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Flashcards in the crucible act 1 Deck (18):
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inert

motionless nonreactive

2

persecute

to oppress a race or group

3

creed

a statement of beliefs

4

potent

very strong and effective

5

citadel

a fortress

6

paradox

something that has qualities that contradict each other

7

vengance

punishment for wrong

8

aprehension

dread

9

resentment

ill feeling toward something

10

contention

an opinion or claim

11

formidable

difficult to deal with

12

conjure

to invoke

13

subservient

too eager too obey

14

pretense

insincere

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prodigious

great in amount or size

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faction

dissenting minority

17

afflict

to cause severe menatal or physical dusstress

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trepidation

fear about future