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25 termscreated on January 22, 2017
Unit 2: Part 2- Migration Vocabulary List
Push factor
Pull factor
Voluntary
Forced
negative conditions and perceptions that induce people to lea…
Positive conditions and perceptions that effectively attract…
Permanent movement undertaken by choice.
Permanent movement compelled usually by cultural factors.
Push factor
negative conditions and perceptions that induce people to lea…
Pull factor
Positive conditions and perceptions that effectively attract…
7 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP Language Vocabulary 3
Despondent
Caustic
Erudite
Choleric
(adj.) in low spirits from loss of hope or courage
(adj.) sarcastic in a scathing an bitter way
(adj.) having or showing great knowledge or learning
(adj.) bad-tempered or irritable
Despondent
(adj.) in low spirits from loss of hope or courage
Caustic
(adj.) sarcastic in a scathing an bitter way
81 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Zagar's AP Government Midterm Vocabulary
Democracy
Direct Democracy
Representative Democracy
Marxist/Class View
The rule of the people; the rule of the many.
Government in which the people are directly involved by parti…
Government in which elected leaders make decisions.
Theory that emphasizes the rich, claiming that wealthy capita…
Democracy
The rule of the people; the rule of the many.
Direct Democracy
Government in which the people are directly involved by parti…
75 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP Language Midterm Vocabulary
forte
detest
clique
matriarch
one's strong point; area of expertise; talent
to hate
small exclusive group
female ruler or mother in authority
forte
one's strong point; area of expertise; talent
detest
to hate
59 termscreated on January 21, 2017
TEMA 4: La vida contemporánea -- Vocab 1
esbozar
novedoso
el boceto
desperdigado
to sketch
new, original
sketch
scattered
esbozar
to sketch
novedoso
new, original
41 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP Bio Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Spindle Fibers
Metacentric
Telocentric
Acrocentric
Structures used for cell division that are composed of microt…
A centromere located around the middle of the chromosome
A centromere located near the edge of the chromosome
A centromere located near the in between the middle and the e…
Spindle Fibers
Structures used for cell division that are composed of microt…
Metacentric
A centromere located around the middle of the chromosome
50 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP Bio - Ch. 4 Vocabulary
cell theory
cytoplasm
nucleus
organelle
Theory that all organisms consists of one or more cells, whic…
Jellylike mixture of water and solutes enclosed by the cell's…
Of a eukaryotic cell, organelle with a double membrane that h…
Structure that carries out a specialized metabolic function
cell theory
Theory that all organisms consists of one or more cells, whic…
cytoplasm
Jellylike mixture of water and solutes enclosed by the cell's…
20 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Vocabulary 5
amnesty
autonomy
axiomatic
blazon
(n) - a general pardon for an offense against a government; i…
(n) - self-government, political control.... [
(adj) - self-evident, expressing a universally accepted princ…
(v) - to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to pub…
amnesty
(n) - a general pardon for an offense against a government; i…
autonomy
(n) - self-government, political control.... [
17 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AMERICAS 1750
Columbian Exchange
Potosi
Encomienda
Creoles
Exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technologies betwe…
Located in Bolivia, one of the richest silver mining centers…
Grant of authority over a population of Amerindians in Spanis…
In colonial Spanish America, term used to describe someone of…
Columbian Exchange
Exchange of plants, animals, diseases, and technologies betwe…
Potosi
Located in Bolivia, one of the richest silver mining centers…
19 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP Bio Chapter 7 Vocabulary
Plasmid
Gene Cloning
DNA Probe
Retroviruses
This form of DNA can code for a pilus, antibiotic resistance,…
The use of bacterial cultures and plasmids in order to clone…
A synthesized segment of radioactively labelled DNA to hybrid…
Viruses that store genes as RNA and use reverse transcriptase…
Plasmid
This form of DNA can code for a pilus, antibiotic resistance,…
Gene Cloning
The use of bacterial cultures and plasmids in order to clone…
15 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Lesson 3 English AP Vocabulary
bombast
bona fide
boor
bovine
impressive but meaningless language.
in good faith
a rude or impolite person
pertaining to cows or cattle
bombast
impressive but meaningless language.
