AP Lit Vocab

Amity

friendship

Castigate

scold strongly

destitution

hardship; poverty; misery

expedient

convenient; practical

incantation

chant; invocation; prayer

Lynch

assassinate; kill; illegal hanging

overt

obvious; not hidden

predicament

dilemma; difficult situation

sanguine

cheerful; optimistic

ubiquitous

found everywhere; omnipresent