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Gongorism

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Noun

1. gongorism

an affected elegance of style that was introduced into Spanish literature by the poet Gongora

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Gongorism

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noun
1. 
an affected literary style characterized by intricate language and obscurity
2. 
an example of this

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Gongorism

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noun
a highly mannered Spanish literary style characterized by affected diction and strained figures of speech

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Gongorism

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n.
A florid, ornate literary style, often employing elaborate puns and conceits.

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