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ap euro vocab

Terms

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post
after
exceed
To go beyond, as in measure, quality, value, action, power, skill, etc.
anarchy
state of society without government or law;political and social disorder;individuals and groups as principal mode of society
neo
new
clerical
person or party advocating power or influence of the church in politics,governments,etc.
preeminent
greatest in importance or degree or significance or achievement
validity
force;power to convince;justness, being strong or healthy in constitution
extol
praise, glorify, or honor
criteria
judgment or criticism;rule or principal for evaluating or testing something
apex
highest point, the point on the celestial sphere toward which the sun and solar system appear to be moving relative to the fixed stars
ism
act,condition
paradox
statement that seems self contradictory or absurd, but in reality expresses possible truth
divergence
the act of moving away in different direction from a common point
wane
to decline in power,importance,prosperity;approach an end
purge
remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify
analyze
to examine carefully by taking apart
inept
totally without skill or appropriateness; clumsy, unskilled, bungling, incompetent
secular
pertaining to worldly things; not with religion; celebrated once in a century
annex
to incorporate into the domain of a city,country,or state without permission
oscillation
changing between beliefs,opinions,conditions
de
from off away
zenith
The highest point that the sun reaches in the sky.
classical
characteristic of greek and roman antiquity
liberal
favorable to progress or reform as in political or religous affairs;openminded
repudiate
reject having authority,cast off,disown,refuse to pay debt
despot
an absolute ruler, an autocrat; tyrant; title for byzantine emperor
pre
before
aristocracy
class holding exceptional rank,privileges,superior,through education,ability,wealth,or prestige
ecclesiastical
of or relating to the Christian Church or its clergy
belligerent
warlike character;state or nation at war
adhere
to remain loyal to;be devoted in support;stay attached
heretical
characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
sovereign
king or queen or supreme ruler;state having authority
evolution
Development or growth; formation
bourgeois
a member of the middle class;shopkeeper merchant
b.c.e.
before common era
a.d.
anno domini
illuminate
to provide with light; to make understandable; to clarify; to decorate a manuscript with colorful designs
tenet
opinion,principle,doctrine,dogma,etc. one held as true by members of a profession group or movement
conscription
enrollment for military or naval service;draft;contribution of money to government during time of a war
avarice
excessive greed or desire
assess
estimate or evaluate property for taxation;estimate value of something
hegemony
the dominance or leadership of one social group or nation over others
eradicate
destroy completely, as if down to the roots
b.c.
before Christ
abdicate
to give up the thrown,right,power,etc. in a formal manner

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