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comment What is the word for to agree without questions?
'Agreed faithfully' or 'as a matter of faith'
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comment Is “I am not about this week” correct
The mouse stays out when the cat's about.
Jan
28
comment Idiom for being stubborn about an opinion
"Bull-headed" is, I think, slightly less derogatory.
Jan
28
comment Should directories be named in singular or plural?
However, "Vacation Stuff" rather than "Vacations", unless you keep the files for multiple vacations in a single folder.
Jan
27
reviewed Approve :What is the difference between “Road”, “Avenue”, “Street”?
Jan
27
answered Word for something that you sold everything to buy?
Jan
27
reviewed Approve What do you call something that causes fear?
Jan
26
reviewed Reject “Short for” vs. “Stands for”
Jan
26
revised What's the general term for street/lane/alley/avenue etc?
added a few examples
Jan
26
answered What's the general term for street/lane/alley/avenue etc?
Jan
26
answered Phrase for “putting one's plans into action”
Jan
25
comment What does “to give a buck about” mean?
Good first guess. I expect you're right, but given the obvious American alternative, it might be worth a buck or two to see some proof.
Jan
24
comment A good term for something that sustains itself via a positive feedback loop?
Understood, but there's got to be a negative factor in there somewhere. Perhaps what your looking for is that currency valuation is a product of consensual reality, people's beliefs make it true. Consensual reality doesn't hold in most sciences, but in economics you must take what people believe into consideration.
Jan
24
comment A good term for something that sustains itself via a positive feedback loop?
Unstable is a common engineering term for this type of process.
Jan
24
comment What is the meaning of “He's got his quiver full”?
Either his wedding tackle is 'loaded for bear' or he already has as many kids as he reasonably ought to have, and another one will be a strain on his quiver (resources).
Jan
24
comment Why is “any ancient civilization” supposedly wrong in this sentence?
"All ancient peoples of the middle east believed in..." Need to have a time reference way back there at the start or we might be comparing (dead but) modern middle easterners to ancient egyptians.
Jan
23
comment Verb meaning “enters/affects/holds relevance within each part of my life”
Or perhaps infuses.
Jan
22
comment Is there a word or term to describe when someone focuses on a specific example, rather than the problem at large?
If you want to be mean about it, you could call such a person a monomaniac. dictionary.reference.com/browse/monomaniac (Dictionary.com): an inordinate or obsessive zeal for or interest in a single thing, idea, subject, or the like.
Jan
22
comment A word for “groups of populations”
Several clades of birds: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clade
Jan
22
comment A word to describe someone who has your fate in their hands (ironically)?
Lord and Master? Have we made oaths of fealty? Perhaps Archon, that's an old enough term to survive some ironic abuse: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archon