(noun) omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences

animosity

(noun) strong dislike; bitter hostility

drought

(noun) a prolonged shortage

condemnation

(noun) an expression of strong disapproval

clapped

(verb) put, moved, set swiftly

prodding

(verb) urging someone on; to rouse or incite as if by poking; nag; goad

undertone

(noun) a hidden or implied meaning

magistrate

(noun) a public official authorized to decide questions bought before a court of justice

pallor

(noun) unnatural lack of color in the skin - as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress

poppet

(noun) doll

ameliorate

(verb) to make better; improve

entranced

(adjective) filled with wonder and delight

mimicking

(verb) imitating

crone

(noun) an ugly evil-looking old woman

stilted

(adjective) artificially stiff or formal in manner

malice

(noun) desire to inflict injury, harm, or suffering on others

falter

(verb) hesitate

lechery

(noun) excessive or illicit sexual activity

contemptuous

(adjective) showing or feeling that something is worthless or lacks respect

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