Frankenstein Vocabulary

By: Arianna Mills

Obsession

He was obsessed with himself so he has a cabinet covered in mirrors.

Synonym: Fascination

Antonym: Hate

Example: Can't stop doing drugs.

Agitate

She was agitated so she is mad.

Synonym: Disturb

Antonym: Calm

Example: Parents being begged by children

Toiled

The men toiled so much their back began to hurt.

Synonym: Strive

Antonym: Relax

Example: Working Slaves

Grotesque

He was scared because the painting was grotesque.

Synonym: Bizarre

Antonym: Normal

Example: Scary mask

Feverish

The girl laid in her bed looking feverish.

Synonym: Hot

Antonym: Chill

Example: The flu

Convulsive

We were running and the boy looked convulsive.

Synonym: Unstable

Antonym: Controlled

Example: Falling off the swing

Devoured

The little girl devoured the chicken down in less than 2 minutes.

Synonym: Gulp

Antonym: Nibble

Example: Hot Wing eating contest

Anatomy

The human anatomy is taught in science classes.

Synonym: Body

Antonym: Connect

Example: Biology

Gnarled

The tree was gnarled.

Synonym: Contorted

Antonym: Untwisted

Example: Hair

Shunned

He was shunned away from his boss.

Synonym: Despise

Antonym: Admire

Example: Being shamed