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AP Vocabulary
idolatry
adulterate
emanate
garish
(n.) excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
(v.) to make impure, to contaminate
(v.) to come forth; to send forth
(adj.) tastelessly gaudy
idolatry
(n.) excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
adulterate
(v.) to make impure, to contaminate
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AP Biology Vocabulary Review
polar
nonpolar
electronegativity
cohesion
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
Attraction of an atom for electrons in a covalent bond.
Water molecules sticking to each other.
polar
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
nonpolar
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
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AP Language Vocabulary
Ad Hominem Argument
Ad Populum (bandwagon appeal)
Allegory
Allusion
Latin for "to or against the person," this fallacy involves s…
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
A direct or indirect reference to something that is commonly…
Ad Hominem Argument
Latin for "to or against the person," this fallacy involves s…
Ad Populum (bandwagon appeal)
This fallacy occurs when evidence boils down to "everybody's…
1,013 terms
AP Bio: Vocabulary Review
polar
nonpolar
electronegativity
cohesion
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
Attraction of an atom for electrons in a covalent bond.
Water molecules sticking to each other.
polar
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
nonpolar
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
1,013 terms
AP Biology Vocabulary Review
polar
nonpolar
electronegativity
cohesion
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
Attraction of an atom for electrons in a covalent bond.
Water molecules sticking to each other.
polar
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
nonpolar
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
61 terms
AP Statistics Vocabulary
Symmetric
Parameter
Statistic
Median
data on which both sides are fairly the same shape and size.…
value of a population (typically unknown)
a calculated value about a population from a sample(s).
the middle point of the data (50th percentile) when the data…
Symmetric
data on which both sides are fairly the same shape and size.…
Parameter
value of a population (typically unknown)
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AP Summer Vocabulary
abhorrent
lucid
refute
boorish
( adj) disgusting; loathsome; detestable
(adj)- easily understood
(v)- to prove to be false
(adj) rude, clumsy behavior
abhorrent
( adj) disgusting; loathsome; detestable
lucid
(adj)- easily understood
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AP Language and Composition Vocabulary
Expletive
Asyndeton
Polysyndeton
Understatement
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
noun, using several conjunctions in close succession, especia…
noun, a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to wh…
Expletive
noun, a profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or…
Asyndeton
noun, the omission of conjunctions like "and" or "but" where…
1,013 terms
AP Biology Vocabulary Review
polar
nonpolar
electronegativity
cohesion
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
Attraction of an atom for electrons in a covalent bond.
Water molecules sticking to each other.
polar
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
nonpolar
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
15 terms
AP Vocabulary Week 1
detriment
dexterous
discretion
facetious
(n) something that causes damage, harm, or loss... Eating a Big…
(ad) skillful in using the hands or body... The gymnast was ver…
(n) good judgment or tact in actions or speaking... As a parent…
(adj) humorous; playfully joking... The teacher was being facet…
detriment
(n) something that causes damage, harm, or loss... Eating a Big…
dexterous
(ad) skillful in using the hands or body... The gymnast was ver…
AP VOCABULARY
Counterargument
Warrant
Anecdote
Ethos
A challenge to a position; an opposing argument.
to justify or deserve
A short and amusing or interesting story about a real inciden…
The characteristic spirit of a culture , era, or community as…
Counterargument
A challenge to a position; an opposing argument.
