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59 terms
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 Vocabulary
Crown
Jewelry
Maple leaf
Flag
Crown
Jewelry
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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.
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.
148 terms
German AP Exam Vocabulary
summary
skim
source
according to source 1
die Übersicht, die Zusammensetzung
überfliegen (den Text/die Fragen überfliegen)
die Quelle
laut Quelle 1 (lt. Quelle 1)
summary
die Übersicht, die Zusammensetzung
skim
überfliegen (den Text/die Fragen überfliegen)
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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AP Vocabulary Week 5
innovation
innovation (def)
subjective (def)
subjective
Video conferencing was a true **** in communication, since it…
(n.) something new, a change; the act of introducing a new me…
(adj) existing in the mind or relating to one's own thoughts,…
Art is considered to be a *** thing because it depends upon t…
innovation
Video conferencing was a true **** in communication, since it…
innovation (def)
(n.) something new, a change; the act of introducing a new me…
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…
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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 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…
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.
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…
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…
20 terms
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
40 terms
AP Statistics Vocabulary Chapter 1
Individuals
Variable
Categorical Variable
Quantitative Variable
the objects described by a set of data. Individuals may be pe…
any characteristic of an individual. A variable can take diff…
places an individual into one of several groups or categories.
take numerical values for which it makes sense to find an ave…
Individuals
the objects described by a set of data. Individuals may be pe…
Variable
any characteristic of an individual. A variable can take diff…
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…
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…
24 terms
AP Vocabulary
Vexed
Zealous
Enamor
Exasperation
irritated; annoyed
(adj.) fervent, filled with eagerness in pursuit of something
(v.) to fill with love, fascinate, usually used in passive fo…
a feeling of intense irritation or annoyance
Vexed
irritated; annoyed
Zealous
(adj.) fervent, filled with eagerness in pursuit of something
148 terms
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
32 terms
AP: Vocabulary
BEGGING THE QUESTION (or circular argu…
EITHER-OR
FALSE ANALOGY
HYPOTHESIS CONTRARY TO FACT
This fallacy avoids proving the truth of the conclusion by AS…
the two-alternatives fallacy; Would you rather have a senator…
trying to PROVE a point by analogy; You shouldn't change in m…
drawing conclusions without looking at all of the facts; The…
BEGGING THE QUESTION (or circular argu…
This fallacy avoids proving the truth of the conclusion by AS…
EITHER-OR
the two-alternatives fallacy; Would you rather have a senator…
20 terms
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…
39 terms
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.
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.
51 terms
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
103 terms
AP Vocabulary
defamatory
dejected
Audacious
Belligerent
damaging the good reputation of someone; slanderous or libelo…
sad and depressed; dispirited... Synonyms: downcast, downhearte…
showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks or show…
hostile and aggressive... Synonyms: antagonistic, contentious,…
defamatory
damaging the good reputation of someone; slanderous or libelo…
dejected
sad and depressed; dispirited... Synonyms: downcast, downhearte…
AP Vocabulary
colloquialism
abstract
astute
vapid
the use of informal words, phrases or even slang in a piece o…
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
(adj.) shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom
(adj.) dull, uninteresting, tiresome; lacking in sharpness, f…
colloquialism
the use of informal words, phrases or even slang in a piece o…
abstract
refers to language that describes concepts rather than concre…
15 terms
Lesson 4 AP Vocabulary
ethno
eu
gam
geo
nation
good, well
marriage
earth
ethno
nation
eu
good, well
AP Vocabulary
sentimental
spontaneous
gothicism
Victorian
A term that describes characters' excessive emotional respons…
(adj.) arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance
In literary criticism, works characterized by a taste for the…
Reign of Queen Victoria of Great Britain (1837-1901). The ter…
sentimental
A term that describes characters' excessive emotional respons…
spontaneous
(adj.) arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance
16 terms
AP Unit 1 Vocabulary
Opportunity cost
Market
Scarcity
Capital or Capital Goods
The cost of the next-best alternative use of money, time or r…
Meeting place or mechanism that allows buyers and sellers to…
The problem in economics that arises when unlimited wants and…
Tools, equipment and factories used in the production of good…
Opportunity cost
The cost of the next-best alternative use of money, time or r…
Market
Meeting place or mechanism that allows buyers and sellers to…
20 terms
AP Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Declaration of Independence
Bill of Rights
writ of habeas corpus
natural rights
A document approved by the American colonies in 1776 that sta…
The first 10 amendment to the Constitution, drafted in respon…
A court order requiring jailers to explain to a judge why the…
Inherent rights of human beings, not dependent on governments…
Declaration of Independence
A document approved by the American colonies in 1776 that sta…
Bill of Rights
The first 10 amendment to the Constitution, drafted in respon…
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
702 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.
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)
119 terms
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…
11 terms
AP Vocabulary- Set 2
admonish
akimbo
lassitude
licentious
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
(adj.) - with hands on hips and elbows extending outward
(n.) weariness of body or mind, lack of energy
(adj.) displaying a lack of moral or legal restraints
admonish
(v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly;…
akimbo
(adj.) - with hands on hips and elbows extending outward
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…
20 terms
AP Vocabulary Set 4
Acrimonious
Paucity
Elicit
Pernicious
Bitter
Scarcity
To draw forth
Harmful, causing injury
Acrimonious
Bitter
Paucity
Scarcity
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…
13 terms
AP Vocabulary Week #1
conflagaration
decree
devoid
fluctuations
inferno; fire
proclamation, ruling, declaration; an official statement that…
lacking, deficient, without
flux, variation; a state of varying irregularly; rise and fall
conflagaration
inferno; fire
decree
proclamation, ruling, declaration; an official statement that…
37 terms
AP Unit 1 Vocabulary
cartography
contagious diffusion
cultural ecology
culture
The science of making maps.
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a characteristic throughou…
The geographic study of how humans and the environment intera…
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
cartography
The science of making maps.
contagious diffusion
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a characteristic throughou…
20 terms
AP Vocabulary Set 6
Lurid
Amicable
Nefarious
Fortuitous
Sensational
Friendly, peaceful
Villainous, vicious
Accidental
Lurid
Sensational
Amicable
Friendly, peaceful
90 terms
AP Biology Macromolecules and Enzymes vocabulary
macromolecule
polymer
monomer
enzyme
There are Four major types of biological macromolecules that…
a long molecule consisting of many similar or identical monom…
the subunit that serves as the building block of a polymer
a macromolecule serving as a catalyst, a chemical agent that…
macromolecule
There are Four major types of biological macromolecules that…
polymer
a long molecule consisting of many similar or identical monom…
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
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