Frankenstein Vocabulary Words
By: Raven Slade
The domination of one's thoughts or feelings by a persistent idea, image, or desire.
Sentence: Charlotte had an obsession of pandas.
Example: Michael Jackson and his music
To move or force into violent, irregular action.
Sentence: The loud music from up stairs agitated the water in the glass.
Example: A football player violently pushing another player
Hard and continuos work; exhausting labor or effect.
Sentence: Chris toiled on his lawn, making it look presentable for his family.
Example: Working out in the gym
Odd or unnatural in shape, appearance, or character; fantastically ugly or absurd; bizarre.
Sentence: The monster's description sounded very grotesque to Lena.
Example: Frankenstein's face
Excited, restless, or uncontrolled, as if from fever.
Sentence: When I came in from outside in the cold, I drunk coffee which began to make me feverish.
Example: Person who can't go to sleep without sleeping pills
Of the nature of or characterized by convulsions or spasms.
Sentence: The freezing temperature, left my shivers convulsive for some time.
Examples: A person with epilepsy
To consume destructively, recklessly.
Sentence: During soccer practice, I dream of devouring large amounts of food due to the change in our lunch time.
Examples: Snake eating a rat whole
The science dealing with the structure of animals, humans, and plants.
Sentence: The anatomy of a frog includes a heart, liver, stomach, and kidneys, much similar to a human's anatomy.
Examples: The insides of a human
Having a rugged, weather-beaten appearance.
Sentence: Lena's great-grandmother hands had a gnarled appearance when I gave her a handshake after our introduction.
Examples: An old tree's branches
To keep away from because of dislike or caution.
Sentence: When the little boy was accused of harassing a nice person, many of his friends shunned him.
Example: A skunk