Fahrenheit 451 Vocabulary #3: Please match the

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Fahrenheit 451 Vocabulary #3: Please match the words to their definition.
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inclined
B
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tactile
C
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dictum
D
A formal pronouncement from an
authoritative source
A strong and fast-moving stream of water
or other liquid
A continuous low humming sound
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exploitation
E
Glowing
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bestial
F
Having a preference or tendency
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drone
G
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cower
H
Person authorized to take out offensive
material; to ban
Related to the sense of touch
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luminescent
I
Savagely cruel and wicked; animal-like
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rationalize
J
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censor
K
The utilization of another person for selfish
purposes
To cringe in fear
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torrent
L
To offer a self-serving but incorrect answer
Use the vocabulary words above to complete the sentences below.
39. Josh tried to ___________________________________ cheating on his test by telling his teacher that he had
to cheat; otherwise, his parents would be upset with him if he didn’t earn an ‘A’.
40. The _________________________ of the teacher’s monotone voice put nearly the entire class to sleep.
41. The blind man was able to find his way using _____________________________ navigation skills.
42. The _________________________________________ of immigrant workers occurs when they are paid very
little for their hard work due to their desperate circumstances.
43. The ________________________________ traits of the mechanical hound frightened the citizens.
44. A(n) __________________________________ of water gushed out of the defective pipes and flooded the
basement.
45. The public is upset by many statements in the State’s proposed ________________________________
regarding education reform.
46. The bright yellow paint on the walls gave the rooms a(n) _________________________________ quality.
47. The teacher was ____________________________________ to give the student an F for plagiarizing his entire
paper; however, she allowed him to re-write it for a better grade.
48. If schools ____________________________ books like To Kill a Mockingbird or The Adventures of Huckleberry
Finn for offensive language, one could argue they are violating the First Amendment.
49. Dogs _____________________________ and put their tails between their legs when they feel like they are
being scolded or are afraid.
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