20 terms

Act 1 of The Crucible Vocab

Crucible Act 1 Vocab
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fanatic
a person possessed by an excessive and irrational zeal, especially for religious or political cause
prediction
a personal preference
disproportionate
out of proportion, of an equal size or amount
subservient
acting like a servant
arbitrate
to judge or act as reference
iniquity
wickedness, immorality
ascertain
to find out
junta
deliberative or administrative council, especially in Spain
paradox
a seemingly contradictory statement that in fact is true
injunctions
commands, orders
dissembling
disguising the truth about something
trafficked with
movement of vehicles, ships, people, such as transporting goods
abominations
dreadful and immoral things
vindictive
vengeful
smirched
soil, a mark or smear
undone
ruined
trepidation
alarm or dread
calumny
false or malicious statement
quail
fear, game bird
licentious
lacking of moral restraint