Fahrenheit 451 Part 3 Vocab

Valise (114) n. a small piece of hand luggage.
Rigidity (114) n. firmness.
Perpetual (115) adj. Constant; neverending.
Gobbledygook (115) n. gibberish.
Gout (116) n. A painful inflammation of the joints.
Plume (117) n. a feather or feather-like shape.
Illumined (117) adj. Illuminated; lighted up.
Bewilderment (118) n. confusion.
Clad (120) adj. Covered with a protective or insulating layer
Penance (121) n. A voluntary act of self-mortification or devotion expressing sorrow or sin.
Scalding (123) adj. Causing a burning sensation.
Thoroughfare (124) n. a busy roadway of traffic.
Plummet (125) v. To fall straight down, plunge.
Falter (127) v. To be unsteady in purpose; waver.
Trajectory (127) n. The path of a projectile or other moving body through space.
Dilate (133) v. To make wider or larger.
Sear (135) v. to burn or scorch.
Séance (138) n. A meeting of people to receive spiritualistic messages.
Ricochet (138) v. To rebound from a surface.
Gingerly (147) adv. Cautiously.
Incriminate (152) v. to make one look guilty.
Pedant (153) n. One who pays undue attention to book learning and formal rules.
Convolution (157) n. A form or part that is folded or coiled.
Sloth (157) n. Aversion to work or exertion; laziness.
Bombardment (158) n. The attack using bombs, shells, or missiles.
Scythe (158) n. An implement with a long curved single edged blade and a long bend handle.
Phoenix (163) n. A mythical bird in Egyptian mythology that lived for 500 years and then consumed itself by fire, later to rise renewed from its ashes

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