COM 1101Vocabulary from Essays - Process Analysis

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COM 1101 Vocabulary from Essays - Process Analysis Dr. J. Parla Palumbo Stoll: Infrastructures Noun (pl) communications and transportations such as road and rail network Optimal Adj most favorable Harried Adj. harassed or stressed Placate Verb calm down or sooth Adept Adj. skillful Standardize Verb normalize, regulate, or regiment Cubicles Noun (pl) cube shaped compartments or booths for work or study Compartmentalized Adj. divided into distinct parts Cadre Noun a cell of trained and devoted workers Recoup Verb get back, recover, or regain Idiosyncratic Adj. a characterized by a habit or mannerism that is peculiar to an individual Brooks : Capital Noun in economics: something that can be used in the production of goods and services and that is not used up in the process of production; also: principal, center, headquarters Revamped Adj. refurbished, restored, overhauled Cognitive Adj. related to the faculty of knowing
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Unformatted text preview: Aspiration Noun ambition, goal, desire Naysayer Noun pessimist, cynic Per capita Adj. per person Immersions Noun state of being deeply engaged or involved; absorption Rego Hapless: adjective; (especially of a person); unfortunate Venture: noun; a risky or dangerous undertaking Patsy: noun; a person that is easily taken advantaged of especially by being cheated or blamed for something. Milquetoast: noun; a person that is timid or submissive Apoplectic: adjective; overcome with anger; extremely indignant Neanderthal: noun; an extinct species of human that was widely distributed in Europe over 35,000 years ago. Indiscriminately: adverb; done at random or without careful judgment Disembodied: adjective; separated from or existing without the body Credible: adjective; able to be believed, convincing...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course COMM 1101 taught by Professor Palumbo during the Spring '11 term at FIT.

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