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Frankenstein Vocab 1-4

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fervent
passionate, glowing
perpetual
never ending, eternal
eccentricities
not like how other people do things, , odd behaviors, dressing differently
ardent
strong enthusiasm, ,
induce
persuade, , To lead towards some action
requisite
required (like an AIS shirt)
dominion
where your influence or control might be, , control; rule; area of influence (like your bedroom)
tranquilize
to make calm (take a drug)
effusions
unrestrained outpouring of feelings
inuring
to become used to something undesirable by prolonged subjection
dauntless
not scared of something or discouraged, , bold; fearless
inexorable
relentless (like the wind), does not stop
allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art
solicitude
concern, anxious care, , a feeling of excessive concern
capitulated
to give in, surrender,
repose
rest or sleep
conciliating
winning over, , becoming agreeable, appeasing
paroxysm
spasm, sudden outburst, ,
intimate
someone to whom private matters are confided
rankling
pain, soreness, cause annoyance or irritation
plaited
braided hair
pittance
small amount
disconsolate
soooo sad
interment
burial
recompensing
reward, pay back
penury
very poor
chamois
goat
ardor
great intensity, passion
sublime
exalted, inspiring, inspiring awe (like a great song)
rapture
a state of great joy, delight, or love
infidels
person with no religion or belief/atheist
indulgence
indulging or gratifying a desire
caprice
impulsive change of mind, ,
filial
affectionate,, of or like a son or daughter
metaphysical
mystical, abstract, spiritual
predilection
preference, , a strong liking
inclemency
bad or stormy weather
chimerical
dreamlike, , imaginary; fantastic
avidity
eagerness, greediness,
imbued
filled with ideas or feelings
tyros
beginners; novices
tertiary
third in order or rank
impediments
gets in the way, hinder, block
repined
express unhappiness, , To Complain
averred
declared to be true, asserted
progeny
children, offspring
immutable
does not change
menaced
threatened or in danger
imprudence
unwise
prognosticated
to predict something,
fortitude
determination, , (n.) courage in facing difficulties
benignity
kindly, gracious, , the quality of being kind and gentle
irreparable
hopeless, irreversible
deferred
to put off, delay or postpone
zeal
eagerness, enthusiastic
chaise
two-wheeled open carriage
imbued
filled with
reprobate
unmoral person
recapitulation
to repeat, or summarized
panegyric
speech filled with praise, compliments
elixir
sweet solution containing medicine, a substance believed to cure all ills
palpable
capable of being perceived by the senses or the mind, appearance, look
mien
appearance, look
erroneously
mistaken
physiognomy
facial features which reveal characteristics
dogmatism
authoritarian assertion of opinion, giving opinion without evidence
pedant
one who flaunts learning, , scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
abstruse
difficult to understand
facile
achieved with little effort, easily done or attained; superficial; ready, fluent; easily shown but not sincerely felt
esteem
high regard, favorable opinion
receptacle
a container or place for keeping things
emaciated
starved, extremely thin
unhallowed
not sacred, wicked, sinful, evil
incipient
just beginning, early stage
delineate
describe in words, shown clearly
lassitude
tired or wary
shroud
burial cloth
demoniacal
devilish, very wicked
palpitation
throbbing, beating rapidly
languor
lack of enthusiasm
allude
hint at, mention slightly
unremitting
steady, not giving up
pertinacity
not giving up, continuing, stubborn
remorse
deep, painful regret
fetter
restrain, tie up
placid
peaceful, quiet
perversity
abnormality, difference
dissipate
totally scatter,
vivacity
liveliness
vacillating
unsteady, wavering
antipathy
strong dislike or hate
encomiums
songs of praise, highly complimentary
diffident
lacking in self-confidence
eulogy
speech given when someone dies
dilatoriness
lateness, not prompt
preambulations
walks or strolls
salubrious
healthful