Fahrenheit 451 Pt. 3 Vocab

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valise

a small piece of hand luggage

rigidity

firmness

perpetual

constant; neverending

gobbledygook

gibberish

gout

a painful inflammation of the joints

plume

a feather or feather-like shape

illuined

illuminated; lighted up

bewilderment

confusion

clad

dressed

penance

a voluntary act of self-mortification or devotion expressing sorrow for sin

scalding

causing a burning sensation

throughfare

a busy roadway of traffic

plummet

to fall straight down, plunge

falter

to be unsteady in purpose; waver

trajectory

the path of a projectile or other moving body through space

dilate

to make wider or larger

sear

to burn or scorch

seance

a meeting of people to receive spiritualistic messages

ricochet

to rebound from a surface

gingerly

cautiously

incriminate

to make one look guilty

pedant

one who pays undue attention to book learning and formal rules

convolution

a form or part that is folded or coiled

sloth

aversion to work or exertion

bombardment

the attack using bombs, shells, or missles

scythe

an implement with a long curved single-edged blade and a long bent handle

phoenix

a mythical bird in Egyptian mythology that lived for 500 years and then consumed itself by fire, later to rise renewed from the ashes

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