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American Literature - The Crucible: Act 1
Persecute
Province
Inhabit
Creed
to pursue or harass an individual; because pf religion, race…
territory, district, region
to live in a place
any system of codification of belief or of opinion
Persecute
to pursue or harass an individual; because pf religion, race…
Province
territory, district, region
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American Literature: The Crucible Act I
"So now they and their church found it…
Explain how the witch-hunt years were…
Identify Tituba, Abigail, and Betty
Why does Mrs. Putnam believe there are…
They settled in Salem to practice religion freely. But upon a…
People used this as a time to get back at someone they had pe…
Tituba- Slave for Rev. Parris from Barbados; She was in her f…
Since 7/8 of her babies died the day they were born, she beli…
"So now they and their church found it…
They settled in Salem to practice religion freely. But upon a…
Explain how the witch-hunt years were…
People used this as a time to get back at someone they had pe…
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American Literature: The Crucible, Act I Vocabulary
Afflict
Blatant
Condemn
Contempt
(verb) to cause pain or suffering
(adj) very obvious and offensive
(verb) to give a severe punishment
(noun) a lack of respect for or fear of something that is usu…
Afflict
(verb) to cause pain or suffering
Blatant
(adj) very obvious and offensive
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american literature- The Crucible act 1 vocab
heathen:
Faction
Abomination
Gibberish
a person who doesn't belong to a widely held religion (異教徒)
a small, organized dissenting group within a larger one, espe…
a thing that cause disgust or hatred or a feeling of hatred (…
unintelligible or meaningless speech or writing; nonsense. (胡…
heathen:
a person who doesn't belong to a widely held religion (異教徒)
Faction
a small, organized dissenting group within a larger one, espe…
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Honors American Literature: The Crucible Act 1 Vocab
crucible
overture
rankle
paradox
melting pot/ severe test or trial
an introduction to something more substantial
to cause anger irritation or deep bitterness
a contradiction that is none the less true
crucible
melting pot/ severe test or trial
overture
an introduction to something more substantial
American Literature the crucible act 3 vocabulary
vestry
abundant
sophistication
wrath
a room or building attached to a church, used as an office an…
existing or available in large quantities; plentiful (adj.)…
the quality of being sophisticated (n.)... the quality that belo…
extreme anger (chiefly used for humorous or rhetorical effect…
vestry
a room or building attached to a church, used as an office an…
abundant
existing or available in large quantities; plentiful (adj.)…
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American Literature; Week 4, The Crucible, Act 1
abomination
calumny
conjure
covenated
(noun) something that causes disgust or hatred
(noun) an untrue statement that is made to damage someones re…
(verb) to make something appear or seem to appear by using ma…
(verb) to make a formal and serious agreement or promise
abomination
(noun) something that causes disgust or hatred
calumny
(noun) an untrue statement that is made to damage someones re…
american literature the crucible act 4 vocabulary
stench
gaunt
strong box
gibbet
a strong and very unpleasant smell (n.)
(of a person) lean and haggard, especially because of sufferi…
a small lockable box, typically made of metal, in which valua…
a gallows (n.)
stench
a strong and very unpleasant smell (n.)
gaunt
(of a person) lean and haggard, especially because of sufferi…
American Literature The Crucible Act 2 vocabulary
pallor
poppet
ameliorate
indignant
an unhealthy or pale appereance (n.) ... late Middle English: fr…
a small child or doll (n.) ... late Middle English: based on Lat…
make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better (v.) ... mid 18th…
feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as…
pallor
an unhealthy or pale appereance (n.) ... late Middle English: fr…
poppet
a small child or doll (n.) ... late Middle English: based on Lat…
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American Literature: The Crucible Act II Study Guide
Giles Corey
Sarah Osburn
John Proctor
Irony
He feels guilty about ever mentioning that his wife reads boo…
She will hang for denying that she is a witch; the main accus…
We see at the beginning of the Act that there is a coldness b…
When Proctor forgets the commandment adultery when being ques…
Giles Corey
He feels guilty about ever mentioning that his wife reads boo…
Sarah Osburn
She will hang for denying that she is a witch; the main accus…
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American Literature: The Crucible Act I
Why has Rev. Parris sent for a doctor…
What advice does the doctor send back?
What does Parris questions his niece A…
What is Parris' main concern?
Betty wouldn't wake up. Betty is sick / ill.
Look for unnatural sources such as the devil or witchcraft. T…
Why they were dancing and what was going on in the forest.
Reputation
Why has Rev. Parris sent for a doctor…
Betty wouldn't wake up. Betty is sick / ill.
What advice does the doctor send back?
