Crucible Vocabulary

Vocab Words
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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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