Chapter 3 Anthropology: the study of human culture

cultural anthropology
the scientific study of human cultures and societies

compenent
compenent
noun: one several parts that make up a whole machine or system

ceremony
ceremony
noun:a formal event that happens in public on special occasions

framework
framework
noun: the structure of something such as a society or organization

interval
interval
noun: a period of time between two events, activities, etc.:

setting
setting
noun:the place where something is or where something happens, and all the things that surround it

imitation
imitation
noun; a copy of something

trial and error
trial and error
idiom: the testing of many different methods of doing something in order to find the best

cognitive
cognitive
adj:
relating to the process of knowing, understanding, and learning something

perspective
perspective
adj: a way of thinking about something that is influenced by the type of person you are or by your experiences

periodic
periodic
adj:happening again and again, usually at regular times

primarily
primarily
adv: mainly

distribute
distribute
verb:to give something such as food or medicine to each person in a large group

adornment
adornment
noun: something adds to make a person or thing more acttractive

cultivation
cultivation
noun: the preparation and use of land for growing crops

interdependency
interdependency
noun:related in such a way that each needs or depends on the other : mutually dependent

oral tradition
oral tradition

original people
original people

procurement
procurement
noun; to obtain something, especially something that is difficult to get:

spirit
spirit
noun: how happy or sad someone feels at a particular time:

coincide
coincide
verb: to happen at the same time as something else

correlate
correlate
verb: either of two things that correlate with each other

disperse
disperse
verb: to scatter in different directions, or to make something do this

gaze
gaze
verb: to look at someone or something for a long time:

honor
honor
verb:something that makes you feel proud and glad

manipulate
manipulate
verb:to make someone do exactly what you want by deceiving or influencing him/her

murmur
murmur
verb: to say something in a soft quiet voice

orchestrate
orchestrate
verb;to organize or plan (something that is complicated)

thrive
thrive
verb: to become very successful or very strong and healthy

abundant
abundant
adj:more than enough in quantity SYN plentiful

extensive
extensive
adj:containing a lot of information and details

precious
precious
adj:something that is precious is valuable or important and should not be wasted

qualified
qualified
adj:having the right knowledge, experience, skills, etc. for a particular job

scarce
scarce
adj:if food, clothing, water, etc. is scarce, there is not enough of it available → see Word Choice box at rare

symbolic
symbolic
adj:representing a particular idea or quality

woodland
woodland
adj;an area of land that is covered with trees