Presentation on theme: "Frankenstein Ch. 15 to the end Base: (adj) morally low; without estimable personal qualities; dishonorable; meanspirited; selfish; cowardly. Inexorable:"— Presentation transcript:
Frankenstein Ch. 15 to the end Base: (adj) morally low; without estimable personal qualities; dishonorable; meanspirited; selfish; cowardly. Inexorable: (adj) relentless; not capable of being persuaded by pleas Insurmountable: (adj) unable to overcome Irksome: (adj) annoying; irritating; exasperating; tiresome Listless: (adj) having or showing little or no interest in anything; languid; spiritless; indifferent
Malice: (n) a desire to hurt or harm others; either because of a hostile impulse or out of deep- seated meanness Torpor: (n) apathy; condition of inactivity or listlessness, lack of emotion Consternation: (n) a sudden, alarming amazement or dread that results in utter confusion; dismay Illustrious: (adj) highly distinguished; renowned; famous Omnipotent: (adj) almighty or infinite in power; unlimited authority
Palpitate: (v) to pulsate with unusual rapidity from exertion, emotion, disease, etc; to pulsate; quiver; throb; tremble Congenial: (adj) agreeable, suitable, or pleasing in nature or character Condescension: (n) voluntary assumption of equality with a person regarded as inferior Posterity: (n) succeeding or future generations collectively Erroneous: (adj) containing error; mistaken; incorrect; wrong; straying from what is moral, decent, proper
Gibe: (n) a taunting or sarcastic remark Artifice: (n) a clever trick or stratagem; a cunning, crafty device or expedient; wile; trickery; guile; craftiness Physiognomy: (n) the face or countenance, especially when considered as an index to the character Appalling: (adj) causing dismay or horror Conflagration: (n) a destructive fire, usually an extensive one
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