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1st Semester Exam Study Guide
memoir
speaker
lyric
ballad
a reflective, emotional recollection of a limited period in t…
the voice in a poem
a short poetic form that expresses the thoughts or emotions o…
a long narrative poem or song that features love, tragedy, or…
memoir
a reflective, emotional recollection of a limited period in t…
speaker
the voice in a poem
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Age of Reason Terms
autobiography
aphorism
anecdote
syntax
a person's account of his/her life, generally written in the…
a short, concise system statement expressing a wise or clever…
very short stories, usually illustrating specific points
the construction of sentences in grammar
autobiography
a person's account of his/her life, generally written in the…
aphorism
a short, concise system statement expressing a wise or clever…
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Literary Terms 1-7
Ode
Onomatopoeia
Oral Tradition
Parallel Plot
A long, complex lyric poem expressed in a dignified and serio…
The use of words or a phrase that imitates or suggests the so…
Stories, knowledge, customs, and beliefs passed by word of mo…
A type of plot in which two stories of equal importance are t…
Ode
A long, complex lyric poem expressed in a dignified and serio…
Onomatopoeia
The use of words or a phrase that imitates or suggests the so…
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C words for GRE
Cabal
Cacophony
Cagey
Cajole
A plot; a group of plotters
A disagreeable or discordant sound
Cautious; secretive
To convince by flattering speech
Cabal
A plot; a group of plotters
Cacophony
A disagreeable or discordant sound
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English midterm literary terms
Allusion
Ambiguity
Anecdote
Antagonist
A reference to someone or something that is known from histor…
A technique by which a writer deliberately suggests two or mo…
A very brief story, told to illustrate a point or serve as an…
The opponent who struggles against it blocks the hero.
Allusion
A reference to someone or something that is known from histor…
Ambiguity
A technique by which a writer deliberately suggests two or mo…
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chapter 14- persuasive speaking
what does persuasion embody
what does persuasion rely on
coercion
what role do persuasive speakers take on
the concept of success
language, images and other means of communication to influenc…
when a person is forced to think a certain way or feels compe…
promoter or proponent
what does persuasion embody
the concept of success
what does persuasion rely on
language, images and other means of communication to influenc…
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History Final
Abraham Lincoln
Fort Sumter
Bull Run
Robert E Lee
Came to America's attention through the Lincoln-Douglas debat…
Bombardment by confederates. Started american civil war
First major land battle of the armies in Virginia
Took over the Army of Northern Virginia during Peninsular Cam…
Abraham Lincoln
Came to America's attention through the Lincoln-Douglas debat…
Fort Sumter
Bombardment by confederates. Started american civil war
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com 100 exam 3
power
force
2 means of exercising power
3 modes of exercising power
not controlling people, but controlling outcomes that are con…
controlling people
reward power - capabilities to control beneficial outcomes... p…
positional power - power to control rewards/punishments based…
power
not controlling people, but controlling outcomes that are con…
force
controlling people
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English Vocab #1*
ambivalence n.
apathetic adj.
bombastic adj.
capricious adj.
the state of having mixed opinions on somebody or something.
the feeling of disinterest or being unconcerned.
sounding very educated, but without meaning.
a sudden change of mood or behavior
ambivalence n.
the state of having mixed opinions on somebody or something.
apathetic adj.
the feeling of disinterest or being unconcerned.
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Ch 8 vocabulary
Advisable
Besiege
Clarity
Corredor
Sensible, wise, proper
To crowd around someone or something in effort to capture
The condition of being clear and understandable
A long passage your hallway that leads to open rooms
Advisable
Sensible, wise, proper
Besiege
To crowd around someone or something in effort to capture
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close up chapter 1 and 2
parlimentary
authoritarian
totalitarian
facism
form of government headed by prime minister
political system in which 1 person or a small group has the p…
power over TOTAL aspects of human affairs
rule through terror and censorship
parlimentary
form of government headed by prime minister
authoritarian
political system in which 1 person or a small group has the p…
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Cumulative Vocabulary Lesson 7, 8, & 9
merely imaginary, fantastic, marked by…
quixotic, fabulous, utopian, impractical
concrete, practical, prosaic, matter-o…
guarded in conduct; cautious, prudent
chimerical (def.)
chimerical (syn.)
chimerical (ant.)
circumspect (def.)
merely imaginary, fantastic, marked by…
chimerical (def.)
quixotic, fabulous, utopian, impractical
chimerical (syn.)
