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Fanatic
Predilection
Disproportionate
Subservient
A person possessed by an excessive and irrational zeal, espec…
A personal preference
Out of proportion; of an unequal size or amount
acting like a servant
Fanatic
A person possessed by an excessive and irrational zeal, espec…
Predilection
A personal preference
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afflicted
arbitrate
ascertain
calamity
to get sick or make sick
a go between like a judge
to find out
disaster
afflicted
to get sick or make sick
arbitrate
a go between like a judge
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witched
propriety
pallor
defamation
affected by witchcraft; in a spell
socially acceptable behavior and speech
paleness
slander; the act of uttering false charges or misrepresentati…
witched
affected by witchcraft; in a spell
propriety
socially acceptable behavior and speech
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Hysteria
Allegory
Theocracy
Autocracy
an exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion or excitement displa…
a story in which the characters and events are symbols that s…
a form of government in which a country is ruled by religious…
a government in which one person has absolute power
Hysteria
an exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion or excitement displa…
Allegory
a story in which the characters and events are symbols that s…
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creed
predilection
rankle
maraud
the written body of teachings of a religious group that are g…
a predisposition in favor of something
to gnaw into; to make resentful or angry
to raid and rove in search of booty
creed
the written body of teachings of a religious group that are g…
predilection
a predisposition in favor of something
10 terms
The Crucible
John Proctor
Abigail Williams
Elizabeth Proctor
Reverend John Hale
stern, harsh, religious man;... married to Elizabeth Proctor, bu…
young, smart, a good liar; works as servant for Elizabeth Pro…
religious, but cold woman; John Proctor's wife
young minister who hates witchcraft, comes to Salem to examin…
John Proctor
stern, harsh, religious man;... married to Elizabeth Proctor, bu…
Abigail Williams
young, smart, a good liar; works as servant for Elizabeth Pro…
10 terms
The Crucible
John Proctor
Abigail Williams
Elizabeth Proctor
Reverend John Hale
stern, harsh, religious man;... married to Elizabeth Proctor, bu…
young, smart, a good liar; works as servant for Elizabeth Pro…
religious, but cold woman; John Proctor's wife
young minister who hates witchcraft, comes to Salem to examin…
John Proctor
stern, harsh, religious man;... married to Elizabeth Proctor, bu…
Abigail Williams
young, smart, a good liar; works as servant for Elizabeth Pro…
The Crucible
rising action
climax
falling action
resolution
action that leads to the climas. ... Example: movies that have r…
the turning point, the moment when the readers' interest reac…
he action that occurs after the climax to reveal the final ou…
the action of solving problems, dispute, or continuous matter…
rising action
action that leads to the climas. ... Example: movies that have r…
climax
the turning point, the moment when the readers' interest reac…
24 terms
The Crucible
John Proctor
Abigail Williams
Reverend John Hale
Elizabeth Proctor
A local farmer who lives just outside town; Elizabeth Proctor…
Reverend Parris's niece. Abigail was once the servant for the…
A young minister reputed to be an expert on witchcraft. Rever…
John Proctor's wife. Elizabeth fired Abigail when she discove…
John Proctor
A local farmer who lives just outside town; Elizabeth Proctor…
Abigail Williams
Reverend Parris's niece. Abigail was once the servant for the…
89 terms
Crucible
Reverend Samuel Parris:
Betty Parris:
Tituba:
Reverend John Hale:
He is the controversial and insecure minister of Salem.
She is the 10-year-old daughter of Rev. Parris. She is one of…
Is a slave brought from Barbados by Parris. She is first accu…
Is an expert on witches called in from neighboring Beverly by…
Reverend Samuel Parris:
He is the controversial and insecure minister of Salem.
