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Joseph Todd Chemistry Chapter 4
JJ Thompson
Plum pudding model
Goldstein
Chadwick
In 1897, J.J. Thomson discovered the electron by experimentin…
The plum pudding model is a scientific model of the atom prop…
Eugen Goldstein was a German physicist. He was an early inves…
James Chadwick was an English physicist who was awarded the 1…
JJ Thompson
In 1897, J.J. Thomson discovered the electron by experimentin…
Plum pudding model
The plum pudding model is a scientific model of the atom prop…
10 terms
Seismology
Epicenter
Focus
P-wave
S-wave
Point on surface of earth directly above the focus.
Subsurface point of failure in rocks.
Primary seismic wave. compressional; faster than s-waves, tra…
Secondary seismic wave. Shear(up down, side side) motion. Slo…
Epicenter
Point on surface of earth directly above the focus.
Focus
Subsurface point of failure in rocks.
20 terms
KeyTutor SAT Week December 14 2014
fording
elusive
amend
provisional
the act of crossing a stream or river by wading or in a car o…
Out of reach and therefore difficult to catch, define, or des…
Modify, Improve, Correct
Conditional; temporary; tentative
fording
the act of crossing a stream or river by wading or in a car o…
elusive
Out of reach and therefore difficult to catch, define, or des…
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SAT Prep Words - Words that look negative but aren't
Critic/Criticism
discern/discerning
ineffable
infallible
A critic is a person who writes commentary about literature o…
to recognize or distinguish, perceptive
indescribable, sublime, beyond words
unable to be wrong
Critic/Criticism
A critic is a person who writes commentary about literature o…
discern/discerning
to recognize or distinguish, perceptive
20 terms
Emma G
prosaic
intransigent
ephemeral
arcane
(adj.) dull, lacking in distinction and originality; matter-o…
uncompromising; refusing to be reconciled
Lasting for a very short time
Known or understood by only a few; obscure, secret
prosaic
(adj.) dull, lacking in distinction and originality; matter-o…
intransigent
uncompromising; refusing to be reconciled
13 terms
The Critical Reader SAT Vocabulary List 10 WITH EXAMPLES
amiable
cloying
condone
consanguinity
Friendly, pleasant. Everyone enjoyed having her around becaus…
Being so sweet or so emotional that it annoys others. Her pub…
To forgive or approve of something that is wrong; to allow so…
Having descended from the same ancestor. Oddly enough, accord…
amiable
Friendly, pleasant. Everyone enjoyed having her around becaus…
cloying
Being so sweet or so emotional that it annoys others. Her pub…
256 terms
SAT Hit Parade
candid
conjecture
didactic
effusive
completely honest, straightforward
inference; guesswork
instructive
showing dramatic emotion; overflowing
candid
completely honest, straightforward
conjecture
inference; guesswork
75 terms
Common Second Meanings/Commonly Confused Words
afford
appreciate
attest
assume
grant
to take into account, recognize the merit of, increase in value
to stop
to take on responsibility, acquire
afford
grant
appreciate
to take into account, recognize the merit of, increase in value
12 terms
Seismicity 2
earthquake
elastic limit
epicenter
focus
a series of elastic waves propagated in Earth, initiated wher…
the maximum stress that a given substance can withstand witho…
the are on Earth's surface that lies directly above the focus…
the area within Earth where an earthquake originates
earthquake
a series of elastic waves propagated in Earth, initiated wher…
elastic limit
the maximum stress that a given substance can withstand witho…
23 terms
Akash Menon ISEE Vocabulary 8-20-2015
poised
agile
bleak
heritage
(adj., part.) balanced, suspended; calm, controlled; ready fo…
(adj.) quick, nimble (The dogs were too slow to catch the swi…
(adj.) bare, dreary, dismal
(n.) an inheritance; a birthright... practices that are handed d…
poised
(adj., part.) balanced, suspended; calm, controlled; ready fo…
agile
(adj.) quick, nimble (The dogs were too slow to catch the swi…
19 terms
Latin New Millennium Chapter 5
auxilium, auxiliī, n.
tamen
miser, misera, miserum
nōn sōlum...sed etiam
help
however
wretched, sad, miserable
not only...but also
auxilium, auxiliī, n.
