Farenheit 451

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Farenheit 451
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vocab from Farenhiet 451, summer packet
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  1. ABYSS
    bottomless gulf
  2. OLFACTORY
    the sense of smell
  3. TACTILE
    relating to touch
  4. RUDDY
    having a healthy red color
  5. RAVENOUS
    greedily hungry
  6. FURLED
    curled
  7. LOAM
    a mixture for plastering usually made of clay
  8. ODIOUS
    something causing or deserving hatred or repugnance
  9. GULLET
    esophagus; throat
  10. PYRE
    funeral fire
  11. LINGUIST
    someone who can speak several languages
  12. VERBIAGE
    too many words
  13. GILDED
    made golden
  14. BLANCHE
    turn white or pale
  15. INFINITE
    endless
  16. VALISE
    a suitcase
  17. TRAJECTORY
    path of something moving
  18. BEATIFIC
    having a happy appearance
  19. WEARILY
    done with caution
  20. MELANCHOLY
    sadness or depression
  21. CACOPHONY
    harsh or discordant sounds
  22. PARLOR
    living room
  23. FLAILING
    threshing or beating
  24. SIMULTANEOUSLY
    occurring at the same time
  25. PROBOSCIS
    nose, trunk, or snout
  26. RECEPTACLE
    container
  27. DICTUM
    a noteworthy statement of something
  28. INSIDIOUS
    more dangerous than meets the eye
  29. SUBMISSION
    resigning to obedience
  30. SUBCONSCIOUS
    occurring with little or no awareness
  31. CONTEMPTIBLE
    deserving scorn
  32. TALLOW
    animal fat used in candles
  33. PHOENIX
    mythical bird that arose from ashes
  34. REFRACTED
    bent back to the source as in light rays
  35. ANTISOCIAL
    acting against the welfare of people
  36. CENTRIFUGE
    spinning machine that separates particles
  37. HARLEQUIN
    a buffoon; a comedic character
  38. MAUSOLEUM
    large tomb
  39. INTUITIVE
    knowing something without reason; knowing by instinct
  40. MARIONETTE
    puppet moved by strings
  41. ANAESTHETIZED
    made to forget troubles or pains
  42. QUIBBLE
    argue
  43. FARENHEIT
    thermometer scale
  44. MONOLOGUE
    long speech
  45. PENDANT
    a necklace
  46. SUBSIDE
    sink or retreat
  47. SIEVE
    a device of meshes through which fine particles can pass
  48. CONJURE
    to summon or raise up; to contrive
  49. LUMINESCENT
    characterized by low-temperature emission of light
  50. SALAMANDER
    mythological reptile able to live in fire

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