AP_English_Vocab_Quiz_2 - Laconic(adj My laconic cousin answered my 150-character text with two words Stand up comics have to be laconic because

AP_English_Vocab_Quiz_2 - Laconic(adj My laconic cousin...

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Laconic (adj.): My laconic cousin answered my 150-character text with two words. Stand up comics have to be laconic, because audiences will quickly lose interest in what they're saying if they start to ramble. She is known for her laconic, absurdist poems, which are like quick bursts of energy trapped on a page. Casual acquaintances always thought my father was laconic, but the truth was that he just had a very, very limited vocabulary. The speech was laconic, but still very effective. Garrulous (adj.): Some usually laconic Campbell Hall teachers make garrulous announcements in chapel, which usually last for several minutes after the bell rings. The entire Senate fell into a deep slumber as the Senator from Idaho continued his unrelenting, garrulous diatribe on the evils of cow tipping. The garrulous woman called me a chauvinist proponent of a patriarchal society, but I think it would have been more effective just to call me a dick. Whenever I am in the company of a certain someone, her garrulous manner makes me wish I had duck tape to apply to the hole from which the words are forthcoming. Insipid (adj.): The insipid speaker was so boring that I immediately fell asleep as he started his speech. An apple pie with a mushy, insipid filling strongly resembled soggy cardboard.

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