Crucible Vocabulary

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paradox
 
statement contrary to common belief
heathen
 
person regarded as irreligious, uncivilized
abominations
 
anything hateful and disgusting
gibberish
 
rapid and incoherent talk
deference
 
courteous regard or respect
corroborating
 
to make certain the validity of; confir; bolster; support
juncture
 
a point of time
abyss
 
a deep fissure in the earth; chasm
formidable
 
causing fear or dread
trepidation
 
fearful uncertainty, anxiety, apprehension
hypocrite
 
a person who pretends to be what he is not
prodigious
 
of great size, power, extent
fathom
 
to understand
defamation
 
the act of attacking a reputation by false and malicious statements
callously
 
lacking pity, mercy; unfeeling
conciliatory
 
to exclude from the privileges of the church
beguile
 
to mislead by cheating or tricking
adamant
 
refuse to give in
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