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Unit 5 Test vocab for unit 5 english test

Term Definition
theme the main idea of a passage or piece of writing
flashback a scene set in a time earlier than the main story
imagery descriptive language involving the senses
idiom an expression that does not make sense when taken literally
tone the overall feel of a piece of writing
connotation how a word makes you feel
denotation the dictionary definition

etc #4 31-40

Question Answer
Which two countries were involved in the french and Indian war? -France and Great Britain.
What royal decree forbade British citizens from settling in Indian Territory? -Proclamation of 1763.
What series of laws were passed to punish Boston for the “Tea Party”? – Intolerable Acts.
Who was the leader of the Sons of Liberty in Charles Town? – Christopher Gadsden
Which act was designed to entice colonist to purchase tax free tea? -The Tea Act
How did many colonist show their displeasure with parliament and the many duties which it imposed? -They boycotted British goods.
How did South Carolina support Boston after the Intolerable Acts were passed? -They supported Massachusetts by smuggling rice to the northern city.
Which South Carolinians signed the Declaration of Independence? -Thomas Heyward Jr., Thomas Lynch Jr., Arthur Middleton and Edward Rutledge.
Who was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence? -Thomas Jefferson

Giver Vocab Ch 1-3

Term Definition
Rasping (verb): scrape or grate with a rough tool
Distraught (adjective): mentally confused, bewildered
Distracted (adjective): turned away with the mind or attention of
Wheedle (verb): to persuade with flattery
Nurturer (noun): one who takes care of, feeds
Disposition (noun): a person's general way of acting
Transgression (noun): act or instance of breaking the law
Apprehensive (adjective): fearful about what may happen
Aptitude (noun): natural ability; talent
Chastise (verb): To punish; reprimand severely
Rarity (noun): person or thing that is uncommon
Palpable (adjective): able to be touched or felt
Petulantly (adjective): ill-humored; peevish
Bewilderment (noun): confusion or complete puzzlement
Nondescript (adjective): without interesting or striking characteristics

Sociology chapter 6

Question Answer
Characteristics of a group: regularly in contact with one another, Share some ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving, take one another behavior into account, one or more interests or goals in common.
Authority The legitimate or socially approved use of power.
Primary relationships Interactions that are intimate, personal, caring, and fulfilling.
Coercion Interaction in which individuals or groups are forced to behave in particular a way.
Conformity behavior that matches group expectations.
Competition interaction in which individuals or groups combine their efforts to reach a goal.
Social Exchange A voluntary action performed int eh expectation of getting a reward in return.
Primary Group People who are emotionally close, know one another well, and seek one another’s company.
Secondary Group People who share only part of their lives while focusing on a goal or task.
Bureacracies A formal organization based on rationality and efficiency.
Formal Group It has a bigger organization or group of people for example churches, schools or hospitals. There is a definite hierarchy and structure.
Informal Group a group within the formal group (teachers) put together by management of formal groups to accomplish a task.
In Group Exclusive group demanding intense loyalty.
Out group Group targeted by an in group for opposition, antagonism, or competition.
Social Category People who share a social characteristic.
Social Aggregate People temporarily in the same place at the same time.
Groupthink self deceptive thinking that is based on conformity to group beliefs, and created by group pressure to conform.
Reference Group Group used for self evaluation and the formation of attitudes, values, beliefs, and norms.
Iron Law of Oligarchy Theory that power increasingly becomes concentrated in the hands of a few members of any organization.
Characteristic of Domination Physical force, imprisonment, ridicule.

Giver Vocab Ch 1-3

Term Definition
Rasping Scrape or grate with a rough tool
Distruaght mentally confused, bewildered
Distarcted Turned away the mind or attention of
Wheedle To persuade with flattery
Nurturer One who takes care of, feeds
Dispostion A person's general way of acting
Transgression Act or instance of breaking the law
Apprehensive Fearful about what may happen
Aptitude A natural ability;talent
Chastise To punish; reprimand severely
Rarity Person or thing that is uncommom
Nondescript Without interesting or striking charecteristics

Stems 1

Term Definition
-a plural data, phenomena, criteria
-ar relating to stellar, lunar
de down descend, deplore, depleted
i plural fungi, nuclei
in in or not insane, incorrigible, ingenious, innocuous
ous full of ominous, garrulous, surreptitious, fastidious
re again return, redo, reapply
tion act or state creation, trepidation
un not unequal, unfit
a- not Ex: amorphous, amoral, averse

Giver Vocab Ch 1-3

Term Definition
Rasping (verb): scrape or gate with a rough tool
Distraught (adjective): mentally confused, bewildered
Distracted (adjective): turned away the mind or attention of
Wheedle (verb): to persuade with flattery
Nurturer (noun): one who takes care of, feeds
Dispostion (noun): a person's general way of acting
Transgression (noun): act or instance of breaking the law
Apprehensive (adjective): fearful about what may happen
Aptitude (noun): natural ability; talent
Chastise (verb): to punish; reprimand severely
Rarity (noun): person or thing that is uncommon
Palpable (adjective): able to be touched or felt
Petulantly (adjective): ill-humored; peevish
Bewilderment (noun): confusion or complete puzzlement
Nondescript (adjective): without interesting or striking characteristics

unit two

Question Answer
deposit to put down
composition the make up of something
proposition an idea put forth
opponent one who goes against; a rival
pon/pos to put, to place
impermanent not lasting forever
remnant something left over
man to stay, to remain
status a condition or situation
circumstance a situation
constant something that stays the same
stationary standing still, not moving
stat, stan to stand' to stay