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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
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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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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…
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Unit 7 Vocabulary AP
abeyance
ambivalent
beleaguer
carte blanche
(n.) a state of being temporarily inactive, suspended, or set…
(adj.) having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to…
(v.) to set upon from all sides; to surround with an army; to…
(n.) full freedom or authority to act at one's own discretion…
abeyance
(n.) a state of being temporarily inactive, suspended, or set…
ambivalent
(adj.) having contrary feelings or attitudes, uncertain as to…
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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…
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AP Exam Vocabulary
Accusatory
Apathetic
Awe
Bitter
charging of wrong doing
inderferent ue to lack of energy or concern
solem wonder
exibiting strong animosity as a result of pain or grief
Accusatory
charging of wrong doing
Apathetic
inderferent ue to lack of energy or concern
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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…
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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.
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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.
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Unit 3 Vocabulary AP
ancillary
bowdlerize
condescend
cozen
(adj.) subordinate or supplementary... SYN: auxiliary, subsidia…
(v.) to remove material considered offensive (from a book, pl…
(v.) to come down or stoop voluntarily to a lower level; to d…
(v.) to trick; to cheat or swindle... SYN: dupe, deceive, begui…
ancillary
(adj.) subordinate or supplementary... SYN: auxiliary, subsidia…
bowdlerize
(v.) to remove material considered offensive (from a book, pl…
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Unit 4 Vocabulary AP
affinity
bilious
cognate
corollary
(n.) a natural attraction to a person, thing, or activity; a…
(adj.) peevish or irritable; sickeningly unpleasant... SYN: cho…
(adj.) closely related in origin, essential nature, or functi…
(n.) a proposition that follows from one already proven; a na…
affinity
(n.) a natural attraction to a person, thing, or activity; a…
bilious
(adj.) peevish or irritable; sickeningly unpleasant... SYN: cho…
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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…
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AP Vocabulary List 7
allay
capacious
didactic
diurnal
to make less severe or strong
able to hold or contain a lot; large in capacity
designed or intended to teach people something
active mainly during the day
allay
to make less severe or strong
capacious
able to hold or contain a lot; large in capacity
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Unit 8 Vocabulary AP
aberration
ad hoc
bane
bathos
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
(adj.) for this specific purpose; improvised; (adv.) with res…
(n.) the source or cause of fatal injury, death, destruction,…
(n.) the intrusion of commonplace or trite material into a co…
aberration
(n.) a departure from what is proper, right, expected, or nor…
ad hoc
(adj.) for this specific purpose; improvised; (adv.) with res…
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AP Vocabulary
Acrostic
Acceptance
Expository
Literal
a poem, word puzzle, or other composition in which certain le…
Tolerance;... conformity that involves both acting and believing…
the purpose of the author is to inform, explain, describe, or…
Exactly true, rather than figurative or metaphorical
Acrostic
a poem, word puzzle, or other composition in which certain le…
Acceptance
Tolerance;... conformity that involves both acting and believing…
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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.
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AP Lang Vocabulary
abash
abate
abdicate
abberation
to make another feel ashamed, uncomfortable, or humiliated
To put an end to, diminish, or reduce something in intensity.…
To formally give up a position or responsibility
A departure (usually temporary) from what is normal, desirabl…
abash
to make another feel ashamed, uncomfortable, or humiliated
abate
To put an end to, diminish, or reduce something in intensity.…
AP Final Exam Vocabulary
Truculence
Preconception
Proliferation
Ubiquitous
fierce; cruel; brutal
an opinion formed beforehand; bias
a rapid and excessive spread or increase
existing or being everywhere; especially at the same time
Truculence
fierce; cruel; brutal
Preconception
an opinion formed beforehand; bias
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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…
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Unit 2 Vocabulary AP
aegis
apprise
bibulous
claque
(n.) protection; patronage; sponsorship... SYN: auspices
(v.) to inform of; to make aware of by giving oral or written…
(adj.) fond of or inclined to drink; absorbent... SYN: inebriou…
(n.) a group of people hired to applaud a performer or perfor…
aegis
(n.) protection; patronage; sponsorship... SYN: auspices
apprise
(v.) to inform of; to make aware of by giving oral or written…
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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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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
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Unit 9 Vocabulary AP
beatitude
bête noire
bode
dank
(n.) a state of perfect happiness or blessedness; a blessing…
(n.) someone or something that one especially dislikes, dread…
(v.) to be an omen of; to indicate by signs... SYN: presage, aug…
