Vocab nonverbal cviolation

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Vocab nonverbal cviolation

  1. 1. Vocabulary Nonverbal- violation
  2. 2. nonverbal • Definition – unspoken • Example – Gestures are a type of nonverbal communication
  3. 3. preliterate • Definition – Before reading existed • Example – Preliterate societies have complex languages, but no written symbol system for reading. Therefore, storytelling is an important part of their culture to pass on history, customs, and beliefs.
  4. 4. interact • Definition – Communicate and cooperate • Example – You need to interact with other students in this classroom—simply sitting and listening will not ensure success.
  5. 5. disorders • Definition – Illnesses or problems that set one apart from the ordinary • Example – My cousin has an eating disorder.
  6. 6. imbalances • Definition – disparities • Example – There is an imbalance or disparity between how whites and blacks are treated by the police, according to Alton Fitzgerald White.
  7. 7. erupting • Definition – exploding • Example – The volcano was erupting.
  8. 8. coeducational • Definition – Both sexes learning together • Example – Although it was not always so, today in the United States most schools are coeducational.
  9. 9. antisocial • Definition – Not social; against what society expects • Example – Antisocial personality disorder is characterized by aggressive and harmful behavior.
  10. 10. uncertainty • Definition – doubt • Example – There is a certain amount of uncertainty about who is at fault for the BP oil spill.
  11. 11. superhighway • Definition – Broad, multilane highway • Example – Superhighways were built to help traffic, but it seems like more and more cars are on the road polluting the air. Maybe we should build fewer superhighways and more public transportation.
  12. 12. ovation • Definition – Enthusiastic, prolonged applause • Example – At the end of Othello, the audience gave the actors a standing ovation.
  13. 13. overt • Definition – Not secret, obvious • Example – Tara’s hatred of Gertrude was overt; she didn’t bother to conceal it or be polite. – Why is this called an overt vest?
  14. 14. splurged • Definition – Indulged in a luxury • Example – We splurged on a new patio set for our anniversary.
  15. 15. vestibule • Definition – Small entrance hall or passage into the interior of a building • Example – In a New York Apartment Building, the vestibule is usually smaller than the lobby and is accessible only to residents. – Churches often have vestibules as well.
  16. 16. residue • Definition – Something that remains after a substance is taken away • Example – When police find drug residue, they feel it is a good excuse for further search.
  17. 17. violation • Definition – The condition of being treated unfairly or offended • Example – Some people think that Prop 8 in California is a violation of the civil rights of gays and lesbians.

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