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Word(s) of the Week
- penny pincher – a mean grasping person who is usually stingy with money.
- offshoring – the practice of basing some of a company’s processes or services overseas, so as to take advantage of lower costs.
- chauvinist – a person displaying aggressive or exaggerated patriotism.
- amicably – in a friendly and peaceable manner.
- reneged – go back on a promise, undertaking, or contract.
- circumspect – wary and unwilling to take risks.
- tenor – the general meaning, sense, or content of something.
- neocortex – a part of the cerebral cortex concerned with sight and hearing in mammals, regarded as the most recently evolved part of the cortex
- reciprocity – the practice of exchanging things with others for mutual benefit, especially privileges granted by one country or organization to another.
- nervy – bold or impudent.
- acquiescence – the reluctant acceptance of something without protest.
- subsume – include or absorb (something) in something else.
- paraverbal – refers to the messages that we transmit through the tone, pitch, and pacing of our voices.
- protracted – lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.
- deference – humble submission and respect.
- internalize – make (attitudes or behavior) part of one’s nature by learning or unconscious assimilation.
- incongruence – lack of consistency or appropriateness.
- pugilist – a boxer, especially a professional one.
- panache – flamboyant confidence of style or manner.
- obliquely – not in a direct way; indirectly.
- umbrage – offense or annoyance.
- intractable – hard to control or deal with.
- overages – an excess or surplus, especially the amount by which a sum of money is greater than a previous estimate.
- wherewithal – the money or other means needed for a particular purpose.