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20 terms

Crucible Act I

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autocratic
one who has undisputed influence or power
citadel
a fortress that commands a city
conjure
to summon a devil or spirit by invocation or incantation; to practice magical arts
deference
respect and esteem due a superior or an elder
defile
to corrupt the purity or perfection of
dwindle
to become steadily less
faction
a party or group (usually within a government) that is often contentious or self-seeking
gibberish
unintelligible or meaningless language
heathen
an unconverted member of a people or nation that does not acknowledge the God of the Bible
ingratiate
to gain favor or favorable acceptance by deliberate effort
innate
belonging to the essential nature of something
junta
a group of persons controlling a government especially after a revolutionary seizure of power
manifestation
one of the forms in which someone or something, such as a person, a divine being, or an idea, is revealed
injunction
an act whereby one is required to do or to refrain from doing a specified act
naught
nothingness; nonexistence
paradox
a statement that is seemingly contradictory or opposed to common sense and yet is perhaps true
parochial
narrowly restricted in scope or outlook; of or relating to a church parish
predilection
an established preference for something
reankle
to cause anger, irritation, or deep bitterness
somber
of a dismal or depressing character