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Barrons Model Test 2 Listening 1 Professors Office

fire away: to ask many questions of someone- When it came time for questions, the reporters began firing away at the mayor. diverge: syn: digress, stray, deviate, digress, ramble><converge> divergent (adj.)><convergent proximity: nearness in distance or time
biotic [from bios: life] a. of or having to do with life or living organisms biome [bio + -ome] A large community of plants and animals that occupies a distinct region. Terrestrial biomes, typically defined by their climate and dominant vegetation, include grassland, tundra, desert, tropical rainforest, and deciduous and coniferous forests. There are two basic aquatic biomes, freshwater and marine, which are sometimes further broken down into categories such as lakes and rivers or pelagic, benthic, and intertidal zones.

Insight (noun): have an insight into sth: an understanding of what something is like: The book gives us fascinating insights into life in Alaska.


an equestrian event court: the official place where kings and queens live court dancing geometrical (adj) enchantress: a. a woman of great charm of fascination; woman who practices magic, a sorceress: Delilah b. a


reflection: careful or long consideration (verb: reflect: to think seriously: to contemplate, mull over, ruminate, cogitate) diagram (v.) to show or represent something in a diagram reflect (verb): to make apparent; express or manifest intuitive (adj.) = instinctive be subject to: ..The schedule is subject to change. underlying (adj.) underlying , cause/principle/problem etc. the cause, idea etc that is the most important, although it is not easily noticed: the underlying causes of her depression conform to ; People are expected to conform to traditional standards of behavior.

LISTENING 5 ZOOLOGY CLASS ecosystem (n.) polyp (noun) fringing reef flourish (verb) to grow well and very healthy

secrete (verb) carbonate (carbonated drink: soda) limestone corallite spawn (verb) if a fish or frog spawns, it produces eggs in large quantities at the same time

lagoon (noun) atoll (noun) abound with : The forests abound with deer, birds and squirrels. convert (verb) to change into different form exoskeleton fertilize (verb) to make new animal or plant life develop: After the egg has been fertilized, it will hatch in about six weeks.

saturate (verb) devour (verb) to eat something quickly larva (noun) replicate: if a virus or a molecule replicates, or if it replicates itself, it divides and produces exact copies of itself

planula (planulae) conducive to..: an environment conducive to learning asexually plankton alga (algae) shoreline barrier reef fuse tentacle ;

congregate (verb): symbiotic zooxanthella photosynthesis be comprised of


be responsive to: reacting quickly, in a positive way: We try to be responsive to the needs of the customer. crack (verb) to break compromise (verb) sampling (noun), identify with (Ph.) to feel sympathy with someone or be able to share their feelings: Humans can easily identify with the emotional expressions of chimpanzees. takeby storm cosmopolitan (adj.) , : a vibrant cosmopolitan city verify (verb) modify (verb) go to the heart of.. standardize (verb) converge ><diverge The two rivers converge into one near Pittsburgh. translate into (ph.) if one thing translates into another, the second thing happens as a result of the first. A small increase in local spending will translate into a big rise in property tax. associate with: , to make a connection in your mind between one thing or person to another: I wouldnt associate her with energetic sports. pluralization: the act of pluralizing