20 terms

The Crucible - Act 4

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adamant
unshakable or immovable especially in opposition; unyielding
agape
in a state of wonder or amazement
beguile
to deceive or delude
blashphemous
irreverently profane
calamity
an event that brings terrible loss, lasting distress, or severe affliction
cleave
to seperate into distint parts and especially into groups having different views
conciliatory
intending to gain friendship or goodwill by pleasant behavior
dogmatic
characterized by authoritative, arrogant assertion of unproved or unprovable principles
exalt
to glorify or praise
gaunt
excessively thing and regular
heretical
contrary to church doctrine or accepted beliefs
indigenous
native to a certain area
partisan
one who exhibits extreme aleegiance to a goup or cause
prudent
wise and careful about practical matters
reprieve
postponement or cancellation of punishment
retaliate
to return like for like; to get revenge
sectarian
a member of a faction with extreme beliefs
sublime
inspiring awe; majestic
tantalize
to tease or torment by presenting something desireable but keeping it out of reach
vindictive
vengeful, spiteful