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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 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
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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
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.
30 terms
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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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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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.…
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 Stats Vocabulary
Interpret Standard Deviation
Two Events are Independent if....
Experiment Study
Observational Study
Measures spread by giving the "typical" or "average" distance…
P(B) = P(B|A) or P(B) = P(B|A^c) ... Meaning: Knowing that Event…
A study ONLY if researchers IMPOSE a treatment upon the exper…
A study where researchers make no attempt to influence the re…
Interpret Standard Deviation
Measures spread by giving the "typical" or "average" distance…
Two Events are Independent if....
P(B) = P(B|A) or P(B) = P(B|A^c) ... Meaning: Knowing that Event…
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APES Othello Vocabulary
tragedy
tragic hero
tragic flaw
hubris
A serious form of drama dealing with the downfall of a heroic…
a character born into nobility, responsible for their own fat…
the error, the misstep, frailty, or flaw that causes the down…
Excessive pride / arrogance. This is often the tragic flaw in…
tragedy
A serious form of drama dealing with the downfall of a heroic…
tragic hero
a character born into nobility, responsible for their own fat…
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AP Vocabulary Set 7
Remuneration
Nominal
Importune
Incontrovertible
Reward, Pay
Slight
Ask urgently
Undeniable
Remuneration
Reward, Pay
Nominal
Slight
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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 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 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…
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.
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Pre-AP LA Unit 1 Vocabulary
admonish
breach
brigand
circumspect
(v) to caution or advise against something; to remind of a duty
(n) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violatoin or infraction…
(n) a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
(adj) careful, cautious... wary, prudent
admonish
(v) to caution or advise against something; to remind of a duty
breach
(n) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violatoin or infraction…
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Ultimate AP Biochemistry 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.
1,544 terms
AP World History Complete Vocabulary
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
ziggurat
pictograms
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers gave life to the first known…
A temple tower of ancient Mesopotamia, constructed of square…
A pictorial symbol or sign representing an object or concept
Mesopotamia
A region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that develop…
Fertile Crescent
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers gave life to the first known…
99 terms
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…
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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…
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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…
1,138 terms
AP Environmental Science Vocabulary List
deep ocean
coral reefs
Aquatic ecosystems
trawl fishing
Of all the aquatic biomes on earth, we know the least about t…
Where the most biodiversity is found; being destroyed by glob…
Chapter 8: An ecosystem located in a body of water; provides…
____ has the most destructive effects on ocean floor ecosyste…
deep ocean
Of all the aquatic biomes on earth, we know the least about t…
coral reefs
Where the most biodiversity is found; being destroyed by glob…
25 terms
AP Biology Evolution Vocabulary
Adaptation
Mutation
Speciation
Species
Characteristics passed down to an organism over generations t…
Change in the nucleotide sequence of an organisms DNA (or RNA…
Evolutionary process where a species splits into multiple spe…
Members of the same population that are able to interbreed an…
Adaptation
Characteristics passed down to an organism over generations t…
Mutation
Change in the nucleotide sequence of an organisms DNA (or RNA…
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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…
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AP Chapter 3 Vocabulary
consciousness
cognitive neuroscience
dual processing
blindsight
our awareness of ourselves and our environment
the interdisciplinary study of the brain activity linked with…
the principle that information is often simultaneously proces…
a condition in which a person can respond to a visual stimulu…
consciousness
our awareness of ourselves and our environment
cognitive neuroscience
the interdisciplinary study of the brain activity linked with…
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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…
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.
