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Unit 4 Vocabulary
Affable
Aggrandize
Amorphous
Archetype
Adj - couteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
V - to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up o…
Adj - shapeless, without definite form; of no particular type…
N - am original model on which something was patterned or rep…
Affable
Adj - couteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
Aggrandize
V - to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up o…
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Ch 7 test practice, Psychology Chapter 4 Vocabulary & Quizzy Sleep and Drugs, AP Psychology Chapter 7 Vocabulary, AP psych ch 7 review...., Consciousness
As defined by the test, consciousness…
Which of the following groups tends to…
When our ________ is disrupted, we exp…
Sleep spindles predominate during whic…
d. All of the above
e. Young adults
c. Circadian rhythm
a. Stage 2
As defined by the test, consciousness…
d. All of the above
Which of the following groups tends to…
e. Young adults
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Consciousness
Consciousness is
Which of the following is not an effec…
Which of the following is most accurat…
REM sleep is called paradoxical sleep…
our awareness of ourselves and our environment
increased memory
As sleep progresses, Stage 3 and Stage 4 sleep diminish while…
our nervous system is highly active, while our voluntary musc…
Consciousness is
our awareness of ourselves and our environment
Which of the following is not an effec…
increased memory
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AP psych ch 7 review....
alpha waves
amphetamines
barbituates
circadian rhythm
the relatively slow brain waves for a relaxed state
drugs that simulate neural activity, causing speeded up body…
depress the activity of the central nervous system, reduce an…
the biological clock, temperature and wakefulness in a 24 hou…
alpha waves
the relatively slow brain waves for a relaxed state
amphetamines
drugs that simulate neural activity, causing speeded up body…
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Chapter 6 AP Vocabulary
Animism
Autonomous Religion
Branch
Caste
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
A religion that doesn't have a central authority but shares i…
A large and fundamental division within a religion. (p. 171)
The class or distinct hereditary order into which a Hindu is…
Animism
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Autonomous Religion
A religion that doesn't have a central authority but shares i…
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Sampling and Surveys Vocabulary
Population
Population Parameter (p)
Sample
Sample Statistic
The entire group of individuals about whom we hope to learn.
The value of a statistical measure for the population. Denote…
A representative subset of a population, examined in hope of…
Any statistical summary value based on data from a sample. Th…
Population
The entire group of individuals about whom we hope to learn.
Population Parameter (p)
The value of a statistical measure for the population. Denote…
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AP Psych Vocabulary 91-100
formal operations
fovea
Francis Galton's research
free association
...
...
...
...
formal operations
...
fovea
...
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AP Government Chapter 8 Vocabulary
party competition
political party
linkage institutions
rational-choice theory
battle between parties for control of public offices
Anthony Downs "a team of men and women seeking to control the…
translate inputs from the public to outputs from the policy m…
a popular theory in political science to explain the actions…
party competition
battle between parties for control of public offices
political party
Anthony Downs "a team of men and women seeking to control the…
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Chapter 4: AP Government Vocabulary-
Political Culture
Suffrage
Social Capital
Natural Rights
The widely shared beliefs, values, and norms about how citize…
The right to vote
Democratic and civic habits of discussion, compromise, and re…
The rights of all people to dignity and worth; also called hu…
Political Culture
The widely shared beliefs, values, and norms about how citize…
Suffrage
The right to vote
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AP US Government Chapter 7 Vocabulary
Twenty Second Amendment
Impeachment
Executive privilege
U.S vs. Nixon
Adopted in 1951, prevents a president from serving more than…
The power delegated to the House of Representatives in the co…
An implied presidential power that allows the president to re…
Supreme Court ruling on power of the president, holding that…
Twenty Second Amendment
Adopted in 1951, prevents a president from serving more than…
Impeachment
The power delegated to the House of Representatives in the co…
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AP Spanish Cap 15 antónimos with no
abiertas (ant)
adecuado (ant)
libre (ant)
fortalecer (ant)
no cerradas
no improprio
no ocupado
no debilitar
abiertas (ant)
no cerradas
adecuado (ant)
no improprio
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AP HuG - Vocabulary #6
Annexation
Apartheid
Balkanizati
Border oandscape
Legally adding land area to a city in the United States
Means "apartness;" racial segregation in South Africa
Process by which a state breaks down through conflicts among…
Three types of borders: geometric, physical, and cultura
Annexation
Legally adding land area to a city in the United States
Apartheid
Means "apartness;" racial segregation in South Africa
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AP Spanish Cap 15 sinónimos
promover
los bienes
la finalidad
favorecer
fomentar
los recursos
el propósito
ayudar
promover
fomentar
los bienes
los recursos
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AP Government Legislative and Executive Branch Vocabulary
Apportionment
Amnesty
Attorney General
Bicameral
The process of allotting congressional seats to each state ac…
An official pardon for people who have been convicted of poli…
The principal legal officer who represents the United States…
Having to houses in a legislature.
