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I think that the word you may be looking for could be tenfold. According to Collins (http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/tenfold): adjective: equal to or having 10 times as many or as much ⇒ "a tenfold increase in population" composed of 10 parts adverb: by or up to 10 times as many or as much ⇒ "the ...


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That word is decuple (Collins Dictionary): verb (transitive) to increase by ten times It can also be used as a noun or adjective.


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Empty promises. empty promise (idiomatic) A promise that is either not going to be carried out, worthless or meaningless.


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Increase by an order of magnitude In plain English, if you multiply something by 10, you have increased its order of magnitude by one. More technically, when using the base 10 number system, all numbers can be written in exponential form, such as 1.984 x 103, and if you multiply by ten you merely increment the exponent by one: 1.984 x 104. Therefore, the ...


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Some kind of radiation fog (ground fog is a synonym): Radiation fog is formed by the cooling of land after sunset by thermal radiation in calm conditions with clear sky. The cool ground produces condensation in the nearby air by heat conduction. In perfect calm the fog layer can be less than a meter deep but turbulence can promote a thicker ...


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Who said it wasn't called "mist"? I live in a climate where this is a daily occurence during the spring and fall seasons. It may not technically be mist falling from the sky, but if you were sitting in a canoe on this lake, you would experience this lazy cloud (that's what I call it, 'cause it's lagging behind) as just that. In my experience,the words ...


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The word with that meaning is decuple (it's like "triple" or "quadruple", but much rarer).


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what about- mandated. A mandate is like an official command or a go-ahead.


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Stack Exchange notifies you: Draft Saved. I'd simply go with Drafts.


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How about last session or session data?


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This is the blight of a false conscience generating false guilt. ('Guilt' in the sense of 'feelings of guilt' rather than 'culpability'.) See Pathwork™ Steps: Real and False Conscience, Real and False Guilt: However, it is generally ignored that man is governed by two consciences. One is the expression of his higher or real self, the center of his ...


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I would say that fog or mist actually do seem to be the most likely candidates, especially if you are going for general language use. From OED: fog, n.2 2. a. Thick mist or watery vapour suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth's surface; an obscured condition of the atmosphere due to the presence of dense vapour. From OED: mist, ...


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Stint: a period of time spent doing something: a two-year stint in the army dictionary.reference.com Rehab: rehabilitation, especially a program or facility for treating persons addicted to drugs or alcohol or recovering from certain medical conditions: He's been sober since coming out of rehab. dictionary.reference.com So Rehab Stint is a (short) period ...


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Though I am disgusted at the Greek-Latin lexical miscegenation, a parent of multiple children is polyprogenitive, from the Latin prōgeniēs, 'to beget'. From The Embodied Female: Technically, and although it doesn't fit the poly- mold requested, a person with more than one child would be multiprogenic (or multi-progenic). (The Greek equivalent, as Janus ...


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"Cotton to" means "to take a liking to someone or something" (The Free Dictionary). The city councilors passed the building code but the planning department was set in its way and it was some time before they cottoned to the new regulations.


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Sacrosanct: above or beyond criticism, change, or interference. (Dictionary.com) This is an apt term for anything considered religious, and is derived from the Latin sacrosanctus: "protected by religious sanction, consecrated with religious ceremonies" (Etymology Online). It has become a more generic and secular word that carries the meaning given above.


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Grammatically, there's nothing wrong with it, but "manually" means by hand, or with no machine or computer. People can be physically or kinesthetically talented or gifted, even unusually proprioceptively adept. But "manually talented" is meaningless, even given this context.


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It's difficult to know without the exact context, but are you looking for a word such as "mandatory" or "compulsory"?


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Sounds to me like it's just a specific type of paranoia. Suspicion and mistrust of people or their actions without evidence or justification As in, you are paranoid about police and other authority figures.


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Palpable: 1.1 (Especially of a feeling or atmosphere) so intense as to be almost touched or felt: ODO From etymonline.com: late 14c., "that can be touched," from Late Latin palpabilis "that may be touched or felt," from Latin palpare "touch gently, stroke" (see feel (v.)). Figurative sense of "easily perceived, evident" also is ...


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There's an "elided" phrase before (or "replaced by") that in this (not desperately uncommon, but IMHO slightly "slangy/dialectal" and/or dated) usage... He didn't move [in any circumstances] that we weren't with him. He didn't move [when] we weren't with him. Removing the cumbersome negation from both verbs, and reversing the sequence... We were ...


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Impressor was the word way back when The Royal Navy used the Impress Service to conscript sailors, but this practice died out after the Napoleonic Wars. [OED] marked Obsolete and rare Impressor 2. One who impresses or takes by force for the public service. 1781 R. H. LEE in Sparks Corr. Amer. Rev. (1853) III. 409 Let his mill and wagons have ...


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He was let go because his burden outweighed his usefulness.


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You haven't explained whether this "name" is something that will necessarily be presented to the users, or just an internal name in the app. If the latter, who cares what it's called? If the former, why expose some internal working of the application, you should be presenting the user with some guidance on what activity they can perform, such as: ...


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With a single partner, either a man or a woman could be called a polypedonist, or more succinctly, polypedist: From ancient Greek: πολύ (poly) = many παιδίον (paidion) = small child under training -ιστής (-istes) = active agent One with many children. Pedo- is the English root used in pediatrics and and pedophile, from the masculine ...


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. In the simple case, a couple stayed married and had lots of kids (back when there was little else to do for fun, and no reliable means of contraception) there was no need to have a word for father or mother of a large family, as it was not unusual. Even now, this is the norm in some areas of society (Catholics and Mormons are stereotypical examples). A ...


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An extremely mild case of paranoid delusion resulting from anxiety. It involves the person’s belief that he or she is being conspired against, cheated, spied on, followed, poisoned or drugged, maliciously maligned, harassed, or obstructed in the pursuit of long-term goals.


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Peruse follows the Anglo-Norman peruser - to examine. Most senses recorded in the OED do refer to a very thorough examination. However the following note, under sense 4c is of great relevance and tends to confirm what @Josh61 reports from Etymoline. Modern dictionaries and usage guides, perh. influenced by the word's earlier history in English, have ...


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I would use the term vanity pricing for that, but that is apparently not a common term at all. Compare to vanity sizing, where the size is intentionally one or more units smaller than it "should" be to make you feel better (and therefore to entice you to buy). It is definitely a psychological tool. Within marketing, it is known as psychological pricing ...


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The word might be cozened, but it has a slightly different definition than you want. Merriam-Webster definition: to deceive, win over, or induce to do something by artful coaxing and wheedling or shrewd trickery. I pronounce it exactly like cousin only with an /ə/ except an /ɪ/ in the second syllable. And since these are unstressed syllables, many ...



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