Warrant
to justify or deserve
APES Vocabulary 3
Hydrological cycle
Nitrogen fixation
Ammonification
Nitrification
The natural cycle by which water is circulated between variou…
The process by which atmospheric nitrogen (N2) is converted f…
Nitrogen is converted into ammonifying bacteria; may occur wh…
The biological oxidation of ammonia or ammonium (in dead orga…
Hydrological cycle
The natural cycle by which water is circulated between variou…
Nitrogen fixation
The process by which atmospheric nitrogen (N2) is converted f…
APES Vocabulary 4
Eutrophication
Hypoxia
Anoxic
Albedo
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus (phosph…
Very low DO levels.... As aquatic plants die, BOD increases as…
No DO (dissolved oxygen) in the water
Fraction of solar radiation reaching earth that is reflected…
Eutrophication
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus (phosph…
Hypoxia
Very low DO levels.... As aquatic plants die, BOD increases as…
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AP Vocabulary Week 4
juxtapose
lethargy
ambiguous
inane
(v) To place close together,especially in order to compare or…
(n) A great lack of energy inactivity due to laziness; sluggi…
(adj ) Able to be interpreted in more than one way; not clear…
(adj) Without sense or meaning; foolish... The idea to go swimm…
juxtapose
(v) To place close together,especially in order to compare or…
lethargy
(n) A great lack of energy inactivity due to laziness; sluggi…
APES Vocabulary 2
Main component of Municipal Solid Wast…
Sanitary Landfill Problems and Solutions
Advantages/Disadvantages of Incineration
Best way to solve Solid Waste Problem
Paper; most is landfilled
Problem: Leachate Solution: liner with collection systems... Pro…
Advantages: Waste volume reduced by 80-90%, waste heat can be…
Source reduction... Reduce-->Reuse-->Recycle (in order of decre…
Main component of Municipal Solid Wast…
Paper; most is landfilled
Sanitary Landfill Problems and Solutions
Problem: Leachate Solution: liner with collection systems... Pro…
APES Vocabulary 1
Sustainability
Ecosystem services
Tragedy of the Commons
First Law of Thermodynamics
the ability to meet humanities current needs without compromi…
The process by which life-supporting resources such as clean…
1968 Paper by ecologist GARRETT HARDIN. When no individual ha…
Energy is neither created nor destroyed, but may be converted…
Sustainability
the ability to meet humanities current needs without compromi…
Ecosystem services
The process by which life-supporting resources such as clean…
APES Vocabulary 6
Replacement Level Fertility
Malthus
Greatest impact on population growth
Most populated countries (UN Data 2015)
The number of children a couple must have to replace themselv…
Said human population increases exponentially while food supp…
Low status of women: education, access to birth control, reli…
China-1.38 billion (2015)... India -1.31 billion (2015)... US Pop…
Replacement Level Fertility
The number of children a couple must have to replace themselv…
Malthus
Said human population increases exponentially while food supp…
APES Vocabulary 5
Decreasing Birth Rate
Carrying capacity
R strategist (R selected)
K strategist (K selected)
Family planning, contraception, economic rewards and penaltie…
The maximum number of individuals (size of the population) th…
Rate dependent... Reproduce early in life... Many small, unprotect…
Dependent on carrying capacity (K)... Reproduce late in life... Fe…
Decreasing Birth Rate
Family planning, contraception, economic rewards and penaltie…
Carrying capacity
The maximum number of individuals (size of the population) th…
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AP Vocabulary Week 7
equivocate def
equivocate
fortuitous
fortuitous def
to be unclear; to be deliberately vague in order to mislead.…
In order to get out of getting in trouble with his parents, h…
It was ******that i got the last ticket because I really want…
accidental; happening by chance, by accident, or at random; l…
equivocate def
to be unclear; to be deliberately vague in order to mislead.…
equivocate
In order to get out of getting in trouble with his parents, h…
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AP Literature and Composition Vocabulary
abnegation
acquiesce
acrimony
acumen
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
to agree, to favor, to accept
sharp animosity, harshness, or bitterness
superior mental qualities, keen insight
abnegation
self-denial, rejection in favor of others
acquiesce
to agree, to favor, to accept
20 terms
AP Vocabulary #6
charlatan
corroborate
disseminate
diverge
(n.) one who feigns knowledge or ability; a pretender, impost…
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, ve…
(v.) to scatter or spread widely... When the wind blows, it dis…
(v.) to go in different directions, to go off of the expected…
charlatan
(n.) one who feigns knowledge or ability; a pretender, impost…
corroborate
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, ve…
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AP Vocabulary Week 8
liability
clandestine
incongruous
contingency
something that acts as a disadvantage; a drawback - noun - Ha…
done in secret; kept hidden - adjective... The two spies had bee…
out of place; having parts that are not in harmony or that ar…
a possible future event that must be prepared for or guarded…
liability
something that acts as a disadvantage; a drawback - noun - Ha…
clandestine
done in secret; kept hidden - adjective... The two spies had bee…
20 terms
AP Vocabulary
Hypocrisy
Benign
Mollify
Reclamation
practice of being something one is not, insincerity
gentle; kindly.
appease the anger or anxiety of someone
act of making something useful again
Hypocrisy
practice of being something one is not, insincerity
Benign
gentle; kindly.
