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Flashcards in crucible act 4 Deck (18):
1

flask

a small flat container

2

rile

to irritate somebody enough it makes them angry

3

stench

a horrible smell

4

gaunt

thin and bony in appearance

5

providence

the wisdom ,care,and guidance provided by god

6

summon

to call into court

7

gibbet

a hanging post

8

excommunicate

exclusion from christian community

9

quavering

trembling

10

beguile

to charm

11

floundering

hesitation in confusion

12

reprieve

to stop punishment

13

retaliation

deliberate harm to someone

14

statute

law enacted

15

adamant

very determined

16

belie

to disguise the truth

17

boundless

limitless

18

penitence

regret for sins