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

Flask

a small flat container for alcohol

2

Rile

to irritate somebody enough that it provokes anger

3

Stench

a horrible smell

4

Gaunt

thin and bony in appearance

5

Providence

the wisdom, care, and guidance believed to be provided by god

6

Summon

to call into court

7

Gibbet

a hanging post

8

Excommunication

exclusion from the christian community

9

Quavering

trembling

10

Beguile

to charm, deceive, or cheat

11

Floundering

hesitating in confusion

12

Reprieve

the postponement of a punishment

13

Retaliation

deliberate harm against somebody in response or revenge for harm done

14

Statute

law enacted by legislature

15

Adamant

very determined

16

Belie

to disguise the true nature of something

17

Boundless

limitless

18

Penitence

regret for sins