Frankenstein Vocab Flashcard Example #62979

Ardor
intense and passionate feeling
Ardor synonyms
fervency, spirit, earnestness, intensity
Ardor Antonyms
indifference
Countenance
A person’s face or facial expression
Countenance Antonyms
agitation, discomposure, perturbation
Dauntless
Fearless; cannot be intimidated
Dauntless synonyms
undaunted, daring, indomitable, brave, courageous
Dauntless Antonyms
fearful, timid
Harrowing
Extremely distressing; disturbing or frightening
Harrowing synonyms
painful, agonizing
Harrowing antonyms
gratifying, pleasing, sweer
Diffident
(adj.) shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserve
Diffident synonyms
shy, bashful, modest
Diffident antonyms
confident, self-assured
Repine
to feel or express dejection or discontent, long for
Repine Synonyms
moan, grumble, regret
Repine Antonyms
praise, encourage
Multifarious
(adj.) having great variety of parts or aspects
Multifarious synonyms
multitudinous, diversfied
Multifarious Antonyms
homogeneous
Panegyric
A formal expression of praise
Panegyric synonyms
tribute, eulogy, praise
Panegyric Antonyms
uncomplimentary
Dogmatic
Strongly opinionated in an unwarranted manner
Dogmatic Synonyms
arbitrary, imperious
Dogmatic Antonyms
questioning, submissive equivocal
Pedantry
(n.) a pretentious display of knowledge; overly rigid attention to rules and details
Pedantry Synonyms
dogmatism, purism, literalism, formalism
Pedantry Antonyms
inaccuracy, imprecision, inexactness
Entreaty
A plea, an earnest request
Entreaty Synonyms
Plea, Appeal
Entreaty Antonyms
Answer, demand
Pertinacious
(adj.) very persistent; holding firmly to a course of action or a set of beliefs; hard to get rid of, refusing to be put off or denied
Pertinacious Synonyms
dogged, insistent, patient
Pertinacious Antonyms
Acquiescent, agreeable, amenable, compliant, complying, flexible, pliable, pliant, relenting, yielding
endue
give qualities or abilities to
Endue Synonyms
Provide
Endue Antonyms
Take
Incipient
beginning to come into being or to become apparent
Incipient Synonyms
aborning, budding
Incipient Antonyms
mature, ripe
Antipathy
An intense dislike
Antipathy synonyms
hostility, aversion, hate
Antipathy antonyms
friendship, love
Fortnight
two weeks
fortnight synonym
half month
fortnight antonyms
eternity
Salubrious
(adj) healthful, promoting health
Salubrious Synonyms
beneficial, wholesome
Salubrious antonyms
unhealthy
Placid
Calm or quiet; undisturbed by tumult or disorder
Placid Synonyms
calm, quiet, Tranquil, poised, cool, collected, restful, unruffled
Placid Antonyms
loud, violent, turbulent, wild, troubled
Adduce
Cite as evidence
Adduce synonyms
cite, quote, name, mention, instance
Adduce antonyms
hide
Obdurate
(adj) stubborn, unyielding
Obdurate Synonyms
Stubborn, inflexible, unbending
Obdurate Antonyms
Malleable, tractable
Lamentation
Expression of regret or sorrow
Lamentations Synonyms
groan, howl, keen, lament, moan, plaint, wail
Lamentations Antonyms
exultation, rejoicing
Fortitude
(n) courage in facing difficulties
Fortitude Synonyms
bravery,endurance, resilience
Fortitude Antonyms
faint-heartedness
Precipice
(n) a very steep cliff, the brink or edge of disaster
precipice synonyms
cliff face
precipice antonyms
hill
Uncouth
Crude; unrefined; awkward or clumsy; ungraceful; archaic; foreign; unfamiliar; clumsy, uncultivated; lacking in delicacy or refinement
uncouth synonyms
uncivilized, uncultured, uncultivated, unrefined, unpolished
uncouth antonyms
refined
Vengeance
(n) punishment in return for an injury or a wrong; unusual force or violence
vengeance synonyms
requital, retaliation
Vengeance antonyms
forgiveness
Melancholy
A gloomy state of mind
melancholy synonyms
sad, sorrowful, unhappy
melancholy antonyms
cheerful, happy
Malignity
Intense ill will, a strong desire to inflict harm
Malignity synonyms
malevolence, hatred
Malignity antonyms
graciousness, benignity
Maw
ADJ, sad/romantic in a foolish or exaggerated way
Benevolent
(adj.) kindly, charitable
Benevolent synonyms
kind, charitable, philanthropic, altruistic
Benevolent Antonyms
hateful, merciless, malevolent, unkind
Odious
(adj) disgusting; offensive
Odious synonyms
abominable, objectionable
Odious Antonyms
attractive, lovable
Hovel
A small, miserable dwelling; an open, low shed
Hovel synonyms
hut, shed, shack
hovel antonyms
castle, manor
Inclemency
excessive sternness
Inclemency Synonyms
hardness, harshness, rigor
Inclemency Antonyms
informality, kindness, mildness
tapers
v. 1. To make or become less wide or less thick at one end.
