All the Bright Places Glossary

All the Bright Places Glossary

Acclamation

Loud and eager shouting in a person's honor

Bizarre

Strange, eccentric

Cadence

Rhythm; measure of a beat of sound or movement

Colossal

Gigantic

Congregation

Body of people regularly attending a particular church

Cyanide

A poison

Disconcerted

Flustered, with disturbed composure

Extreme

Excessive

Fluorescent

Visible in the dark

Hypomania

A minor form of mania

Kleptomania

Compulsive thief

Manic Depression

A mental illness characterized by extreme mood swings with periods of mania and periods of severe depression

Obligatory

Mandatory

Old-School

Basic, original style of a fashion, music or dance

Peripheral

Marginal, of minor importance

Pertains

Relates to

Snarky

Sarcastic, mean

Undertaker

Person whose business is to makefuneral arrangements

Valiantly

Bravely

Vedic

Relating to the language of Veda, an ancient form of Sanskrit

Vegan

Person who neither eats nor uses animal products

Vegetarian

Person who does not eat meat

Vortex

Whirling motion or mass

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