Frankenstein Vocabulary

By Colin Long

OBSESSION

The girl had an obsession with collecting dolls.

Synonym:
Compulsion

Antonym:
Indifference

AGITATE

The school bully liked to agitate the new girl.
SYNONYM:
Disturb

Antonym:
Calm

Toiled

The farmed toiled all day to make his crops ready for spring.

Synonym:
Labor

Antonym:
lazy

Grotesque

The zookeeper thought that the naked mole rats were grotesque looking.

Synonym:
Absurd

Antonym:
ordinary

Feverish

The little girl woke up and was looking feverish.

Synonym:
Febrile

Antonym:
calm

Convulsive

the man was convulsive when he had a seizure.

Synonym:
frenzied
Antonym:
controlled

devoured

the boy devoured his lunch

synonym:
inhale
Antonym:
abstain

Anatomy

in science we learned about the human anatomy.

Synonym:
division
Antonym:
connection

Gnarled

the tree out in the yard looked to be very gnarled.

synonym:
deformed
antonym:
unbent

Shunned

the waiter tried to speak to his customer, but he was only shunned.

synonym:
despise
Antonym:
accept

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