Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/13

Click to flip

13 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
demograghic

dem'e-graf'ik
referring to the study of population characteristics

The latest U.S. demographic studies showed that minnesota has had a large population increase, compering to other Midwest states.
contradict

kon'tra-dikt'
to say or put forth the oppositeof something

A new scientific report is contradicting the previous thoughts about the real couse of global warming.
colloquial

ke-lo' kwe-el
informal conversation or expression

it makes me laugh when I remember her colloquial way of saying things like "ahha" which means ofcourse.
invoke

in-vok
to call in assistance; to call upon

After mismanagement and corruption African government alweys invoke the help of reich nations.
edict

e'dikt'
an order or decree

even before the september the 11, Osama Binlada made an edict ordering Alqaida members to kill Americans every were.
vociferous


vo-sif'er-es
crying out noisily;speaking loudly

My friend told me how he enjoyed the vociferous carneval crowd's loud songs and drams in Rio(Brazil0.
dictator

dik' ta-ter
a rular with total authority

the dictator ordered the press not to contradict the government or face the consequence of spending life in prison.
prologue

pro' log'
the introduction to a literary or artistic work

Some economic experts believe war on Iraq can become a prologue to a economic resection.
ecology

i-kol'e-je
the relationship of living things and their environment; the study of this relationship

Combination of killing the animals and deforestation of africa's only remaining rainforest are threatening the ecology system of that continent.
advocate

ad' ve- kat'
to urge publicly;to recommend

it is World citizens moral obligation to advocate the rights and well being of those who can't defend them self.
loquacious

lo-kwa'shos
very talkative

since I knew she was laquacious I bought her 2000 mints phonecard so that she can call wherever and whenever she wants.
monologue

mon' e-log'
a speech or performence by one person

His talent to act three different characters in one comedy show made the monologue the best I have ever seen.
revoke

ri-vok'
to cancel or withdraw

In some countries the government can revoke your every right inclouding your right to live, if you say some thing against the government.