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lesson 10
dispel
impulse
compelling
pulsate
scatter,do away with
sudden urge
persuasive
throb
dispel
scatter,do away with
impulse
sudden urge
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Marketing Final
retailing
omni-channel retailing
retail stores
showrooming
activities involved in selling product to final consumer
creating cross-channel buying experience through in store, on…
specialty, department, supermarket, convenience, discount, of…
looking at products in stores, but then buying online
retailing
activities involved in selling product to final consumer
omni-channel retailing
creating cross-channel buying experience through in store, on…
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Business Law Final
ethical fundamentalism
ethical relavtivism
utilitarianism
deontology
absolute morality. there are some things that are right and t…
there is no absolute morality. it all depends on circumstance…
outcome based. maximizes overall happiness and minimizes over…
rights based. the ends do not justify the means. focuses on t…
ethical fundamentalism
absolute morality. there are some things that are right and t…
ethical relavtivism
there is no absolute morality. it all depends on circumstance…
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BSL 212 Final
Jurisdiction
Subject Matter Jurisdiction
Stare Decisis
Erie Doctrine
The power or authority of a court to hear and decide a given…
The authority of a particular court to judge a controversy of…
If the decision has already been decided by a higher court th…
-Occurs when there is a diversity of jurisdiction... 1) Diversit…
Jurisdiction
The power or authority of a court to hear and decide a given…
Subject Matter Jurisdiction
The authority of a particular court to judge a controversy of…
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adm 1300 organization change
Organizational Change
Unplanned organizational change
Life-Cycle Forces
Aspiration-performance discrepancies
Change that results in a major overhaul of the organization o…
occur spontaneously or randomly
Natural and predictable pressures that build as an organizati…
Gaps in what an individual, unit, or organization wants to ac…
Organizational Change
Change that results in a major overhaul of the organization o…
Unplanned organizational change
occur spontaneously or randomly
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Literary Terms 7
Ode
Onomatopoeia
Oral Tradition
Parallel Plot
A long, complex lyric poem expressed in a dignified and serio…
The use of words or a phrase that imitates or suggests the so…
Stories, knowledge, customs, and beliefs passed by word of mo…
A type of plot in which two stories of equal importance are t…
Ode
A long, complex lyric poem expressed in a dignified and serio…
Onomatopoeia
The use of words or a phrase that imitates or suggests the so…
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Marketing an Introduction Chapter 12
Promotion Mix (Or marketing communicat…
Advertising
Sales Promotion
Personal Selling
The specific blend of promotion tools that the company use to…
Any paid form of nonpersonal presentation and promotion of id…
Short-term incentives to encourage the purchase or sale of a…
Personal presentation by the firm's sales force for the purpo…
Promotion Mix (Or marketing communicat…
The specific blend of promotion tools that the company use to…
Advertising
Any paid form of nonpersonal presentation and promotion of id…
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1st Semester Exam Study Guide
memoir
speaker
lyric
ballad
a reflective, emotional recollection of a limited period in t…
the voice in a poem
a short poetic form that expresses the thoughts or emotions o…
a long narrative poem or song that features love, tragedy, or…
memoir
a reflective, emotional recollection of a limited period in t…
speaker
the voice in a poem
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Communications- Chapters 14 and 15 Vocabulary for Quiz
antonym
comparison
contrast
extrinsic motivation
defines an idea by opposition
shows the similarity between something well known and somethi…
clarifies by showing differences
a method of making information relevant by providing the audi…
antonym
defines an idea by opposition
comparison
shows the similarity between something well known and somethi…
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Patriot Vocab
Rhetorical question
Insidious
Subjugation
Martial
Question that does not call for an answer because it is obvious
Adj. sly; crafty; treacherous
N. control by conquering
Adj. military
Rhetorical question
Question that does not call for an answer because it is obvious
Insidious
Adj. sly; crafty; treacherous
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Reading Vocabulary List #4
Levity
Levitate
Lever
Elevate
Jokingly
To rise and float in air
Noun: a bar used to lift something ... Verb: to lift using a lever
To raise or to lift up
Levity
Jokingly
Levitate
To rise and float in air
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speech 102 final
policy
eating vegan contributions to a more h…
pathos
value
trying to persuade your classmates to donate canned goods to…
which of the following would result in persuasive presentatio…
understand and/or engaging the emotions of your audience
persuasive topics that attempt to show an audience that somet…
policy
trying to persuade your classmates to donate canned goods to…
eating vegan contributions to a more h…
which of the following would result in persuasive presentatio…
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English Sem1 Exam
ambivalent
myriad
assert
credible
having mixed feeling about someone or something; being unable…
a very great or indefinitely great number of persons or thing…
to state with assurance, confidence, or force' state strongly…
capable of being believed; convincing
ambivalent
having mixed feeling about someone or something; being unable…
myriad
a very great or indefinitely great number of persons or thing…
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English Vocab2
ambivalent
myriad
assert
credible
having mixed feeling about someone or something; being unable…
a very great or indefinitely great number of persons or thing…
to state with assurance, confidence, or force' state strongly…
capable of being believed; convincing
ambivalent
having mixed feeling about someone or something; being unable…
