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10 termscreated on December 5, 2016
Vocabulary Development
main idea
central idea
theme
tone
what a piece of writing is mainly about
The most important point the author makes
Central idea of a work of literature
A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed…
main idea
what a piece of writing is mainly about
central idea
The most important point the author makes
44 termscreated on December 5, 2016
AP HuG: Malinowski Chapter 2
agency
Alexander von Humboldt
al-Idrisi
behavioral geography
Human decision making, within social theory, the human capaci…
A Prussian explorer and naturalist (1769-1859) who traveled w…
A Muslim geographer and cartographer (1100- 1165) educated in…
A branch of human geography that focuses on the psychological…
agency
Human decision making, within social theory, the human capaci…
Alexander von Humboldt
A Prussian explorer and naturalist (1769-1859) who traveled w…
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A Long Walk to Water-Ch.16-18
electricity
volleyball
pronounce
relief agency
the power that is carried by wires and cables, used to provid…
a game in which two teams use their hands to hit a ball over…
to say or make the sound of a letter, especially the word, in…
an organization or program that provides help for people in n…
electricity
the power that is carried by wires and cables, used to provid…
volleyball
a game in which two teams use their hands to hit a ball over…
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NWEA Practice 6th Grade
Bias
Fable
stereotype
first person
an opinion that prevents objective (or fair) consideration of…
a short moral story (often with animal characters)
a generalized belief about a group of people
told from the narrator's point of view, using "I"
Bias
an opinion that prevents objective (or fair) consideration of…
Fable
a short moral story (often with animal characters)
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Intercultural Humanities III UNITS 1, 2, & 3 Quizzes + Exams
What is the term which refers to the i…
Which of the following works of Mediev…
The majority of people in Medieval soc…
The Bayeux Tapestry was created to cel…
Fealty
Beowulf
Serfs or Serf
William of Normandy's conquest of England
What is the term which refers to the i…
Fealty
Which of the following works of Mediev…
Beowulf
70 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Unidad 2 Etapa 1
la clase
la escuela
el examen
la lección
class, classroom
school
test
lesson
la clase
class, classroom
la escuela
school
95 termscreated on December 4, 2016
TExES World History
Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia
Accomplishments of Egypt
Trans-saharan trade route
"Cradle of Civilization," Fertile arc of land from the Persia…
Asia... -world's first empire... -cuneiform (world's first writing)…
-hieroglyphic writing... -preservation of bodies after death... -ma…
route that created stable trade between africa and europe... -lo…
Fertile Crescent
"Cradle of Civilization," Fertile arc of land from the Persia…
Mesopotamia
Asia... -world's first empire... -cuneiform (world's first writing)…
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Recursos Dramáticos - Burlador de Sevilla
acotación
aparte
comedia
deux ex machina
Una nota del autor de una obra de teatro dramaturgo para indi…
Una convención teatral mediante la cual los personajes fingen…
El sentido de esta palabra ha evolucionado a través de los ti…
Expresión latina. En las obras teatrales romanas y griegas, e…
acotación
Una nota del autor de una obra de teatro dramaturgo para indi…
aparte
Una convención teatral mediante la cual los personajes fingen…
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" A Christmas Carol" stave 2 12/5/2016
preposterous
resolution
recede
vestige
contrary to reason or common sense; utterly absurd or ridicul…
a firm decision to do or not to do something
go or move back or further away from a previous position
a trace of something that is disappearing or no longer exists
preposterous
contrary to reason or common sense; utterly absurd or ridicul…
resolution
a firm decision to do or not to do something
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Vocab List 5 - Q2
Endemic
Iconoclast
Nihilism
Slander
native; restricted to a particular region or area; indigenous
one who attacks popular beliefs or institutions
the belief that there are no values or morals in the universe
to speak badly about someone publicly; to defame; to spread a…
Endemic
native; restricted to a particular region or area; indigenous
Iconoclast
one who attacks popular beliefs or institutions
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SAT Vocabulary List #10
Reprobate
Acolyte
Iconoclast
Proponent
a person who is depraved, unprincipled, and wicked
a person who is a devoted fan or follower of someone famous
a person who attacks cherished ideas, traditions, and institu…
a person who fights for a cause, idea, or movement; a CHAMPION
Reprobate
a person who is depraved, unprincipled, and wicked
Acolyte
a person who is a devoted fan or follower of someone famous
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Literary Terms AP
personification
irony
foreshadowing
simile
A figure of speech in which the author presents or describes…
A literary device that uses contradictory statements or situa…
A narrative device that hints at coming events; often builds…
A comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as"
personification
A figure of speech in which the author presents or describes…
irony
A literary device that uses contradictory statements or situa…
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New Practical Chinese Reader, Lesson 29
意见
欢迎
书房
idea, suggestion (Yìjiàn)
to welcome (Huānyíng)
study (Shūfáng)
wall (Qiáng)
意见
idea, suggestion (Yìjiàn)
欢迎
to welcome (Huānyíng)
34 termscreated on December 4, 2016
French classes
l'allemand
l'anglais
les arts plastiques
les cours de santé
German
English
art class
health
l'allemand
German
l'anglais
English
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Poetry ELA 2016
imagery
personification
metaphor
simile
words that appeal to the 5 senses; taste, touch, sight, sound…
giving human characteristics to something no-human
a direct comparison of two unlike things using the verb to be
comparing two unlike things using the word "like" or "as"
imagery
words that appeal to the 5 senses; taste, touch, sight, sound…
personification
giving human characteristics to something no-human
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Literary Devices
Simile
Metaphor
Assonance
Alliteration
Compares two unlike things using the words 'like', or 'as'. F…
Compares two unlike things without using the words 'like' or…
The repetition of vowel sounds to create rhyme in phrases or…
The repetition of a consonant. It helps create effect, tone a…
Simile
Compares two unlike things using the words 'like', or 'as'. F…
Metaphor
Compares two unlike things without using the words 'like' or…
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Literary Terms 1st Semester
conflict
internal conflict
external conflict
tone
A struggle between opposing characters or opposing forces.
