Crucible Vocabulary

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vocab words


 
  
Created Dec 7, 2006
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paradox
 
statement contrary to common belief
2
heathen
 
person regarded as irreligious, uncivilized
3
abominations
 
anything hateful and disgusting
4
gibberish
 
rapid and incoherent talk
5
deference
 
courteous regard or respect
6
corroborating
 
to make certain the validity of; confir; bolster; support
7
juncture
 
a point of time
8
abyss
 
a deep fissure in the earth; chasm
9
formidable
 
causing fear or dread
10
trepidation
 
fearful uncertainty, anxiety, apprehension
11
hypocrite
 
a person who pretends to be what he is not
12
prodigious
 
of great size, power, extent
13
fathom
 
to understand
14
defamation
 
the act of attacking a reputation by false and malicious statements
15
callously
 
lacking pity, mercy; unfeeling
16
conciliatory
 
to exclude from the privileges of the church
17
beguile
 
to mislead by cheating or tricking
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adamant
 
refuse to give in


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