AP Lit terms

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Abomination

something that is hated

Aesthetic

pertaining to beauty

Anachronistic

existing out of the current time

Anecdote

short but entertaining story

Apathetic

not caring

ascetic

denying oneself luxuries

bombastic

using many words but saying nothing

capricious

acting on a whim

censure

harsh criticism

circumspect

looking around, being cautious

collaborate

working together

digress

stray from the main point

dogmatic

stubbornly oppinionated

egregious

outstandingly bad

eloquent

well spoken

enervating

draining the energy from

eulogy

a speech saying good things about someone, usually after they are dead

hedonist

one who lives for pleasure

integrity

having outstanding morals

laconic

using few words

lugubrious

very sad

obsequious

acting like a servant

sagacious

wise

sycophant

a person who is being overly slavish

venerable

respected usually because of old age

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