Takes place in a characters own mind. It is a struggle betwee…
A character struggles with some outside force; might be anoth…
the attitude an author takes toward a literary work, its char…
conflict
A struggle between opposing characters or opposing forces.
internal conflict
Takes place in a characters own mind. It is a struggle betwee…
74 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Rome, Some Greece, Islam, and Fall of Classical Civs Test
Columns
Order of Doric (starting from top)
Order of Ionic (starting from top)
Order of Corinthian (starting from top)
Highly Greek element of architecture; each type has its own a…
Cornice, frieze (metope and triglyph), architrave, capital, s…
Cornice, frieze, architrave, capital, volute, shaft, base
Cornice, frieze, architrave, bell shaped capital, shaft, base
Columns
Highly Greek element of architecture; each type has its own a…
Order of Doric (starting from top)
Cornice, frieze (metope and triglyph), architrave, capital, s…
38 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Romanticism Power Points
what did protestant Christianity provi…
what did writers like Emily Dickenson…
what did native americans face intense…
what did indians of the great plains d…
certain common assumptions... a vocabulary ... a set of images and…
recognize and respond to biblical and other religious allusio…
expansion of white settlers westward
buffalo for survival
what did protestant Christianity provi…
certain common assumptions... a vocabulary ... a set of images and…
what did writers like Emily Dickenson…
recognize and respond to biblical and other religious allusio…
16 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Fall Benchmark Terms
monologue
claim
point of view
counterargument
(n.) A long speech made by one performer or by one person in…
(n.) An assertion, usually supported by evidence
(n.) The perspective from which a story is told
(n.) an argument or set of reasons put forward to oppose an i…
monologue
(n.) A long speech made by one performer or by one person in…
claim
(n.) An assertion, usually supported by evidence
15 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Bronze Bow vocabulary
Zealot
Rabbi
Seething
Manacles
A member of a radical, warlike, and/or patrotic group
The chief religious official of a synagogue
To surge with agitation or excitement; filled with anger
Handcuffs; shackles
Zealot
A member of a radical, warlike, and/or patrotic group
Rabbi
The chief religious official of a synagogue
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Vocab 5
accomplice
annihilate
arbitrary
brazen
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime... SYNONYM: partner in…
(v.) to destroy completely... SYNONYMS: obliterate, decimate... AN…
(adj.) unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without r…
(adj.) shameless, impudent; made of brass... SYNONYMS: saucy, b…
accomplice
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime... SYNONYM: partner in…
annihilate
(v.) to destroy completely... SYNONYMS: obliterate, decimate... AN…
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Vocab 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... SYNONYMS: corpselike…
(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…
259 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Art 1001 Spieth Exam 3
Enlightenment
Classification Systems
Philosophes
Knowledge is finite
18th Century idea: defined the intellectual currents, ... discus…
Plants, animals, rocks, cultures in non-European countries
Enlightenment thinkers and intellectuals... Ex: Voltaire, Rousse…
it can be described and acquired in its completeness
Enlightenment
18th Century idea: defined the intellectual currents, ... discus…
Classification Systems
Plants, animals, rocks, cultures in non-European countries
89 termscreated on December 4, 2016
AP US History Period 4: 1800 - 1848, Reform Movements
Second Great Awakenings
market revolution
Thomas Jefferson
Battle of New Orleans
Began in the early decades of the 19th century. Partly a reac…
Starting in the early 19th century, this revolution produced…
He was George Washington's first secretary of state. A Democr…
General Andrew Jackson won this battle in New Orleans against…
Second Great Awakenings
Began in the early decades of the 19th century. Partly a reac…
market revolution
Starting in the early 19th century, this revolution produced…
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List 16 Spelling Words
dissension
sensation
sensory
atmosphere
bad feelings; disputes; quarrels
a feeling; the power to see, hear, feel, taste, and smell
pertaining to the senses
the air surrounding the earth
dissension
bad feelings; disputes; quarrels
sensation
a feeling; the power to see, hear, feel, taste, and smell
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AP US History Period 4: 1800 - 1848
Second Great Awakenings
market revolution
Thomas Jefferson
Battle of New Orleans
Began in the early decades of the 19th century. Partly a reac…
Starting in the early 19th century, this revolution produced…
He was George Washington's first secretary of state. A Democr…
General Andrew Jackson won this battle in New Orleans against…