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AP Vocabulary Study Guide
Affable
Aloof
Ambiguity
Aporia
Pleasantly easy to approach and to talk to; friendly; cordina…
At a distance, especially in feeling or interest; apart; rese…
Deliberately suggesting two or more different, and sometimes…
An irresolvable internal contradiction or logical disjunction…
Affable
Pleasantly easy to approach and to talk to; friendly; cordina…
Aloof
At a distance, especially in feeling or interest; apart; rese…
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AP Vocabulary Week 9
bolster
depreciate
indiscriminate
inquisitive
to hold up, strengthen, or reinforce; support with a rigid ob…
to fall or decrease in value or price; to lower the value of…
not chosen carefully; not based on careful selection... The tea…
curious; eager to learn... The child was very inquisitive and a…
bolster
to hold up, strengthen, or reinforce; support with a rigid ob…
depreciate
to fall or decrease in value or price; to lower the value of…
472 terms
AP Art History Vocabulary
apadana
arch
arcuated
blind arcade
great audience hall in ancient Persian palaces
curved structural member spanning an opening, generally compo…
arch-shaped
arcade having no actual opening, used as decoration to wall s…
apadana
great audience hall in ancient Persian palaces
arch
curved structural member spanning an opening, generally compo…
15 terms
AP Vocabulary Week 6
sanction
inundate
circumvent
reticent
to authorize, allow, or approve... In order to sanction the dan…
to cover, as by flooding; overwhelm with a large number or am…
to avoid by going around or as if by going around; to escape…
quiet or uncommunicative; reluctant to speak out... The reticen…
sanction
to authorize, allow, or approve... In order to sanction the dan…
inundate
to cover, as by flooding; overwhelm with a large number or am…
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AP Vocabulary Week 10
autonomy
bureaucratic
mandate
ostracize
independence; self-government
insisting on strict rules and routine, often to the point of…
a group's expressed wishes; clear signal to act; vote of conf…
to expel or exclude from a group; shun
autonomy
independence; self-government
bureaucratic
insisting on strict rules and routine, often to the point of…
71 terms
AP Vocabulary
rhetoric
texts
SOAPS
occasion
the available means of persuasion (language used to persuade)
products that can be "read" (read btwn the lines)
acronym for: subject, occasion, audience, purpose, speaker
time and place the text was written or spoken
rhetoric
the available means of persuasion (language used to persuade)
texts
products that can be "read" (read btwn the lines)
59 terms
AP Spanish Essay Vocabulary
la misa
país
agradecimiento
religioso(a)
mass (religious event)
country
gratitude
religious
la misa
mass (religious event)
país
country
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AP Art History Vocabulary
Anthropomorphic
Archaeology
Composite View
Composition
In the shape of a human
The Study of Artifacts
A view of the frontal and profile(side) together
What an art piece is made of
Anthropomorphic
In the shape of a human
Archaeology
The Study of Artifacts
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AP Vocabulary Ch. 1
allegiance (n.)
ambiguous (adj.)
ardent (adj.)
expertise (n.)
devotion to a person, group, or cause; loyalty, faithfulness
having two or more possible meanings or interpretations; hard…
characterized by warmth of feeling; fervent; enthusiastic; de…
expert skill or knowledge; ability; expertness; know-how
allegiance (n.)
devotion to a person, group, or cause; loyalty, faithfulness
ambiguous (adj.)
having two or more possible meanings or interpretations; hard…
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AP Vocabulary Ch. 2
Access
Bristle
Brook
Capricious
ability, permission, or liberty to enter, approach, communica…
become rigid with anger or irritation; fume; seethe
stand for; tolerate; bear
tending to change abruptly and without apparent reason; fickl…
Access
ability, permission, or liberty to enter, approach, communica…
Bristle
become rigid with anger or irritation; fume; seethe
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Chapter 8 AP Government Vocabulary
party competition
political party
linkage institutions
rational-choice theory
the battle of parties for control of public offices
"a tea of men (and women) seeking to control the governing ap…
the channels through which people's concerns become political…
a popular theory in political science to explain the actions…
party competition
the battle of parties for control of public offices
political party
"a tea of men (and women) seeking to control the governing ap…
22 terms
AP Vocabulary
Crown
Jewelry
Maple leaf
Flag
Crown
Jewelry
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AP Statistics: Unit 1 Vocabulary
Population
Sample
Sampling
Census
The entire group of individuals we want data or information a…
The subset of population we collect data from.
Studying a part to gain info about the whole (studying the sa…
Contacts every individual of the population.
Population
The entire group of individuals we want data or information a…
Sample
The subset of population we collect data from.
12 terms
AP Vocabulary 1
modus operandi
repugnant
ambivalent
censure
the way something is done; a pattern
disgusting, distasteful
undecided, indecisive
official charges; a condemnation
modus operandi
the way something is done; a pattern
repugnant
disgusting, distasteful
55 terms
Chapter 5 AP Bio Vocabulary
macromolecule
four classes of biological macromolecu…
polymer
monomer
a giant molecule formed by the joining of smaller molecules,…
Proteins, carbohydrates, nucleic acids, lipids
a long molecule consisting of many similar or identical monom…
the subunit that serves as the building block of a polymer.
