The Crucible Acts I & 2

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Abomination

(n) something that causes great horror or disgust

Ameliorate

(v) to make better; improve

Avidly

(adv) eagerly; intently

Base

(adj) low; contemptible

Blasphemy

(n) sinful act or remark

Calumny

(n) slander; false accusation

Conjure

(v) to summon a devil or spirit by invocation or incantation

Crone

(n) a withered old woman

Crucible

(n) a severe test or trial

Deference

(n) courteous regard or respect

Dissembling

(adj) disguising one's real identity or motives; pretense

Formidable

(adj) causing fear, dread or apprehension

Gingerly

(adv) with delicate care; cautiously

Inculcation

(n) teaching by repetition

Ingratiating

(adj) having a quality that brings oneself into favor

Injunction

(n) an order or admonition

Licentious

(adj) having a quality that brings oneself more favor

Menacingly

(adv) act in a threatening manner

Pallor

(n) paleness

Predilection

(n) preference; pre-existing liking