Betty Parris:
She is the 10-year-old daughter of Rev. Parris. She is one of…
34 terms
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anarchy
uncertainty
adamant
subservient
a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a…
the state of being unsure of something
not capable of being swayed or diverted from a course; resolute
compliant and obedient to authority; submissive
anarchy
a state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a…
uncertainty
the state of being unsure of something
51 terms
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Flailing
Indignant
Pallor
Poppet
swing
expressing a strong displeasure at something
when someone who is pale
a small figure of a human being used in sorcery and witchcraf…
Flailing
swing
Indignant
expressing a strong displeasure at something
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creed
predilection
rankle
maraud
the written body of teachings of a religious group that are g…
a predisposition in favor of something
to make resentful or angry
to raid and rove in search of booty
creed
the written body of teachings of a religious group that are g…
predilection
a predisposition in favor of something
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dissembling
conjure
vindictive
propriety
conceal or disguise one's true feelings or beliefs
cause (a spirit or ghost) to appear by means of a magic ritual
having or showing a strong or unreasoning desire for revenge
conformity to conventionally accepted standards of behaviour…
dissembling
conceal or disguise one's true feelings or beliefs
conjure
cause (a spirit or ghost) to appear by means of a magic ritual
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witched
propriety
pallor
defamation
affected by witchcraft; in a spell
socially acceptable behavior and speech
paleness
slander; the act of uttering false charges or misrepresentati…
witched
affected by witchcraft; in a spell
propriety
socially acceptable behavior and speech
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Afflicted
Arbitrate
Ascertain
Calamity
To be troubled or attack, causing physical or mental suffering.
To judge or act as referee
To find out
Disaster
Afflicted
To be troubled or attack, causing physical or mental suffering.
Arbitrate
To judge or act as referee
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adamant
ameliorate
anarchy
conciliatory
(adj.) firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, impl…
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
(adj.) friendly, agreeable (I took Amanda's invitation to din…
adamant
(adj.) firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, impl…
ameliorate
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
10 terms
The Crucible
John Proctor
Abigail Williams
Elizabeth Proctor
Reverend John Hale
stern, harsh, religious man;... married to Elizabeth Proctor, bu…
young, smart, a good liar; works as servant for Elizabeth Pro…
religious, but cold woman; John Proctor's wife
young minister who hates witchcraft, comes to Salem to examin…
John Proctor
stern, harsh, religious man;... married to Elizabeth Proctor, bu…
Abigail Williams
young, smart, a good liar; works as servant for Elizabeth Pro…
The Crucible
Ascertain
Diabolism
Bemused
Antagonists
To find out; detect
witchcraft; sorcery
confused
Adversaries; opponents
Ascertain
To find out; detect
Diabolism
witchcraft; sorcery
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afflicted... (afflict, affliction)
corruption... (corrupt, corruptable)
calamity ... (calamitous)
abide
to distress with mental or bodily pain
using a position of trust for dishonest gain
a disaster
to put up with somebody or something
afflicted... (afflict, affliction)
to distress with mental or bodily pain
corruption... (corrupt, corruptable)
using a position of trust for dishonest gain
40 terms
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witched
propriety
pallor
defamation
affected by witchcraft; in a spell
socially acceptable behavior and speech
paleness
slander; the act of uttering false charges or misrepresentati…
witched
affected by witchcraft; in a spell
propriety
socially acceptable behavior and speech
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adamant
ameliorate
anarchy
conciliatory
(adj.) firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, impl…
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
(adj.) friendly, agreeable (I took Amanda's invitation to din…
adamant
(adj.) firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding, obdurate, impl…
ameliorate
(v.) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
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quail
pallor
ameliorate
avidly
(v.) to draw back in fear; to lose heart or courage... The child…
(n.) an extreme or unnatural paleness... A few weeks on the beac…
(v.) to improve ... The tense situation was ameliorated when Sam…
(adv) eagerly; enthusiastically; passionately ... She was waitin…
quail
(v.) to draw back in fear; to lose heart or courage... The child…
pallor
(n.) an extreme or unnatural paleness... A few weeks on the beac…
10 terms
The Crucible
John Proctor
Abigail Williams
Elizabeth Proctor
Reverend John Hale
stern, harsh, religious man;... married to Elizabeth Proctor, bu…
young, smart, a good liar; works as servant for Elizabeth Pro…
religious, but cold woman; John Proctor's wife
young minister who hates witchcraft, comes to Salem to examin…
John Proctor
stern, harsh, religious man;... married to Elizabeth Proctor, bu…
Abigail Williams
young, smart, a good liar; works as servant for Elizabeth Pro…
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unique
invisible
encountered
recovered
one of a kind
impossible or nearly impossible to see; cannot be seen
found, came across; met
To get well again
unique
one of a kind
invisible
impossible or nearly impossible to see; cannot be seen
12 terms
The Crucible
John Proctor
Abigail Williams
Elizabeth Proctor
Reverend John Hale
stern, harsh, religious man;... married to Elizabeth Proctor, bu…
young, smart, a good liar; worked as servant for Elizabeth Pr…
religious, but cold woman; John Proctor's wife. She had never…
young minister who is an expert in identifying witchcraft, co…
John Proctor
stern, harsh, religious man;... married to Elizabeth Proctor, bu…
Abigail Williams
young, smart, a good liar; worked as servant for Elizabeth Pr…
48 terms
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dissembling
propriety
conjured
faction
lying-to give a false or misleading appearance to; conceal th…
the quality of behaving in a proper manner; obeying rules and…
Summoned by oath or spell
Group or clique within a larger organization; party strife an…
dissembling
lying-to give a false or misleading appearance to; conceal th…
propriety
the quality of behaving in a proper manner; obeying rules and…
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heathen --noun
inert -- adjective
paradox--noun
dissembling--- adj.
