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Flashcards in Frankenstein Chaps 18-21 Deck (14):
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(Especially of a task, process, or journey) requiring considerable effort and time.

Laborious

1

Destroy completely; put an end to.

Eradicating

2

Physical or mental weakness.

Infirmities

3

Slow to act; intended to cause delay.

Dilatory

4

Accept something reluctantly but without protest.

Acquiesced

5

(Of a person or action) showing dedication and diligence.

Sedulous

6

Avoidance of activity or exertion; laziness.

Indolence

7

A very small or inadequate amount of something (especially money) paid to someone as an allowance or wage.

Pittance

8

(Of a plant, animal, etc.) reproduce by natural processes; spread and promote (an idea).

Propagated

9

Not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall or collapse; dependent on chance; uncertain.

Precarious

10

Fallacious arguments, especially used deliberately to deceive.

Sophisms

11

A state of being pleasantly lost one one's thoughts; a daydream.

Reveries

12

A point of high land that juts out into a large body of water; a headland.

Promontory

13

Obtain (something), especially without care or effort.

Procure