Farhenheit 451 Part 1

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  1. abstract
    existing only in the mind
  2. abyss
    a bottomless gulf or pit
  3. ballistics
    the science of flight dynamics
  4. bestial
    resembling an animal, especially by being vicious or cruel
  5. bewilderedly
    in a bewildered manner
  6. cacophony
    loud confusing disagreeable sounds
  7. centrifuge
    an apparatus that separates particles from a suspension
  8. cinder
    a fragment of incombustible matter left after a fire
  9. condemnation
    an expression of strong disapproval
  10. devotion
    commitment to some purpose
  11. drear
    causing dejection
  12. fathom
    a linear unit of measurement for water depth
  13. feigning
    pretending with intention to deceive
  14. flue
    a conduit to carry off smoke
  15. gorge
    a deep ravine, usually with a river running through it
  16. illumination
    the quality of providing light
  17. incinerator
    a furnace for incinerating (especially to dispose of refuse)
  18. jargon
    technical terminology characteristic of a particular subject
  19. luminescent
    emitting light not caused by heat
  20. marionette
    a figure operated from above with strings by a puppeteer
  21. mausoleum
    a large burial chamber, usually above ground
  22. melancholy
    a constitutional tendency to be gloomy and depressed
  23. noncombustible
    not capable of igniting and burning
  24. objective
    the goal intended to be attained
  25. olfactory
    of or relating to the sense of smell
  26. proclivity
    a natural inclination
  27. pulverized
    consisting of fine particles
  28. seize
    take hold of; grab
  29. sheath
    a protective covering, as for a knife or sword
  30. stratum
    one of several parallel layers of material
  31. tactile
    of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch
  32. torrent
    an overwhelming number or amount
  33. venomous
    extremely poisonous or injurious
  34. ventilator
    a device that introduces fresh air or expels foul air
  35. waft
    a long flag; often tapering
Created on March 11, 2015

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