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Flashcards in The Crucible (4) Deck (18):
1

flask

a small flat container for alcohol

2

rile

to irritate enough to provoke anger

3

stench

a horrible smell

4

gaunt

thin and bony in appearance

5

providence

the wisdom, care and guidance provides by God

6

summon

to call into court; to send for someone

7

gibbet

hanging post

8

excommunication

exclusion from a Christian community

9

quavering

trembling

10

beguile

to charm, deceive, or cheat

11

floudering

hesitation in confusion

12

reprieve

the postponement of a punishment

13

retaliation

deliberate harm against someone for a harm done

14

statuate

law enacted by legislature or establishment of a rule

15

adamant

very determend

16

belie

to disguise the true nature of something

17

boundless

limitless

18

penitence

regret for sins