10 terms

AP Literature Quiz #8

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Fusillade
A general discharge or outpouring of anything such as a simultaneous or continuous discharge of firearms.
Evanescent
Vanishing, fading away, fleeting, tending to become imperceptible; scarcely perceptible
Inestimable
Of incalculable value, value beyond measure; priceless
Prudently
wise of judicious in practical affairs; sagacious; discreet or circumspect; sober
Facitious
Not spontaneous or natural; artificial; contrived
Barbarous
Savagely cruel or harsh
Fitfully
Sporadic, intermittent, erratic, haphazard
Pendent
Undecided, undetermined, pending
Contemptibly
deserving of or held in contempt
Tepid
Characterized by a lack of force or enthusiasm