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AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
acrimonious adj.
bovine adj.
consternation n.
corpulent adj.
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious adj.
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine adj.
sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language Unit 8
Agglomeration
Ambiguous
Arduous
Bombastic
Collection or heap
Permitting more than one interpretation
Hard to do or sternness
Marked by the use of high sounding language
Agglomeration
Collection or heap
Ambiguous
Permitting more than one interpretation
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AP Language Unit 8
Cur
Discursive
Concur
Succor
To run
Wandering from one topic to another
To agree in an opinion or decision
Badly neded help; aid
Cur
To run
Discursive
Wandering from one topic to another
AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
portage
portfolio
comport
deportment
the carrying of boats are goods overland from one body of wat…
a flat case for carrying documents or artworks; the investmen…
to be in agreement with; to behave
manner of conducting oneself socially
portage
the carrying of boats are goods overland from one body of wat…
portfolio
a flat case for carrying documents or artworks; the investmen…
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AP Language & Composition Vocabulary Unit 8
Acrimonious
Bovine
Conducive
Consternation
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(adj.) tending to promote or assist, helpful, favorable
(n.) dismay, confusion
Acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language: Unit 8 Definitions
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language Unit 8 Vocab
Gambol
Microcosm
Ambivalent
Éclat
To jump or skip playfully
A group or system viewed as the model of a larger group or sy…
Having opposite and conflicting feelings
Dazzling or conspicuous success or acclaim; elaborate display…
Gambol
To jump or skip playfully
Microcosm
A group or system viewed as the model of a larger group or sy…
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AP Psychology Unit 8 Thinking and Language
cognition
concept
prototype
algorithm
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people
a standard or typical example
a precise rule (or set of rules) specifying how to solve some…
cognition
all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing,…
concept
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or people
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AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
Cryptic
Cursory
Dearth
Debilitate
Secret; having hidden meaning; mysterious
Hasty and without attention to details
Shortage; scarcity
To weaken; to make feeble
Cryptic
Secret; having hidden meaning; mysterious
Cursory
Hasty and without attention to details
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AP Language Unit 8 Vocab
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
resembling a cow or ox, sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
resembling a cow or ox, sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language Vocabulary Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
sluggish, unresponsive
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Unit 8 AP Language Vocab
Acrimonious
Bovine
Consternation
Corpulent
Stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
Dismay, confusion
Fat; having a large, bulky body
Acrimonious
Stinging, bitter in temper or tone
Bovine
Resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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Unit 8 AP Language Vocab
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(n.) dismay, confusion
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language Unit 8 Vocabulary
abashed
analogous
ascesis
bard
embarrassed; disconcerted
corresponding in some particular
strict self-discipline or self-control, as for religious or m…
a poet, often a singer as well
abashed
embarrassed; disconcerted
analogous
corresponding in some particular
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AP Language vocab unit 8
Bellicose
Elusive
Contumacious
Referendum
Truculent; always looking for a fight.
Sneaky, avoiding detection.
Stubborn; unwilling to conform or obey authority.
A general vote by an electorate council (typically in deliber…
Bellicose
Truculent; always looking for a fight.
Elusive
Sneaky, avoiding detection.
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Unit 8 - AP Language & Composition
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting,…
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... synony…
(n.) dismay, confusion... synonyms: shock, amazement, bewilderm…
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body... synonyms: overweight,…
acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting,…
bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... synony…
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AP English Language Vocabulary Unit 8
Allege
Arrant
Badinage
Conciliate
Assert without proof
Shameless
Banter
Appease
Allege
Assert without proof
Arrant
Shameless
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AP Language Vocabulary Roots Unit 8
PORTARE, PORTATUM
Importune
Importunate
Rapport
To carry
To urge or beg without end
Extremely demanding; insistent
A positive relationship
PORTARE, PORTATUM
To carry
Importune
To urge or beg without end
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AP Language Swanson Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
(n.) dismay, confusion
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP English Language - Unit 8 Vocabulary
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj) - stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting…
(adj) - resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... syno…
(noun) - dismay, confusion... synonyms: shock, amazement, bewi…
(adj) - fat; having a large, bulky body... synonyms: overweigh…
acrimonious
(adj) - stinging, bitter in temper or tone... synonyms: biting…
bovine
(adj) - resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... syno…
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 8 Root Words
Oligo
Omni
Oper
Ortho
Few, little
All, every
work
Straight, correct
Oligo
Few, little
Omni
All, every
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AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
dismay, confusion
fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Language: Unit 8 Synonyms and Antonyms
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
synonyms: biting, caustic, rancorous, hostile, peevish... antony…
synonyms: stolid, dull, slow, stupid... antonyms: alert, sharp,…
synonyms: shock, amazement, bewilderment, dismay... antonyms: ca…
synonyms: overweight, heavy, obese, stout, portly... antonyms: s…
acrimonious
synonyms: biting, caustic, rancorous, hostile, peevish... antony…
bovine
synonyms: stolid, dull, slow, stupid... antonyms: alert, sharp,…
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Unit 8 vocabulary language
Aberration
Ad hoc
Bane
Bathos
Something that is unusual and unexpected (such as an issue or…
For the particular end or case at hand without consideration…
A cause of great distress or annoyance; source of harm or ruin.
