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English II

Fahrenheit 451 Vocabulary #1

QuestionAnswer
Metaphorically - Comapred -- not literally
Censorious - Critical; loves to criticize
Cacophonous - Loud, harshing sound
Insidious - Dangerous in a secret kind of way; sinister
Dictum - Authoritative statement
Melancholy - Very sad; depressed
Incessant - Continuous
Contempt - Extreme dislike
Desolate - Deserted; without inhabitants
Flourish - To grow well; to thrive
Aesthetic - Sense of beauty or art
Feint - A false appearance; a fake
Din - Loud harsh sound
Centrifuge - Apparatus used for separating materials using centrifugal force
Abstracted - Lost in one's thought
Blanch - To bleach
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