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English WC
inadvertently
vindictive
vex
mimicry
adverb, accidentally
adj, desire for revenge
verb, to annoy someone or frustrate at a bad time
noun, mocking or mimicking
inadvertently
adverb, accidentally
vindictive
adj, desire for revenge
10 terms
WC vocabulary
domestic
Flora and Fauna
communism
illicit
in your country
plants and animals
government controls all
illegal, wrong
domestic
in your country
Flora and Fauna
plants and animals
WC Vocabulary
Agriculture
Cuneiform
Metallurgy
Artisan
basically a fancy word for the area of farming
earliest form of pictographic writing
the art of working with metals
a person specialized in a specific craft
Agriculture
basically a fancy word for the area of farming
Cuneiform
earliest form of pictographic writing
10 terms
WC vocabulary
Historians
Civilization
Influence
Tributaries
an expert in or student of history, especially that of a part…
the stage of human social development and organization that i…
the capacity to have an effect on the character, development,…
a river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake.
Historians
an expert in or student of history, especially that of a part…
Civilization
the stage of human social development and organization that i…
34 terms
WC Vocabulary
Subcontinent
Jute
Ghat
Monsoon
Large land mass that is smaller than a continent
A plant used to make twine and burlap
Stepped embankment
Seasonal wind that dominates the climate of South Asia
Subcontinent
Large land mass that is smaller than a continent
Jute
A plant used to make twine and burlap
Vocabulary WC
Mesopotamia
Fertile crescent
Palestine
Babylonia
Ancient region in the eastern meditteranian enclosed by the z…
Crescent shaped region containing the fertile and rich land o…
Territory in the middle eastern next to the Mediterranean Sea…
In central southern Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia
Ancient region in the eastern meditteranian enclosed by the z…
Fertile crescent
Crescent shaped region containing the fertile and rich land o…
WC Intro to WC Vocabulary
Population
Exponential Growth
Linear Growth
AD and BC
all the inhabitants of a particular town, area, or country... t…
growth whose rate becomes ever more rapid in proportion to th…
grows by the same amount in each step... increases in a straigh…
anno Domini - "in the year of our Lord" ... before Christ ... the…
Population
all the inhabitants of a particular town, area, or country... t…
Exponential Growth
growth whose rate becomes ever more rapid in proportion to th…
WC Vocabulary
Ashram
Atman
Avatar
Bhagavad-Gita
A place where devotees live, often the house of guru. It can…
"The embodied self" the part of you that is real, not your bo…
a manifestation of a god in an earthly form, usually that of…
the section of the Mahabharata in which Krishna reveals himse…
Ashram
A place where devotees live, often the house of guru. It can…
Atman
"The embodied self" the part of you that is real, not your bo…
WC vocabulary
Geography
Cardinal Direction
Latitude
Longitude
The study of Earth
North, South, East, West
The distance north or south of the equator, measured in units…
The distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in…
Geography
The study of Earth
Cardinal Direction
North, South, East, West
wc vocabulary
1. Loess
2. Middle Kingdom
3. Ideograph
4. Mandate of Heaven
yellow-brown soil found in the Huang He river valley
term used by the Chinese to describe the Chinese Empire: orig…
Chinese symbols used to express concepts like cat, rope, jeal…
a political theory of ancient China in which those in power w…
1. Loess
yellow-brown soil found in the Huang He river valley
2. Middle Kingdom
term used by the Chinese to describe the Chinese Empire: orig…
11 terms
vocabulary WC
Abolition
blockade
boycott
colonialism
prohibition or formally get rid of. ... British were the first o…
prevention of transportation; disrupt trade
abstain from buying or using.... Africans used boycotts to resis…
acquisition and exploitation of a territory by a foreign powe…
Abolition
prohibition or formally get rid of. ... British were the first o…
blockade
prevention of transportation; disrupt trade
12 terms
Vocabulary WC
Radical
Red Guard
Free enterprise system
Gross domestic product
Extreme
Groups of students who carried out Mao Zedong's policies duri…
