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This tag is for questions about choosing the best word FROM A GIVEN SELECTION for a particular context or meaning. The selection to choose from must appear in the question. If you do not know the word already, use single-word-requests.

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Since "doormat" is taken, I'll submit "obsequious". It means being obedient or servile to an excessive degree MW
answered Jun 13 '16 by djm
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I would add heroification to the list. This is the act of sanitizing history and raising people to the level of heroes (or saints) by ignoring all their flaws and idealizing their positives. For a gre …
answered Oct 4 '12 by djm
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I suggest uncouth, uncivil, mannerless uncouth is defined as Lacking good manners, refinement, or grace. I'm not sure there's a polite way to say it though. dysfunctional sounds more polite but it …
answered Oct 11 '12 by djm
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How about facade (meaning a deceptive outer appearance)
answered Oct 10 '12 by djm
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if the experiment was constantly changing, how about using "evolutions"
answered Oct 10 '12 by djm
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Well, in gaming terms there's respawn; which means you were killed and came back. I would also add resurrect as a possibility but I can't think of a better fit.
answered Oct 11 '12 by djm