Frankenstein: Vocabulary List

Frankenstein: Vocabulary List

impassioned
(adj.)– revealing deep feeling
satisfy
(verb)– to satisfy
give
(verb)– to give, grant or bestow
requisite
(adj)– required for a function
ascertaining
(verb)– learning
eliminated
(verb)– laid to rest (in the sense of fading away)
injunction
(verb)– reliable order
consecrated
(adj.)– stated sacred
inuring
(verb)– becoming familiar with (something hard)
capacious
(adj.) capable of holding much, roomy
dross
(n.) unwanted part
dauntless
(adj.) brave, courageous
amassed
(verb) gathered or built up
entreated
(verb) made an earnest demand of
suppliant
(adj.) explains one who is humbly begging
inexorable
(adj.) ruthless
dispositions
(n.) desires
prudence
(n.) wisdom, profundity and common sense
passed through
(v.) crossed, to take a trip or pass throughout
whither
(adverb) to what location, result, or condition
capitulated
(verb) surrendered
impertinent
(adj.) impolite; ill-mannered, insolent
conciliating
(adj.) calming; pleasing
chosen
(verb) picked out; chosen
evinced
(verb) figured out clearly
draught
(noun) British draft; the portion drunk
paroxysm
(noun) a fit, attack, or abrupt boost of signs
repose
(noun) sleep
fastidious
(adj.) specific, oversensitive
discernment
(noun) quality of being able to understand an idea
ameliorate
(verb) to make better
lineaments
(noun) lines or features of the face
indefatigable
(adj.) not tiring
effective
(adj.) able to produce a preferred impact
procure
(verb) to get; get
rankling
(noun) thing that causes inflammation or anger
reimbursing
(verb) repaying
penury
(noun) severe poverty
divine
(verb) to guess correctly
akin
(adj.) the exact same kind; similar
infidels
(nouns) those who have no morals or faiths
caprice
(noun) impulse; impulse
filial
(adj.) associated to a kid
indiscriminately
(adverb) done thoughtlessly or without being particular
benefactors
(noun) those who offer presents or benefits to someone
sullen
(adj.) dismal or dismal
semblance
(noun) a similarity or image
aught
(noun) at all; absolutely nothing; zero
beneficence
(noun), the quality or state of being excellent
predilection
(noun) preference
inclemency
(noun), quality of having a temper or doing not have mildness
lethargy
(noun) quality of not caring
chimerical
(adj.) provided to great schemes
tyros
(noun) novices; newbies
impediments
(noun) things that stand in the method
repined
(verb) complained
averred
(verb) stated
preceptors
(noun) principals of a school
slough
(verb) to shed or abandon
many
(adj.) occurring in terrific range
ardent
(adj.) intense; passionate
caprices
(noun) sudden changes in the method one thinks or acts
progeny
(noun) offspring
avoid
(verb) turn away
giving up
(verb) abandoning; leaving behind
immutable
(adj.) unchangeable
decreed
(verb) commanded; ordered
prognosticated
(verb) forecasted
benignity
(adj.) favorability; goodness
countenance
(noun) facial expression
break
(noun) a rest or break
pretence
(noun) act of pretending; make believe
chaise
(noun) A chair with a long seat
imbibed
(verb) consumed in
recapitulation
(noun) summary (recap)
panegyric
(noun) a speech or essay about a dead person
chimera
(noun) a beast with a lion’s head; illusion; fabrication
crucible
(noun) a thing for melting products
humblemien
(noun) way of behaving; appearance
affability
(noun) friendliness
deference
(noun) quality of being modest or showing respect
physiognomy
(noun) external look or the inner character revealed by it
dogmatism
(noun) arrogant, persistent assertion of opinion or belief
pedantry
(noun) act of paying too much attention to book learning
abstruse
(adj.) hard to understand
facile
(adj.) easily accomplished
infallibly
(adv.) done without the possibility of making a mistake
conducive
(adj.) to be a help in doing something
lengthy
(verb) Extend in time or area
endued
(verb) provided with a quality of power
irksome
(adj) tedious, laborious, irritating
option
(noun) a source of help
minutiae
(noun) trifling matters
consummation
(noun) the conclusion
precepts
(noun) guidelines to direct one’s conduct
emaciated
(adj.) exceptionally thin
insensible
(adj.) invisible; unconscious; unsusceptible
incipient
(adj.) beginning to exist or appear