a person who does not belong to an organized religion
a tendency to do nothing or remain unchanged
a seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement
conceal one's true motives,feelings, or beliefs
heathen --noun
a person who does not belong to an organized religion
inert -- adjective
a tendency to do nothing or remain unchanged
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compromise
contention
subservient
covet
A settlement in which each side gives up some of its demands…
A verbal argument or struggle ; quarrelling
(adj.) subordinate in capacity or role; submissively obedient…
(v.) to desire something belonging to another
compromise
A settlement in which each side gives up some of its demands…
contention
A verbal argument or struggle ; quarrelling
10 terms
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abhor
appease
corroborate
deference
to regard with disgust
to bring peace, quiet, or calm to; to soothe
to support with evidence
respect and honor due to a superior or elder
abhor
to regard with disgust
appease
to bring peace, quiet, or calm to; to soothe
30 terms
Crucible
Was pressed to death
Reverend Parris' daughter, ill at the…
fears for own life if John Proctor is…
Reverend Parris' slave
Giles Corey
Betty
Reverend Parris
Tituba
Was pressed to death
Giles Corey
Reverend Parris' daughter, ill at the…
Betty
41 terms
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crucible
abomination (Act 1)
conjured (Act 1)
contention (Act 1)
1. heat-resistant container in which ores or metals are melte…
an action that is vicious or vile
evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic
heated disagreement
crucible
1. heat-resistant container in which ores or metals are melte…
abomination (Act 1)
an action that is vicious or vile
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The Crucible
anarchy
deference
corroborating
iniquity
disorder
respect due a superior or elder; submission
supporting with evidence or authority
evil; sin
anarchy
disorder
deference
respect due a superior or elder; submission
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Crucible
Heathen
Parochial
Predilection
A situation where multiple forces interact and cause change.
Unreligious or Uncivilized person
Narrow minded, Intolerant
Bias toward something, preference
Crucible
A situation where multiple forces interact and cause change.
Heathen
Unreligious or Uncivilized person
181 terms
The Crucible
Give 2 definitions of a crucible
How many people were hanged in the Sal…
Describe: Abigail
Describe: Proctor
1. A severe test or trial... 2. A container in which metals may…
19
17, leader of girls, committed lechery with John Proctor, dis…
Farmer, committed lechery, criticizes Parris for preaching he…
Give 2 definitions of a crucible
1. A severe test or trial... 2. A container in which metals may…
How many people were hanged in the Sal…
19
21 terms
The Crucible
paradox
theocracy
dissemble/disassemble
heathen
a statement that seems contrary to common sense, but is proba…
government ruled by religion
to take apart; to destroy
someone who doesn't believe in the religion of the general po…
paradox
a statement that seems contrary to common sense, but is proba…
theocracy
government ruled by religion
56 terms
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The Rising Fear of Communism
McCarthyism
HUAC
"Hollywood Ten"
-Also known as the "Red Scare"... -The Red Scare is the rising f…
-Joesph McCarthy - senator who leads the "witch hunts" ... -McCa…
-"House of Un-American Activities Committee"... -Committee that…
-Group of ten members of the Hollywood film industry who publ…
The Rising Fear of Communism
-Also known as the "Red Scare"... -The Red Scare is the rising f…
McCarthyism
-Joesph McCarthy - senator who leads the "witch hunts" ... -McCa…
10 terms
The Crucible
conjured
faction
abominations
inert
summoned by oath or spell
small group, usually contentious, within a larger group
things that elicit great dislike or abhorrence
unable to move or act
conjured
summoned by oath or spell
faction
small group, usually contentious, within a larger group
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The Crucible
metaphor
allusion
imagery
personification
"The noose is up... Abigail wishes me dead."
