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33 Cards in this Set

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Asocial

p. 493
Definition: Without or lacking the social side or part of life
Idyll

p. 496
Definition: an ideal scene or place in nature
Irrelevant

p. 493
Definition: Not important

Suburbanization

p. 496
Definition: making suburban life an ideal
Associating

p. 493
Definition: thinking that connects two things together as they pop into one's mind and without any logical connection; a kind of daydream
Libertarian

p. 496
Definition: a person who thinks he or she should have the liberty to do and think whatever he or she wishes. Libertarians usually don't like government because laws sometimes limit human action.
Hyperbole

p. 493
Pronunciation: (hi-per-bo-lee)

Definition: exaggeration, overstatement of the truth
Percentniks*

p. 494
Definition: a person who makes money by getting a small fee for his or her services
Link or Hyperlink*

p. 492, 493
Definition: an electronic connection on the Internet that is usually shown as a box or circle; when a person clicks on the box or circle with a mouse, the screen automatically changes to new information
Civic

p. 496
Definition: having to do with government or the city or city government--all of these definitions and their connotations are probably intended meanings in this sentence
Pictograms*

p.493
Definition: "picture writing;" a non-alphabetic form of writing or communication based on pictures not words; computer icons are a form of pictogram as are ancient carvings, often of numbers, in the sides of walls and buildings
Myriad*

p. 495
Definition: many, thousands
Augment

p. 493
Definition: increase
Interloper*

p. 495
Definition: a person interferes or pushes himself or herself into a situation where he or she has no right to be, often to make money
Narcissism*

p. 493
Definition: self-centeredness; admiring and loving oneself too much or with too much favor
Implicit

p. 495
Definition: hidden, implied but not stated, "folded into" an idea or statement
Compelling

p. 493
Definition: forcing someone to do something, motivating,
Panhandling (slang)

p. 495
Definition: begging for money
Shrug*

p. 494
Definition: to lift one's shoulders up and down to show lack of care, concern and interest or to show doubt
Virtual*

p. 493, 496
Definition: computerized
Baffling

p. 493*
Definition: confusing
Apocalyptic*

p.496
Definition: the end of the world

Dome

p. 492
Definition: a rounded roof
Explicit

p. 494,495
Definition: stated directly and fully with nothing implied; the exact message is "folded out" for all to understand
Antisocial

p. 493
Definition: purposely choosing to be against or avoiding the social side or part of life
Civil

p. 496
Definition: having to do with the city, politeness, and culture
Web surfing*

p. 493
Definition: Clicking rapidly from link to link on the Internet in search of something interesting
Agora*

p. 495
Definition: a public or wide open space
Percolating

p. 494
Definition: moving slowly through something; used to describe water moving through coffee grounds to make coffee and to describe water slowly moving through earth and sand to the water table
Intermediary, Intermediaries

p. 494,495
Definition: a person who works as a "go between" two people or clients
Whim*

p. 493
Definition: a sudden illogical desire or idea
Diversion

p. 494
Definition: Something that turns a person's attention or focus toward something else

Coherently

p. 493
Definition: making sense, logical