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AP lang 5

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importune
verb, making of insistent requests so much that the other person is irked.
supplicate
verb, to ask in a very humble manner
cajole
verb, to nudge someone jokingly into doing what you ask.
beseech
verb, to ask earnestly and humbly.
adjure
verb, to beg with a formal and solemn connotation of taking an oath
implore
verb, to ask for something that you care for so much that you are at least figuratively near tears
woo
verb, to beg, entreat, or seek an end.
entreat
verb, to ask in a very sincere manner
mendicant
noun, a begger who begs for money
cadge
verb, to beg for money
narcissist
noun, a person in love with themselves so they lack empathy.
solipsist
noun, the idea that only the self has reality or possiblility of being verified. roughly, someone focused on themselves.
autocrat
noun, the one individual that rules and usually has no limit to power and authority.
autonomous
adj, something or someone that acts independently
autodidact
noun, someone self-taught, with no formal education.
soliloquy
noun, a speech to oneself, usually given by a character alone on the stage
idiosyncrasy
noun, a characteristic of behavior limited to one person or group.
recluse
noun, a person who chooses to live in solitude as much as possible
renegade
noun, a rebel or outlaw. used to mean a deserter
heterodox
adj, statements, behavior, or opinions that vary from accepted or popular belief.
cynosure
noun, something or someone that everyone looks at.
abstruse
adj, something hard to understand due to intellectual difficulty or obscurity
byzantine
adj, something excessively complicated, especially when they come about through intrigue or scheming.
inscrutable
adj, something mysterious, hard to fathom or penetrate.
mendacity
noun, dishonesty.
apocryphal
adj, things of questionable truth or authenticity
elliptical
adj, used for written or oral expression. A verbal structure where some element is left out, either intentionally or by error.
esoteric
adj, known only to a small group
arcane
adj, a sense of exclusivity, not known by people in general, something mildly mysterious.
disingenuous
adj, someone who plays dumb
actitious
adj, something lacking in authenticity.