"she parts the crowds like the sea for Jerusalem
"your justice would freeze beer"
"No court can wait for saints to provide us..."
metaphor
"The noose is up... Abigail wishes me dead."
allusion
"she parts the crowds like the sea for Jerusalem
42 terms
The Crucible
Adamant
Allegiance
Ameliorate
Anarchy
Refusing to change one's mind
Loyalty or commitment to something/someone greater than yours…
To make or become better. (Amelia Earhart)
A state of disorder due to a lack of/recognition of authority
Adamant
Refusing to change one's mind
Allegiance
Loyalty or commitment to something/someone greater than yours…
37 terms
CRUCIBLE
Another work by Arthur Miller
Why Miller wrote the Crucible
Puritan Beliefs causing trials
Puritan Belief causing trials 2
Death of a salesmen
Convicted by McCarthy committee of not naming others with com…
Idle Hands-The girls were playing/dancing with Titubba
The devil was in the woods
Another work by Arthur Miller
Death of a salesmen
Why Miller wrote the Crucible
Convicted by McCarthy committee of not naming others with com…
46 terms
The Crucible
anarchy
deference
corroborating
iniquity
disorder
respect due a superior or elder; submission
supporting with evidence or authority
evil; sin
anarchy
disorder
deference
respect due a superior or elder; submission
The Crucible
Judge Hathorne
Rev. Paris
Abigail Williams
Salem
the second in command of the courtroom
gives "hell-fire and brimstone" sermons every Sunday
accuses Elizabeth of witchcraft so she can be with John
the name of the town in which the witch trials occur
Judge Hathorne
the second in command of the courtroom
Rev. Paris
gives "hell-fire and brimstone" sermons every Sunday
30 terms
The Crucible
conjured
faction
abominations
inert
summoned by oath or spell
small group, usually contentious, within a larger group
things that elicit great dislike or abhorrence
unable to move or act
conjured
summoned by oath or spell
faction
small group, usually contentious, within a larger group
83 terms
The Crucible
When and where is the play set?
What does Abigail confess to Reverend…
What is wrong with Betty Parris?
For whom does Abigail work? Whose niec…
Salem, Massachusetts, 1692
She confesses that they were dancing
She won't wake up
Abigail used to work for John Proctor's family; for the last…
When and where is the play set?
Salem, Massachusetts, 1692
What does Abigail confess to Reverend…
She confesses that they were dancing
98 terms
The Crucible
a slave from Barbados... conjures spirits…
Reverend Parris' orpaned niece... hates E…
the Proctors' current servant girl... one…
Ruth's mother... lost seven children... accu…
Tituba PPPPP
Abigail Williams PPPPP
Mary Warren
Ann Putnam
a slave from Barbados... conjures spirits…
Tituba PPPPP
Reverend Parris' orpaned niece... hates E…
Abigail Williams PPPPP
30 terms
The Crucible .
What entertainments are denied to the…
why have the puritans failed to conver…
what have the puritans failed to learn…
What 3 factors does arthur miller blam…
Dancing and witchcraft.
they fear the native americans as devil worshipers.
Tolerance.
Mob mentality, the power of the church, the belief that every…
What entertainments are denied to the…
Dancing and witchcraft.
why have the puritans failed to conver…
they fear the native americans as devil worshipers.
24 terms
Crucible
John Proctor
Elizabeth Proctor
Abigail Williams
Rev. Hale
A local farmer who lives just outside town; Elizabeth's husba…
John's wife. Supremely virtuous, but often cold.
Reverend Parris's niece. Started the witchcraft outcry after…
A young minister reputed to be an expert on witchcraft. Calle…
John Proctor
A local farmer who lives just outside town; Elizabeth's husba…
Elizabeth Proctor
John's wife. Supremely virtuous, but often cold.
27 terms
"The Crucible"
Bureaucracy
Theocratic
Pious
Faction
administration characterized by excessive red tape and routine
a form of government in which God or a deity is recognized as…
characterized by a hypocritical concern with virtue or religi…
a group or clique within a larger group
Bureaucracy
administration characterized by excessive red tape and routine
Theocratic
a form of government in which God or a deity is recognized as…
83 terms
The Crucible
When and where is the play set?
What does Abigail confess to Reverend…
What is wrong with Betty Parris?
For whom does Abigail work? Whose niec…
Salem, Massachusetts, 1692
that they were dancing
she won't wake up
Abigail used to work for John Proctor's family; for the last…
When and where is the play set?
Salem, Massachusetts, 1692
What does Abigail confess to Reverend…
that they were dancing
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