Vocabulary 22 Flashcards

Terms Definitions
copious
abundant
victuals
food
infernal
hellish
incredulously
with disbelief
deference
respect, courtesy
caustic
stinging, biting
fervor
intense emotion
elocution
public speaking
gaudy
showy; tasteless
tantalize
teasingly fantasize
edict
law; command
dearth
a shortage
diction
word choice
imperceptible
not noticeable
lucid
easily understood
extol
to praise highly
reprove
to gently criticize
elucidate
to make clear
flagrant
outrageous; glaringly offensive
fortuitous
happening by chance
reprehensible
deserving of blame
circumspect
careful, thought through
deferentially
with great respect
blithe
happy and cheerful
unperturbed
untroubled, not bothered
haphazard
not planned; random
probity
honesty or uprightness
conspicuous
clearly visible; remarkable
morose
gloomy; bad tempered
strident
loud, harsh, grating
fastidious
hard to please
embellish
to elaborate upon
impetuous
marked by impulsive passion
aphorism
a short, witty statement
disparage
to discredit or belittle
beguile
to fool, to delude
predestination
an already determined future
apocryphal
of doubtful authenticity; counterfeit
eradication
extermination, done away with
fallacy
false idea; mistaken belief
stylistic devices
speech, syntax, diction
inadvertent
not done on purpose
indecorous
lacking propriety or good taste
prodigious
huge in size or amount
deprecate
to express strong disapproval of
stoic
showing indifference to pain, apathetic
agape
open-mouthed in wonder or astonishment
ambiguous
permitting more than one interpretation; not clearly defined
licentious
unrestrained by law or immorality
satiate
to satisfy an appetite fully
galvanize
to arouse suddenly; to startle
squalid
dirty or wretched in appearance
dogmatic
arrogantly assertive, positive about unproven ideas
recalcitrant
refusing to obey the rules; unmanageably resistant
pugnacious
quarrelsome; eager and ready to fight
parody
a writing which imitates another serious piece and pokes fun at the original
surmise
to infer on minimal grounds, conjecture, suppose
assuage
to calm or soothe; to satisfy
aspirant
ambitious/ a person who is ambitious
cursory
breif, without much attention to detail
propensity
a natural leaning or tendency; bent
pious
reverent, devout, dutiful; maybe at times be marked by hypocrisy
acquiesce
to accept the conclusions or arrangements of others.
parallelism
the coordination of sentence syntax, word order and ideas
lampoon
a strong satirical writing, usually attacking or ridiculing someone
nonchalance
carelessness; lack of interest or concern
connotation
all the emotions a word brings. Relates to diction
respite
an interval of rest, a temporary delay
whet
to sharpen; to make stronger; to stimulate
subtle
tenuous, as a fluid or an odor
intimate
to make known subtly and indirectly; hint
zealot
a person who shows great enthusiasm for a cause
enervate
to weaken, to lessen the strength of
antipathy
a strong feeling of aversion or repugnance
infamy
an evil reputation borne of a criminal act, a reputation for evil deeds
aberration
a deviation from the usual course of action
venerate
to regard w/ respect and reverence; to honor
pique
to hurt or rile the feelings of someone, irritate
aversion
strong or fixed dislike, a feeling of repugnance
resilient
an ability to recover from, or adjust easily
sectarian
pertaining to a group within a larger group that is limited by common beliefs or interests; narrow-minded
concise
saying much in a few words; brief but meaningful
structure
the form of a given passage. Prose may be stream of consciousness; poetry may be a sonnet.
synopsis
a summary of the main points of a story or essay
bildungsroman
a coming of age novel; the story of a person's developmen
sério/a
serious
communitave
ab=ba
milseáin
sweets
o estudo
study
貸す
Kasu(to lend)
el descuento
discount
la puerta
door
again
de nuevo
lectica, -ae, f
litter
cave!
Watch out for...!
el trabajo
work, job
zooarchaeology
study of animal remains
aesthetic
pleasing to the senses
John Calvin
believes in predestination
austere
severely simple; without ornament:
curabo
i will take care of
blasphemy
an insult to something holy
Wernicke’s area
sounding out unfamiliar words
dialect
progression of ideas over time
Imperator
honered general after a victory, emperor
Cementation
Process in which dissolved minerals left by water passing through sediments bind the sediments together
Imams
spiritual leaders of Shi'ah Islam, said to be direct descendents of Muhammad
key word of operant conditioning
VOLUNTARY behavior
dopamine
a neurotransmitter that is associated with Parkinson's disease (too little of it) and schizophrenia (too much of it)
Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)
 