(adj.) unpleasantly damp or wet... SYN: clammy, moist, soggy... ANT…
beatitude
(n.) a state of perfect happiness or blessedness; a blessing…
bête noire
(n.) someone or something that one especially dislikes, dread…
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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AP Vocabulary
Allegory
Allusion
Antithesis
Diction
A work that functions on a symbolic level. It is a story, poe…
A reference to another piece of text, speech, or movie contai…
The presentation of two contrasting images. The ideas are bal…
Word Choice
Allegory
A work that functions on a symbolic level. It is a story, poe…
Allusion
A reference to another piece of text, speech, or movie contai…
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AP Vocabulary Set 1
allocation
ascetic
beguile
crass
the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning
practices self denial as spiritual discipline
misleading by means of pleasant or alluring methods
(of persons) so unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination…
allocation
the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning
ascetic
practices self denial as spiritual discipline
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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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Unit 5 Vocabulary AP
aficionado
browbeat
commensurate
diaphanous
(n.) an enthusiastic and usually expert follower or fan... SYN:…
(v.) to intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully…
(adj.) equal in size, extent, duration, or importance; propor…
(adj.) very sheer and light; almost completely transparent... S…
aficionado
(n.) an enthusiastic and usually expert follower or fan... SYN:…
browbeat
(v.) to intimidate by a stern or overbearing manner; to bully…
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AP Vocabulary Unit 7
allay
bestial
convival
coterie
(v.) to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve
(adj.) beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence a…
fond of eating and drinking with friends; sociable
an intimate group of persons with a similar purpose
allay
(v.) to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve
bestial
(adj.) beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence a…
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)
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Unit 14 Vocabulary AP
accoutrements
apogee
apropos
bicker
(n., pl.) accessory items of clothing or equipment; a soldier…
(n.) the point in the orbit of a heavenly body or artificial…
(adj.) appropriate, opportune; (adv.) relevantly; incidentall…
(v.) to engage in a petty or peevish dispute; to move or run…
accoutrements
(n., pl.) accessory items of clothing or equipment; a soldier…
apogee
(n.) the point in the orbit of a heavenly body or artificial…
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AP Vocabulary 6
amity
reticent
palpate
inundate
friendship or friendly relations
inclined to keep silent; reserved
to examine by touch
to overwhelm; to cover with water
amity
friendship or friendly relations
reticent
inclined to keep silent; reserved
AP Vocabulary
To tease or laugh at in a mean way
A woman or something else that inspire…
to beg someone to do something
to think about something carefully bef…
MOCKS
MUSES
PLEADS
PONDERS
To tease or laugh at in a mean way
MOCKS
A woman or something else that inspire…
MUSES
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Unit 12 Vocabulary AP
apposite
augur
bilk
charisma
(adj.) appropriate; suitable; apt... SYN: relevant, pertinent, m…
(n.) a prophet or seer; (v.) to predict, foreshadow... SYN: (n.)…
(v.) to defraud, cheat, or swindle; to evade payment of; to f…
(n.) the special personal magnetism that makes an individual…
apposite
(adj.) appropriate; suitable; apt... SYN: relevant, pertinent, m…
augur
(n.) a prophet or seer; (v.) to predict, foreshadow... SYN: (n.)…
AP Language Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
Allegory
The device of using character and/or story elements symbolica…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds, especially initial consonant sounds…
APES Vocabulary 7
Primary succession
Secondary succession
Mutualism
Commensalism
Development in a lifeless area occurs in an area that has not…
The series of changes that occur in an area where the ecosyst…
A symbiotic relationship between two species in which both sp…
A relationship between two organisms of different species whe…
Primary succession
Development in a lifeless area occurs in an area that has not…
Secondary succession
The series of changes that occur in an area where the ecosyst…
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AP Vocabulary
Decorous
benumb(ed)
prate
esoteric
adjective; in keeping with good taste and propriety; polite a…
verb;to deprive of physical or emotional feeling
verb; talk foolishly or tediously about something. IN PASSAGE…
intended for or likely to be understood by only a small numbe…
Decorous
adjective; in keeping with good taste and propriety; polite a…
benumb(ed)
verb;to deprive of physical or emotional feeling
AP Vocabulary List 1
abjure
abrogate
abstemious
acumen
To recant solemnly; renounce or repudiate
To abolish, do away with, or annul especially by authority
Eating & drinking in moderation; Characterized by abstinence…
Quickness & keenness of judgment or insight
abjure
To recant solemnly; renounce or repudiate
abrogate
To abolish, do away with, or annul especially by authority
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AP Vocabulary List 10
ambulatory
brazen
churlish
diffident
capable of walking
acting or done in a shocking way without shame or embarrassment
boorish; rude; difficult to work with
lacking confidence on one's own ability, worth, or fitness; t…
ambulatory
capable of walking
brazen
acting or done in a shocking way without shame or embarrassment
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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.
