World History Word Wall (Dorsey & Heatherly, 2017, 72 terms)
Terms in this set (72)
of worldwide extent or representing a whole body of a church
relating to the Christian church or its clergy
lacking good manners, refinement, or grace.
out of place, and incompatible, inharmonious
unlucky or unfortunate
prevent (someone) from accomplishing something
to take in and incorporate as one's own; absorb
use or take advantage of (an opportunity or available resource).
a violent or sudden change or disruption to something.
tending to spend much time seated; somewhat inactive.
an episode of irregular or unpremeditated fighting, especially between small or outlying parts of armies or fleets.
having or showing an ability to accurately assess situations or people and turn this into one's advantage.
seemingly absurd or self-contradictory.
to regard with extreme distaste
a place with temporary accommodations consisting of huts or tents, typically for troops or nomads.
increase the strength of or justification for
appropriateness of behavior or conduct
a large plain grassland with few trees
describes something cruel, merciless, or unprovoked
enemy forces surround a town/building cutting off supplies
leader of a people or clan
practical knowledge; know or understand
one's opponent in a contest, conflict, or dispute
to serve as a typical example of.
make amends to (someone) for loss or harm suffered; compensate.
the protection, backing, or support of a particular person or organization
pretend to be affected by (a feeling, state, or injury).
a follower or advocate of a policy of territorial or economic expansion
relating to trade or commerce
lying stretched out on the ground facedown
appease the anger or anxiety (of someone)
to defeat decisively
secluded house or part of house allotted to women in some Muslim households
to promote or make widely known
the exercise of absolute power, especially in a cruel and oppressive way
manifesting, feeling, or expressing deep hatred or disapproval
to lose or lack vitality or to grow weak and feeble
to modify by Chinese influence
informal writing system used by Japanese women
unwritten Samurai code of conduct (Ex: honorable deaths)
title of the supreme ruler of the Mongol tribes
distress or embarrassment at having failed or been humiliated.
a person who writes accounts of important historical events.
add (territory) to one's own territory by appropriation; take over, conquer
rob using violence during wartime.
familiar with and at ease in many different countries and cultures; worldly, cultured
a messenger or representative, especially one on a diplomatic mission.
to mourn something/someone
to match or surpass typically by imitation.
punishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or criminal act
demanding and obtaining something from someone, such as a service or payment
an eternal form, appearance, or manner of presentation, typically concealing the true nature of something
an abrupt rejection of an offer
not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant
in Incan society, a clan or community that worked together on projects required by the Incan ruler.
like/resembling a palace
the collective term for a body of troops stationed in a particular location, originally to guard it, but now often simply using it as a home base.
the practice of exchanging things with others for mutual benefit, especially privileges granted by one country or organization to another.
an oblong frame with rows of wires or grooves along which beads are slid, used for calculating.
the designation of an organizational unit below the level of the Altepetl
struggle by every available means to gain or achieve power
the science that deals with the general features of the universe, including earth
clay dried into bricks and used to build with
person making a claim, especially in a government-sponsored benefit
a woman who lives with a man but has a lower status than his wife or wives
regard with great respect
the quality of being characterized by vigorous activity and progress
satisfying one's conception of what is perfect; most suitable.
the act of spreading something, especially information, widely; circulation
arousing distaste or opposition
to have treated someone as inferior, yet in a seemingly friendly manner