22 terms
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…
26 terms
AP vocabulary
pair
impair
arrondir
un chiffre rond
even
odd
to round off
a round number
pair
even
impair
odd
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AP English--Argumentation Vocabulary
Claim
Evidence
Counterargument
Rebuttal
A statement that you are asking another person to accept or a…
Support for your claim--the more concrete, the better... Ex: He…
At least one good reason why others might disagree or offer a…
A reason why the counterclaim is not as strong as the Claim.…
Claim
A statement that you are asking another person to accept or a…
Evidence
Support for your claim--the more concrete, the better... Ex: He…
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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
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…
71 terms
Ap Unit 1 Vocabulary
Abiotic
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Biotic
Composed of nonliving or inorganic matter
The thin layer of gases surrounding Earth
All living organisms on Earth, including plants and animals a…
Composed of living organisms
Abiotic
Composed of nonliving or inorganic matter
Atmosphere
The thin layer of gases surrounding Earth
1,085 terms
AP Environmental Science Vocabulary List
Aquatic Ecosystems
Trawl Fishing (Trawling)
tragedy of the commons
International Whaling Commission
Chapter 8: An ecosystem located in a body of water; provides…
____ has the most destructive effects on ocean floor ecosyste…
When the ambitions of individuals destroy what is shared. wri…
intergovernmental organization that sets quotas for hunting c…
Aquatic Ecosystems
Chapter 8: An ecosystem located in a body of water; provides…
Trawl Fishing (Trawling)
____ has the most destructive effects on ocean floor ecosyste…
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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 12
austere
esoteric
facsimile
grotesque
without decoration or luxury; severely simple
intended for or understood by only a certain group; beyond th…
an exact copy or reproduction
distorted or strikingly inconsistent in shape, appearance, or…
austere
without decoration or luxury; severely simple
esoteric
intended for or understood by only a certain group; beyond th…
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…
20 terms
AP Vocabulary Week 17
atrophy
deplore
deprivation
exacerbate
(v.) To waste away; to wear down, lose strength or become wea…
(v.) To condemn; to feel or express disapproval of
(n.) A deficiency; lack or shortage of one or more basic nece…
(v.) To make worse; to aggravate (a situation or condition);…
atrophy
(v.) To waste away; to wear down, lose strength or become wea…
deplore
(v.) To condemn; to feel or express disapproval of
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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
16 terms
AP Vocabulary
Acculturation
Assimilation
cultural landscape
cultural realm
the process of adopting the cultural traits or social pattern…
the act or process of assimilating, or of absorbing informati…
a geographic area,including both cultural and natural resourc…
the beliefs and traditions pertaining to a specific area or g…
Acculturation
the process of adopting the cultural traits or social pattern…
Assimilation
the act or process of assimilating, or of absorbing informati…
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AP Vocabulary Week 18
Decorum
Espouse
Exhilaration
Exorbitant
Correctness in Behavior and manners; standards or conventions…
To support, argue for, or adopt (an idea or cause)
Cheerfulness; High spirits
Excessive, especially in amount, cost, or price; beyond what…
Decorum
Correctness in Behavior and manners; standards or conventions…
Espouse
To support, argue for, or adopt (an idea or cause)
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AP Bio Vocabulary - Chapter 18
operator
operon
repressor
regulatory gene
(bacterial DNA) a sequence of nucleotides near the start of a…
a unit of genetic function found in bacteria and phages, cons…
a protein that inhibits gene transcription, binding to the DN…
a gene that codes for a protein, such as a repressor, that co…
operator
(bacterial DNA) a sequence of nucleotides near the start of a…
operon
a unit of genetic function found in bacteria and phages, cons…
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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
63 terms
AP Psychology - Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Development Psychology
Zygote
Embryo
Fetus
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2 week period of rapid cell d…
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertil…
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception t…
Development Psychology
a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and…
Zygote
the fertilized egg; it enters a 2 week period of rapid cell d…
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Evolution AP Biology Vocabulary Part 2
speciation
biological species concept
reproductive isolation
prezygotic barriers
Origin of new species and the source of biological diversity.
Species is a group of populations whose members have the pote…
Barriers that impede members of two different species fro pro…
Barriers that impede mating or hinder fertilization.
speciation
Origin of new species and the source of biological diversity.
biological species concept
Species is a group of populations whose members have the pote…
20 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…
9 terms
AP Vocabulary
Abjure
Abrogate
Auspicious
Antebellum
to reject (something) formally
to end or cancel (something) in a formal and official way
showing or suggesting that future success is likely
occurring in the southern U.S. during the time before the Ame…
Abjure
to reject (something) formally
Abrogate
to end or cancel (something) in a formal and official way
10 terms
AP vocabulary 8/31
epistolary adj. n. epistle
stream of consciousness n.p.
covetous adj. (grasping)
straits n. (difficulties)
concerned with letters; through correspondence
a style of writing in which the author tries to reproduce the…
desiring something owned by another
trouble or need
epistolary adj. n. epistle
concerned with letters; through correspondence
stream of consciousness n.p.
a style of writing in which the author tries to reproduce the…
28 terms
AP Spanish: Vocabulary - La Salud
atropellar
caerse
chocar
tropezar
run over
atropellar
run over
caerse
61 terms
AP Vocabulary
Absolute Location
Aquifer
Archipelago
Atmosphere
-A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate sys…
-A body of rock or sediment that stores groundwater and allow…
-A group of many islands in a large body of water.... -Quizlet.c…
-Earth's air, which is made up of a thin layer of gases, soli…
Absolute Location
-A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate sys…
Aquifer
-A body of rock or sediment that stores groundwater and allow…
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