myriad
a very great or indefinitely great number of persons or thing…
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A Separate Peace Vocabulary
tacit
salient
inveigle
deigning
implied or indicated without speaking
something that projects outward or upward from its surroundings
to use ingenuity or flattery to convince someone to do someth…
condescending to do something that a person believes is below…
tacit
implied or indicated without speaking
salient
something that projects outward or upward from its surroundings
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ESOL Review
thesis
theme
analogy
paralellism
The central idea of an essay to which all parts of the work r…
Central idea of a work of literature
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
repetition of a key word in phrases or clauses
thesis
The central idea of an essay to which all parts of the work r…
theme
Central idea of a work of literature
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Semester 1 Finals Pre-AP English 9
indignant
venerable
inured
deigning
feeling or showing anger because of something unjust or unwor…
honored with respect due to age, character, or achievement
accustomed or used to something undesirable
condescending to do something that a person believes is below…
indignant
feeling or showing anger because of something unjust or unwor…
venerable
honored with respect due to age, character, or achievement
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A Separate Peace- Vocabulary for Final
Indignant:
Venerable:
Inured:
Deigning:
Feeling or showing anger because of something unjust or unwor…
Honored with respect due to age,character, or achievement
Accustomed or used to something undesirable
Condescending to do something that a person believes is below…
Indignant:
Feeling or showing anger because of something unjust or unwor…
Venerable:
Honored with respect due to age,character, or achievement
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Oral Communications Final
Incomprehensibility
Message Overload
Message Complexity
Environmental distractions
When a message isn't clearly understandable because of langua…
More messages than we can effectively process
Message is complicated, packed with detailed info, involves i…
Anything physical in the environment
Incomprehensibility
When a message isn't clearly understandable because of langua…
Message Overload
More messages than we can effectively process
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Two
Allege
Profound
Recompense
Plausible
Assert, claim
Far-reaching, intense
Payment
Believable, reasonable
Allege
Assert, claim
Profound
Far-reaching, intense
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Ruth and Esther Final Exam Wcbc BI214
Through dialogue
The rule of judges
Hesed
Sovereignty
In the book of Ruth, How was the plot advanced?
When did the events in the book of Ruth occur?
The quality of kindness, graciousness, and loyalty that goes…
What is the main attribute of God presented in the book of Ru…
Through dialogue
In the book of Ruth, How was the plot advanced?
The rule of judges
When did the events in the book of Ruth occur?
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Lesson 5 & 6 Definitions
adamant
cajole
complacent
despondent
unyielding and determined
To manipulate or convince through flattery, harassment, and e…
The overconfident or carelessly satisfied
Hopelessly sad dejected
adamant
unyielding and determined
cajole
To manipulate or convince through flattery, harassment, and e…
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Julius Caesar Vocabulary
Cause and Effect
Inference
Rhetoric
Ethos
In the plot of a literary work, the cause is why something ha…
A reasonable conclusion that a reader can draw based upon clu…
The art of persuasion the art of communicating effectively in…
The persuasive appeal that convinces through trust, relations…
Cause and Effect
In the plot of a literary work, the cause is why something ha…
Inference
A reasonable conclusion that a reader can draw based upon clu…
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English Transcendentalism Test
"Nature's God entitle them"
"all men are created equal"
"life, liberty, and pursuit of happine…
Definition of Rhetorical Device
declaration of independence- thomas jefferson
declaration of independence- thomas jefferson
declaration of independence- thomas jefferson
resource of language that the technique the author uses in or…
"Nature's God entitle them"
declaration of independence- thomas jefferson
"all men are created equal"
declaration of independence- thomas jefferson
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Ruth & Esther
Ezra and Nehimiah
The Jewish Captivity
Permanent
They remained in Persia
Which two men were contemporaries with Esther?
When did the events in the book of Esther occur?
The law of the Medes and Persians is _
How Mordecai and Esther responded to God's command to return…
Ezra and Nehimiah
Which two men were contemporaries with Esther?
The Jewish Captivity
When did the events in the book of Esther occur?
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Chapter 15 and 16
Persuasion
Ethics and Persuasion
Degrees of Persuasion
Mental Dialogue w the Audience
reinforcing or enhancing peoples beliefs or actions
make sure goals are ethically sound and use ethical methods t…
strongly opposed------> strongly agree in favor
anticipate likely arguments and knock them out
Persuasion
reinforcing or enhancing peoples beliefs or actions
Ethics and Persuasion
make sure goals are ethically sound and use ethical methods t…
70 termscreated on December 6, 2016
English Transcendentalism Test
"Nature's God entitle them"
"all men are created equal"
"life, liberty, and pursuit of happine…
Definition of Rhetorical Device
declaration of independence- thomas jefferson
declaration of independence- thomas jefferson
declaration of independence- thomas jefferson
resource of language that the technique the author uses in or…
"Nature's God entitle them"
declaration of independence- thomas jefferson
"all men are created equal"
declaration of independence- thomas jefferson
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AP Literary Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
Repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
Reference to someone or something that is known from history,…
Comparison made between two things to show how they are alike.
