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Vocab Review III

Terms

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omnipresent
being present everywhere at once
devoid
completely lacking
comply
to act in accordance with a request, custom, or rule
microfilm
film on which materials are photographed at greatly reduced size
annihilate
kill in large numbers
microbiology
the branch of biology that studies microorganisms and their effects on humans
hologram
the intermediate photograph (or photographic record) that contains information for reproducing a three-dimensional image by holography
microscope
magnifier of the image of small objects
negate
prove negative
replete
abundantly supplied; filled to capacity
abnegate
deny or renounce
renegade
a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
totalitarian
characterized by a government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control
nihilism
the delusion that things (or everything, including the self) do not exist
cloisonne
enamelware in which colored areas are separated by thin metal strips
minuet
a stately court dance in the 17th century
inception
an event that is a beginning
preclude
To prevent.
microclimate
climate within a small area that differs significantly from the climate of the surrounding area
vanity
too much concern for one's appearance
catholic
universal; embracing everything
overture
orchestral music played at the beginning of an opera or oratorio
negotiate
discuss the terms of an arrangement
vaunt
to make a vain display of one's own worth or attainments; (n) to boast
totality
the whole amount
panegyric
a formal expression of praise
pandemonium
a state of extreme confusion and disorder
minuo, minure, minui,minutum,minus
Latin roots maning to lesson , less
mince
food chopped into small bits
microwave
kitchen appliance that cooks food by passing an electromagnetic wave through it
recluse
one who lives in solitude
implement
put into effect; enforce; carry out; supply with tools; Ex. implement the plan/suggestion; N: tool or instrument
nil
a quantity of no importance
incipio, incipere, incepi, inceptum
Latin root meaning to begin
pantheism
the doctrine or belief that God is the universe and its phenomena (taken or conceived of as a whole) or the doctrine that regards the universe as a manifestation of God
satis
Latin root meaning enough
attenuate
become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude
clause
A group of words that have a subject and verb., (grammar) but not constituting a complete sentence
microbe
a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium)
microorganism
any organism of microscopic size
mikros
Greek root meaning small
pan
Greek root meaning all
holocaust
an act of great destruction and loss of life
overt
open, not hidden, expressed or revealed in a way that is easily recognized
incipit
begins
omnis
Latin root meaning all
cloister
a quiet, secluded place
omniscient
all-knowing
vacate
annul by recalling or rescinding
void
an empty area or space
extenuate
To diminish the gravity or importance of.
holograph
the intermediate photograph (or photographic record) that contains information for reproducing a three-dimensional image by holography
expletive
an exclamatory word or phrase; often obscene or profane
omnivorous
feeding on both plants and animals
Micronesia
the islands in the northwestern part of Oceania
microphone
device for converting sound waves into electrical energy
incipient
beginning; in an early stage
occlude
shut, close
aperture
opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
microfiche
small sheet of microfilm on which many pages of material have been photographed
pantheon
(antiquity) a temple to all the gods
panorama
a picture (or series of pictures) representing a continuous scene
omnibus
pertaining to, including, or dealing with numerous objects or items at once
omnipotent
all-powerful
renege
fail to fulfill a promise or obligation
microcosm
n. The world or universe on a small scale.
holistic
Involving all of something; specifically, all of someone's physical, mental, and social conditions, not just the physical when treating an illness.
satiate
To satisfy fully the appetite or desire of.
pandemic
an epidemic that is geographically widespread
tenuous
(adj) Thin, slender; lacking clarity or sharpness; of slight importance; lacking a sound basis, poorly supported
minutia
a small or minor detail
vacuous
empty, lacking in ideas, stupid
evacuate
vacate; empty; abandon
pancreas
a large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach
panacea
cure-all; remedy for all diseases
apertif
an alcoholic drink that is taken as an appetizer before a meal
minuscule
very small

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