The Crucible Act IV

Words from Act IV
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  1. theme
    the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
  2. agape
    with the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe
  3. conciliatory
    making or willing to make concessions
  4. beguile
    attract; cause to be enamored
  5. flounder
    walk with great difficulty
  6. retaliation
    action taken in return for an injury or offense
  7. adamant
    very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
  8. cleave
    separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
  9. sibilant
    of speech sounds forcing air through a constricted passage
  10. tantalize
    harass with persistent teasing or baiting
  11. purge
    rid of impurities
  12. metaphor
    a figure of speech that suggests a non-literal similarity

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