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26 terms

Frankenstein Vocab Vol I

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prognosticate
to fortell
imperious
urgent/commanding
chimera
a grotesque product of the imagination
panegyric
a formal expression of praise
indefatigable
untiring
physiognomy
facial appearance/reflection of inner character
pedantry
showing off your knowledge
profane
unholy, this worldly (corrupt)
charnel house
dead/bone house
lassitude
a feeling of lack of interest or energy
vacillate
to swing indecisively from one idea or course of action to another
mien
air, manner; appearance; expression
encomium
a formal expression of praise
approbation
official recognition or approval
dilatory
tending to delay or procrastinate
perambulation
a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
salubrious
favorable to health of mind or body
verdant
green with vegetation
infamy
evil fame or reputation
ignominious
Shameful; disgraceful
exculpate
to free from guilt or blame
timorous
timid by nature or revealing timidity
excommunication
the act of banishing a member of the Church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the Church
obdurate
stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing
perdition
damnation; ruin; hell
satiate
fill to satisfaction