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Glossary of LA 10 Vocab 1

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aberration
deviation from the right or usual path; a minor or temporary mental disorder
abstinence
the giving up of certain pleasures
abstract
not concrete, difficult to understand, theoretical
acclaim
loud applause; approval
acquiesce
to give consent by keeping silent
admonish
to advise against something; to warn; to scold gently; to urge strongly
advocate
to support; to be in favor of
aesthetic
appreciation of beauty
affinity
natural attraction to a person or thing
aggrandizement
increase in rank, wealth, or power
brevity
brief in speech or writing
concise
few words in speech or writing
laconic
few words in speech
pithy
concise and full of substance
quiescent
quiet; still; inactive
reticent
reserved, not talking much
succinct
clear and briefly stated
taciturn
silent in disposition
terse
using only words that are needed

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