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Flashcards in The Crucible Act two Deck (18):
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Reprimand

to rebuke somebody for a wrongdoing

2

Conddemnation

disapproval, criticism, denunciation

3

Scoff

to express derision or scorn about somebody or something

4

Conviction

a firmly held belief or firmness of opinion

5

Falter

to lose confidence

6

Solemn

demonstrating sincerity and gravity

7

Poppet

middle English - a doll or a puppet

8

indignant

angry at unfairness

9

Condemned

pronounced something or somebody as bad

10

Dote

to show extreme fondness, or pay a lot of attention to someone

11

Base

lacking morals

12

Pious

religious, devout; holy or sacred; virtuous and moral

13

Theology

Religious theory

14

Daft

lacking common sense, irrational

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tainted

polluted, spoiled, or corrupted

16

calamity

a disastrous situation or event

17

menacingly

in a threatening and dangerous maner

18

lechery

lustful behavior, especially by a man, that is regarded as distasteful