The Crucible Act 1 &2 Vocabulary

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The Crucible 

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predilection
 
preexisting likingoreference
ingratiating
 
having a quality that brings oneself into favorcharming or flattering

dissembling
 
disguising one's real nature or motives:pretense
calumny
 
flase accusation slander
inculcation
 
teaching by repetition and insistent urging
propitation
 
action designed to soothe or satisfy a person, a cause ect; conciliation
licentious
 
lacking moral restraint disregarding accepted rulesespecially in moral conduct
pallor
 
paleness
ameliorate
 
make better
avidly
 
eagerlyintently
base
 
lowcontempible
deference
 
couiteous regard or respect
quail
 
cringe from pull back in fear
gingerly
 
with delicate care; cautiously
abomination
 
something that causes great horroe or disgust
blasphemy
 
sinful act
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