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comment What are demeaning foods to call people?
A cheesy answer, but delivered in a creamy tone.
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answered Is “hiree” a word or are there alternative words with such meaning?
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answered Usage of the word “largesse”
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answered If we say A is weaker than B by a factor of x, then should x be smaller or bigger than 1?
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answered Is 'I don't know' an adjective?
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comment What's a word for setting up a mechanism to prevent you from doing something in the future no matter what you may say or do then?
BTW, using failsafe to mean "guaranteed not to fail" is a dreadful abuse of the word. A mechanism is failsafe when its failure mode is in the safe direction. For example, the brakes on large vehicles are designed so air-pressure is required to keep them off. If an airhose or cylinder ruptures, the brake automatically applies itself and the vehicle slows or stops. This is "failsafe" because a rupture is exponentially more likely than the pressure remaining high because of a malfunction and stopping a vehicle is far less likely to be dangerous than not-stopping it.
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comment I want that my teammates run faster. Did I write the underlined part of sentence below right
You might want to migrate this question to English Learners.
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answered I want that my teammates run faster. Did I write the underlined part of sentence below right
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answered Would you ever use “closed-loop” as an adjective without a hyphen?
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comment Someone who does not like excess
@Spagirl -- good to know. Maybe it's because I am in a technical industry; whenever I hear "parsimonious", it's to describe something that uses no more resources than necessary. On the other hand, we use "greedy" and "lazy" in purely descriptive, non-perjorative ways too.
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answered right usage or words, semicolon and comma
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comment Spelling of numbers and particle “and”
Not really an answer to your question, but students of mathematics are instructed that and only replaces the decimal point, so 1301 is "one thousand three hundred one"; 1301.5 is "one thousand three hundred one and a half".
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comment Does English have an equivalent for pinakalast?
"Pinaka"? Like Shiva Dhanush?
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comment Someone who does not like excess
"Moderating"? I have never heard it used this way. As it has a lot of other meanings, I would avoid it.