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AP Vocabulary List 6
adulation
censure
dissemble
dissimulation
excessive or slavish admiration or flattery
official, strong criticism
to hide your true feelings, opinions, etc
to hide under a false appearance
adulation
excessive or slavish admiration or flattery
censure
official, strong criticism
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AP Vocabulary words exam review
abstract
active voice
Ad hominem fallacy
allegory
refer to ideas or concepts; they have no physical referent- E…
the subject performs the action expressed in the verb; the su…
an attack on the person rather than the issues at hand. A com…
Where every aspect of a story is representative, usually symb…
abstract
refer to ideas or concepts; they have no physical referent- E…
active voice
the subject performs the action expressed in the verb; the su…
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Unit 15 Vocabulary AP
adumbrate
apotheosis
ascetic
bauble
(v.) to outline or sketch broadly; to foreshadow or prefigure…
(n.) the elevation of a person to a divine rank or status; th…
(adj.) practicing strict self-denial for the sake of personal…
(n.) a small, showy ornament of little value or use... SYN: trif…
adumbrate
(v.) to outline or sketch broadly; to foreshadow or prefigure…
apotheosis
(n.) the elevation of a person to a divine rank or status; th…
Vocabulary- Week 2 (AP LANG)
Antipathy
Bellicose
Concise
Deplore
Settled aversion or dislike (noun)... 1. The author of serving i…
Favoring or inclined to start quarrels or wars (adjective)... 1.…
Marked by brevity of expression or statement : free from all…
To consider unfortunate or deserving of depreciation (verb)... 1…
Antipathy
Settled aversion or dislike (noun)... 1. The author of serving i…
Bellicose
Favoring or inclined to start quarrels or wars (adjective)... 1.…
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AP Seminar Vocabulary Words
Alignment
Argument
Assumption
Author
Cohesion between the focus of an inquiry, the method of colle…
A claim or thesis that conveys a perspective developed throug…
A belief regarded as true and unstated.
One who creates a work that conveys a perspective and can be…
Alignment
Cohesion between the focus of an inquiry, the method of colle…
Argument
A claim or thesis that conveys a perspective developed throug…
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AP Vocabulary Test 9
Paragon (Noun)
Rectitude (Noun)
Sanctimonious (Adj)
Temerity (Noun)
Someone who is perfect or is extremely brave, good etc - ofte…
Behavior that is honest or moral correct
Behaving as if you are morally better than other people, in a…
Excessive confidence or boldness
Paragon (Noun)
Someone who is perfect or is extremely brave, good etc - ofte…
Rectitude (Noun)
Behavior that is honest or moral correct
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AP Vocabulary List 12
elegiac
fecund
infirmity
malady
used in or suitable for an elegy; expressing sorrow or lament…
prolific; fruitful
a physical weakness or ailment
any disorder or disease of the body, especially one that is c…
elegiac
used in or suitable for an elegy; expressing sorrow or lament…
fecund
prolific; fruitful
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German AP Exam Vocabulary
die Übersicht, die Zusammensetzung
überfliegen (den Text/die Fragen überf…
die Quelle
laut Quelle 1 (lt. Quelle 1)
summary
skim
source
according to source 1
die Übersicht, die Zusammensetzung
summary
überfliegen (den Text/die Fragen überf…
skim
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AP vocabulary
adroit
amass
arcane
blank
skillful; highly competent; dexterous
to gather together, accumulate
understood by few; cryptic; abstruse
blank
adroit
skillful; highly competent; dexterous
amass
to gather together, accumulate
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Unit 11 Vocabulary AP
apostate
bravado
consensus
constrict
(n.) one who forsakes his or her religion, party, or cause... SY…
(n.) a display of false or assumed courage... SYN: swagger, blus…
(n.) a collective or general agreement of opinion, feeling, o…
(v.) to make smaller or narrower, draw together, squeeze; to…
apostate
(n.) one who forsakes his or her religion, party, or cause... SY…
bravado
(n.) a display of false or assumed courage... SYN: swagger, blus…
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