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28 terms

the crucible vocab act 1

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ideology
a manner or the content of thinking characteristic of an individual,group,or culture
paradox
a statement that is seemingly contradictory or opposed to common sense and yet is perhaps true
theocracy
government of a state by immediate divine guidance or by church officials who are regarded as divinely guided
villainy
wretched,evil conduct
hearty
strong,helathy
quaking
trembling,shuddering,quivering with fear
dissembling
concealing the facts; hiding under a false pretense
property
socially acceptable behavior and speech
heathen
an uncivilized or irreglious person;pagan
witched
affected by witchcraft; in a spell
opened
been honest; told the complete truth
trafficked
traded;had dealings or associations
conjured
summoned a devil or spirit by invocation or incantation
faction
group; secret faction;clique
abominations
sources of utter disgust or intense dislike; hateful,disgusting actions
gibberish
unintelligible or meaningless language; nonsense
white
free from moral impurity; pure
goody
used as a title preceding a surname- a usually married woman of low station
sniveling
speaking or acting in a whining, sniffling, tearful, or weakly emotional manner
deference
respect and esteem due a superior or an elder
marvel
something that causes wonder or astonishment
providence
event guided by god or divine leadership
ail
suffer ill health
naught
nothing
dwindling
steadily lessening
demonic
possessed or influenced by a demon; satanic; fiendish
vindictive
disposed to seek revenge
smirched
discredited or disgraced