Second Great Awakenings
Began in the early decades of the 19th century. Partly a reac…
market revolution
Starting in the early 19th century, this revolution produced…
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Genre - 13 terms Mrs Spencer Strack 6th Grade
genre
historical fiction
fantasy
science fiction
a type of literary work identified by its design or purpose
A fictional story that takes place in a particular time perio…
A story including elements that are impossible such as talkin…
A type of fantasy that uses science and technology, such as r…
genre
a type of literary work identified by its design or purpose
historical fiction
A fictional story that takes place in a particular time perio…
50 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Literature Review
flashback
allusion
cliffhanger
personification
this occurs when a character remembers something that happene…
the author makes a reference to a person, place, event, etc.…
a device that effectively creates suspense, whereby character…
giving human like characteristics to non human things.
flashback
this occurs when a character remembers something that happene…
allusion
the author makes a reference to a person, place, event, etc.…
51 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Unit 2: Lecture 7 - The American Style
What do the works of Walt Whitman cele…
How does Whitman's background effect h…
What style is Whitman's poetry?
What is free verse?
Whitman's work celebrates what it is to be an American in dis…
He was born and raised in New York City, and many of his poem…
Whitman's poetry is written in free verse style. He's been ca…
Free verse rarely rhymes. Instead, there are repeated phrases…
What do the works of Walt Whitman cele…
Whitman's work celebrates what it is to be an American in dis…
How does Whitman's background effect h…
He was born and raised in New York City, and many of his poem…
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U8 literature 8 quiz
assurance
asylum
console
dilate
n. a pledge; promise
n. an institution for the care of children; sanctuary
v. to comfort; solace
v. to make or become larger or wider; enlarge
assurance
n. a pledge; promise
asylum
n. an institution for the care of children; sanctuary
22 terms
created on December 4, 2016
BW - Collection 2 - Drama Elements
drama
cast of characters
stage directions (for director)
dialogue
a form of literature meant to be performed by actors in front…
A list of all the characters in the play, at the beginning of…
a playwright's written instructions about how a play should l…
the words spoken by the characters
drama
a form of literature meant to be performed by actors in front…
cast of characters
A list of all the characters in the play, at the beginning of…
25 termscreated on December 4, 2016
To Kill A Mockingbird Vocab List #1 (Ch. 1-6)
assuage
dictum
alleged
impotent
(v) to make less severe
(n) a formal statement of principle
(adj) supposed; declared or stated to be true without proof
(adj) unable to take effective action; helpless or powerless
assuage
(v) to make less severe
dictum
(n) a formal statement of principle
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Chapter Four: Section Four
Puritan Beginnings
Colonial Schools
Public School
Hornbook
The Puritans passed laws to promote education, and required b…
Public All colonial schools included instructions on religion…
A school supported by taxes
A hornbook was a paddle shaped board with printed lessons on…
Puritan Beginnings
The Puritans passed laws to promote education, and required b…
Colonial Schools
Public All colonial schools included instructions on religion…
58 termscreated on December 4, 2016
SDSU Chemistry 200 Lab Practical
Reasons for Lab Errors
"True" Value
Standard Deviation
Interpolation
1. You are a novice and you made some mistakes in the measure…
Any measured value reported in the literature and when the me…
Standard Deviation = the square root of the experimental data…
Estimating a number to a precision not shown by the division…
Reasons for Lab Errors
1. You are a novice and you made some mistakes in the measure…
"True" Value
Any measured value reported in the literature and when the me…
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ARTH Final Exam
clerestory
aisle
nave arcade
nave colonnade
part of an interior wall rising above the adjacent roof with…
An arched, covered passageway forming the lowest part forming…
bunch of columns running along a nave. based on a system of p…
clerestory
part of an interior wall rising above the adjacent roof with…
aisle
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Sold Part 2
entranced
shorn
mirthless
furtive
charmed or mesmerized
past tense of shear; to cut hair off
without joy
secretive
entranced
charmed or mesmerized
shorn
past tense of shear; to cut hair off
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Greek and Egyptian influences
Oscans and Samnites
Colonies
Hellenistic
Corinthian
Italian Tribes in Campania in contact with Greeks
Neapolis was one of these Greek communities in Campania
The Greek culture after the Classical period is called ...
