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Flashcards in Crucible Vocabulary List #1 Deck (20):
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Dissembling

Concealing the facts; hiding under a false pretense; lying

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Propriety

Socially acceptable behavior and speech

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Heathen

An uncivilized or irreligious person; pagan

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Faction

Group; secret faction; clique

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Sniveling

Speaking or acting in a whining, sniffling, pitiful, tearful, or weakly emotional manner

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Deference

Respect and esteem due a superior or an elder

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Providence

Event guided by God or divine leadership

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Corroborating

Supporting with evidence

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Intimations

Hints; suggestions

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Trepidation

Timorous uncertain agitation; apprehension

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Subservient

Servile; cringing manner of one very conscious of a subordinate position

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Partisans

Members of a party

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Calumny

The act of uttering false charges or misrepresentations maliciously calculated to damage another's reputations

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Titillated

Aroused; excited

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Sidles

Moves or turns sideways in a furtive manner

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Pretense

False show

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Covenanted

Formally enrolled in the church

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Proigious

Strange; unusual; portentous

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Canny

Clever, shrewd, crafty

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Exudes

Spreads out in all directions