An economic system in which people can choose their own jobs,…
The total value of all goods and services produced in an econ…
Radical
Extreme
Red Guard
Groups of students who carried out Mao Zedong's policies duri…
Vocabulary wc
Ecnomic indcator
GPD
Per capita income
Literacy
Data that helps to show the ecnomic condition of a country
The total value of all the goods and services produced in all…
The amount of money people in a country divided by the number…
The ability to read a write
Ecnomic indcator
Data that helps to show the ecnomic condition of a country
GPD
The total value of all the goods and services produced in all…
10 terms
Wc vocabulary
Republic
Patrician
Plebeian
Tribune
A form of government in which power is in the hands of repres…
In ancient Rome a member of the wealthy privileged upper-class
In ancient Rome one of the common farmers artisans and mercha…
In ancient Rome an official elected by the plebeians to prote…
Republic
A form of government in which power is in the hands of repres…
Patrician
In ancient Rome a member of the wealthy privileged upper-class
WC vocabulary
Feudalism
Middle Ages
Noble
Serf
A social & economic way of organizing society based on land f…
A period in European history between 500 and 1500
A member of a ruling family or someone of high rank. Often ca…
In the Middle Ages, a person who was bound to work on a noble…
Feudalism
A social & economic way of organizing society based on land f…
Middle Ages
A period in European history between 500 and 1500
41 terms
English 2 Mid-terrms WCS Vocabulary
furtively
prolonged
apathy
indulgence
in a secretive manner
relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
an absence of emotion or enthusiasm
the act of gratifying a desire
furtively
in a secretive manner
prolonged
relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
WC Vocabulary
Abscess
ABI (ankle/brachial=ratio)
Autolysis
Cellulitis
a cavity w/ pus, inflammed, localized
ankle/brachial index- a test to determine pres/absence of art…
body's ability to break down necrotic tissue
diffuse, acute infection of skin
Abscess
a cavity w/ pus, inflammed, localized
ABI (ankle/brachial=ratio)
ankle/brachial index- a test to determine pres/absence of art…
23 terms
English Unit 3 WC
Autopsy
Author
Autobiography
Auto Mobile
And examination to determine the cause of death
The original writer of the book, document, story, etc.
An account of one's life written by himself
If vehicle/car
Autopsy
And examination to determine the cause of death
Author
The original writer of the book, document, story, etc.
English 10 WC Grammar
Affect
Effect
Ambiguous
Ambivalent
V. To influence n. Expression
V. To bring about n. Consequences
Unclear
Mixed feelings
Affect
V. To influence n. Expression
Effect
V. To bring about n. Consequences
English 9 WC #5
Auto/cracy
Demo/cracy
Aristo/crat
Pluto/crat
Government by an individual who has complete power
Government by the people
One of a ruling class who is a person of rank
One who has power because he's wealthy
Auto/cracy
Government by an individual who has complete power
Demo/cracy
Government by the people
English 9-WC #3
Aut, auth, auto
aut/opsy
auth/or
auto/bio/graphy
Of, by, or for oneself; self-propelled
An examination to determine the cause of death
The original writer of a book, document, story
An account of one's life written by himself
Aut, auth, auto
Of, by, or for oneself; self-propelled
aut/opsy
An examination to determine the cause of death
16 terms
WC #9 (English/Vara)
Clad (in)
Zealous
Forlorn
Emulate
(Adj) dressed in
(adj) marked by active interest and enthusiasm
(Adj) sad/lonely because of isolation or desertion
(V) to strive to equal or match; especially by imitating
Clad (in)
(Adj) dressed in
Zealous
(adj) marked by active interest and enthusiasm
25 terms
WC Exam Vocabulary
diplomacy
guerilla
embargo
regime
keeping peace between countries
a member of a small independent group taking part in irregula…
an official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a…
rule, typically authoritarian (strict)
diplomacy
keeping peace between countries
guerilla
a member of a small independent group taking part in irregula…
26 terms
english revolution wc quiz
divine right
Charles I
Petition of Right
Oliver Cromwell
royal power came from god
James I's son who became the second stuart king to rule engla…
a document that stated rules for charles. if charles didn't s…
