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Word for point-by-point response
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fisk To rebut an argument line by line, especially on the Internet. Named after journalist Robert Fisk. Originated in the blogosphere. http://wiktionary.org/wiki/fisk#Etymology_2

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Adjective for someone who doesn't react when someone insults them?
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nonplussed North American informal (of a person) not disconcerted; unperturbed.

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Through a Glass, Clearly / A Scanner Darkly / In a Mirror, Darkly / etc
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The other answer provided the etymology, as far as the meaning: To see “through a glass” — a mirror — “darkly” is to have an obscure or imperfect vision of reality. The expression comes from the ...

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Term to describe when one event cannot occur without the other
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circular dependency a relation between two or more modules which either directly or indirectly depend on each other to function properly. Such modules are also known as mutually recursive. http://...

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What to call a doctor who doesn't really cure their patient with their effort (to get more money from "repeat business")?
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Shyster a slang word for someone who acts in a disreputable, unethical, or unscrupulous way, especially in the practice of law, sometimes also politics or business. http://wikipedia.org/wiki/...

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Weird situation - using quotes as nouns and making them plural (APA format)
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Paul B example is correct here - and his comment about rephrasing is on point. Best to word it differently to just avoid the situation: His was the destabilizing blow after many instances of "Why ...

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Is "encapture" a word?
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As was said in the comments, encapture is not in the Oxford English Dictionary: http://en.oxforddictionaries.com/search?filter=dictionary&query=encapture So I would say at least in that context ...

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A verb for “The cartographer painstakingly ___ a map of the city.”
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You can use the word itself - similar to A sculptor sculpts A cartographer cartographs and in practice: The cartographer painstakingly cartographs a map of the city.

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Is there a single word for when something becomes neglected or forgotten (e.g. a plant dies because the gardener forgets to water it)?
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oblivion the state of being forgotten

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