Fahrenheit 451

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benmfox
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Fahrenheit 451
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2010-05-04 20:14:27
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  1. abstracted
    lost in one's own mind
  2. aesthetic
    relating to a sense of beauty
  3. bestial
    brutal without reason
  4. blanch
    to bleach
  5. cacophonous
    harsh sounding
  6. censorious
    critical
  7. centrifuge
    an apparatus used to separate
  8. certitudes
    certainties
  9. contempt
    scorn
  10. desolate
    deserted
  11. dictum
    an authoritative statement
  12. din
    loud noises
  13. feint
    a false appearance
  14. flourish
    to grow
  15. fold
    a group bound together by common beliefs
  16. incessant
    uninterrupted
  17. insidious
    dangerous in a secret sort of way
  18. luxuriant
    very fertile
  19. melancholy
    depression of spirits
  20. metaphorically
    compared non-literally
  21. mural
    a painting on a wall or ceiling
  22. oblivion
    state of being forgotten
  23. obscure
    vague
  24. odious
    deserving hate
  25. parry
    to deflect a blow
  26. pedantry
    act of showing off learning
  27. perfunctory
    acting routinely with little interest
  28. perpetuate
    to prolong the existence of something
  29. phoenix
    person of unmatched beauty
  30. prattle
    meaningless sounds
  31. proclivity
    tendency
  32. profuse
    flowing freely
  33. pulverize
    to demolish
  34. ravenous
    urgently eager for food
  35. rend
    to tear violently
  36. saccharine
    overly sweet attitude
  37. scythe
    an instrument for cutting or mowing
  38. serene
    calm
  39. stagnant
    not flowing
  40. stoke
    to stir up
  41. stolid
    showing little emotion
  42. stratum
    a horizontal layer
  43. tactile
    touchable

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