Frankenstein Vocabulary

By: Devin Powell

Obsessive

preoccupy or fill the mind with one thought constantly

He was obsessive with his grades, the always had to be As.

Agitate

worried or troubled

The children constantly agitated the old nanny.

Toiled

hard work, continuous

He toiled the land until 12 o'clock sharp.

Grotesque

odd or unnatural shape

The man with the grotesque face frightened everyone.

Feverish

wild and restless

The boy feverishly ran around waiting for his party to begin.

Convulsive

spasms or convolutions

The man on fell on the floor during his convolution.

Devoured

consume recklessly

He hadn't eaten since that morning so he devoured his supper quickly.

Anatomy

study of human, animal, and plant bodies

The scientist had finally met his goal of studying anatomy.

Gnarled

misshaped, twisted, knotted

The gnarled tree was huge at least 5 foot wide.

Shunned

to be shut out

The mean girls shunned the new girl away from their group.

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