puritan, leader of the roundheads and was very strict. create…
divine right
royal power came from god
Charles I
James I's son who became the second stuart king to rule engla…
30 terms
Chapter 5 WC vocabulary
Crete
Minoan
Mycenaean
Homer
A large isalnd o the southern edge of the aegean sea
The first civilization ever found in Greece
Indo-European person who settled on the mainland around 2000B.C
The greatest storyteller was a blind man
Crete
A large isalnd o the southern edge of the aegean sea
Minoan
The first civilization ever found in Greece
25 terms
WC Exam Vocabulary
guerilla warfare
embargo
regime
communism
the use of hit-and-run tactics by small, mobile groups of irr…
an order of a government prohibiting the movement of merchant…
a mode or system of rule or government
a system of social organization in which all economic and soc…
guerilla warfare
the use of hit-and-run tactics by small, mobile groups of irr…
embargo
an order of a government prohibiting the movement of merchant…
14 terms
Chapter 6 WC vocabulary
Etruscans
Republic
Patrician
Plebian
A native of ancient Etruria
A form of government in which power rests with citizens who h…
In Ancient Rome, a member of the wealthy, privileged upper cl…
In Ancient Rome, one of the common farmers, artisans, and mer…
Etruscans
A native of ancient Etruria
Republic
A form of government in which power rests with citizens who h…
English language- wc
proper, common, count, non-count, abst…
capital letter at start
no capital letter at start
can be counted, allow a plural (s)
nouns
proper noun
common noun
count noun
proper, common, count, non-count, abst…
nouns
capital letter at start
proper noun
10 terms
english vocab lesson 2 wc
alacrity
array
deduce
encumber
n) promptness in responding
n) large group of people or things
v) to draw a conclusion from given facts
v) to weigh down or burden
alacrity
n) promptness in responding
array
n) large group of people or things
English language wc examples
proper noun
common noun
count noun
non-count noun
names
table
books
music
proper noun
names
common noun
table
WCS English 11-1
approbation
assuage
coalition
decadence
the expression of approval/appro
to make easier or calm/ sway
a combination/co
excessive indulgence/decorate a cake
approbation
the expression of approval/appro
assuage
to make easier or calm/ sway
10 terms
Vocabulary wc. 8/28
wetlands
species
climate
environment
wet, swampy areas
a kind of animal or plant
usual weather in a place
a natural place
wetlands
wet, swampy areas
species
a kind of animal or plant
WC Africa Vocabulary
Refers to the legalized seperation of…
Takes place between political factions…
Becoming a desert
Dictator
Apartheid
Civil War
Desertification
An individual who controls an authoritarian form of government.
Refers to the legalized seperation of…
Apartheid
Takes place between political factions…
Civil War
WC chapter 1 vocabulary
Annulled
Council of Trent
Counter-Reformation
Humanism
Declared invalid based on church laws.
A meeting of church leaders in the 1500s whose purpose was to…
The Catholic Churches series of reforms in response to the sp…
An intellectual movement during the Renaissance that focused…
Annulled
Declared invalid based on church laws.
Council of Trent
A meeting of church leaders in the 1500s whose purpose was to…
10 terms
WC Chapter 13 Vocabulary
Diet
Zaibatsu
Homogeneous society
Emilio Aguinaldo
legislature
powerful banking and industrial families
common culture and language
Led Filipines that battled American forces
Diet
legislature
Zaibatsu
powerful banking and industrial families
8 terms
WC Vocabulary words
Geometric boundaries
Infrastructure
Mosque
embargo
Which often follow straight lines and don't account for natur…
Basic urban necessities such as streets and utilities
A house of worship where Muslims pray
A ban on trade on oil when it became angered over the Arab-Is…
Geometric boundaries
Which often follow straight lines and don't account for natur…
Infrastructure
Basic urban necessities such as streets and utilities
English 11 WCS new
abstemious
acumen
abrogate
abjure
marked by temperance in indulgence
shrewdness shown by keen insight
revoke formally
formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief
abstemious
marked by temperance in indulgence
acumen
shrewdness shown by keen insight
10 terms
Chapter 4 WC Vocabulary
Standard of living
Beethoven
Marconi