macromolecule
a giant molecule formed by the joining of smaller molecules,…
four classes of biological macromolecu…
Proteins, carbohydrates, nucleic acids, lipids
31 terms
AP Government Unit 1 Vocabulary
Pluralist theory of politics
Hyper-pluralist theory of politics
Elite/class theory of politics
Natural rights
Politics is a competition between groups that each want its o…
Politics is a competition between too many interest groups, a…
Several interest groups (connected to big businesses/corporat…
Inherent rights that are not "given" by the government. Life,…
Pluralist theory of politics
Politics is a competition between groups that each want its o…
Hyper-pluralist theory of politics
Politics is a competition between too many interest groups, a…
612 terms
AP Psychology Full Course Vocabulary
Empiricism
Structuralism
Functionalism
Experimental Psychology
The view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
Developed by Edward Bradford Titchener, it focused on self-re…
A school of psychology that focused on how our mental and beh…
The study of behavior and thinking using the experimental met…
Empiricism
The view that knowledge originates in experience and that sci…
Structuralism
Developed by Edward Bradford Titchener, it focused on self-re…
15 terms
AP Vocabulary Week 3
charlatan
corroborate
disseminate
diverge
(n.) one who feigns knowledge or ability; a pretender, impost…
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, ve…
(v.) to scatter or spread widely... When the wind blows, it dis…
(v.) to go in different directions, to go off of the expected…
charlatan
(n.) one who feigns knowledge or ability; a pretender, impost…
corroborate
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, ve…
737 terms
Ultimate AP Biology Vocabulary Review
polar
nonpolar
electronegativity
cohesion
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
No partial charges. Does not mix with water.
Attraction of an atom for electrons in a covalent bond.
Water molecules sticking to each other.
polar
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
nonpolar
No partial charges. Does not mix with water.
1,013 terms
Ultimate AP Biology Vocabulary Review
polar
nonpolar
electronegativity
cohesion
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
Attraction of an atom for electrons in a covalent bond.
Water molecules sticking to each other.
polar
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
nonpolar
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
14 terms
APES Population Vocabulary
Age Structure
Carrying Capacity (K)
Dieback
Emigration
Percentage of the population (or number of people of each sex…
Maximum population of a particular species that a given habit…
Sharp reduction in the population of a species when its numbe…
Movement of people out of a specific geographic area.
Age Structure
Percentage of the population (or number of people of each sex…
Carrying Capacity (K)
Maximum population of a particular species that a given habit…
1,011 terms
Ultimate AP Biology Vocabulary Review
polar
nonpolar
electronegativity
cohesion
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
Attraction of an atom for electrons in a covalent bond.
Water molecules sticking to each other.
polar
Molecule with partial charges. Mixes with water.
nonpolar
No partial charges. Do not mix with water.
15 terms
AP Vocabulary Week 2
curt ... adjective - always used about s…
sabotage ... verb
subsequent ... adjective
wary... Adjective
Rudely brief when speaking to someone; Abrupt ... Sentence: The…
to deliberately destroy or damage ... terrorist groups train th…
following, in time or order, next ... "I was hired as a stock b…
Cautious - on guard ... "There's no such thing as a free lunch"…
curt ... adjective - always used about s…
Rudely brief when speaking to someone; Abrupt ... Sentence: The…
sabotage ... verb
to deliberately destroy or damage ... terrorist groups train th…
10 terms
AP Vocabulary Quiz 7
parallel plot
parody
pathos
personification
a secondary story line that mimics and reinforces the main plot
a comic imitation of a work that ridicules the original
the aspects of a literary work that elicit pity from the audi…
the assigning of human qualities to inanimate objects or conc…
parallel plot
a secondary story line that mimics and reinforces the main plot
parody
a comic imitation of a work that ridicules the original
75 terms
AP VOCABULARY (GENERAL)
Adamantine (adj):
Admonish (verb):
Amorphous (adj):
Animal husbandry (noun):
(from the noun adamant, which is a hard, crystallized carbon)…
To scold, censor
Without shape or form.
The practice of breeding and raising livestock (also called a…
Adamantine (adj):
(from the noun adamant, which is a hard, crystallized carbon)…
Admonish (verb):
To scold, censor
AP World Vocabulary
Abate
Absolutism
Adjacent
Agrarian
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
The practice of a political system in which a monarch or dict…
Next to.
Someone working with the cultivation of land or relating to c…
Abate
to reduce in amount, degree, or severity
Absolutism
The practice of a political system in which a monarch or dict…
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APES Chapter 3 Vocabulary
species
population
evolution
natural selection
Group of organisms that resemble one another in appearance, b…
Group of individual organisms of the same species living in a…
the change in heritable traits of biological populations over…
the gradual process by which heritable biological traits beco…
species
Group of organisms that resemble one another in appearance, b…
population
Group of individual organisms of the same species living in a…
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