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17 terms

Fahrenheit 451 (1st Set)

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stolid
having or revealing little emotion; impassive
gorging
to stuff oneself with food, glut
minstrel
a medieval musician who sang and recited poetry
flue
tube or shaft for the passage of smoke or air (chimney)
waft
to float or be carried through the air ( a sound or smell)
pedestrian
a person who travels by foot
refract
To deflect sound or light
impercetible
not able to be preceived by the senses
pulverize
crush or grind into very small particles
melancholy
sadness; depression
hearth
the floor of a fireplace; the fireside as a symbol of the home and family
proboscis
trunk, snout, or nose
incinerator
a furnace for burning trash, garbage, etc. to ashes
ballistics
The study of the flight of bullets or other hurled objects
proclivity
a natural predisposition or inclination
centrifuge
an apparatus used for separating materials by the use of centrifugal force
pantomime
communication by means of gesture and facial expression