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23 terms

Crucible Test Vocab, ACT I II

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anarchy
absence of any government
Predilection
a predisposition in favor of something
Ingratiating
Having a quality that brings oneself into favor; charming or flattering
Dissembling
pretending with intention to deceive
Calumny
false accusation, slander
Inculcation
teaching or impressing upon the mind by frequent instruction or repetition
Propitiation
the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity) soothing
Licentious
lacking moral discipline; immoral, sexually unrestrained
Pallor
paleness
Ameliorate
make better
Avidly
eagerly, intently
Base
low, contemptible
Deference
regard or respect
Theology
: Religious philosophy or teachings; the study of religion
Quail
Cringe from; pull back in fear
Gingerly:
With delicate care; cautiously
Abomination
Something that causes great horror or disgust
Diabolism
the worship of devils (especially Satan)
bemused
perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements
estatic
delighted or overjoyed
condemnation
an expression of strong disapproval
fraud
a person who makes deceitful pretenses
sarcastical
expressing mocking or contemptuous remarks