help
tamen
however
100 terms
100 Greek and Latin word roots + Examples
photos
graph
tele
tropos
light
to write or draw
distant or far away
turn
photos
light
graph
to write or draw
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The Critical Reader SAT Vocabulary List 14 WITH EXAMPLES
adversary
anachronistic
cavalier
dispel
Opponent, enemy. Hitler was a dangerous ADVERSARY for the All…
Word, object, or event that is mistakenly placed in a time wh…
Showing no concern for something that is important or serious…
To make something like a belief, feeling, or idea go away or…
adversary
Opponent, enemy. Hitler was a dangerous ADVERSARY for the All…
anachronistic
Word, object, or event that is mistakenly placed in a time wh…
15 terms
The Critical Reader SAT Vocabulary List 6 WITH EXAMPLES
anomaly
capitulate
charlatan
heretic
Something that's unusual or unexpected. Failing a test was an…
To surrender, give up. We knew that the enemy had CAPITULATED…
Someone who pretends to know something in order to trick peop…
An iconoclast; someone who goes against accepted beliefs, usu…
anomaly
Something that's unusual or unexpected. Failing a test was an…
capitulate
To surrender, give up. We knew that the enemy had CAPITULATED…
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SSAT Vocab (Full List)
abase
abate
abbreviate
abduct
(v.) - to lower, demean, degrade
(v.) - to lessen, to reduce in severity
(v.) - to shorten, reduce
(v.) - to kidnap
abase
(v.) - to lower, demean, degrade
abate
(v.) - to lessen, to reduce in severity
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Peter 12/11/14
secondhand
apolitical
cocktail
blabbing
having had a previous owner... : buying or selling things that…
having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
a : an iced drink of wine or distilled liquor mixed with flav…
to talk too much
secondhand
having had a previous owner... : buying or selling things that…
apolitical
having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
15 terms
The Critical Reader SAT Vocabulary List 8 WITH EXAMPLES
abate
belligerent
cacophony
circumscribe
To become weaker; to lessen in strength. Fortunately for thos…
Angry, aggressive, ready to fight. The customer became BELLIG…
Loud, unpleasant sounds; discordance. The sounds of barking d…
To draw a shape around another shape OR to limit the size or…
abate
To become weaker; to lessen in strength. Fortunately for thos…
belligerent
Angry, aggressive, ready to fight. The customer became BELLIG…
15 terms
The Critical Reader SAT Vocabulary List 16
Ancillary
Belabor
Callous
Dilatory
(adj.) subordinate or supplementary
(v) to speak or write about insistently and usually tiresomel…
(adj) emotionally hardened; insensitive; unfeeling
(adj.) tending to delay or procrastinate, not prompt; intende…
Ancillary
(adj.) subordinate or supplementary
Belabor
(v) to speak or write about insistently and usually tiresomel…
31 terms
Rhetorical Devices
Metaphor
Allusion
Apostrophe
Hyperbole
A comparison made by referring to one thing as another.... Ex: N…
Reference to another work, person, event, etc.... Ex: If you tak…
Turning one's speech from one audience to another. Most often…
Rhetorical exaggeration. Often accomplished via comparisons,…
Metaphor
A comparison made by referring to one thing as another.... Ex: N…
Allusion
Reference to another work, person, event, etc.... Ex: If you tak…
48 terms
AJ Tunno SAT Vocabulary
ostensible
uncanny
adept
obligatory
apparent
(adj.) strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation
(adj.) thoroughly skilled; (n.) an expert
Expected or required
ostensible
apparent
uncanny
(adj.) strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation
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Rebecca Collins April 11
adept
congenial
pilfer
predilection
Extremely skilled
Friendly
(v.) to steal in small quantities
a predisposition in favor of something
adept
Extremely skilled
congenial
Friendly
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The Critical Reader SAT Vocabulary List 7 WITH EXAMPLES
adept
alacrity
diffident
disseminate
Skilled or adroit at something. He is ADEPT at speaking sever…
Quick and willing readiness to do something; willingness. Hav…
Uncomfortable being around other people; not confident. Shaki…
To scatter or spread about; to distribute. The media DISSEMIN…
adept
Skilled or adroit at something. He is ADEPT at speaking sever…
alacrity
Quick and willing readiness to do something; willingness. Hav…
40 terms
SSAT 10-26-2015
brevity
concise
terse
succinct
Briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
