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Flashcards in The Crucible Act 3 Vocabulary Deck (18):
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Vestry

a room in a church where meetings or classes are held

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Remorseless

without compassion; relentless

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Wrath

fury often marked by a desire for vengeance

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Contentious

causing or likely to cause disagreement and disputes between people with differing views

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Deposition

witness's testimony

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Befuddled

confused or perplexed

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Immaculate

clean or free from blemishes; showing faultless perfection

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Qualm

a misgiving, doubt, or bad feeling

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Callously

in a way that shows no concern if other people are hurt or upset

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Apparition

an unexpected site; a ghost

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Contemplation

long and attentive consideration or observation of something

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Afflicted

distressed

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Dumbfounded

temporarily speechless with astonishment

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Slovenly

not concerned about conventional standards of personal hygiene and tidiness

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Transfixed

made immobile from shock

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Befouled

dirty or impure

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Quail

to show fear or apprehension

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Denounce

to express harsh criticism or condemnation of something or somebody, usually in public