§Mandibular condyle articulate with the temporal bone
§Two types of movement
§Hinge – depression and elevation of mandible
§Side to side – (lateral excursion) grinding of teeth
Which of the following UNIX communication utilities denies or accepts messages?a. dmesg c. wmesgb. pmesg d. mesg
d. mesg
synthesis
integrates the best of the two
ravine
a narrow steep-sided valley commonly eroded by running water.
medical anthropology
a specialization in anthropology that bring theoretical and applied approaches from cultural and biological anthropology to the study of human health and diseases
Mercury
Fastest and closet planet to the sun(short)-Terrestrial
Disulfide bridges
The conformation of a protein reinforced further by covalent bonds
Town meeting
an assemble of townspeople that decides local issues.
Munich Conference
1938 conference at which European leaders attempted to appease Hitler by turning over the Sudetenland to him in exchange for promise that Germany would not expand Germany's territory any further.
fetus
a stage in human development extending from about ten weeks after conception to birth
To identify atoms
atomic number=number of protons
 mass number=total of protons and neutrons atomic weight=average of mass numbers of all isotopes of that element
contracts
As a result, the contracting muscle relaxes and the antagonist
_______ accepts electrons from NADH and NAD+. This reults in ______
acetaldehyde; ethanol
development of libraries
early 1600smade reading/books more popularSir thomas bodley- first one in 1602
er preterite tense
i',iste, io', imos, isteis, ieron
eluded
to avoid or escape by speed, cleverness, trickery, etc.; evade:
wind casuses rocks to
move and tumble causing breakage
Phillis Wheatly
wrote a poem for George Washington, praising him and the cause of freedom
Boston Tea Party
demonstration (1773) by citizens of Boston who (disguised as Indians) raided three British ships in Boston harbor and dumped hundreds of chests of tea into the harbor
nullification
the doctrine that a state can declare null and void a federal law that, in the state's opinion, violates the Constitution
PET scan
method of brain imaging using positron emissions
Oedipus complex
in Freud's theory, the conflict which results in a boy gaining a superego and beginning to emulate his father

Special Movements
 
 
pronation
rotating the forearm medially so that the palm faces posteriorly
Interest Rates
when a bank's interest rate matches the inflation rate, savers break even; when a bank's interest rates are lower then the inflation rate, savers lose money
Formal education
learning that takes place withing an academic setting such as a school, which has a planned instructional process and teachers who convey specific knowledge, skills, and thinking processes to students
gravitropism
response of a plant to force of gravity
relish
liking or enjoyment of the taste of something.
bed rock can be hollowed to make
caves and sinkholes
Absentee ballot
(election) a ballot that is cast in absentia (usually mailed in prior to election day)
Lend-Lease Act
Approve by Congress in March 1941; The act allowed America to sell, lend or lease arms or other supplies to nations considered "vital to the defense of the United States." It slowly eased the Americans into the war
plasticity
the ability of the brain to adapt to damage by reorganizing functions
The Direct (Pyramidal) System
Impulses are sent through the corticospinal tracts and synapse in the anterior horn
resource utilization (1 answer)
how various hardware and software resources are shared
20- While at her yearly med checkup, Martha is informed she has extremely high pressure in her eye. Indicats:
C- Glacuoma
Chromatic Aberration
the property of a lens where by light different colors is focus at different places
content validity
The extent to which a test samples the behavior that is of interest
reassurance of worth
a feeling that we are valued by others
13) By definition, patriarchal terrorism must
A.. be initiated by a man
Primary visual (striate) cortex
Seen on the extreme posterior tip of the occipital lobeMost of it is buried in the calcarine sulcusReceives visual information from the retinas
27the statement grandpa is the smartest man i know indicates that the person making the statement sees grandpa
C: as a valued elder
2- As the over 80 pop. increases in the next 40 yrs, which will prob. be most affected in the US?
c- social service sys
What school did the narrator attend, why was he asked to leave
Pency Prep, failed all of his subjects except english
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