Frankenstein Vocabulary

Aaron Gerlach

Obsession

Many people obsess  over watching baseball in October and November.

Synonym: fascination   Antonym: dislike

Example: food

Agitate

I like agitating my sister by taking her stuff.

Synonym: disturb   Antonym: soothe  

Example: sister

Toiled

The construction workers toiled the over their work on the hot day.

Synonym: strain   Antonym: idle

Example: mowing the lawn

Grotesque

The sight of the grotesque wounds caused the doctors to gag.

Synonym: monstrous     Antonym: beautiful

Example: burn wound

Feverish

The ants feverishly stocked up their food supply.

Synonym: hectic   Antonym: relaxed

Example: bumblebee

Convulsive

People with epilepsy have convulsive seizures.  

Synonym: spastic   Antonym: controlled

Example: jerking

Devoured

The children devoured the candy.

Synonym: gobbled   Antonym: abstain

Example: cake

Anatomy

To become a doctor you must major in anatomy.

Synonym: design   Antonym: connection

Example: body system

Gnarled

The boy tripped over the gnarled tree roots as he was running.

Synonym: twisted   Antonym: smooth

Example: twisted limbs

Shunned

The boy was shunned because of his like of unicorns.

Synonym: ignored   Antonym: included

Example: isolated by others

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