Flashcards in AP Literature Vocabulary List 3-1 Deck (25):
(of a situation or condition) extremely bad, unpleasant, and degrading.
characterized by or suggesting the practice of severe self-discipline and abstention from all forms of indulgence, typically for religious reasons.
severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance
demonstrating aggression and willingness to fight.
showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others
showing a lack of proper concern; offhand.
(of a person) elderly and infirm
: a ruler who has total power and who often uses that power in cruel and unfair ways
: a person who has a lot of power over other people
without consolation or comfort; unhappy
feeling or expressing great sorrow or distress.
smelling extremely unpleasant
captivity: the state of being imprisoned
lack of piety or reverence, esp. for a god
not in harmony or keeping with the surroundings or other aspects of something
having or affected by jaundice, in particular unnaturally yellow in complexion.
not sufficiently strict, severe, or careful.
lack of experience, wisdom, or judgment.
of or relating to Paros or the fine white marble for which it is renowned
a strong or habitual liking for something or tendency to do something
the quality or fact of being greater in number, quantity, or importance
splendid and expensive-looking
an instance of a form of reasoning in which a conclusion is drawn (whether validly or not) from two given or assumed propositions (premises), each of which shares a term with the conclusion, and shares a common or middle term not present in the conclusion (e.g., all dogs are animals; all animals have four legs; therefore all dogs have four legs ).