The sudden appearance of a silly idea or event in a book, mov…
Aberration
Something that is unusual and unexpected (such as an issue or…
Ad hoc
For the particular end or case at hand without consideration…
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Unit 8 Vocabulary Antonyms AP Language & Composition
ad hoc
bane
cantankerous
de facto
(adj.) permanent
blessing
good-natured
de jure
ad hoc
(adj.) permanent
bane
blessing
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Unit 8 Vocabulary Definitions AP Language & Composition
aberration
aberration
ad hoc
ad hoc
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
(n.) a lapse from a sound mental state
(adj.) for this specific purpose; improvised
(adv.) with respect to this
aberration
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
aberration
(n.) a lapse from a sound mental state
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AP Psychology Unit 8- Language and Thought
Language
3 Characteristics of Language
Phonemes
Morphemes
Consists of symbols that convey meaning, plus rules for combi…
1. Structured... 2. Generative... 3. Arbitrary
Smallest distinctive sound unit... Ex: to say bat, we utter phon…
The smallest possible unit that carries meaning; may be a wor…
Language
Consists of symbols that convey meaning, plus rules for combi…
3 Characteristics of Language
1. Structured... 2. Generative... 3. Arbitrary
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AP Psych Unit 8 Language & Thought
Phonemes
How many phonemes does English have?
Morphemes
Grammar
smallest units of sound
44
smallest unit of Meaningful sound ... "ed" "a" "but"
rules of a language
Phonemes
smallest units of sound
How many phonemes does English have?
44
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AP Psych Unit 8 Thinking, Language, & Intelligence
Cognition
Concept
Prototype
Algorithm
the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, reme…
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas or people
a mental image or best example of a category; matching new it…
a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solvi…
Cognition
the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, reme…
Concept
a mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas or people
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Unit 8 Vocabulary Synonyms AP Language & Composition
aberration
ad hoc
bane
bathos
deviation
(adj.) makeshift
spoiler
mawkishness
aberration
deviation
ad hoc
(adj.) makeshift
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AP Psychology- Unit 8: Cognition and language
cognitive psychology
information processing system
thinking
reaction time
the study of mental processes by which the information humans…
mechanisms for receiving information, representing it with sy…
the manipulation of mental representations
the time elapsing between the presentation of a stimulus and…
cognitive psychology
the study of mental processes by which the information humans…
information processing system
mechanisms for receiving information, representing it with sy…
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AP Psych Unit 8: Language and Cognition
symbolic
semantic
generative
structured
spoken sounds and words to represent objects, actions, and id…
meaningful
limited number of symbols can be combined in an infinite vari…
rules govern the arrangement of words
symbolic
spoken sounds and words to represent objects, actions, and id…
semantic
meaningful
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AP Psychology - Unit 8: Thinking/Language/Intelligence
Intelligence test
Mental age
Stanford-Binet
Intelligence quotient (IQ)
A method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and c…
A measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet;…
The widely used American revision (by Terman at Stanford Univ…
Defined originally as the ratio of mental age (ma) to chronol…
Intelligence test
A method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and c…
Mental age
A measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet;…
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Vocabulary Unit 8 AP Language 2014-15
Caricature
Extended metaphor
Homily
Invective
A verbal description of someone (usually humorous) exaggerati…
A lengthy metaphor occurring frequently throughout writing.
A sermon or speech typically on spirituality or morality.
A strong, verbal attack on someone or something (sometimes in…
Caricature
A verbal description of someone (usually humorous) exaggerati…
Extended metaphor
A lengthy metaphor occurring frequently throughout writing.
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AP Language and Composition Unit 8 Vocab
ad hoc
depredation
harbinger
de facto
done for a particular purpose only
an act of attacking or plundering
something that announces the approach of another
in fact, regardless of wrong or right
ad hoc
done for a particular purpose only
depredation
an act of attacking or plundering
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AP Language/Composition Vocabulary Unit 8
aberration
ad hoc
bane
bathos
(n.) the act of deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal…
(adj.) concerned or dealing with a specific subject, purpose,…
(n.) a person or thing that ruins or spoils.
