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19 terms

Chapter 18

Frankenstein Vocab
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disquisition
a formal discourse
exordium
a exposition or introduction of a speech or composition
dissipate
dispel, cause to disappear
solemnization
to turn into or observe a formal ceremony
candor
speaking openly what one thinks, giving an honest opinion
manifold
of many kinds, many and various
dilatory
tending to delay, not prompt
guise
mask, pretense
coveted
eagerly desired (usually something of something of someone else's)
impediment
hindrance, obstacle
intimated
suggested indirectly, hinted
machinations
evil plottings, secret schemes
acquiesced
to give in to, to consent passively
sedulous
hard-working, diligent
indolence
idleness, laziness
variegated
to give a variety of colors, to diversify
promontory
point of land extending into the water
chastened
restrained for excess, moderated
ineffectual
useless, without effect