bona fide
in good faith
17 termscreated on January 21, 2017
HOD Vocabulary 2
Interminable
Estuary
Diaphanous
Venerable
Adjective... Endless (often used hyperbolically)... Syn: Never-endi…
Noun... The tidal mouth of a large river, where the tide meets t…
(Especially of fabric) light, delicate, and translucent... Syn:…
Grant a great deal of respect, especially because of age, wis…
Interminable
Adjective... Endless (often used hyperbolically)... Syn: Never-endi…
Estuary
Noun... The tidal mouth of a large river, where the tide meets t…
35 termscreated on January 21, 2017
ap world vocabulary unit 4
absolutism
astrolabe
biological diffusion
codices
the principle or exercise of complete and bin restricted powe…
and astronomical instrument for taking the altitude if the su…
the movement if the biological factors from one region to ano…
Maya texts, long strips of paper, many meters long when unfol…
absolutism
the principle or exercise of complete and bin restricted powe…
astrolabe
and astronomical instrument for taking the altitude if the su…
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AP Bio - Ch. 3 Vocabulary
organic
condensation
enzyme
functional group
Describes a compound that consists mainly of carbon and hydro…
Chemical reaction in which an enzyme builds a large molecule…
Organic molecule that speeds up a reaction without being chan…
An atom (other than hydrogen) or a small molecular group bond…
organic
Describes a compound that consists mainly of carbon and hydro…
condensation
Chemical reaction in which an enzyme builds a large molecule…
20 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP English 12 Vocabulary list #15
Aperture
Irascible
Echelon
Rendezvous
an opening, a hole
easily angered; hot-tempered
one in a series of levels of command
an appointment; a meeting place
Aperture
an opening, a hole
Irascible
easily angered; hot-tempered
21 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP world history: Latin America vocabulary
augustin de iturbide
benito juarez
caudillos
centralists
conservative creole officer who signes agreement with insurge…
indian governor of state of oaxaca in mexico; leader of liber…
independent leaders who dominated local areas by force in def…
latin american politicians who wished to create strong centra…
augustin de iturbide
conservative creole officer who signes agreement with insurge…
benito juarez
indian governor of state of oaxaca in mexico; leader of liber…
55 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP Bio Chapter 6 Vocabulary
DNA vs. Protein Debate
Friedrich Miescher
Robert Felgen
Archibald Edward Garrod
The scientific disagreement over what type of molecule functi…
First person to discover and isolate nucleic acids
Developed a staining technique to quantify DNA
Observed that metabolic disorders are hereditary
DNA vs. Protein Debate
The scientific disagreement over what type of molecule functi…
Friedrich Miescher
First person to discover and isolate nucleic acids
31 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP Psych Cognition
Language acquisition device (LAD)
Noam Chomsky
Babbling stage
One-word stage
a biological organized mental structure in the brain that fac…
proposed that children are born with mental structures- built…
babies make nearly all sounds heard in all languages
-begins at about 11 year of age... -children utter single concre…
Language acquisition device (LAD)
a biological organized mental structure in the brain that fac…
Noam Chomsky
proposed that children are born with mental structures- built…
20 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Unit 7 Vocabulary
Austere
Beneficent
Cadaverous
Concoct
Severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury, simpl…
Performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring benefits;…
Pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse... S: Wasted, Haggard... A: Robus…
To prepare by combing ingredients, make up; to devise, invent…
Austere
Severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury, simpl…
Beneficent
Performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring benefits;…
23 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP Gov Chapter 2
constitution
Declaration of Independence
natural rights
consent of the governed
a nation's basic law. I creates political institutions, assig…
the document approved by representatives of American colonies…
right inherent in human beings, not dependent on government,…
the idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
constitution
a nation's basic law. I creates political institutions, assig…
Declaration of Independence
the document approved by representatives of American colonies…
190 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP US Government and Politics Vocabulary
bicameral legislature
block grant
categorical grant
centralists
two-house legislature
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
money granted by the federal government to the states for a n…
those who favor greater national authority rather than state…
bicameral legislature
two-house legislature
block grant
money granted by the federal government to the states for a b…
48 termscreated on January 21, 2017
APES Unit One Vocabulary
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
The central part of the Earth below the mantle
The layer of rock between Earth's crust and core
Liquid rock produced under the Earth's surface
The solid, plastic layer of the mantle beneath the lithosphere
Core
The central part of the Earth below the mantle
Mantle
The layer of rock between Earth's crust and core
20 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction Vocabulary by Ashley Flores
Gamete
Somatic Cell
Sperm
Egg
A gamete is a developed haploid male or female germ cell that…
A somatic cell is any cell of a living being other than the r…
A sperm is the male gamete or reproductive cell required in s…
The egg cell, or ovum, is the female reproductive cell (gamet…
Gamete
A gamete is a developed haploid male or female germ cell that…
Somatic Cell
A somatic cell is any cell of a living being other than the r…
186 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP Spanish Vocabulary-EL TURISMO
Aburrido
Acompañar
Acudir
Aventura
Boring
To accompany
To keep
Adventure
Aburrido
Boring
Acompañar
To accompany
25 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Unalienable
Articles of Confederation
Constitutional Convention
Shay's Rebellion
A human right based on nature or God
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
Meeting in Philadelphia in 1787 that produced a new constitut…
A 1787 rebellion in which ex-Revolutionary War soldiers attem…
Unalienable
A human right based on nature or God
Articles of Confederation
A weak constitution that governed America during the Revoluti…
58 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Rubenstein AP Human Geography Chapter 1 Vocabulary & Examples
Agricultural Density
Arithmatic Density
Base Line
Cartography
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
An east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785…
The science of making maps.
