Fahrenheit 451 Vocabulary #3

  1. incessantly
    continuing or following without interruption; unceasing
  2. resolve
    fixity of purpose; resoluteness
  3. grout
    thin mortar used for filling spaces
  4. scythe
    an implement used for mowing (as grass) and composed of a long curving blade fastened at an angle to a long handle
  5. penance
    an act of self-abasement, mortification, or devotion performed to show sorrow or repentance for sin
  6. perfunctorily
    lacking in interest or enthusiasm
  7. bewildered
    perplexed or confused especially by a complexity, variety, or multitude of objects or considerations
  8. metropolis
    the chief or capital city of a country, state, or region
  9. concussion
    a hard blow or collision
  10. luminous
    emitting or reflecting usually steady, suffused, or glowing light
  11. displaced
    removed from the usual or proper place; specifically : to expel or force to flee from home or homeland
  12. pyre
    a combustible heap for burning a dead body as a funeral rite; broadly : a pile of material to be burned
  13. incite
    to move to action : stir up : spur on : urge on
  14. pedant
    one who makes a show of knowledge
  15. squander
    to spend extravagantly or foolishly; to waste
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Fahrenheit 451 Vocabulary #3
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