Frankenstein Vocabulary Words

Obsession: The domination of ones thoughts or feelings by a persistant, idea, image, or desire

Sentence: Many people have an addiction, or obsession over illegal drugs.

Synonym: Addiction

Antonym: Indifference

Example: Alcoholic Beverages

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Agitate: To move or force into voilent, irregular action

Sentence: If you get to close to a seagulls nesting area, you will agitate them.

Synonym: Annoy

Antonym: Tranquility

Example: Loud Noises

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Toiled: Hard and continuous work; exhausting labor and effort

Sentence: Last weekend I was inducted into OA (Order of the Arrow) and I had to toil hard to earn the honor.

Synonym: Work

Anonym: Leisure

Example: Construction

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Grotesque: Odd, Unnatural, shape,  or character; fantastically ugly or absurd.

Sentence: Frankenstein is a very grotesque monster, in which his body is made of several different corpses.

Synonym: Monstrous

Antonym: Beautiful

Example: Rat

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Feverish: Excited, restless, or uncontrolled; as if from fever

Sentence: I felt feverish last week because I had to write and assemble a public speech.

Synonym: Restless

Antonym: Controlled

Example: Diseased person

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Conclusive: The nature of characterized, by convulsions or spasms

Sentence: An idiosyncrasy can be considered a convulsive action.

Synonym: Idiosyncrasy

Antonym: Controllable

Example: Epileptic

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Devoured: To consume destructively, recklessly  

Sentence: When i got home from school I devoured a lot of food.

Synonym: Rapidly eat

Antonym: Starvation

Example: Eating wildly

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Anatomy: The structure of nature, animals, etc.

Sentence: The anatomy of the human body is extremely complicated.

Synonym: DNA

Antonym:  Generic

Example: The Human Body

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Gnarled: Having a roughed, weather beaten appearance

Sentence: Many Jews that were apart of the Holocaust had a gnarled appearance

Synonym: Twisted

Antonym: Smooth

Example: Wrinkles

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Shunned: To keep away from, because of disliking

Sentence: The pope used a method called excommunicating, or shunning any opposing offenders.

Synonym: Excommunicated

Antonym: Talking

Example: Paying attention to someone

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