Fahrenheit 451 Vocabulary #3: Please match the words to their definition. _________28 inclined B _________29 tactile C _________30 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 _________31 exploitation E Glowing _________32 bestial F Having a preference or tendency _________33 drone G _________34 cower H Person authorized to take out offensive material; to ban Related to the sense of touch _________35 luminescent I Savagely cruel and wicked; animal-like _________36 rationalize J _________37 censor K The utilization of another person for selfish purposes To cringe in fear _________38 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.