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"Rebellion" vs. "revolution"
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I think the dictionary says it all. A revolution can be bloodless, without rebellion. And rebellion being an organized armed resistance may or may not lead to a revolution. Even the aim of a ...

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X, Y, Z — horizontal, vertical and ...?
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The axis, that is perpendicular to the plane of the graph, is usually called the normal axis.

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Origin of mandarin
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Yes, state officials throughout East and South Asia were called this way. In Malay the word for minister is menteri. Confusingly enough there was even a position of Minister Mentor in Singapore from ...

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Word for not being happy with something but having to be satisfied with it
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Maybe, "be patient" with something?

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What word describes putting oneself in reach of the law
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What about exposing? Does it suit your purpose?

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What's the inverse of "scalable" — capable to be broken down further and further?
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I would use the word "elastic". In economics the word is used to denote demand that highly depends on price in both directions.

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What do “Yeep” and “Go yeep” mean?
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I suppose this could be a lenghtened version of "yep" which is an exclamation that can be used in case of victory in a competition such as TV debate. So this may be a victory exclamation or an ...

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Meaning of the phrase "hacked by someone" — but not in context of computers
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I think this may be a synonym of "tricked"?

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What is “the quantum politician” and how does "filled with aluminum powder" apply?
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I think this means he is random and unpredictable (having no ideological convictions). The aluminum powder hints that he has a hidden explosive potential.

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"I am trying to learn" vs "I try to learn"
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I am not a native English speaker and never lived in a n English-speaking area but according to how I was taught, the present simple is more correct here, like in "I go to school" (every day) vs. "I ...

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What is the correct form of address for a police officer?
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I would suggest a neutral "mister/miss/comrade policeman/policewoman".

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What does "I know, right?" mean?
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I would perseive it as "I know it, did you hear me?" "Stop telling this to me, it unnecessarily bothers me because I already know it"

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