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AICE General Paper Mid-Term Upfront Vocabulary
JHS Mid-Term Vocab. stuff.
Terms in this set (95)
A meeting at which spiritualists attempt to receive messages from the spirits of the dead.
To regulate by or adjust to a certain measure or proportion; soften; tone down.
No longer in existence; that has ended or died out.
Not sufficient; lacking in what is necessary or required.
Urgent character; imperativeness; insistence; importunateness.
Any slight or initial support, influence, advantage, progress, or the like.
To bargain in a petty, quibbling, and often contentious manner.
To put out of place; put out of proper relative position; displace.
1. An act or instance of circulating, moving in a circle or circuit, or flowing. 2. The continuous movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels.
A device, either external or implanted, that substitutes for a missing or defective part of the body.
An integrated computer circuit that performs all the functions of a CPU.
A chemical sprayed or dusted onto trees to cause their leaves to fall.
To divide into parts or portions.
To provide or be an equivalent; make up; make amends (usually followed by for).
To undergo neglect or experience prolonged inactivity; suffer hardship and distress.
An intricate combination of paths or passages.
1. To raise from the dead; bring to life again. 2. To bring back into use, practice, etc.
An image, idea, or theory, especially a complex one formed from a number of simpler elements.
Vital and social statistics, as of the births, deaths, diseases, marriages, etc., of populations.
Epinephrine, a hormone that is secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress and increases heart rate, pulse rate, and blood pressure, and raises the blood levels of glucose and lipids. It is extracted from animals or synthesized for such medical uses as the treatment of asthma.
Firmly resolved or determined; set in purpose or opinion.
Implied, rather than expressly stated.
To go around or bypass.
To solicit or try to influence the votes of members of a legislative body.
To spread out (troops) so as to form an extended front or line.
The principle or practice of referring measures proposed or passed by a legislative body to the vote of the electorate for approval or rejection.
To appear indistinctly; come into view in indistinct and enlarged form.
Of large scope; covering or involving much; inclusive.
A searching examination or investigation; minute inquiry.
To overwhelm with amazement; astonish greatly; shock with wonder or surprise.
Planned or forced; artificial.
The act of departing from the right, normal, or usual course.
Having an extremely bad reputation.
Having an almost vertical slope or pitch, or a relatively high gradient, as a hill, an ascent, stairs, etc.
An evasive or diversionary maneuver.
The voters or residents in a district represented by an elective officer.
Russian ------ literally, destruction, devastation (of a town, country, etc., as in war).
To rouse to action or effort, as by encouragement or pressure; spur on; incite.
Showing great joy, satisfaction, or triumph.
A ruffian or hoodlum.
A person who succeeds another in an office, position, or the like.
To bring under conditions for effective use; gain control over for a particular way.
Of great or far-reaching importance or consequence.
A written declaration certifying to a person's character, conduct, or qualifications, or to the value, excellence, etc., of a thing; a letter or written statement of recommendation.
A person who trespasses on private property, especially to catch fish or game illegally.
A sampling or collection or opinions on a subject, taken from either a selected or a random group of persons, as for the purpose of analysis.
To possess, claim, or reserve a share of (land, profit, glory, etc.) as if by marking or bounding with stakes.
To produce or furnish (payment, profit, or interest).
Of or pertaining to the Church of England.
The highest or most important point or level.
In accordance with the formal rules governing the methods of procedure, discussion, and debate in deliberative bodies and organized assemblies: ------------- order.
Open to moral attack, criticism, temptation.
The system, principle, or practice of managing or governing individuals, businesses, nations, etc., in the manner of a father dealing benevolently and often intrusively with his children.
The conditional release of a person from prison prior to the end of the maximum sentence imposed.
Guilt or blame that is deserved; blameworthiness.
Authoritatively ordered; obligatory; compulsory.
To restore to a condition of good health, ability to work, or the like.
Capable of being affected emotionally; impressionable.
Hateful; odious; abominable; totally reprehensible.
Kill, manslaughter, murder.
A flowing backward or away; decline or decay.
Of, pertaining to, or characterized by sudden or rash action, emotion, etc.; impulsive.
To imprison; to confine.
To confuse, bewilder, or stupefy.
To accumulate for preservation, future use, etc., in a hidden or carefully guarded place.
The exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner.
Unable to read and write.
Firm or steadfast in principle, adherence, loyalty, etc.
To make friends or become friendly with.
Exclusive control of a commodity or service in a particular market.
Serving to settle or decide a question; decisive; convincing: ---------- evidence.
Accustomed to household life; to live in close association with human beings as a pet.
The lawful expulsion of an undesired alien or other person from a state.
Pertaining to or in keeping with the gospel and its teachings; marked by enthusiasm for a cause.
A preliminary election in which voters of each party nominate candidates for office, party officers, etc.
A command or authorization to act in a particular way on a public issue given by the electorate to its representative.
Here in the United States republicans are the conservative party. Some call it the party of less spending, smaller government, and Christian values.
To make indifferent or hostile: He has --------- his entire family.
Skilled in dealing with sensitive matters or people; tactful.
The essential parts of something.
A line or ridge of grass, grain, or the like; a strip, belt, or long and relatively narrow extent of anything.
Exercising complete or almost complete control over the will of another or of others.
A person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc.
Tending or threatening to break out into open violence; explosive.
Extravagant; using or giving in great amounts.
Carefully weighed or considered; studied; intentional.
The act of combining or adding parts to make a unified whole; the act of amalgamating a racial or religious group with an existing community.
The practice or policy of creating separate facilities within the same society for the use of a minority group.
Acting to control, suppress, or restrain.
A jarring of the brain, caused by a blow or a fall, usually resulting in loss of consciousness.
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