If you’re teaching the Holocaust or related issues to your students, and you want to delve deeper into meaning of that Greek word, you might find this short exercise on the Greek word roots caust and caut useful. Otherwise, it’s a quick and systematic way to build vocabulary. In either case, it means to burn.
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