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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
23 terms
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…
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
25 terms
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…
53 terms
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…
30 terms
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
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
28 terms
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…
19 terms
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
43 terms
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.
22 terms
English language wc examples
proper noun
common noun
count noun
non-count noun
names
table
books
music
proper noun
names
common noun
table
23 terms
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
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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
28 terms
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
25 terms
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
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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
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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
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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
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…
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…
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…
29 terms
WC Exam Vocabulary
diplomacy (diplomatic)
guerilla
embargo
regime
the profession, activity, or skill of managing international…
a member of a band of irregular soldiers that uses guerrilla…
an official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a…
a government, especially an authoritarian one
diplomacy (diplomatic)
the profession, activity, or skill of managing international…
guerilla
a member of a band of irregular soldiers that uses guerrilla…
8 terms
Vocabulary wc 9.26.16
celebrate
courage
disappointment
precious
do something special for an important event
bravery in a difficult situation
feeling of sadness because something is not as good as expected
very valuable to a person
celebrate
do something special for an important event
courage
bravery in a difficult situation
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
11 terms
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
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…
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
25 terms
WC Vocabulary Unit 1
Culture
Democracy
Dictatorship
Diffusion
Things that make up a people's entrire way of life
A form of Government in which the people have Supreme Power
Form of Government in which a ruler holds power by force
Movement of customs and ideas from one place to another
Culture
Things that make up a people's entrire way of life
Democracy
A form of Government in which the people have Supreme Power
32 terms
WC Unit 1 Vocabulary
Geography
Location
Latitude
Longitude
the study of where people, places, and things are located.
position on Earth's surface
distances north or south of the equator
distances east or west of the equator
Geography
the study of where people, places, and things are located.
Location
position on Earth's surface
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
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
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
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…
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
12 terms
WC - Chapter 7 Vocabulary
Ptolemaic
Plutarch
Polis
Persian War
Egypt
Historian who wrote about Alexander the Great
Community of free persons
Sparta/Athens versus Persians
Ptolemaic
Egypt
Plutarch
Historian who wrote about Alexander the Great
10 terms
Unit 1 Vocabulary - WC
Specialization
Republic
Dictator
Chronological
Making or becoming specialized or a worker focuses on one thing
A type of government were the leaders are elected by the people
Ruler who has complete control over a government in Rome a le…
Arranged in the order that things happened or came to be
Specialization
Making or becoming specialized or a worker focuses on one thing
Republic
A type of government were the leaders are elected by the people
22 terms
WC Chapter 17 Vocabulary
Renaissance
de Medici
Baldassarre Castiglione & "The Courtier"
Donatello
This movement that started in Italy caused an explosion of cr…
Since the late 1200s, the city-state of Florence had a republ…
He wrote a book called The Courtier (1528) that taught how to…
Made sculpture more realistic by carving natural postures and…
Renaissance
This movement that started in Italy caused an explosion of cr…
de Medici
Since the late 1200s, the city-state of Florence had a republ…
34 terms
WC Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Medieval
Frontiers
Missi Dominici
Curriculum
Referring to the Middle Ages in Europe or the period of histo…
Sparsely populated, undeveloped areas on the outskirts of civ…
Agents of Emperor Charlemagne who traveled throughout the emp…
Formal course of study
Medieval
Referring to the Middle Ages in Europe or the period of histo…
Frontiers
Sparsely populated, undeveloped areas on the outskirts of civ…
28 terms
WC 01 - Ancient Greece: Vocabulary
Tyrant
Direct Democracy
Logic
Hubris
A strong man who seized power by force and claimed to rule fo…
the type of governing system where all people vote directly o…
the process of making inferences
great pride
Tyrant
A strong man who seized power by force and claimed to rule fo…
Direct Democracy
the type of governing system where all people vote directly o…
21 terms
WC Unit 2 Vocabulary Words
Limited Government
Unlimited Government
Capitalism
Socialism
A government in which the powers of the leaders are limited.…
A government in which the powers of the leaders are unlimited…
In this economic system, Capitalism uses four characteristics…
In this economic system the government functions as a democra…
Limited Government
A government in which the powers of the leaders are limited.…
Unlimited Government
A government in which the powers of the leaders are unlimited…
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
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…
21 terms
WC Ch.19 Vocabulary
Marco Polo
Renaissance
humanism
Dante Alighieri
remarkable man from Venice,traveled from Europe to China,spen…
means "rebirth" and refers to the period that followed Europe…
the study of history, literature, public speaking, and art th…
Wrote in Italian, which was the common language of the people…
Marco Polo
remarkable man from Venice,traveled from Europe to China,spen…
Renaissance
means "rebirth" and refers to the period that followed Europe…
10 terms
WC Chapter 14 Vocabulary
allies
pacifism
militarism
entene
signing an agreement with another country
opposition to all war
glorification of the military
non-binding agreement to follow common policies
allies
signing an agreement with another country
pacifism
opposition to all war
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