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Glossary of World History Unit 1 Vocab

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Eclectic
Ancient times when no written records existed to provide evidence for researchers.
Cohesion
combining two groups together (connecting or uniting two communities)
Exalted
Glorified or dignified

extreme rank

Epic
a long poem mainly about heroic deeds
Reverant

Feverishly devoted to a religion


Substantiate

To find proof or evidence


Postulate
To predict or declare something as true
Teleological
Philosophical study of final cases or purposes, there is a reason for everything. Usually refers to any system that interprets the nature or universe with design purposes (provide evidence about the existence of God.
Trepedition
Fear
Hominid
Man-like
Spaient
Smart
Wise
Brutish
Clumsy/sluggish/ill mannered
Bovine
Cow-like
Proliferate
To reproduce (ex. Man)
Paradigm
Model (can be revolutionary)
Replete
Full up/ full of
Morphology
Structure (only for living things)
Archaic
Old or out-of-date
Gestation

The period of time between conception and birth


Aesthetic
Artistic theory/appreciation
Infer/Imply
Infer=brain
Imply=mouth
Speaker implies and audience infers



Syntax
To sentence structure
Accentuate
To put an accent on something (emphasize)
Shamanistic
The behaviour of a shaman/medicine man/witch doctor
Anomaly
Something that is not supposed to happen
Oscillation
Something that moves back and forth
Supersede
More important (priority)
ECLTECTIC
creating elements thatcome from various sources (Qs we want answered)

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