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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.
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.
90 terms
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 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
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.
60 terms
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…
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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…
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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
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…
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
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…
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…
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
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 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…
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AP Vocabulary
Biotechnology
Debt for nature swaps
Desertification
Enclosure Movement
Using living organisms to produce or change plant or animal p…
Efforts to preserve natural farmland by forgiving internation…
Loss of habitable land to the expansion of deserts.
As feudalism faded away and capitalism grew, this movement di…
Biotechnology
Using living organisms to produce or change plant or animal p…
Debt for nature swaps
Efforts to preserve natural farmland by forgiving internation…
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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 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…
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…
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…
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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…
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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.
AP Unit 3 Vocabulary
Linkage Institution
Narrowcasting
Faction
Political Party
Institutions that connect citizens to government. The mass me…
The modern media trend for TV and radio shows to target very…
Group or clique within a larger organization; party strife an…
A group of individuals with broad common interests who organi…
Linkage Institution
Institutions that connect citizens to government. The mass me…
Narrowcasting
The modern media trend for TV and radio shows to target very…
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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 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…
15 terms
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)
15 terms
Lesson 4 AP Vocabulary
ethno
eu
gam
geo
nation
good, well
marriage
earth
ethno
nation
eu
good, well
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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 Spanish Essay Vocabulary
la misa
país
agradecimiento
religioso(a)
mass (religious event)
country
gratitude
religious
la misa
mass (religious event)
país
country
AP Vocabulary Set 4
Acrimonious
Paucity
Elicit
Pernicious
Bitter
Scarcity
To draw forth
Harmful, causing injury
Acrimonious
Bitter
Paucity
Scarcity
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
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
26 terms
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
AP Vocabulary Set 6
Lurid
Amicable
Nefarious
Fortuitous
Sensational
Friendly, peaceful
Villainous, vicious
Accidental
Lurid
Sensational
Amicable
Friendly, peaceful
AP Vocabulary Set 7
Remuneration
Nominal
Importune
Incontrovertible
Reward, Pay
Slight
Ask urgently
Undeniable
Remuneration
Reward, Pay
Nominal
Slight
AP Vocabulary Set 5
Dubious
Obsolescence
Implacable
Monolithic
Doubtful
Process of wearing out
Cannot be appeased
Massively solid; large and powerful
Dubious
Doubtful
Obsolescence
Process of wearing out
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.
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
20 terms
Unit 6 Vocabulary AP
abortive
bruit
contumelious
dictum
(adj.) failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose; only…
(v.) to spread news, reports, or unsubstantiated rumors... SYN:…
(adj.) insolent or rude in speech or behavior; insultingly ab…
(n.) a short saying; an authoritative statement... SYN: maxim,…
abortive
(adj.) failing to accomplish an intended aim or purpose; only…
bruit
(v.) to spread news, reports, or unsubstantiated rumors... SYN:…
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