Glossar Kapitel 175 terms
vorstellen to introduce begrüßen to welcome buchstabieren to spell das Land country der Familenname last name der Name name der Vorname first name
Comm 114 Final27 terms
fallacies errors in the structure of argument, the nature of the appeals they make or the language used to mak… hasty generalization sample size is to small or not representative of the whole. straw man argue against something the opponent hasn't argued or magnify a small amount of their argument out o… non sequitur irrelevant points that aren't pertinent because of the claim or the evidence. circular reasoning the claim is identical to the reasons supporting it. avoiding the issue simple evasion
seizing on the trivial false dichotomy two choices and no other options.
seizing on the trivial false dichotomy two choices and no other options.
Wuthering Heights Vocab25 terms
assiduity persistent personal attention conflagration fire; especially : a large disastrous fire; conflict/war elysium the abode of the blessed after death in classical mythology epistles the five New Testament letters including James, I and II Peter, I John, and Jude addressed to the ea… expeditiously marked by or acting with prompt efficiency garret a room or unfinished part of a house just under the roof kirk chiefly Scottish : church
Brain Structures22 terms
Thalamus A structure in the forebrain through which all sensory information (except smell) must pass to get t… Hypothalamus motivation and emotion and endocrine system Amygdala limbic system component associated with emotion, particularly fear and anger Cerebellum the "little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem; it helps coordinate voluntary movement and… Reticular Formation a nerve network in the brainstem that plays an important role in controlling arousal Medulla Oblangata above spinal cord, controls breathing, heartbeat and size of blood vessels. nerve fibers cross Spinal Cord cord of nerve tissue that conducts messages between the brain and the peripheral nerves
Hamlet Vocab25 terms
calumnious a misrepresentation intended to harm another's reputation levies the imposition or collection of an assessment obsequious marked by or exhibiting a fawning attentiveness pith the essential part requite to make return for : repay visage the face, countenance, or appearance of a person or sometimes an animal wax to increase in size, numbers, strength, prosperity, or intensity
Macbeth Vocabulary25 terms
augment to make greater, more numerous, larger, or more intense avarice excessive or insatiable desire for wealth or gain clamorous marked by confused din or outcry dauntless fearless, undaunted equivocate to use equivocal language especially with intent to deceive harbingers one that pioneers in or initiates a major change imperial of, relating to, befitting, or suggestive of an empire or an emperor
Crime and Punishment Literary Terms25 terms
anomalous inconsistent with or deviating from what is usual, normal, or expected balalaika a usually 3-stringed instrument of Russian origin with a triangular body played by plucking or strum… bilious of or relating to bile capricious impulsive; unpredictable casuistry a resolving of specific cases of conscience, duty, or conduct through interpretation of ethical prin… corpulent having a large bulky body diaphanous characterized by such fineness of texture as to permit seeing through
Vocabulary from Lafcadio's Adventures25 terms
ablutions n. the act or action of bathing. blaspheme v. to speak or address with irreverence. bourgeois adj. of, relating to, or characteristic of the townsman or of the social middle class. bowdlerized v. to expurgate (as a book) by omitting or modifying parts considered vulgar. catarrh n. inflammation of a mucous membrane; especially : one chronically affecting the human nose and air … credulity n. readiness or willingness to believe especially on slight or uncertain evidence. ecclesiastics n. clergyman.
Cases pertaining to 4th Amendment12 terms
Weeks v US (1914) Established exclusionary rule, evidence gotten without a warrant isn't admissable in a federa… Wolf v Colorado (1944) the Fourteenth Amendment did not impose specific limitations on criminal justice in the state… Mapp v Ohio (1961) Person is searched and the cops find pornography(against Ohio law), but court found the evide… Gideon v Wainright (1962) Gideon got charged for breaking into a pool hall. Justices required criminal courts to provid… Escobedo v Illinois (1964) 6th Amendment applies during interrogation. (Escobedo is interrogated without lawyer and even… Miranda v Arizona (1966) Ernesto Miranda confesses to raping a girl, but wasn't made aware of his protection in the bi… Santana v US (1976) "Hot Pursuit" clause made, meaning evidence is admissible if found during hot pursuit.
WW Book 12 Lesson 1315 terms
abut To be next to; to border on. adjure To command solemnly. descry To catch sight of a distant object after looking carefully; to detect or discover. desecrate To misuse or violate something sacred. dilettante A person with only a superficial interest and slight knowledge of an art or other field of knowledge. equivocal Having more than one meaning or interpretation, usually intended to confuse. exhume To dig out of the ground.
American Land Acquisitions8 terms
England Original United States France Louisiana territory Spain Florida Adams-Onis treaty England Northern Maine acquired in the Webster-Ashburton treaty Republic of Texas Texas acquired by joint resolution of congress. England Oregon divided in the compromise treaty. Mexico California and New Mexico acquired by Guadalupe Hidalgo.
WW Book 12 Lesson 1215 terms
apprise To make aware of; to inform. beatific Marked by a joyful appearance; blissful. cogent Forceful, to the point, and convincing. colloquy A conversation or dialogue, especially on a serious subject. deprave To corrupt morally; to debase. discrete Unconnected to other parts; separate and distinct. efface To remove clear evidence of; to rub out or erase.
