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Frankenstein Vocabulary List & Flashcards

Frankenstein Vocabulary List & Flashcards
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Ardour
Strong feeling, passion, and devotion.
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Exhilarated
To be made excited and invigorated.
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Indefatigable
Not able to be 'fatigued'. To carry on without tiring.
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Zealous
To be full of zeal: to be enthusiastic and strongly supportive of something.
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Dauntless
Brave and fearless.
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Fervent
Passionate, fiery, and ardent.
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Vivacious
Full of life, energy, or spirit.
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Demeanor
Conduct, behavior, or the general way people present themselves to others.
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Flashcard Content Overview

This flashcard set is designed to help readers learn some of the more sophisticated vocabulary words in Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley. Study these flashcards to learn terms that will improve your understanding of the novel. These cards can also be helpful when discussing the novel with classmates or friends. The words specifically pertain to youthful characteristics (such as 'zealous' and 'indefatiguable'), negative traits ('abhorrence' and 'barbarity'), and respect ('illustriousness' and 'veneration').

Additional Study

To learn more about Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, consider taking a look at some of the following lessons:

Studying with Flashcards

If you are beginning to read Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley, then take a look at this flashcard set. Each flashcard has one vocabulary word listed on the front of the card. Flip through the cards to study the definitions on the back sides of each card. Once you feel like you have a good handle on the definitions, quiz yourself to see if you can correctly define the word on each card front. By learning these words, you will understand the story better as you read and talk about it analytically with peers. Don't forget, you can also access this flashcard set on your phone or tablet for convenient, handy review.

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Demeanor
Conduct, behavior, or the general way people present themselves to others.
Vivacious
Full of life, energy, or spirit.
Fervent
Passionate, fiery, and ardent.
Dauntless
Brave and fearless.
Zealous
To be full of zeal: to be enthusiastic and strongly supportive of something.
Indefatigable
Not able to be 'fatigued'. To carry on without tiring.
Exhilarated
To be made excited and invigorated.
Ardour
Strong feeling, passion, and devotion.
Deceit
Intentional trickery or efforts to fool someone.
Malice
Ill will, bad intentions, and the impulse to hurt others.
Antipathy
Strong dislike or aversion.
Indignation
To feel upset or angry about something that is unfair or wrong.
Barbarity
Cruel, brutal, and crude behavior.
Abhorrence
The state of 'abhorring' something: to hate or loathe it.
Sagacity
The quality of being wise and in possession of good judgment.
Veneration
Feelings of deep respect, honor, or awe.
Illustriousness
The quality of being bright, admired, and distinguished.

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