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Flashcards in the crucible act 3 Deck (18):
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vestry

a room in church where meetings are held

2

remorseless

without compassion relentless

3

wrath

fury often marked by desire or vengeance

4

contentious

likely to cause disputes between people with different views

5

deposition

witness's testimony

6

befuddled

confused or perplexed

7

immaculate

free from blemishes

8

qualm

a misgiving doubt

9

callously

in a way that shows no concern

10

apparition

an unexpected sight

11

contemplation

long and attentive consideration

12

afflicted

distressed

13

dumbfounded

temporarily speechless

14

slovenly

not concerned about conventional standards

15

transfixed

made immobile from shock

16

befouled

dirty or impure

17

quail

to show fear or aprehension

18

denounce

to express harsh criticism