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50 Sophisticated Words You Should Start Using Instead

50 Sophisticated Words You Should Start Using Instead
Your New Year's resolutions might have included getting more exercise, or going back to school to get your degree. Might we humbly suggest you also take this time of starting things anew by phasing out some of the played-out words in your vocabulary and replacing them with creative alternatives? Don’t feel bad; everyone you know has been guilty of letting a "fail" or an "LOL" slip at least once in a while. But those words are tired. They need a long rest. Here are 50 sophisticated utterances to deploy instead. Cyber Substitutes Supreme: Epic doesn’t mean what you think it means. Better Buzzwords Donjon: Men, have you been relegated to a small segment of the house referred to as your "man cave?" Underage Upgrades Alas: "Oh, snap" is so out. Professional Pick-me-ups Demiurgic: "Innovative" is the second-most overused resume filler word. Romantic Retools Cherish: Take a lesson from The Association and discover another way to say "I love you." Dignified Descriptors

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Mission Statements of Digital Agencies and Startups Ahhhh, the good old Mission Statement. Remember in Part 2 of “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs” series where we talked about the fact that ‘Highly Effective’ Digital Entrepreneurs all have one? As mentioned in Habit 2, “A mission statement gives a business a framework and helps give it definition and an identity.” Well, when I was doing the research for that post, I couldn’t find any great lists of example Mission Statements specifically from Digital Businesses. How could something so important have so few good resources I hear you ask? Well you’re right – and this post should help!

Definition of Unicorn, BuzzWord from Macmillan Dictionary noun[countable] a start-up (= newly established company) whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars 'Manish Madhvani, managing partner at GP Bullhound, said: "The UK has raced ahead as the undisputed home of unicorns in Europe, with London producing the vast majority of Britain's billion-dollar tech companies …"'

Why I am an Atheist In 1903, Kentucky-based newspaper "Blue-grass Blade" asked its readers to write in and contribute to a forthcoming feature named, "Why I am An Atheist." Hundreds of letters soon arrived and many were subsequently reprinted in the paper; over a century later, in 2011, they were compiled to form the book, Letters from an Atheist Nation. Below is just one of the letters. It was written by Minnie Parrish, a 23-year-old divorced mother of four who later went on to become the first female doctor to practice in North Texas.

The Thirty-Six Dramatic Situations The Thirty-Six Dramatic Situations is a descriptive list which was created by Georges Polti to categorize every dramatic situation that might occur in a story or performance. To do this Polti analyzed classical Greek texts, plus classical and contemporaneous French works. He also analyzed a handful of non-French authors. In his introduction, Polti claims to be continuing the work of Carlo Gozzi, who also identified 36 situations. Publication history[edit] Words that deserve wider use - Word Warriors - Wayne State University Here’s a list of neglected but eminently useful words that visitors to this site -- and we, to be downright honest -- would like to bring back into fashion. You're right -- some never have been in fashion, but perhaps they deserve to be. Many submissions have been edited for content, grammar and especially for accuracy.

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I am going to actively try to utilize these words now.. by joshthecloud Jul 16

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