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Frankenstein Vocabulary (Lists 1 and 2)

Vocabulary from the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
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lassitude
weariness of body or mind from strain, oppressive climate, etc; lack of energy, listlessness
incredulous
indicating or showing disbelief
convalescence
the gradual recovery of health and strength after sickness
vivacity
liveliness, animation, sprightliness
encomiums
a formal expression of high praise, eulogy
dilatoriness
tending to delay or procrastinate, slow, tardy
perambulations
to walk through, about, or over
adduced
to bring forward in argument or as evidence, cite as pertinent or conclusive
approbation
official approval or sanction
obdurate
unmoved by persuasion, pity, or tender feelings
precipitous
extremely or impassably steep
dissipated
to scatter in various directions, disperse, disband
maw
the mouth, throat, or gullet of an animal, particularly a carnivorous mammal
scourge
to whip or lash
uncouth
awkward, clumsy, unmannerly, ungraceful
disconsolate
inconsolable, hopelessly unhappy
conjectured
the formation or expression of an option or theory without sufficient evidence for proof
gait
a manner of walking, running, or stepping
enraptured
to move to rapture, delight beyond measure
immured
to shut in, seclude or confine