Look for unnatural sources such as the devil or witchcraft. T…
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American Literature : The Crucible Act III
What was the accusation that Giles Cor…
What news do we learn about Rebecca Nu…
What does Rev. Parris accuse him of?
What two pieces of evidence are brough…
Kill all people to get land. Thomas Putnam was trying.
Accused of being a witch.
Trying to overthrow the court.
Not going to church, plowing on Sundays, and one of his sons…
What was the accusation that Giles Cor…
Kill all people to get land. Thomas Putnam was trying.
What news do we learn about Rebecca Nu…
Accused of being a witch.
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American Literature: The Crucible Act II
At the beginning of the act, John Proc…
What did Abigail Williams reveal to Jo…
Why hasn't John told the court what he…
What lie did John Proctor tell to Eliz…
That the house is cold and that there is tension between the…
Abigail Williams reveals to John Proctor that "said it not to…
John hasn't told the court what he knows because he doesn't w…
The lie that John Proctor told to Elizabeth which makes her m…
At the beginning of the act, John Proc…
That the house is cold and that there is tension between the…
What did Abigail Williams reveal to Jo…
Abigail Williams reveals to John Proctor that "said it not to…
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The Crucible Act 1 Vocabulary
exaltation
evade
afflict
pretense
the elevation of a person, as to the status of a god
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing
cause physical pain or suffering in
the act of giving a false appearance
exaltation
the elevation of a person, as to the status of a god
evade
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing
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American Literature - The Crucible: Act II
Falter
Magistrate
Pallor
Compensate
to hesitate or waver in action, purpose, intent, etc; give way
a civil officer charged with the administration of the law
unusual or extreme paleness as from fear, ill health, or deat…
to counterbalance; offset; be equivalent to
Falter
to hesitate or waver in action, purpose, intent, etc; give way
Magistrate
a civil officer charged with the administration of the law
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American Literature - The Crucible: Act II
Falter
Magistrate
Pallor
Compensate
to hesitate or waver in action, purpose, intent, etc; give way
a civil officer charged with the administration of the law
unusual or extreme paleness as from fear, ill health, or deat…
to counterbalance; offset; be equivalent to
Falter
to hesitate or waver in action, purpose, intent, etc; give way
Magistrate
a civil officer charged with the administration of the law
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American Literature - The Crucible: Act III
Contention
Vile
Deceive
Deposition
a claim that something is true; a declaration
highly unpleasant, offensive, or objectionable
to trick or lead a person into believing something that is no…
the process in which material is laid down.
Contention
a claim that something is true; a declaration
Vile
highly unpleasant, offensive, or objectionable
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The Crucible: Act 1 Vocabulary
inert
heathen
paradox
dissembling
adjective: Unable to move
noun: an unconverted individual who does not acknowledge the…
noun: any person, thing, or situation exhibiting an apparentl…
verb: Pretending with an intention to deceive.
inert
adjective: Unable to move
heathen
noun: an unconverted individual who does not acknowledge the…
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The Crucible Act 1 Vocabulary
exaltation
afflict
pretense
hysterical
n. the elevation of a person, as to the status of a god
v. cause physical pain or suffering in
n. the act of giving a false appearance
adj. characterized by a state of violent mental agitation
exaltation
n. the elevation of a person, as to the status of a god
afflict
v. cause physical pain or suffering in
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Literary Devices & The Crucible Act 1 Vocab - American Literature
Figurative Language
Rhetoric (noun)
Imagery (noun)
Personification (noun)
Any use of language where the intended meaning differs from t…
A technique of using language effectively and persuasively in…
Visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a…
The attribution of human characteristics to an object
Figurative Language
Any use of language where the intended meaning differs from t…
Rhetoric (noun)
A technique of using language effectively and persuasively in…
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Literature the crucible act 1
Trepidation (n.)
Deference (n.)
Subservient (adj.)
Ameliorate (v.)
Alarm or dread
Respect and honor due to a superior or elder
Acting like a servant
To improve
Trepidation (n.)
Alarm or dread
Deference (n.)
