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skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
Having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
Given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive
one at war, one engaged in war
hasty, not thorough
to praise extravagantly
possible, able to be done
a wry face, facial distortion
to make a wry face
a large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaughter; a burnt offering
Not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance
a moving force, impulse, stimulus
extremely careful; particular about the details
a longing for something past; homesickness
The purest essence or form of something; the most typical example
to move backward; to return to an earlier condition
to examine closely
lukewarm; unenthusiastic, marked by an absence of interest
A series of improvements in industrial technology that transferred the process of manufacturing goods.
an enemy, opponent
to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey
a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery
to compel, to force
cowardly; a coward
of or related to cooking or the kitchen
a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow; land left inseeded; to plow but not seed
to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks
stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action
to pay a debt, settle an accountant; to eliminate
to think about something in a dreamy way, ponder
so unimportant that it can be disregarded
to make permanent or long lasting
an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
inflicting or aiming at punishment
to set right, remedy; relief from wrong or injury
a temporary stay; to stay for a time
refined manner or style, suave
to find out
an accomplishment, the act of achieving
to give or pass on as an inheritance
forceful, convincing; relevant, to the point
to move forward one point, approach nearer together
to scatter, spread far and wide
to regard highly; a highly favorable opinion or judgment
to erase, obliterate, destroy
having limits; lasting for a limited time
not able to be wounded of hurt; shielded against attack
spiteful, showing ill will
cool and confident, unconcerned
knowing everything; having unlimited awareness or understanding
a remedy for all ills; cure-all; an answer to all problems
exact, careful, attending thoroughly to details; having high moral standards, principled.
to move about stealthily; to lie in hiding
proud and contemptuous; showing scorn because of a feeling or superiority
strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation
easily excused; pardonable
unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
to express agreement, agreement
one who does good to others
marked by honor, courtesy, and courage, knightly
mercy, humaneness; mildness, moderateness
a lack, scarcity inadequate supply; a famine
shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved
a difference; a lack of agreement
to go aboard; to make a new start; to invest
easily done or attained; superficial; ready, fluent; easily shown but not sincerely felt
unconquerable, refusing to yield
free from error; absolutely dependable
to walk heavily or slowly; to work slowly
causing a sharp sensation; stinging, biting
neglectful in performance of one's duty, careless
to rest; lie; place; relaxation, peace of mind, calmness
fierce and cruel; aggressive; deadly, destructive; scathingly harsh
sincere, real, without pretense
extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful
British Received Pronunciation (BRP)
The dialect of English associated with upper-class Britons living in London and now considered standard in the United Kingdom.
Creole or creolized language
A language that results from the mixing of a colonizer's language with the indigenous language of the people being dominated.
Combination of German and English.
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary, spelling, and pronunciation.
Dialect spoken by some African Americans.
A language that was once used by people in daily activities but is no longer used.
A term used by the French for English words that have entered the French language; a combination of françes and anglais, the French words for "French" and "English, " respectively.
The system of writing used in China and other East Asian countries in which each symbol represents an idea or a concept rather than a specific sound, as is the case with letters in English.
A boundary that separates regions in which different language usages predominate.
Large country breaks into smaller countries
A state that completely surrounds another one.
Commercial agriculture characterized by the integration of different steps in the fear-processing industry, usually through ownership by large corporations.
The deliberate effort to modify a portion of Earth's surface through the civilization of crops and the raising of livestock for sustenance or economic gain.
A grass yielding grain for food.
Husks of grain separated from the seed by threshing.
A machine that reaps, threshes, and cleans grain while moving over a field.
Agriculture undertaken primarily to generate products for sale off the farm.
Grain or fruit gathered from a field as a harvest during a particular season.
The practice of rotation use of different fields from crop to crop each year, to avoid exhausting the soil.
Degradation of land, especially in semiarid areas, primarily because of human actions like excessive crop planting, animal grazing, and tree cutting.
Harvesting twice a year from the same field.
Seed of a cereal grass.
Rapid diffusion of new agriculture technology, especially new high-yield seeds and fertilizers.
The growing of fruits, vegetables, and flowers.
The outer covering of a seed.
Intensive Subsistence Agriculture
A form of subsistance agriculture in which farmers must expend a relatively large amount of effort to produce the maximum feasible yield from a parcel of land.
The area surrounding a city from which milk is supplied.
Malay word for wet rice, commonly but incorrectly used to describe a sawah.
A form of subsistence agriculture based on herding domesticated animals.
Grass or other plants grown for feeding grazing animals, as well as land used for grazing.
A large farm in tropical and subtropical climates that specializes in the production of one or two crops for sale, usually to a more developed country.
Prime Agricultural Land
The most productive farmland.
A form of commercial agriculture in which livestock graze over an extensive area.
A machine that cuts cereal grain standing in the field.
System of planting crops on ridge tops in order to reduce farm production costs and promote greater soil conservation.
A flooded field for growing rice.
A form of subsistence agriculture in which people shift activity from one field to another; each field is used for crops for a relatively few years and left fallows for a relatively long period.
Another name for shifting agriculture, so named because fields are cleared by slashing the vegetation and burning the debris.
Wheat planted in the spring and harvested in the late summer.
Agriculture designed primarily to provide food for direct consumption by the farmer and the farmer's family.
Farming methods that preserve long-term productivity of land and minimize pollution, typically by rotating soil-reserving crops with cash crops and reducing inputs of fertilizers and pesticides.
A patch of land cleared for planting through slashing and burning.
To beat out grain from stalks by trampling it.
The seasonal migration of livestock between mountain and lowland pastures.
Commercial gardening and fruit farming, so named because truck was a Middle English word meaning bartering or the exchange of commodities.
Rice planted on dry land as a nursery then replaced in a flooded field to promote growth.
To remove chaff by allowing it to be blown away by the wind.
Wheat planted in the autumn and harvested in the early summer.
A location where transfer is possible from one mode of transportation to another.
An industry in which the final product weighs more or comprises a greater volume than the imputs.
And industry in which the final product weighs less or comprises a lower volume than the inputs.
Manufacturing based in homes rather than in a factory, commonly found prior to the Industrial Revolution.
Form of mass production in which each worker is assigned one specific task to perform repeatedly.
An industry for which labor costs comprise a high percentage of total expenses.
Factories built by U.S. companies in Mexico near the U.S. border, to take advantage of much lower labor costs in Mexico.
New International Division of Labor
Transfer of some types of jobs, especially those required low-paid, less skilled workers, from more developed to less developed countries.
A decision by a corporation to turn over much of the responsibility for production to the independent suppliers.
Adoption by companies of flexible work rules, such as the allocation of workers to teams that perform a variety of tasks.
A U.S. state that has passed a law preventing a union as a condition of employment.
Location factors related to the costs of factors of production inside the plant, such as land, labor, and capitol.
Location factors related to the transportation of materials into and from a factory.
A fabric made by weaving, used in making clothing.
Country’s nth largest settlement is 1/n the population of the largest settlement, second largest city is half the size of the largest, forms fairly straight line.
Countered MacKinders theory - states that countries around the Heartland must make alliances to stop the conquest of the Heartland's power.
Industrialization concentrates investment intocore
Periphery supplies raw materials to core
Cores supplies expensive goods to periphery
Was created with intention of displaying the entire world at once with minimal distortion.
Uses triangles to show parts of the earth.
Describes a place with respect to its environment and its connection to other places.
A group of people who share a common characteristic of life event.
Number of individuals per unit of area.
An adaptation that is no longer beneficial to an organism.