English Vocab; Frankenstein Flashcard Example #35459

satiate
Definition(s)— satisfy

Example– the man went to the pool to satiate his happiness.

Inexorable
Definition- impossible to stop or prevent.

Example– I tried to make him come with me to the meeting but he was inexorable.

Eccentricity
Definition(s)—an oddity or peculiarity, as of conduct

Example–
an interesting man, known for his eccentricities.
The man talked waving his hands and rolling his eyes, displaying many eccentricities.

dejection
Definition(s)— a sad and depressed state; low spirits
Example– The man welcomed the bad weather in his dejection.
chimerical
Definition(s)—
1. unreal; imaginary; visionary:

Example– It’s chimerical that you will make the team.

paroxysm
Definition(s)—
medical : a sudden attack or increase of symptoms of a disease (such as pain, coughing, shaking, etc.) that often occurs again and again

Example– The patient had paroxsyms of rage.

requisite
Definition(s)— needed for a particular purpose

Example– The pointe shoe was requisite so that Clara could kill the rat king.

effuse
Definition(s)— 1. Give off liquid, light, smell or quality

Example– this was the type of material that they effused about

Despondent
Definition(s)- very sad and without hope

Example–he was despondent about the ruin of his business

Inclemency
Definition(s)—of the weather-unpleasantly wet or cold

Example–the Inclemency of the weather is forcing me to stay inside

Opprobrium
Definition(s)—a cause or object of such disgrace or reproach.

example–“the opprobrium of being associated with thugs”

inestimable
Definition(s)— sometime too great to calculate

Example– The earthquake caused inestimable damage

fortnight
Definition(s)–1.
the space of fourteen nights and days; two weeks.

Example–
Every fortnight an elder dies and carries with him or her into the grave the last syllables of an ancient tongue.

endeavour
Definition(s)—try hard to do or achieve something

Example–he is endeavouring to help the Third World.

albatross
Definition(s)— a large white ocean bird that has very long wings

Example–I saw a big bird which looked like an albatross yesterday!

Contumely
Definition(s)—: harsh language

Example–the church should not listen to such contumely nonsense.

Ardent
Definition(s)— enthusiastic or passionate

Example–
He was an ardent lover.

sophism
Definition(s)—an argument apparently correct in form but actually invalid

Example–In debates, sophism’s are usually part of my game plan.

Abhor
Definition(s)—regard with disgust and hatred.

Example– “I abhor the taste of liver”

Salubrious
Definition(s) – healthy

Example– “I found the climate salubrious”

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