Allegory
Story or poem in which characters, settings, and events stand…
Alliteration
Repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words t…
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History Chapter 7-8
One change in colonial policy by the B…
When it came to the Revolution, it cou…
In a broad sense, America was
The American colonial exponents of rep…
Compelling the American colonists to shoulder some of the fin…
Reluctant revolutionaries.
A revolutionary force from the day of its discover by Europea…
The willingness of all citizens to subordinate their private…
One change in colonial policy by the B…
Compelling the American colonists to shoulder some of the fin…
When it came to the Revolution, it cou…
Reluctant revolutionaries.
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Chapter 15: Persuasive
General purpose of persuasive speech
Trustworthiness
Dynamism
Composure
to convince listeners to change viewpoints
how honest we perceive speaker to be
Enthusiasm, energy, and forcefulness exhibited by speaker
Increases influence by speakers who are emotionally stable, c…
General purpose of persuasive speech
to convince listeners to change viewpoints
Trustworthiness
how honest we perceive speaker to be
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Gb 370 Final Ch. 11
leadership as a process (what leaders…
1. Using noncoercive influence to shap…
1. Characteristics attributed to indiv…
planning and budgeting;... establishing d…
2 natures of leadership
4 aspects of leadership as a process
2 aspects of leadership as a property
when creating an agenda, management would be ___________; and…
leadership as a process (what leaders…
2 natures of leadership
1. Using noncoercive influence to shap…
4 aspects of leadership as a process
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Law Final 4,6,7,8,10
Federal form of Government
Sovereignty
Police Powers
Privileges and Immunities Clause
national & state government share power
independence, allows state gov. to regulate within their bord…
state regulatory powers, give gov. rights to regulate activit…
prevents state from imposing unreasonable burdens on citizens…
Federal form of Government
national & state government share power
Sovereignty
independence, allows state gov. to regulate within their bord…
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ISS 225 - Final Exam
What is the definition of power?
What are appropriate uses of power?
What are inappropriate uses of power?
What are the five sources of power in…
When A has power over B to the extent that A can get B to do…
To achieve organizational goals, its okay if it benefits them…
To achieve personal goals at the expense of organizational go…
- Reward... - Coercion... - Legitimate... - Expert... - Referent
What is the definition of power?
When A has power over B to the extent that A can get B to do…
What are appropriate uses of power?
To achieve organizational goals, its okay if it benefits them…
47 termscreated on December 6, 2016
English Transcendentalism Test
"Nature's God entitle them"
"all men are created equal"
"life, liberty, and pursuit of happine…
Definition of Rhetorical Device
declaration of independence- thomas jefferson
declaration of independence- thomas jefferson
declaration of independence- thomas jefferson
resource of language that the technique the author uses in or…
"Nature's God entitle them"
declaration of independence- thomas jefferson
"all men are created equal"
declaration of independence- thomas jefferson
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COMM 1000 Final Exam (Ch. 13-16)
informative
gatewatching
object
places
presenting a speech in which the speaker seeks to raise aware…
monitoring news sources to analyze and access the information…
any nonliving, material thing that can be perceived y the hum…
geographic locations
informative
presenting a speech in which the speaker seeks to raise aware…
gatewatching
monitoring news sources to analyze and access the information…
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President/executive
Lack of formal powers given to president
Presidential power as the power to per…
Elements of presidential persuasion wi…
Elements of presidential persuasion
-lack of formal constitutional policymaking authority preside…
a president's ability to convince Congress, other political a…
fellow party members voting as the party leadership wants
Incumbency ... unified/divided gov... popularity/political skills... -…
Lack of formal powers given to president
-lack of formal constitutional policymaking authority preside…
Presidential power as the power to per…
a president's ability to convince Congress, other political a…
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Pol Comm Test 2
Narrative
Political Consultants
Move away from party focus
Citizens United
Debate strategy that requires candidates to provide a coheren…
main player in campaigns; is responsible for opposition resea…
explained by candidates' reliance on media coverage
the supreme court decision that opened the floodgates for mon…
Narrative
Debate strategy that requires candidates to provide a coheren…
Political Consultants
main player in campaigns; is responsible for opposition resea…
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COMM 1000: Chapter 11, 12, 13, 14
Presentation Media
Webidence
Delivery
Impromptu Speaking
technical and material resources ranging from presentation so…
web sources displayed as evidence during a speech
the public presentation of a speech
a type of public speaking in which the speaker has little or…
Presentation Media
technical and material resources ranging from presentation so…
Webidence
web sources displayed as evidence during a speech
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