Tapers Synonyms
Narrow, thin-out, attenuate, decrease
Tapers antonyms
increase, thicken, swell
Venerable
Commanding respect because of great age or impressive dignity
Venerable synonyms
distinguished, wise, old
Venerable antonyms
young, inexperienced,
Disquisition
a long or elaborate essay or discussion on a particular subject
Disquisition Synonyms
exposition
Disquisition antonyms
speechlessness
Sagacity
(n) ability to make good judgments; wisdom
Sagacity synonyms
enlightenment, knowledge,prudnece
Sagacity antonyms
bluntness, stupidity
Imbue
To inspire or influence thoroughly
Imbue synonyms
permeate, saturate, diffuse
imbue antonyms
take out, drain
Tumultuous
Marked by uproar or excitement, turbulent.
Supplication
Begging, humbly asking for a favor
Supplication Synonyms
request, petition
Supplication Antonyms
reply
Consternation
A state of great dismay and confusion
Consternation synonyms
dismay, perturbation
Consternation Antonyms
Satisfaction
Myriad
Consisting of a very great number
Succor
Help given to someone in distress; relief
Succor Synonym
aid, help
Succor Antonyms
hurt, stop
Imprecate
to invoke evil upon; curse
Visage
Face; facial expression
Visage synonyms
features, aspect, expression
Imbibe
To take in knowledge, information or ideas
Imbibe Synonym
consume, guzzle
Atone
To apologize, make amends
Atone Synonyms
make up for, compensate, pay for, redress, disagree, ignore
Atone Antonyms
spoil, disagree, ignore
Acquiesce
(v.) to accept without protest; to agree or submit
Acquiesce synonyms
submit, consent, allow, jibe
Acquiesce Antonyms
Protest, refuse, oppose, resist
Repose
(v.) to rest; lie; place; (n.) relaxation, peace of mind, calmness
Repose Synonyms
rest, relaxation, inactivity
Repose Antonyms
Awakening, upset
Blight
Anything that destroys, prevents growth, or causes devaluation
Blight Synonyms
curse, plague, scourge, bane
Blight Antonyms
Blessing
Languid
lacking energy; indifferent; slow
Languid Synonyms
relaxed, unhurried
Languid Antonyms
Energetic
Profundity
Great depth of intellect, feeling, or meaning
Profundity Synonyms
solidity
Profundity Antonyms
chaos
Sophism
a false argument, usually made to deceive someone
Requited
return, retaliate, do in return
Requited Synonyms
Repay, Reward, Recompense, compensate, pay, remunerate, reimburse
Requited Antonyms
Forgive
Machination
(n.) a crafty, scheming, or underhanded action designed to accomplish some (usually evil) end
Machination Synonyms
conspiracy, design, intrigue
Assizes
a court hearing
Assizes Synonyms
Decree, rule, hearing,
Assizes Antonyms
Choice
Replete
abundantly supplied; complete
Replete Synonyms
filled, full, well stocked, well supplied, crammed, packed, jammed, teeming, overflowing, bursting
Replete Antonyms
unfilled, lacking, wanting, needy, empty
Haughty
Arrogant, excessively proud and vain
Haughty Synonyms
Snobbish, Supercilious, contemptuous, hoity-toity
Haughty Antonyms
meek, timid, shy, humble
Insatiable
Incapable of being satisfied
Consummate
(adj.) complete or perfect in the highest degree; (v.) to bring to a state of completion or perfection

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