Fahrenheit 451 Part 2 Vocab Flashcard Example #47430

Peer (71)
v. to look intently.
Subside (72)
v. to lessen in intensity or degree.
Exhalation (72)
n. the act or an instance of exhaling.
Teem (73)
v. to be full of things; abound or swarm.
Murmur (73)
v. to complain in low, mumbling tones; grumble.
Gasp (73)
v. to draw in the breath sharply, as from shock.
Cadenced (75)
adj. A progression of chords moving to a harmonic close or point of rest.
Patronage (75)
n. support, encouragement, or championship, as of a person or a cause.
Suffuse (76)
v. to spread through or over, as with liquid or light.
Sieve (78)
n. a utensil of wire mesh for straining materials.
Retaliation (79)
n. the act of paying back for injury.
Submission (79)
n. the act of giving in to a power of another.
Strewn (81)
v. to spread about; scatter.
Divert (81)
v. to turn aside from a course or direction.
Veiled (81)
adj. Covered or shaded.
Profusion (83)
n. the state of being profuse, abundance.
Skepticism (84)
n. a doubting or questioning attitude.
Insidious (86)
adj. Working or spreading harmfully in a subtle or stealthy manner.
Contemptible (91)
adj. Deserving of contempt; despicable.
Mobilize (92)
v. to make capable of movement.
Din (93)
n. a jumble of loud, discordant sounds.
Disperse (102)
v. to drive off or scatter in different directions.
Filigree (103)
n. delicate and intricate ornamental.
Invigorate (103)
v. to reenergize.
Distill (103)
v. to increase the concentration of, separate, or purify.
Hone (104)
v. to sharpen; enhance.
Ferret (105)
v. to scrounge or scavenge for.
Parry (106)
v. to deflect or ward off.
Folly (107)
n. a lack of good sense; foolishness.
Verbiage (107)
n. expression of words and phrases.
Upflailing (107)
adj. Waving arms sporadically in the air.
Welter (107)
n. a confused mass; a jumble.
Dwindle (107)
v. to subside.
Beatific (107)
adj. Showing or producing exalted joy or blessedness; angelic.
Perfunctorily (108)
adv. Done routinely and with little interest or care.
Chaff (109)
adj. Trivial or worthless.

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