Stock
Ensure of the quality and availability of necessities and com…
romantic composer who took a advantage
Invented the radio
Shares of ownership in a corporation
Standard of living
Ensure of the quality and availability of necessities and com…
Beethoven
romantic composer who took a advantage
11 terms
WC vocabulary ch21
Enlightenment
Secular
Voltaire
Salon
The use of reason in guiding peoples thoghts about philosophy…
Non religious
Mocked government and religion in his righting
A social gathering held to discuss ideas
Enlightenment
The use of reason in guiding peoples thoghts about philosophy…
Secular
Non religious
18 terms
WC (Chapter 18) Vocabulary
natural laws
social contract
natural rights
philosophe
laws that govern human nature
an agreement by which they gave up the state of nature for an…
rights that belonged to all humans from birth; include the ri…
"lovers of wisdom"
natural laws
laws that govern human nature
social contract
an agreement by which they gave up the state of nature for an…
9 terms
Chap 6 vocabulary WC
Cultural diversity
Cultural exchange
Ethnic groups
Religious diversity
A wide variety of cultures
Groups trade different ways of doing things
People who share language, history and culture
A variety of religious faiths coexisting in a single region
Cultural diversity
A wide variety of cultures
Cultural exchange
Groups trade different ways of doing things
10 terms
WC Chapter 15 Vocabulary
Nicholas and Alexandra
Gregory Rasputin
Bolsheviks
Leon Trotsky
czars
Russian peasant
members of Russian working party
founder of Red Army
Nicholas and Alexandra
czars
Gregory Rasputin
Russian peasant
20 terms
Honors English Dietrich WC3 Simple
lovable
credible
millionaire
amphibian
capable of being loved
capable of being believed
one who possesses a million of an object
any animal capable of living in water or on land, as frogs, b…
lovable
capable of being loved
credible
capable of being believed
16 terms
Honors English Dietrich WC2 direct
quadr/ennial
quadri/lateral
quadru/ped
quadru/plet
(a) lasting for four years; as, a quadrennial term in office;…
(a) being four-sided; (n) a geometric figure formed from four…
(n) a four-footed animal; as, horses, cats, dogs, etc., are q…
(n) a combination or collection of four of a kind; one of fou…
quadr/ennial
(a) lasting for four years; as, a quadrennial term in office;…
quadri/lateral
(a) being four-sided; (n) a geometric figure formed from four…
22 terms
Honors English Dietrich Direct WC1
UNI
BI
TRI
trillion
one; single
two; twice
three; three times
(n) the number named by a unit with twelve zeroes after it; 1…
UNI
one; single
BI
two; twice
25 terms
Unit 10 Vocabulary WC
Commodity Chain
GNP (Gross National Product)
GDP (Gross Domestic Product)
GNI (Gross National Income)
A series of the role of links connecting the many places of p…
A measure of the total value of the officially recorded goods…
Encompasses only goods and services produced within a country…
Monetary worth of what what is produced within a country plus…
Commodity Chain
A series of the role of links connecting the many places of p…
GNP (Gross National Product)
A measure of the total value of the officially recorded goods…
16 terms
Honors English Dietrich Simple WC2
Quadr, Quadri, Quadru, Quart
Quint, Quintu
Pent, Penta
quadrennial
four
five
five
lasting for four years or anything that happens every four ye…
Quadr, Quadri, Quadru, Quart
four
Quint, Quintu
five
14 terms
WC Chapter 20 Vocabulary
Anesthetic
enclosure
smelt
capital
drug that prevents pain during surgery
the process of taking over and fencing off land formerly shar…
separate iron from its ore
wealth to invest in enterprises
Anesthetic
drug that prevents pain during surgery
enclosure
the process of taking over and fencing off land formerly shar…
22 terms
Honors English Dietrich WC1 simple
Uni
unicorn
unicycle
unify
one
one horned animal
one wheeled vehicle
to come as one
Uni
one
unicorn
one horned animal
19 terms
Chapter 3 WC Vocabulary
Akhnaton
Liturgical
Ra
Osiris
14th century BCE Egyptian ruler who attempted to introduce mo…
Using or favoring the use of liturgy
The universal of who subsumed and incorporated all others
Chief Egyptian God, ruler of the underworld
Akhnaton
14th century BCE Egyptian ruler who attempted to introduce mo…
Liturgical
Using or favoring the use of liturgy
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