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Bellwork: 8/15/14 Take out your homework from last night (the 22 vocabulary terms and their definitions). Place it on top of your desk. Take out your notes from Fahrenheit 451 and a new sheet of paper. Head it appropriately and title it “F451 Notes, cont.” We will spend the majority of the class period reading Part I “The Hearth and the Salamander.”
Fahrenheit 451 “The Hearth and the Salamander” Vocabulary Words List
1. hearth: a brick, stone, or concrete area in front of a fireplace the floor of a fireplace 2. salamander: a small animal that looks like a lizard with smooth skin and that lives both on land and in water 3. kerosene: a flammable hydrocarbon oil usually obtained by distillation of petroleum and used as a fuel, solvent, and thinner 4. luxuriously: very comfortable and expensive : richly appealing feeling or showing a desire for expensive things 5. prior: existing or coming before in time, order, or importance
6. compress: to press or squeeze (something) so that it is smaller or fills less space to make (something) shorter or smaller 7. hypnotize: to put (a person) into a state of hypnosis to hold the attention of (someone) : to attract (someone) in a powerful or mysterious way 8. marionette: a puppet that is moved by pulling strings or wires that are attached to its body 9. thimble: a small metal or plastic cap used in sewing to protect the finger that pushes the needle 10. distill: to make (a liquid) pure by heating it until it becomes a gas and then cooling it until it is a liquid again to purify (a liquid) by distillation to make (a strong alcoholic drink) by using this process to take the most important parts of something and put them in a different and usually improved form
11. gush: to flow out very quickly and in large amounts to produce a large amount of (a quickly flowing liquid) to speak in an extremely enthusiastic way 12. exotic: very different, strange, or unusual 13. phoenix: a magical bird in ancient stories that lives for 500 years before it burns itself to death and then is born again from its ashes 14. capillary: resembling a hair especially in slender elongated form having a very small bore involving, held by, or resulting from surface tension 15. proclivity: an inclination or predisposition toward something; especially: a strong inherent inclination toward something
16. cellophane: a thin transparent material that is used for wrapping things 17. asylum: protection given by a government to someone who has left another country in order to escape being harmed a hospital where people who are mentally ill are cared 18. odious: causing hatred or strong dislike 19. flourish: to grow well : to be healthy to be very successful : to do very well 20. cacophony: unpleasant loud sounds 21. pantomime: a way of expressing information or telling a story without words by using body movements and facial expressions a performance in which a story is told without words by using body movements and facial expressions 22. centrifuge: a machine that uses centrifugal force to separate substances or parts of substances
homework Write one complete sentence for each vocabulary word. Make sure you use the correct meaning and part of speech.