Apportionment
The process of allotting congressional seats to each state ac…
Amnesty
An official pardon for people who have been convicted of poli…
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AP Spanish Cap 14 antónimos with no
enorme (ant)
último (ant)
autóctono (ant)
reconocido (ant)
no pequeño
no primero
no extranjero
no rechazado
enorme (ant)
no pequeño
último (ant)
no primero
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AP Spanish Cap 14 sinónimos
habitar
el vistazo
comprobar
el rostro
vivir
la mirada
verificar
la cara
habitar
vivir
el vistazo
la mirada
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AP Lit 4
Machiavellian
Machiavelle
Malapropism
Marginalia
Refers generally too sneaky, ruthless, and deceitful behavior…
A villain, especially an aristocratic power monger, or deceit…
Misusing words to create a comic effect or characterize the s…
Drawings, notation, illumination, and doodles appearing in th…
Machiavellian
Refers generally too sneaky, ruthless, and deceitful behavior…
Machiavelle
A villain, especially an aristocratic power monger, or deceit…
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AP Psych Vocabulary 81-90
Erik Erikson's stages of psychosocial…
ethics of testing
experiment
false consensus effect
...
...
...
...
Erik Erikson's stages of psychosocial…
...
ethics of testing
...
8 termscreated on December 4, 2016
AP Spanish cap 13 antónimos with no
diversas (ant)
integrar (ant)
la urgencia (ant)
exigente (ant)
no iguales
no separar
no la demora
no tolerante
diversas (ant)
no iguales
integrar (ant)
no separar
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AP Spanish Cap 13 sinónimos
atreverse
el origen
dispuesto
el cariño
arriesgarse
la procedencia
listo
el afecto
atreverse
arriesgarse
el origen
la procedencia
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AP Psych Vocabulary 71-80
echoic memory
effects of marijuana
eidetic memory
electroconvulsive shock therapy
a momentary sensory memory of auditory stimuli; if attention…
pleasurable effects: enhanced sensation, relief of pain, dist…
photographic memory; ability to recall images, sounds, or obj…
a biomedical therapy for severely depressed patients in which…
echoic memory
a momentary sensory memory of auditory stimuli; if attention…
effects of marijuana
pleasurable effects: enhanced sensation, relief of pain, dist…
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Vandagriff Vocabulary 13
dichotomy
asymmetrical
falsetto
veracity
the cutting or division into two
lacking balanced proportions
unnaturally high-pitched male voice; artificial voice
truthfulness
dichotomy
the cutting or division into two
asymmetrical
lacking balanced proportions
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AP Environmental Science Unit 5 Vocabulary
1. Anoxic
2. BOD
3. Chlorine
4. Clean Water Act
no DO (dissolved O2) in the water
biological oxygen demand, amount of dissolved oxygen needed b…
good= disinfection of water; bad = forms trihalomethanes when…
(CWA, 1972) set maximum permissible amounts of water... pollutan…
1. Anoxic
no DO (dissolved O2) in the water
2. BOD
biological oxygen demand, amount of dissolved oxygen needed b…
28 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Chapter 14 AP Government Vocabulary
bureaucrats
shadow bureaucrats
contracting-out
bureaucracy
People employed in a government executive branch unit to impl…
People hired and paid by private for-profit and nonprofit org…
Also called outsourcing or privatizing; a process by which th…
Any organization with a hierarchical structure; most commonly…
bureaucrats
People employed in a government executive branch unit to impl…
shadow bureaucrats
People hired and paid by private for-profit and nonprofit org…
18 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Vocab 9 & 10
Anthology
Chicanery
Dilettante
Fatuous
a book which is a collection of poems or stories
trickery
person who dabbles in a subject without serious study
silly; foolishInductee novice; beginner
Anthology
a book which is a collection of poems or stories
Chicanery
trickery
30 termscreated on December 4, 2016
AP Human Geo, Chapter 5
Language
Literary tradition
Language family
Language branch
A system of communication through speech
A system of only written communcation
Collection of languages related through a common ancestral la…
Collection of languages within a family related through a com…
Language
A system of communication through speech
Literary tradition
A system of only written communcation
60 termscreated on December 4, 2016
AP Latin Vocabulary 9
nam
nancisci
narrare
nasci
for
obtain
narrate
be born
nam
for
nancisci
obtain
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AP French Vocabulary (Le Voyage + Le Logement)
chauffer
un locataire
le logement
louer
to heat
a renter
housing
to rent
chauffer
to heat
un locataire
a renter
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AP Psych Module 32-34 Vocabulary
hippocampus
flashbulb memory
long term potentiation
recall
A neural center located in the limbic system that helps proce…
a clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event
an increase in a synapse's firing potential after brief, rapi…
A measure of memory in which the person must retrieve informa…
hippocampus
A neural center located in the limbic system that helps proce…
flashbulb memory
a clear memory of an emotionally significant moment or event
21 termscreated on December 4, 2016
AP Psych Module 31 Vocabulary
memory
encoding
storage
retrieval
The persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
The processing of information into the memory system.
