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Jan
27
comment Common ways to tell the time
As several people noted in comments to the question, 'of' can be replaced by till or to. "It's a quarter to four."
Jan
6
comment How do you call a single sentence (in a whole response) that solves all the problems?
Also epiphany or a revelation.
Jan
6
comment Question on correct way to list time in a list
"either" is usually used when there are two choices. Does the list represent multiple departure times such as a tour? If so, you would use "and" instead.
Dec
23
comment Word for “being aware that you are unaware”
Ignorance could work, "She was well aware of her ignorance."
Dec
11
comment Word for someone who puts on too much perfume
odoriferous or possibly redolent
Dec
2
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Nov
24
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Nov
24
revised Word for the bias of a profession towards itself?
fixed spelling
Nov
24
comment Adjective for advice
possibly off-the-cuff, facile, superficial.
Nov
24
comment Word for the bias of a profession towards itself?
An alternative example for authors is something that's a common recommendation: write what you know which I think is what you're reaching for. A person tends to use/solve problems with what they're familiar with.
Nov
24
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Nov
24
comment Word for the bias of a profession towards itself?
Possibly in-group bias or favoritism or selection bias. Related is the "if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it's a nail."
Nov
11
comment Synonym for “literary nod”
Duplicate (although there's no answer there): english.stackexchange.com/questions/113237/… Possibly innuendo?
Nov
3
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Nov
2
comment Is there a word for a person who looks absent-minded, but in fact notices everything carefully?
Deceptively attentive or alert should be used for someone who appears wide awake in a meeting, but is actually daydreaming.
Sep
4
comment Adjective for something that allows you to be productive
It's a very "usable" language. Productive could mean that it's easy to learn (you're quickly producing working code) or that it has capabilities that allow advanced programmers to write both elegant and useful code.
Sep
4
comment Alternative ways to say “I am feeling pushed to the ground”
"You're ganging up on me!"
Sep
1
comment Can foreign words be reduced into English morphemes?
But com- is a morpheme in English: compassion, compatriate, commission, etc. Knowing that it means "together" or "with" can help someone understand other words.
Sep
1
comment What is a real word that means “disenthused”?
Look up synonyms for apathetic, disappointed, uninterested or not excited.
Aug
6
comment “Horicontal” etymology—mistaken foreign spelling of horizontal?
A corruption of horiçontal is also possible.