(adj.) expressing much in a few words
(adj.) brief and to the point
concise, clearly expressed with a few words
brevity
Briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
concise
(adj.) expressing much in a few words
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Kamraan ISEE Vocabulary 1
desecrate
defile
laud
avert
(v.) to commit sacrilege upon, treat irreverently; to contami…
(v., trans.) to make unclean or dirty, destroy the purity of;…
to praise
To turn away... To prevent
desecrate
(v.) to commit sacrilege upon, treat irreverently; to contami…
defile
(v., trans.) to make unclean or dirty, destroy the purity of;…
158 terms
SSAT/ISEE Vocabulary
congregation
tactile
audible
servile
"Flock" or gathering of people for religious worship
Pertaining to the sense of touch
Able to be heard
being submissive or slave like
congregation
"Flock" or gathering of people for religious worship
tactile
Pertaining to the sense of touch
15 terms
The Critical Reader SAT Vocabulary List 15 WITH EXAMPLES
admonish
amalgam, amalgamation
ambivalent
arduous
To criticize someone OR to advise someone to do something. Th…
Mixture of different things OR a tooth filling. The old churc…
Having mixed feelings about something; constantly fluctuating…
Difficult, strenuous. The early pioneers made the ARDUOUS jou…
admonish
To criticize someone OR to advise someone to do something. Th…
amalgam, amalgamation
Mixture of different things OR a tooth filling. The old churc…
46 terms
The Critical Reader: Top Tone and Attitude Words
Appreciative
Approving
Sympathetic
Proud/Pride
Correct [Positive]
Correct [Positive]
Correct [Positive]
Correct [Positive]
Appreciative
Correct [Positive]
Approving
Correct [Positive]
22 terms
Foundations of Physical Science Chapter 10
Element
Atom
Compound
Molecule
a pure substance that cannot be broken down into simpler subs…
the smallest particle of an element that retains the chemical…
a substance that contains two or more different elements chem…
a group of two or more atoms joined together by chemical bonds.
Element
a pure substance that cannot be broken down into simpler subs…
Atom
the smallest particle of an element that retains the chemical…
74 terms
SAT Vocabulary Critical Reader List 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
Amorphous
Arbitrary
Benevolent
Elated
Shapeless
Capricious, changeable
Altruistic, caring
Overjoyed
Amorphous
Shapeless
Arbitrary
Capricious, changeable
75 terms
SAT Vocabulary Critical Reader List 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Adroit
Capricious
Circumspect
Didactic
Skillful
Changeable, unpredictable
Careful, cautious
Intended to teach
Adroit
Skillful
Capricious
Changeable, unpredictable
40 terms
K Bina 3
prowl
seep
vex
bounty
(v.) to roam about stealthily in search of something
pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
To annoy
A payment made as a reward, especially one made by the author…
prowl
(v.) to roam about stealthily in search of something
seep
pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
40 terms
K Bina 2
coarse
course
candid
candor
Rough... conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
A direction or route taken
Completely honest, straightforward
Frankness or sincerity of expression... Honesty
coarse
Rough... conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
course
A direction or route taken
13 terms
The Critical Reader SAT Vocabulary List 13 WITH EXAMPLES
abeyance
astute
castigate
circumvent
Temporary inactivity or suspension, delay. Our weekend plans…
Smart, shrewd, perspicacious. He was an ASTUTE observer of pe…
To criticize someone severely. The teacher CASTIGATED him for…
To get around something in a clever and sometimes dishonest w…
abeyance
Temporary inactivity or suspension, delay. Our weekend plans…
astute
Smart, shrewd, perspicacious. He was an ASTUTE observer of pe…
15 terms
The Critical Reader SAT Vocabulary List 12 WITH EXAMPLES
aplomb
augment
cantankerous
disdain
Confidence and poise, especially in a tough situation. You ha…
To enlarge; to add something to an item in order to improve i…
Hard to deal with; irritating, rude. The CANTANKEROUS old man…
Strong dislike, contempt, scorn. I have a healthy DISDAIN for…
aplomb
Confidence and poise, especially in a tough situation. You ha…
augment
To enlarge; to add something to an item in order to improve i…
15 terms
The Critical Reader SAT Vocabulary List 11 WITH EXAMPLES
amorphous
arbitrary
benevolent
elated
Having no real shape, form or organization. The skilled potte…
Random; not restrained or limited in the exercise of power. T…
Good and generous. Because I forget to water my plants, I onl…