The retention of encoded information over time.
the process of getting information out of memory storage
memory
The persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
encoding
The processing of information into the memory system.
18 termscreated on December 4, 2016
AP Human Geography Chapter 6 Religion Vocabulary
animism
autonomous religion
branch
caste
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
A religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
A large and fundamental division within a religion.
The class or distinct hereditary order into which a Hindu is…
animism
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
autonomous religion
A religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
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AP Fidel Castro Vocabulary
acosar
asesinar
derrocar
desvanecer
pursue relentlessly, hound
murder, assasinate
overthrow, topple
fade, dispel
acosar
pursue relentlessly, hound
asesinar
murder, assasinate
75 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Unit 1 Vocabulary
William Penn
William Penn
Christopher Columbus
Anne Hutchison
Founded Pennsylvania colony as a haven for Quakers
Contributed development of self-government by creating a writ…
Established Spain's first settlements in the New World in 1492
Banished from Massachusetts colony for being an outspoken woman
William Penn
Founded Pennsylvania colony as a haven for Quakers
William Penn
Contributed development of self-government by creating a writ…
33 termscreated on December 4, 2016
APES Chapter 9 Vocabulary
Aquifers
Unconfined Aquifers
Confined Aquifers
Artesian Wells
Small spaces found within permeable layers of rock and sedime…
An aquifer that is simply porous rock covered by soil
An aquifer surrounded by a layer of impermeable rock or clay
High pressure from the ground brings water to the surface wit…
Aquifers
Small spaces found within permeable layers of rock and sedime…
Unconfined Aquifers
An aquifer that is simply porous rock covered by soil
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created on December 4, 2016
Ms. Tobin's AP Lit Vocabulary Jane Eyre Chaps. 21-28
confabulation
harangue
anathema
vicinage
Noun... Informal talk or discussion
Noun ... Ranting speech or writing ... verb ... to address (a person…
Noun ... Something or someone that one vehemently dislikes
Noun ... A neighboring or surrounding district
confabulation
Noun... Informal talk or discussion
harangue
Noun ... Ranting speech or writing ... verb ... to address (a person…
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Vocabulary
Aphorism
Amend
Buffet
Chaos
A terse statement of unknown authorship which expresses a gen…
To change in a formal way; to change for the better.
Strike, beat repeatedly.
A state of extreme confusion and disorder.
Aphorism
A terse statement of unknown authorship which expresses a gen…
Amend
To change in a formal way; to change for the better.
