F451 Vocab

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F451 Vocab
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  1. stolid
    (of a person) calm, dependable, and showing little emotion or animation
  2. pulverize
    reduce to fine particles
  3. stratum
    a level or class to which people are assigned according to their social status, education, or income
  4. proclitivty
    a tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition toward a particular thing
  5. odious
    extremely unpleasant; repulsive
  6. ravenous
    extremely hungry
  7. scythe
    a tool used for cutting crops such as grass or wheat, with a long curved blade at the end of a long pole attached to which are one or two short handles
  8. incessantly
    (of something regarded as unpleasant) continuing without pause or interruption
  9. stagnant
    (of a body of water or the atmosphere of a confined space) having no current or flow and often having an unpleasant smell as a consequence
  10. bestial
    of or like an animal or animals
  11. tactlie
    of or connected with the sense of touch
  12. dictrum
    a formal pronouncement from an authoritative source
  13. profusion
    an abundance or large quantity of something
  14. insidious
    proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects
  15. desolation
    a state of complete emptiness or destruction
  16. parry
    ward off (a weapon or attack), esp. with a countermove
  17. contempible
    deserving contempt; despicable
  18. perpetual
    never ending or changing
  19. aesthetic
    concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty
  20. certitude
    absolute certainty or conviction that something is the case
  21. blanch
    make white or pale by extracting color; bleach
  22. oblivion
    the state of being unaware or unconscious of what is happening

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