Fahrenheit 451 Vocab

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cacophonous

harsh sounding, having dissonance

censorious

critical

contempt

scorn, extreme dislike or disdain

desolate

deserted, without inhabitants barren

dictum

an authoritative statement, decree

incessant

uninterrupted

insidious

treacherous or dangerous in a secret sort of way

melancholy

depression of spirits

oblivion

state of being forgotten

obscure

difficult to see, vague

odious

deserving hate or contempt

parry

to deflect or to ward off a blow

pedantry

act of showing off learning in a manner that is needless and unimaginative

perfunctory

acting routinely with little interest or care

proclivity

inclination, tendency

ravenous

urgently eager for food: craving satisfaction or gratification

serene

calm, placid

stolid

showing little emotion

tactile

perceptible by touch, capable of being felt

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