Respect and honor due to a superior or elder
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The Crucible Act 1 Vocabulary
hale
proctor
don
defamation
exhibiting or restored to vigorous health
someone who supervises
to put on
an abusive attack on a person's character or good nature
hale
exhibiting or restored to vigorous health
proctor
someone who supervises
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American Literature: Act 1 Crucible Vocab
crucible
overture
rankle
paradox
a difficult test or challenge
an introduction to something more substantial
annoy, cause pain, fester
contradiction that is none the less true
crucible
a difficult test or challenge
overture
an introduction to something more substantial
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The Crucible Act 1 Vocabulary
crucible
persecute
fanatic
paradox
a vessel used for high temperature chemical reactions
cause to suffer
a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm
a statement that contradicts itself
crucible
a vessel used for high temperature chemical reactions
persecute
cause to suffer
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The Crucible Act 1 Vocabulary
Predilection
ingratiating
Dissembling
Calumny
preexisting preference
charming, flattering
Lying, concealing ones intentions
false accusations; slander
Predilection
preexisting preference
ingratiating
charming, flattering
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The Crucible Act 1 Vocabulary
crucible
overture
fanatic
paradox
a vessel used for high temperature chemical reactions
orchestral music at the beginning of an opera or oratorio
a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm
a statement that contradicts itself
crucible
a vessel used for high temperature chemical reactions
overture
orchestral music at the beginning of an opera or oratorio
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American Literature; Week 3, The Crucible, Act One
theocracy
antagonistic
ingratiating
corroborate
(noun) a government ruled by god or priests
(adjective) showing or expressing hostility or opposition
(adjective) designed to win someones approval, especially to…
(verb) to give or represent evidence of the truth or somethin…
theocracy
(noun) a government ruled by god or priests
antagonistic
(adjective) showing or expressing hostility or opposition
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The Crucible Act One Study Guide American Literature
What does "Crucible" mean in the conte…
Why has Reverend Parris sent for a doc…
What advice does the doctor send back?
What does Parris question his niece Ab…
A trial where it gets heated quickly just like in a melting pot
Betty is very sick, and will not wake up at all
The doctors advice is to look for unnatural things for the so…
What she did exactly in the woods, and if she encountered or…
What does "Crucible" mean in the conte…
A trial where it gets heated quickly just like in a melting pot
Why has Reverend Parris sent for a doc…
Betty is very sick, and will not wake up at all
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The Crucible Act 1 vocabulary
inert
persecute
creed
potent
adjective: motionless; non-reactive
verb: to oppress a race or group of people because of ethnici…
noun: a statement of beliefs or set principles
adjective: very strong, effective, or powerful; exerting pers…
inert
adjective: motionless; non-reactive
persecute
verb: to oppress a race or group of people because of ethnici…
10 terms
The Crucible Act 1 Vocabulary
abomination
calumny
conjure
creed
An action that causes disgust
A false accusation of an offense
Summon into action; bring into existence
Any system of principles or beliefs
abomination
An action that causes disgust
calumny
A false accusation of an offense
19 terms
The Crucible Act 1 vocabulary
inert
persecute
creed
potent
adjective: motionless; non-reactive
verb: to oppress a race or group of people because of ethnici…
noun: a statement of beliefs or set principles
adjective: very strong, effective, or powerful; exerting pers…
inert
adjective: motionless; non-reactive
persecute
verb: to oppress a race or group of people because of ethnici…
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The Crucible Vocabulary Act 1
Predilection
ingratiating
Dissembling
Calumny
preexisting preference
charming, flattering
Lying, concealing ones intentions
false accusations; slander
Predilection
preexisting preference
ingratiating
charming, flattering
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The Crucible Vocabulary Act 1
predilection
villainous
heathen
parochial
(N) A preference or special liking for something; a bias in f…
(A) Relating to, constituting, or guilty of wicked or crimina…
(N) A person who does not belong to a widely held religion; w…
(A) relating to a Church parish; having a limited or narrow o…
predilection
(N) A preference or special liking for something; a bias in f…
villainous
(A) Relating to, constituting, or guilty of wicked or crimina…
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The Crucible: Act 1 Vocabulary
inert
heathen
paradox
dissembling
adjective: Unable to move
noun: an unconverted individual who does not acknowledge the…
noun: any person, thing, or situation exhibiting an apparentl…
verb: Pretending with an intention to deceive.
inert
adjective: Unable to move
heathen
noun: an unconverted individual who does not acknowledge the…
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The Crucible Vocabulary Act 1
Predilection
Dissembling
Calumny
Compact
preexisting preference
Lying, concealing ones intentions
false accusations; slander
make an agreement; enter into a contract
Predilection
preexisting preference
Dissembling
Lying, concealing ones intentions
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The Crucible Act 1 Vocabulary
exaltation
evade
afflict
pretense
the elevation of a person, as to the status of a god
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing
cause physical pain or suffering in
the act of giving a false appearance
exaltation
the elevation of a person, as to the status of a god
evade
avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing
20 terms
The Crucible Act 1 Vocabulary
faction (noun)
heathen (noun)
predilection (noun)
rankle (verb)
small and organized group within a larger group
uncivilized; person lacking moral princples
a preference in favor of something
to make resentful or angry; to irritate or annoy
faction (noun)
small and organized group within a larger group
heathen (noun)
uncivilized; person lacking moral princples
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The Crucible Vocabulary Act 1
predilection
villainous
heathen
parochial
N. a preference or special liking for something; a bias in fa…
adj. Relating to, constituting, or guilty of wicked or crimin…
n. A person who does not belong to a widely held religion; wh…
adj. relating to a Church parish; having a limited or narrow…
predilection
N. a preference or special liking for something; a bias in fa…
villainous
adj. Relating to, constituting, or guilty of wicked or crimin…
15 terms
The Crucible: Act 1 Vocabulary
inert
paradox
dissembling
trafficked
adjective: Unable to move
noun: any person, thing, or situation exhibiting an apparentl…
verb: Pretending with an intention to deceive.