Very happy and excited. The children were ELATED when they sa…
amorphous
Having no real shape, form or organization. The skilled potte…
arbitrary
Random; not restrained or limited in the exercise of power. T…
16 terms
The Critical Reader SAT Vocabulary List 9 WITH EXAMPLES
beguiling
byzantine
chary
dearth
clever at attaining one's ends by indirect and often deceptiv…
Intricately involved, labyrinthine; devious and surreptitious…
Wary, cautious about doing something. Having never fixed a co…
Not having enough of something. The criminal left no fingerpr…
beguiling
clever at attaining one's ends by indirect and often deceptiv…
byzantine
Intricately involved, labyrinthine; devious and surreptitious…
34 terms
Vocabulary from Classical Roots Book B-Lesson 1 and 2
percussion
percussion
percussion
perennial
the sharp striking of one thing against another
instruments that make sounds when struck
describing the striking of a substance or musical instrument
lasting for an indefinitely long time
percussion
the sharp striking of one thing against another
percussion
instruments that make sounds when struck
75 terms
SAT Vocabulary Critical Reader List 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Anomaly
Capitulate
Charlatan
Heretic
Deviation from what is normal
To surrender
Fraud
Iconoclast
Anomaly
Deviation from what is normal
Capitulate
To surrender
75 terms
SAT Vocabulary Critical Reader List 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
Ancillary
Belabor
Callous
Dilatory
Supplementary
Elaborate something in excessive detail; accost
Unsympathetic
Slow to act
Ancillary
Supplementary
Belabor
Elaborate something in excessive detail; accost
75 terms
SAT Vocabulary Critical Reader List 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
Eulogy
Euphony
Excavate
Exhort
Praise
Harmonious
To dig
Encourage
Eulogy
Praise
Euphony
Harmonious
77 terms
Official SAT Guide Test 1 Vocabulary
keen
nostalgia
folly
artistry
having a sharp edge; intellectually sharp; perceptive
(n.) a longing for something past; homesickness
lack of good sense; foolishness
creative skill or ability
keen
having a sharp edge; intellectually sharp; perceptive
nostalgia
(n.) a longing for something past; homesickness
15 terms
Words That Stumped The Tutor
adduce
aleatory
fey
fulsome
advance evidence for
dependent on luck or chance
magical; fairylike
offensive because of insincerity; repulsive; disgusting
adduce
advance evidence for
aleatory
dependent on luck or chance
42 terms
Miller/Levine Biology: Chapter 11 - Fessenden
heredity
genetics
fertilization
ordinary garden peas
inheritance of genes from one generation to the next
study of heredity
process in which the male reproductive cells join with the fe…
Mendel's test subjects
heredity
inheritance of genes from one generation to the next
genetics
study of heredity
28 terms
Covalent and Ionic Bonding
Name the three types of particles that…
What is in the center of an atom?
What does the nucleus contains?
Protons have a _____________ charge
protons - neutrons - electrons
nucleus
protons and neutrons
positive
Name the three types of particles that…
protons - neutrons - electrons
What is in the center of an atom?
nucleus
28 terms
Covalent and Ionic Bonding
Name the three types of particles that…
What is in the center of an atom?
What does the nucleus contains?
Protons have a _____________ charge
protons - neutrons - electrons
nucleus
protons and neutrons
positive
Name the three types of particles that…
protons - neutrons - electrons
What is in the center of an atom?
nucleus
100 terms
100 Most Common SAT Words
abbreviate
abstinence
adulation
adversity
(v) to shorten, abridge
(n) the act of refraining from pleasurable activity, e.g., ea…
(n) high praise
(n) misfortune, an unfavorable turn of events
abbreviate
(v) to shorten, abridge
abstinence
(n) the act of refraining from pleasurable activity, e.g., ea…
8 terms
Anthro words
anthropology
android
misanthrope
philanthropy
the social science that studies the origins and social relati…
an automaton that resembles a human being
someone who dislikes people in general
love of humanity, especially as shown in donations to charita…
anthropology
the social science that studies the origins and social relati…
android
an automaton that resembles a human being
44 terms
January 13 2015 Vocabulary Words from KeyTutor
thwart
progenitor
conglomeration
inept
Prevent; frustrate
A direct ancestor
A collection of unrelated things
(adj.) totally without skill or appropriateness
thwart
Prevent; frustrate
progenitor
A direct ancestor
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