• Fahrenheit 451 Vocab


    1. Aesthetic: concerned with notions such as the beautiful and the ugly.
    2. Bombardment: to attack or batter with artillery fire.
    3. Chaos: a state of utter confusion or disorder
    4. Civilian: a person who is not on active duty with a military, naval, police, or fire fighting organization.
    5. Dilate: to make wider or larger, causing to expand.
    6. Dimension: a property of space; extension in a given direction
    7. Discourse: communication of thought by words or conversation
    8. Disintegrate: to separate into parts or lose intactness or solidness
    9. Distill: to subject to a process of vaporization and condensation, for purification or concentration.
    10. Incomprehensible: impossible to understand or comprehend
    11. Insane: crazy; mentally deranged
    12. Liquefaction: the act or process of liquefying or making liquid.
    13. Luminescent: the emission of light not caused by incandescence
    14. Noncombustible: not flammable
    15. Oblivion: the state of being completely forgotten or unknown
    16. Parried: to evade or dodge
    17. Patronage: the financial support or business provided to a store, hotel, or the like, by paying guests.
    18. Perpetual: continuing or lasting forever
    19. Phoenix: a person or thing that has become renewed or restored after suffering calamity or apparent annihilation.
    20. Platinum: a highly malleable element resistant to most chemicals; used often in jewelry.
    21. Profusion: abundance; abundant quantity
    22. Quibble: petty criticism; a petty argument
    23. Receptacle: a container or device that receives or hold something
    24. Spittle: saliva; spit
    25. Tabloid: a newspaper concentrating on sensational news and usually heavily illustrated
    26. Threadbare: garments so shabby that the threads are exposed
    27. Transcription: a written copy of spoken material
    28. Ventilation: to provide fresh air in the place of air that has been used or contaminated.
    29. Venomous: extremely poisonous or injurious
    30. Stolid: having or revealing little emotion