18 terms

Frankenstein Vocabulary 1

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ardent
displaying or characterized by strong enthusiasm, passion, or devotion
inexorable
not capable of being persuaded by entreaty; unyielding
solicitude
the state or quality of being concerned or attentive; eagerness
cull
to pick out from others; select
conciliate
1. To overcome the distrust or badness of; placate 2. To regain (friendship, for example) by pleasant behavior; to reconcile
paroxysm
a sudden outburst of emotion or action
indefatigable
incapable or seemingly incapable of being fatigued; tireless
harrowing
Extremely distressing
disconsolate
Beyond consolation; hopelessly sad
ardour/ardor
Great warmth, as of emotion or desire
filial
Of, pertaining to, or befitting a son or daughter
predilection
a partiality or disposition in favor of something; a preference
apathy
lack of interest or concern; indifference
tyro
An inexperienced person; a beginner; neophyte
repine
To be discontented or low in spirits; complain or fret
aver
To declare in a positive manner; affirm
repugnance
great dislike; aversion
progeny
1. Children or descendants 2. A result of a creative effort; product