AP lit final vocab

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AP lit final vocab
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  1. make a formal judgement of decision about a problem or dirupted manner
    adjudicate
  2. belife that natural objects have souls that may exist apart from their materiall bodies
    animistic
  3. a wall of earth or other material built for defense; any protection agaisnt external danger
    bulwark
  4. waterful and discreet; cautious; prudent
    circumspect
  5. characteristic of or appropriate to ordinary or familiar conversation rather than formal speech or writing
    colloquial
  6. to wipe out; to do away with
    efface
  7. excessive and objectionable reference to oneself in conversation or writing
    egotism
  8. to use ambiguous or unclear expressions, usually to avoid commitment or in order to mislead
    equivocate
  9. liable to be inaccurate
    fallible
  10. charcteristic, habbit, mannerism, that is peculiar to an individual
    idiosyncrasy
  11. not harmonious in character; inconsonant
    incongrious
  12. overly concerned with minute details of formalisms
    pendantic
  13. representation of an abstract or spiritual meaning through concrete or material forms
    allegory
  14. short account of a particualr incident of event, especially of an interesting or amusing nature
    anecdote
  15. second sentence of part thus set in opposition
    antithesis
  16. characterizing word or phrase firmly associated with a person or thing and often used in place of an actual name, title
    epithet
  17. statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth
    paradox
  18. provokes a pity sense
    pathos
  19. sentence structure
    syntax

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