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Act 2 Crucible vocabulary

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  • Q1
    What does the word 'gulling' mean in Act 2 of The Crucible?
    cowering or shrinking with fear
    deceiving or cheating
    insulting or mocking
    giggling or laughing uncontrollably
    30s
  • Q2
    What does the word 'augur' mean in Act 2 of The Crucible?
    a type of bird
    to move hesitantly or clumsily
    to make a cutting remark
    to predict a good or bad outcome based on signs or omens
    to predict a good or bad outcome based on signs or omens
    30s
  • Q3
    What does the word 'faction' mean in Act 2 of The Crucible?
    to show disapproval or contempt
    a large, chaotic group united by a common cause
    a type of government
    a small, organized group within a larger one, often in disagreement with the larger group
    30s
  • Q4
    What does the word 'lechery' mean in Act 2 of The Crucible?
    adultery or sexual indulgence
    excessive use of force or violence
    to show disapproval or contempt
    a type of food
    30s
  • Q5
    What does the word 'indictment' mean in Act 2 of The Crucible?
    a legal ruling after a trial
    a formal accusation of a crime
    a formal speech or address
    a plea for mercy or leniency
    30s
  • Q6
    What does the word 'wily' mean in Act 2 of The Crucible?
    skilled at gaining an advantage, especially deceitfully
    to forcefully seize or take possession of something
    to remove or discard something
    in a confused or disorganized manner
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the definition of 'propitiation' in Act 2 of The Crucible?
    A type of weapon
    An apology letter
    A type of dance
    Atonement or appeasement
    30s
  • Q8
    In Act 2 of The Crucible, what is the definition of 'providence'?
    A type of vegetable
    A type of medicine
    God's intervention in the world
    A type of music
    30s

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