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
Arithmatic Density
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
15 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Chapter 23 Vocabulary AP Euro
Tariffs
Cartels
Depression
Marxism
Duties(taxes) imposed on imported goods, usually to raise rev…
A combination of independent commercial enterprises that work…
A very severe, protected economic downturn with high levels o…
The political, economic, and social theories of Karl Marx, wh…
Tariffs
Duties(taxes) imposed on imported goods, usually to raise rev…
Cartels
A combination of independent commercial enterprises that work…
81 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP Psych Midterm
Wilhelm Wundt
nature v Nuture
Psychology
Behavioral Perspective
performed first psychological experiment indecember of 1879 i…
he debate whether human traits develop through experience or…
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes
a psychology perspective in which we learn observable respons…
Wilhelm Wundt
performed first psychological experiment indecember of 1879 i…
nature v Nuture
he debate whether human traits develop through experience or…
115 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Horizontes 4
el abuelo
almorzar
el almuerzo
amar
grandfather
to eat lunch
lunch
to love (a)
el abuelo
grandfather
almorzar
to eat lunch
33 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP English Literary Terms
ad hominem argument
anaphora
antecedent
antithesis
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
the repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consec…
the word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun refers
a statement in which two opposing ideas are balanced
ad hominem argument
an argument attacking an individual's character rather than h…
anaphora
the repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consec…
71 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP Gov Intro Killer Vocabulary Quiz
Legitimacy
HDI
Federal
Typology
A key concept stressing the degree to which people accept and…
A measure of a country's standard of living, including health…
A system where the national government has the most power, bu…
A system of classification based on groupings or types with c…
Legitimacy
A key concept stressing the degree to which people accept and…
HDI
A measure of a country's standard of living, including health…
40 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP English Vocab 61-100 Mr. Flowers
extant
extol
fallacious
fastidious
(adj.) existing, not destroyed or lost
(v.) to praise, revere
(adj.) incorrect, misleading
(adj.) meticulous, demanding, having high and often unattaina…
extant
(adj.) existing, not destroyed or lost
extol
(v.) to praise, revere
25 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP LANG FINAL FIRST SEMESTER
Allusion
Anaphora
Anthimeria
Antithesis
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
The repetition of a group of words at the beginning of succes…
One part of speech- for example, a noun- substituting for a d…
The juxtaposition of contrasting words or ideas, often in par…
Allusion
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Anaphora
The repetition of a group of words at the beginning of succes…
20 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Vocab Set 60-120
Jubilant
Juxtaposition
Laconic
Languid
extremely joyful, happy
the act of placing two things next to each other for implicit…
terse in speech or writing
sluggish from fatigue or weakness
Jubilant
extremely joyful, happy
Juxtaposition
the act of placing two things next to each other for implicit…
20 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Cell Term Vocabulary: Pre-AP Science
cell membrane
nucleus
nuclear membrane
nucleolus
controls what moves in and what moves out of the cell
control center of the cell -contains the chromosome- (DNA)
membrane surrounding the nucleus, controls movement of materi…
found inside of nucleus, responsible for making proteins that…
cell membrane
controls what moves in and what moves out of the cell
nucleus
control center of the cell -contains the chromosome- (DNA)
46 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP Biology: Chapters 14, 15, 16 Vocabulary
Character
Trait
True-Breeding
Hybridization
a heritable feature that varies among individuals
each variant for a character
produce offspring of the same variety when they self-pollinate
Mendel mated two contrasting, true-breeding varieties
Character
a heritable feature that varies among individuals
Trait
each variant for a character
20 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP English Language and Composition Vocabulary
antithesis
paltry
keen
antecedent
a contrast or opposition between two things
small or meager
sharp or penetrating
a thing or event that existed before or logically precedes an…
antithesis
a contrast or opposition between two things
