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consonant
used in Fahrenheit 451

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Definition
a letter of the alphabet (or a speech sound) that is not a vowel
  • A special spot-wavex-scrambler also caused his televised image, in the area immediately about his lips, to mouth the vowels and consonants beautifully.
    p. 61.4
consonants = speech sounds that are not vowels

(editor's note:  On standardized tests, you are more likely to see a very different sense of consonant which means "in keeping with; or in harmony with" as in "Her behavior was consonant with her beliefs.")
There are no more uses of "consonant" in Fahrenheit 451.

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