(n.) a ludicrous descent from the exalted or lofty to the com…
aberration
(n.) the act of deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal…
ad hoc
(adj.) concerned or dealing with a specific subject, purpose,…
AP Language and Composition Vocab Unit 8
Astute (adj)
Coup (n)
Disingenuous (adj)
Hypocrisy (n)
having an ability to accurately assess situations or people;…
a highly successful, unexpected stroke, act, or move; a cleve…
lacking in frankness, candor, or sincerity; falsely or hypocr…
a pretending of having a virtuous character, moral, or religi…
Astute (adj)
having an ability to accurately assess situations or people;…
Coup (n)
a highly successful, unexpected stroke, act, or move; a cleve…
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Ap language and composition unit 8 vocab
allege (v.)
arrant (adj.)
badinage (n.)
conciliate (v.)
to assert without proof or confirmation
thoroughgoing, out-and out; shameless, blatant
light and playful conversation
to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pacify; to…
allege (v.)
to assert without proof or confirmation
arrant (adj.)
thoroughgoing, out-and out; shameless, blatant
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Vocab Unit 8 - AP Language/Composition
Allege
Arrant
Badinage
Conciliate
(verb) to assert without proof or confirmation
(adj.) thoroughgoing, out-and-out, shameless, blatant
(noun) light and playful conversation
(verb) to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pac…
Allege
(verb) to assert without proof or confirmation
Arrant
(adj.) thoroughgoing, out-and-out, shameless, blatant
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AP PSYCH - UNIT 8 - THINKING AND LANGUAGE
Cognition
Concepts
Prototypes
Algorithm
Thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating
Like a schema - a mental grouping of similar objects, events,…
A mental image/best example of a category
A methodical, logical rule or procedure - always right, but t…
Cognition
Thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating
Concepts
Like a schema - a mental grouping of similar objects, events,…
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Unit 8 Vocab - AP Language & Composition
circumvent (v)
breach (v)
entomology (n)
impunity (n)
to avoid being stopped
to break or act contrary to
the study of insects
freedom from punishment
circumvent (v)
to avoid being stopped
breach (v)
to break or act contrary to
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 8 Root Words
Oligo
Omni
Oper
Ortho
Few, little
All, every
work
Straight, correct
Oligo
Few, little
Omni
All, every
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AP Language and Comp Vocab Unit 8
acrimonious
bovine
consternation
corpulent
(adj) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
(adj) resembling a cow or ox, sluggish, unresponsive
(n) dismay, confusion
(adj) fat; having a large, bulky body
acrimonious
(adj) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
bovine
(adj) resembling a cow or ox, sluggish, unresponsive
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AP Psychology Unit 8 - Thinking & Language
Cognition
Concept
Prototype
Algorithm
All the meds like to duties associated with thinking, knowing…
And mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or peo…
A mental image or best example of a category. Matching new it…
And methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees sol…
Cognition
All the meds like to duties associated with thinking, knowing…
Concept
And mental grouping of similar objects, events, ideas, or peo…
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AP Language & Composition: Unit 8 SAT Words
Acrimonious (adj)
Bovine (n/adj)
Consternation (noun)
Corpulent (adj)
Stinging; Bitter in temper or tone
Resembling a cow or ox; Sluggish, unresponsive
Dismay or confusion
Fat; Having a large bulky body
Acrimonious (adj)
Stinging; Bitter in temper or tone
Bovine (n/adj)
Resembling a cow or ox; Sluggish, unresponsive
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Myers for AP Psychology Unit 8
Emotion
General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
Coronary Heart Disease
Type A people
a response of the whole organism, involving 1) pyhsiological…
Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in…
That clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle: t…
Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, i…
Emotion
a response of the whole organism, involving 1) pyhsiological…
General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in…
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AP Psychology Unit 8
motivation
instinct
drive reduction theory
homeostatis
a need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
a complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a spe…
the idea that a physiological need creates an arousal tension…
a tendency to maintain a balanced or constant interval state;…
motivation
a need or desire that energizes and directs behavior
instinct
a complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a spe…
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Unit 8 AP psych thinking and language vocab
fixation
mental set
functional fixedness
confirmation bias
inability to see a problem from a fresh perspective
tendency to approach a problem a particular way, especial if…
inability to see multiple uses for a common object
tendency to search for info that confirms ones preconceptions
fixation
inability to see a problem from a fresh perspective
mental set
tendency to approach a problem a particular way, especial if…
17 terms
AP Psychology Unit 8
Emotion
General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
Coronary Heart Disease
Type A people
a response of the whole organism, involving 1) pyhsiological…
Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in…
That clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle: t…
Friedman and Rosenman's term for competitive, hard-driving, i…
Emotion
a response of the whole organism, involving 1) pyhsiological…
General Adaptation Syndrome (GAS)
Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in…
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AP Psych Memory, Thinking and Language Unit 8
Memory
Flashbulb Memory
Encoding
Storage
Active system that stores, organizes, alters, and recovers (r…
An exceptionally clear memory of a (emotionally significant)…
First stage of the memory process; in it information is trans…
Maintaining encoded information in memory over time.
Memory
Active system that stores, organizes, alters, and recovers (r…
Flashbulb Memory
An exceptionally clear memory of a (emotionally significant)…
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