26 termscreated on December 4, 2016
AP World Ch. 19-20 Vocabulary
Ottoman Empire
Suleiman the Magnificent
Janissaries
Devshirme
Islamic state founded by Osman in northwestern Anatolia ca. 1…
(1494-1566) The most illustrious sultan of the Ottoman Empire…
Infantry, originally of slave origin, armed with fire-arms an…
"Selection" in Turkish. The system by which boys from Christi…
Ottoman Empire
Islamic state founded by Osman in northwestern Anatolia ca. 1…
Suleiman the Magnificent
(1494-1566) The most illustrious sultan of the Ottoman Empire…
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Vocabulary Workshop - Level F - Unit 7
Austere
Beneficent
Cadaverous
Concoct
(adj.) severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury…
(adj.) performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring ben…
(adj.) pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
(v.) to prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a dish)…
Austere
(adj.) severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury…
Beneficent
(adj.) performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring ben…
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AP Lit 1984 Vocabulary
abtruse
acrid
bourgeois
capitlate
difficult to understand
Harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper
a middle-class person, capitalist
to surrender
abtruse
difficult to understand
acrid
Harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper
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Vocabulary Workshop Level G: Chapter 7
allay
bestial
convivial
coterie
(v.) to calm or pacify , set to rest; to lesson or relieve
(adj.) beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence a…
(adj.) festive, sociable, having fun together, genial
(n.) a circle of acquaintances; a close-knit, often exclusive…
allay
(v.) to calm or pacify , set to rest; to lesson or relieve
bestial
(adj.) beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence a…
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English Vocab - Lesson Eight
port
importune
rapport
fer/gest
to carry*
to urge or beg without end
a positive relationship
bear, carry*
port
to carry*
importune
to urge or beg without end
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Services AP Human Geography vocabulary
Basic industries
Business services
Central business district
Central place theory
Export primarily to consumers outside the settlement
Primarily meet the needs of other business including professi…
The area of a city where retail and office activities are clu…
Explains distribution of services based on the fact that sett…
Basic industries
Export primarily to consumers outside the settlement
Business services
Primarily meet the needs of other business including professi…
26 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Chapter 5 - Key Issue 3
What is a dialect?
What is an isogloss?
What is a standard language?
What is Received Pronunciation (RP)?
A regional variation of a language distinguished by distincti…
Boundary that separates regions in which different language u…
A dialect that is well established and widely recognized as t…
The standard language of England.
What is a dialect?
A regional variation of a language distinguished by distincti…
What is an isogloss?
Boundary that separates regions in which different language u…
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DARK AGES
Papacy
Canon Law
Usury Law
Tithes
Office of the Pope
Law of the Church: gave Pope exclusive legal jurisdiction
To get a loan (church)
Church tax/contribution
Papacy
Office of the Pope
Canon Law
Law of the Church: gave Pope exclusive legal jurisdiction
39 termscreated on December 4, 2016
AP Psychology - Unit 7 Vocabulary
memory
encoding
storage
retrieval
The persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
The processing of information into the memory system—for exam…
The retention of encoded information over time.
The process of getting information out of memory storage.
memory
The persistence of learning over time through the storage and…
encoding
The processing of information into the memory system—for exam…
27 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Federalist Era Vocabulary
Sovereignty
Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom…
Articles of Confederation (1777)
Land Ordinance of 1785
individual powers (state and/or nation)
written by TJ, creates a wall of separation btwn church and s…
original constitution of the US ratified in 1781 replaced by…
adopted by the US congress on May 20, 1785 sets up a standard…
Sovereignty
individual powers (state and/or nation)
Virginia Statue for Religious Freedom…
written by TJ, creates a wall of separation btwn church and s…
37 termscreated on December 4, 2016
AP Human Geography Vocabulary Chapter 3
Religion
Secularism
Monotheistic Religion
Polytheistic Religion
Defined by geographers Robert Stoddard and Carolyn Prorak in…
The idea that ethical and moral standards should be formulate…
Belief system in which one supreme being is revered as creato…
Belief system in which multiple deities are revered as creato…
Religion
Defined by geographers Robert Stoddard and Carolyn Prorak in…
Secularism
The idea that ethical and moral standards should be formulate…
31 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Ap Human Geography Language Chapter 3
language
mutual intelligibility
standard language
dialects
A set of sounds, combination of sounds, and symbols that are…
The ability of two people to understand each other when speak…
The variant of a language that a country's political and inte…
Local or regional characteristics of a language. While accent…
language
A set of sounds, combination of sounds, and symbols that are…
mutual intelligibility
The ability of two people to understand each other when speak…
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Rhetorical Vocabulary
Rhetorical Appeals
Context
Logos
Persona
Ethos, Logos, Pathos
The circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and even surroundin…
Offers clear and rational ideas. having a clear main idea and…
"Mask", The face or character that a speaker shows to his or…
Rhetorical Appeals
Ethos, Logos, Pathos
Context
The circumstances, atmosphere, attitudes, and even surroundin…
36 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Vocabulary for Essay + MC Qs: "I am a writer..." by Amy Tan
evoke
a trade
keenly
wrought
call forth or call to mind
a skilled job, typically one requiring manual skills and spec…
something done sharply, or with precision and clarity
shaped; made
evoke
call forth or call to mind
a trade
a skilled job, typically one requiring manual skills and spec…
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