WW3000 Book 12 Lesson 1115 terms
cacophony Harsh or jarring sound. confrere Comrade; colleague. convoke To summon or call together for a meeting. filial Of,relating to, or befitting a son or daughter. fractious Tending to be troublesome; irritable. fulminate To express with denunciation, often in an explosive way. jocular Given or characterized by joking; playful; jolly.
WW3000 Book 12 Lesson 1015 terms
acumen Keenness of the mind; shrewdness. apotheosis The elevation of a person or thing to divine status. askew Turned or twisted to one side; out of line. chasten To correct or improve by disciplining; to cause to be more careful or restrained. demarcation The act or process of setting a boundary; the boundary itself. dictum A statement or pronouncement. erstwhile Of an earlier time; former.
WW3000 Book 12 Lesson 915 terms
apposite Highly relevant; apt. calumny A false accusation meant to hurt someone's reputation; slander. domain An area of territory over which control is exercised. dorsal Of, on, or near the back. enervate To lessen the vigor or strength of; to enfeeble. epicure One with discriminating taste, especially but not exclusively relating to food and drink. exculpate To clear from alleged guilt or fault.
WW3000 Book 12 Lesson 815 terms
aborigine An original inhabitant, especially one displaced by later settlers. abrogate To put an end to; abolish or repeal. appurtenance An item of equipment; an accessory. bivouac A temporary camp or shelter. cetacean A member of the order of marine mammals that includes whales, dolphins, and porpoises. decry To criticize strongly; to denounce. desuetude A state of disuse.
WW 3000 Book 12 Lesson 715 terms
abjure To renounce or give up formally. amorphous Without a definite shape, boundary, or character. animus An attitude or spirit within a person that strongly influences him or her. dichotomy Division into two distinct parts or groups. exemplar an example or model, especially an ideal one. herculean Of extraordinary size, power, or difficulty. inchoate Not fully formed or realized.
WW 3000 Book 12 Lesson 515 terms
archaic related or belonging to an earlier time. carouse To take part in wild, noisy merrymaking. chicanery Clever deception through the use of misleading or confusing words or acts. contentious causing or marked by argument or conflict. dissemble To conceal with an intent to deceive. egregious conspicuously bad; flagrant. execrate to utter abhor; to denounce as detestable.
Rhetorical Devices & Figurative Language30 terms
Alliteration repetition of the same sound beginning several words in sequence. Anacoluthon lack of grammatical sequence. Anadiplosis The rhetorical repetition of one or several words. Anaphora the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive phrases, clauses, or lines. Anastrophe the reversal of the normal order of words Antistrophe the repetition of words at the end of clauses, lines, or sentences Antithesis the juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas to give a feeling of balance
WW Book 12 Leeson 215 terms
absolve To clear guilt, or to free from a promise or responsibility. adumbrate To foreshadow in an indirect way. apothegm A short, instructive saying. aspersion A defamatory expression; slander. coadjutor One who works with another, usually in a subordinate position. congenital Existing at or dating from birth; being an essential characteristic. elan A lively spirit with a distinctive style.
WW 3000 Book 12 Lesson 115 terms
acolyte A person who assists in some religious services by carrying out minor duties. bibulous Given to the consumption of alcoholic drinks. coalesce To grow together; to unite or form a whole. covert Not openly acknowledged; secret. declaim To recite something in the style of a public speech. delineate To describe vividly and in detail. demagogue A leader who seeks power by appealing to people's emotions and prejudices.
WW3000 Book 11 Lesson 1815 terms
bereft Deprived of or lacking something that is wanted or needed. criterion A standard or rule by which something is judged or criticized. deride To ridicule. effrontery A boldness that is offensive because of its lack of tact; audacity. espouse To advocate or embrace, especially a cause or idea. hypocrisy The practice of pretending to believe or value things or ideas that one does not; falseness. impending About to occur; imminent.
WW3000 Book 11 Lesson 1715 terms
autocratic Exercising sole or complete control; dictatorial. caustic Capable of destroying tissue by chemical action; corrosive. debilitate to impair the strength of; to enfeeble. duplicitous Marked by deception. emissary A representative sent on a special mission. felicitous Happily suited to an occasion or situation; appropriate and graceful. forthright Direct; straightforward; frank.
WW11 Lesson 1615 terms
Archives Public or institutional records, especially historical documents that are preserved. Chattel An item of property that can be moved. Commodious Having plenty of space to move around freely. Conflagration A large, disastrous fire. Limbo A place or state of neglect, oblivion, or transition. Lineage Line of descent; ancestry. Listless Indifferent, spiritless; showing a lack of emotion or interest.
WW Book 11 Lesson 1415 terms
abeyance A state of inactivity or suspension. buttress A projecting structure that supports a wall or structure. commensurate Corresponding in size, degree, or amount; proportionate; of equal value. dilatory Slow to act or respond; delaying; tardy. ecumenical Universal; inclusive, especially concerning religious matters. facade An illusion. gargoyle A grotesque stone figure used as a decorative feature on a building or as an ornament.