verb: to trade or deal, often in an illegal nature
inert
adjective: Unable to move
paradox
noun: any person, thing, or situation exhibiting an apparentl…
25 terms
The Crucible Act 1 Vocabulary
persecute
province
inhabit
creed
(v) harass or annoy (someone) persistently
(n) a principal administrative division of certain countries…
(v) (of a person, animal, or group) live in or occupy (a plac…
(n) a system of Christian or other religious belief; a faith.
persecute
(v) harass or annoy (someone) persistently
province
(n) a principal administrative division of certain countries…
27 terms
The Crucible Act 1 Vocabulary
crucible
overture
fanatic
paradox
a vessel used for high temperature chemical reactions
orchestral music at the beginning of an opera or oratorio
a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm
a statement that contradicts itself
crucible
a vessel used for high temperature chemical reactions
overture
orchestral music at the beginning of an opera or oratorio
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The Crucible Vocabulary Act 1
abomination
conjured
contention
deference
an object of disgust, shame or dislike
brought on unnatural or supernatural causes
disagreement; a claim made in a debate
respect towards another's opinion or interests
abomination
an object of disgust, shame or dislike
conjured
brought on unnatural or supernatural causes
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The Crucible Act 1 Vocabulary
autocratic
faction
homage
hypocrisy
dictatorial
a party or interest group
respectful attention
pretending to believe something you do not
autocratic
dictatorial
faction
a party or interest group
7 terms
The Crucible Act 1 Vocabulary
predilection (n.)
ingratiating (adj.)
dissembling (n.)
calumny (n.)
preexisting preference
charming; flattering
concealment of one's real nature or motives
false accusation; slander
predilection (n.)
preexisting preference
ingratiating (adj.)
charming; flattering
The Crucible: Act 1 Vocabulary Definitions
inert
heathen
paradox
dissembling
adjective: Unable to move
noun: an unconverted individual who does not acknowledge the…
noun: any person, thing, or situation exhibiting an apparentl…
verb: Pretending with an intention to deceive.
inert
adjective: Unable to move
heathen
noun: an unconverted individual who does not acknowledge the…
11 terms
Literature The Crucible Act One Vocabulary
Crucible
Dissemble
Abomination
Providence
An occasion of severe test or trial; A container in which met…
To conceal one's true motives, feelings, or briefs. The pasto…
A thing that causes disgust or hatred. His comments were an a…
Something being guided by God or a higher spiritual power. Th…
Crucible
An occasion of severe test or trial; A container in which met…
Dissemble
To conceal one's true motives, feelings, or briefs. The pasto…
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The Crucible - Act 1 Vocabulary
propriety
trafficked
deference
providence
socially acceptable behavior and speech
traded; had dealings or associations
respect and esteem due a superior or elder
event guided by God or divine leadership
propriety
socially acceptable behavior and speech
trafficked
traded; had dealings or associations
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The Crucible Vocabulary (ACT 1)
theocracy
villainy
dissembling
trafficked
government of a state by immediate divine guidance or by chur…
wretched, evil conduct
concealing the facts; hiding under a false pretense
traded; had dealings or associations
theocracy
government of a state by immediate divine guidance or by chur…
villainy
wretched, evil conduct
The Crucible Act 1 Vocabulary
Theocracy
Hearty
Persecute
Propriety
A government controlled by religious leaders
Strong, healthy
to pursue or go after someone with harassment or threats, esp…
(n) the state of being proper, appropriateness
Theocracy
A government controlled by religious leaders
Hearty
Strong, healthy
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"The Crucible" Vocabulary Act 1
Inert (adj)
Persecute (v)
Conceive (v)
Creed (n)
unable to move
Cause to suffer
Have the idea
teachings of religious groups
Inert (adj)
unable to move
Persecute (v)
Cause to suffer
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