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Flashcards in The Crucible Vocab Act 1 and 2 Deck (16):
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Ameliorate

make better

2

Avidly

eagerly; intently

3

Base

low, contemptible

4

Calumny

false accusation; slander

5

Deference

courteous regard or respect

6

Dissembling

pretense; acting

7

Inculcation

teaching by repetition and insistent urging

8

Inferentially

determined by reasoning from something known or assumed

9

Integratiating

having quality the brings (oneself) into favor [brown nosing]

10

Licentatious

disregarding accepted rules

11

Pallor

paleness

12

Parochial

narrow; limited

13

Predilection

an already existing liking

14

Propitiation

appeasement or conciliation

15

Quail

cringe from; pull back in fear

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Subservient

submissive