Fahrenheit 451: Vocabulary and Page Number

Fahrenheit 451: Vocabulary and Page Number

Stolid
showing little or no emotion; not easily ecstatic or upset
Page 3
Refracted
to make light modification direction when it goes through an angle
Page 11
Imperceptibly
difficult to see or discover
Page 11
Pulverized
to crush, beat ground into powder or dust
Page 14
Melancholy
sad state of mind or sensation
Page 61
Capillary
looking like a hair especially in slim extended form
Page 24
Complex
having several parts
page 26
ballistics
a sciences that studies the movement of things that are shot through air
Page 26
Set up
directly and down
Page 32
Proclivities
A strong natural liking for something that is usually bad
Page 33
Odious
Causing hatred or strong dislike
Page 35
Ravenous
Very starving
Page 41
Pratfall
A sudden fall in which you wind up sitting on the ground
Page 56
Dictum
a statement or remark that expresses an essential idea or guideline
Page 58
Noncombustible
unable to be burned quickly
Page 61
Tactile
relating to sense of touch
Page 61
Cadenced
A routine beat or rhythm
Page 75
Retailiation
to do something bad to someone who has actually hurt you
Page 79
Receptacle
a container that is used to hold something
Page 82
Cowardice
Fear that make you not able to do what is right or anticipated
Page 82
At the same time
happening at the same time
Page 149
Manifested
able to be seen plainly
Page 83
Verbiage
speech or writing which contains many words
Page 107
Smouldering
to burn something slowly without flames but usually with smoke
Page 117
Indecisive
not able to choose quickly and with confidence
Page 151
Grotesque
comically or repulsively unsightly or distorted
Page 134
Limned
to draw or paint on a surface
Page 134
Juggernaut
something that is incredibly big and effective that can’t be stopped
Page 140
Cardamon
the seeds of an Asian plant used as a spice in cooking
Page 169
Pedants
an individual who irritates other people by remedying little mistakes
Page 153
Pyre
a stack of wood for burning a dead body
Page 163

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