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    Greek & Latin Roots= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4b+c, 3.4b+c, 4.4b, 5.b, 6.4b, 7.4b, 8.4b, 9-10.4b, 11-12.4b
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    1) Fahrenheit 451 Vocabulary - Puzzle #1 - myvocabulary.com

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    Fahrenheit 451 vocabulary list ls one of 140 novels and plays where the vocabulary has been provided. See the Novels header on the home page for a list of all 140 novels, books and plays.
    Clue: The Fahrenheit 451 vocabulary word list includes the correct answers. In addition to this Interactive Word Puzzle for Fahrenheit 451 vocabulary, www.myvocabulary.com will also feature some of the following free puzzles including:
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    Vocabulary Word List: Fahrenheit 451 vocabulary word list is listed in order of appearance from its three parts:
  • Part I-The Hearth and the Salamander:
    kerosene, luxuriously, prior, compress, hypnotize, miraculous, illumination, marionette, thimble, distill, gush, disposable, dissolve, drench, apprenticeship, obligate, salamander, exotic, capillary, jolt, phoenix, mourn, glitter, proclivity, cellophane, ignite, asylum, odious, flourish, tamp, cacophony, centrifuge, pantomime, cymbal, incinerator
  • Part II-The Sieve And The Sand:
    rationalize, ventilator, sieve, suffuse, dentifrice, garment, arsonist, devour, gimmick, praetor, insidious, linguist, contemptible, trifle, disperse
  • Part III-Burning Bright:
    simmer, reel, fumble, writhe, manikin, instinctive, plummet, flail, phantom, exhalation, contaminate, hover, meteor, musk, wary, simultaneous, convolution, desolation, Ecclesiastes

    The vocabulary list of 15 words used in the Interactive word puzzles (in two sets of 8 words each) are:
    CACOPHONY, CONTEMPTIBLE, CONVOLUTION, DESOLATION, FLOURISH, ILLUMINATION, INSIDIOUS, ODIOUS, PHOENIX, PROCLIVITY, SIEVE, SIMULTANEOUS, SUFFUSE, TRIFLE, WRITHE
  • Fahrenheit 451 Vocabulary - Puzzle #1 - myvocabulary.com

    1)  Harsh, jarring or unharmonious sound: dissonance (noun)
    Root PHON = sound

    2)  Deserving derision; arousing open disrespect (adjective)
    Root TEMN = scorn

    3)  A twisted form or structure; one of the irregular ridges on the surface of the brain (noun)
    Root VOLU = turn, roll

    4)  A barren wasteland; condition of being devastated,; grief, sadness: loneliness (noun)
    Root SOL = alone, only

    5)  To grow luxuriantly: thrive' to achieve success: prosper; to be active or prominent; to wield with dramatic gestures: brandish (verb)
    Root FLOR = flower

    6)  The action of supplying light or brightening with light; spiritual or intellectual enlightenment; the luminous flux per unit area (noun)
    Root LUM = light

    7)  Awaiting or watching for a chance to ensnare or entrap: treacherous; having a gradual and cumulative effect (adjective)
    Root SID = sit, settle

    8)  Causing or deserving hatred or repugnance (adjective)
    Root ODI = hatred, ill will

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    2) Fahrenheit 451 Vocabulary Word Puzzle #2 - myvocabulary.com

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    Clue: The Fahrenheit 451 vocabulary word list includes the correct answers. In addition to this Interactive Word Puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com will also feature some of the following free puzzles including:
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    Vocabulary Word List: The Fahrenheit 451 vocabulary list uses 15 words in Interactive word puzzles (in two sets of 8 and 7 words each.) The vocabulary list includes:
    CACOPHONY, CONTEMPTIBLE, CONVOLUTION, DESOLATION, FLOURISH, ILLUMINATION, INSIDIOUS, ODIOUS, PHOENIX, PROCLIVITY, SIEVE, SIMULTANEOUS, SUFFUSE, TRIFLE, WRITHE

    Fahrenheit 451 Vocabulary Word Puzzle #2 - myvocabulary.com

    1)  A legendary bird that may have lived 500 years, burned itself to death and rose youthfully alive from the ashes (noun)
    Root Greek Mythology story of a bird

    2)  A tendency or inclination of the mind or temperament: disposition (noun)
    Root CLIV = slope

    3)  A device with meshes or perforations where particles of a mixture of various sizes pass to separate them from coarser ones (noun)
    Root SIFE = drip, run out (Old English)

    4)  Existing or occurring at the same time: coincident; satisfied by the same values of the variables (adjective)
    Root SIMUL = resemble, make like

    5)  To spread over or through by fluid or light: flush, fill (verb)
    Root FUND = pour

    6)  Something of little value or importance; a dessert of sponge cake spread with jam or jelly, covered with whipped cream and custard (noun)
    Root TUFFE = deception (Old French)

    7)  To twist and turn this way and that; to suffer with shame and confusion: squirm (verb)
    Root WRITHEN = twist, wind about (Old English)

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