paltry
small or meager
50 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP Literature Midterm Vocabulary
Adonis
Aegis
Chimerical
Draconian
very handsome young man
shield or protection; sponsorship
Fantastic; unreal; impossible; absurd
cruel; harsh; severe
Adonis
very handsome young man
Aegis
shield or protection; sponsorship
67 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP Environmental Science Vocabulary Chapter 7, Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
Demography
Demographer
Immigration
Emigration
the study if human populations and population trends
a scientist in the field of demography
the movement of people into a country or region, from another…
the movement of people out of a country or region
Demography
the study if human populations and population trends
Demographer
a scientist in the field of demography
265 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP Government Vocabulary
Affirmative action
Agenda setting
Amendment
Amicus curiae brief
LBJ's executive order-designed to correct the effects of past…
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
A revision/change to a bill, law, or constitution
Friend of the court; interest groups may be invited to file l…
Affirmative action
LBJ's executive order-designed to correct the effects of past…
Agenda setting
The process of forming the list of matters that policymakers…
43 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
35 termscreated on January 21, 2017
APES Chapter 11 Vocabulary
Agroforestry
Annual Plants
Aquaculture
Bioaccumulation
an agricultural technique in which trees and vegetables are i…
a plant that lives only one season
farming aquatic organisms such as fish, shellfish, and seaweeds
an increased concentration of a chemical within an organism o…
Agroforestry
an agricultural technique in which trees and vegetables are i…
Annual Plants
a plant that lives only one season
95 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Horizontes 8
La cordillera de los Andes
la nieve
el desierto
al este
the Andes range
snow
desert
to the east
La cordillera de los Andes
the Andes range
la nieve
snow
107 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Horizontes 7
el ayuntamiento
el alcalde
la alcaldía municipal
el ciudadano
city hall
mayor
city hall
citizen
el ayuntamiento
city hall
el alcalde
mayor
120 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Horizontes 3
afeitarse
bañarse
cepillarse los dientes
desayunar
to shave
to bathe
to brush one´s teeth
to eat breakfast
afeitarse
to shave
bañarse
to bathe
73 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Horizontes 2
¡pasajeros al tren!
El vuelo directo
abordar el avión
abrir la maleta
All Aboard!
Direct flight
to board the airplane
to open the baggage
¡pasajeros al tren!
All Aboard!
El vuelo directo
Direct flight
20 termscreated on January 21, 2017
Unit 7 Vocabulary
Austere
Beneficent
Cadaverous
Concoct
Stern in manner... Syn: forbidding, rigorous ... Ant: mild, indulgent
Performing acts of kindness... Syn: humanitarian, charitable ... An…
Resembling a corpse... Syn: corpselike, ghastly... Ant: robust, rosy
To make up... Syn: create, rustle up
Austere
Stern in manner... Syn: forbidding, rigorous ... Ant: mild, indulgent
Beneficent
Performing acts of kindness... Syn: humanitarian, charitable ... An…
20 termscreated on January 21, 2017
AP Bio Chapter 5 Vocabulary
Jean Baptist de van Helmot
Joseph Priestlyin
Jan Ingenhousz
C. B. van Niel
Observed plant growth and concluded that plant mass doesn't c…
Studied mice and found that they needed a plant produced subs…
Discovered that plants need light to survive
Proposed the idea of water splitting in photosynthesis
Jean Baptist de van Helmot
Observed plant growth and concluded that plant mass doesn't c…
Joseph Priestlyin
Studied mice and found that they needed a plant produced subs…
11 termscreated on January 21, 2017
APES Chapter 20 Selected Vocab
Oxygen sag curve
Slowly degradable waste
Non-degradable waste
Water pollution
The curve obtained when pollutants in a river lessen the amou…
Material that is slowly broken down into simpler chemicals
Material that is not broken down by natural processes
Any physical or chemical change in surface water or groundwat…
Oxygen sag curve
The curve obtained when pollutants in a river lessen the amou…
Slowly degradable waste
Material that is slowly broken down into simpler chemicals
32 termscreated on January 21, 2017
APES Chapter 8 Selected Vocab
Aquatic life zone
Plankton
Phytoplankton
Zooplankton
Saltwater and freshwater portions of the biosphere that can s…
Weakly swimming, free floating organisms
Many types of algae that are primary producers that support m…
Primary consumers which feed on phytoplankton and secondary c…
Aquatic life zone
Saltwater and freshwater portions of the biosphere that can s…
Plankton
Weakly swimming, free floating organisms
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