Three styles of Greek column were Doric, Ionic and ...
Oscans and Samnites
Italian Tribes in Campania in contact with Greeks
Colonies
Neapolis was one of these Greek communities in Campania
18 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Gray 6 Literary Terms
simile
conflict
hyperbole
theme
comparing two things using LIKE or AS
the problems or complications in the story
exaggeration of the truth for effect
the central idea the author is trying to get across
simile
comparing two things using LIKE or AS
conflict
the problems or complications in the story
21 termscreated on December 4, 2016
English Literature Questions
Who is the author of The Chronicles of…
Why is Bree in THE HORSE AND HIS BOY s…
How are Hwin and Reepicheep different?
In what unique form does Aslan reveal…
C.S Lewis
They are both stubborn and learn to be humble at the end
Hwin is humble and Reepicheep is arrogant
As a wild cat of some sort
Who is the author of The Chronicles of…
C.S Lewis
Why is Bree in THE HORSE AND HIS BOY s…
They are both stubborn and learn to be humble at the end
50 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Vert Zoo Exam 1
Planet Earth is about 5.5 billion year…
Branchiostoma is a member of the phylum
Myomeres are
Pikaia is an early chordate found in
680 million
Chordata
v-shaped muscle segments
the Burgess shale
Planet Earth is about 5.5 billion year…
680 million
Branchiostoma is a member of the phylum
Chordata
46 termscreated on December 4, 2016
TKAM Chapters 1-14 Vocabulary for Midterm Exam
assuaged
predilection
tactiturn
amble
eased; relieved
A preference or special liking for something; a bias in favor…
quiet, silent; not verbose; not inclined to talk
to walk slowly or leisurely
assuaged
eased; relieved
predilection
A preference or special liking for something; a bias in favor…
17 termscreated on December 4, 2016
FAH101 Realism, Impressionism, Photography
François Joseph Heim, Charles X distri…
Gustave Courbet, The Stone Breakers, 1…
Gustave Courbet, Burial at Ornans, 184…
history painting
scenes from history, legend, or literature (including... the Bib…
François Joseph Heim, Charles X distri…
Gustave Courbet, The Stone Breakers, 1…
25 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Chapter 17: World Politics
Political Realism
Equilibrium
Balance of Power System
Keeper of the Balance
A philosophy that sees each nation as acting principally in i…
a synonym for the word balance, also often used interchangeab…
Classic theory of international relations that holds that nat…
In balance of power system the nation-state that functions as…
Political Realism
A philosophy that sees each nation as acting principally in i…
Equilibrium
a synonym for the word balance, also often used interchangeab…
299 termscreated on December 4, 2016
matura angielski kultura
architecture
ballet
dance
film
architektura
balet
taniec
film
architecture
architektura
ballet
balet
15 termscreated on December 4, 2016
Vocabulary Lesson 11 Definitions
Epistle
Avid
Gadfly
Humility
n. a letter or literary composition in letter form
adj. enthusiastic; extremely interested
n. an irritating and persistent person
n. absence of vanity; humbleness
Epistle
n. a letter or literary composition in letter form
Avid
adj. enthusiastic; extremely interested
67 termscreated on December 4, 2016
U2E1
La clase
La escuela
El examen
La leccíon
Class/classrooom
School
Test
Lesson
La clase
Class/classrooom
La escuela
School
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Unit 5 Vocab
accomplice
annihilate
arbitrary
brazen
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime
(v.) to destroy completely
(adj.) unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without r…
(adj.) shameless, impudent; made of brass
accomplice
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime
annihilate
(v.) to destroy completely
14 termscreated on December 4, 2016
literary vocab
Irony
Alliteration
Allusion
Classic
the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of…
the commencement of two or more stressed syllables of a word…
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of somet…
expresses some artistic quality--an expression of life, truth…
Irony
the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of…
Alliteration
the commencement of two or more stressed syllables of a word…
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vocab
ephemeral (adj)
haughty (adj)
fortitude (n)
fortuitous (adj)
short lived... s: brief, short... a: longevity, long
arrogant, full of pride... s: proud, vain... a: humble
strength in difficulty... s: courage
lucky accident... s: coincidental... a: unlucky
ephemeral (adj)
short lived... s: brief, short... a: longevity, long
haughty (adj)
arrogant, full of pride... s: proud, vain... a: humble
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