SUHI #3 Frankenstein Ch. 9-16 and Tone Words

gnash (v) to grind or strike (the teeth) together, esp. in rage or pain
abhorrence (n) something or someone extremely repugnant or loathsome
debilitate (v) to make weak or feeble; enfeeble
sustenance (n) means of sustaining life; nourishment
hovel (n) a small, very humble dwelling house; a wretched hut
venerable (adj) commanding respect by virtue of age, dignity, character, or position
tumultuous (adj) raising a great clatter and commotion; disorderly or noisy
tenement (n) a building for human habitation, esp. one that is rented to tenants
spurn (v) to treat with contempt; despise
succour (n) help; relief; aid; assistance
nostalgic unhappy about being away and longing for familiar things or persons
pessimistic feeling gloomy and hopeless; thinking the worst
reflective taking time to think carefully about things; thoughtful
reverent treating a subject with honor and respect
skeptical (adj.) inclined to doubt; slow to accept something as true
apathetic feeling or showing little emotion
baffled puzzled, confused, bewildered
ceremonial Adj- of, pertaining to, or characterized by ceremony; ritual, formal
dignified having or showing a composed or serious manner that is worthy of respect
exhilarated filled with excitement and enthusiasm; thrilled

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