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Kinn's Chapter 9

clarity The quality or state of being clear.
competent Having adequate abilities or qualities; having the capacity to function or perform in a certain way.
cultivate To foster the growth of; to improve by labor,care,or study.
diction The choice of words, especially with regard to cleariness, correctness, or effectiveness.
enunciation The uterance of articulate, clear sounds.
inflection A change in the pitch or loudness of the voice.
invariably Consistently;not changing or capable of change.
jargon The technical terminology or characteristic idiom of a particular group or special activity, as opposed to lay terms.
monotone A succession of syllables, words, or sentences in an unvaried key or pitch.
multitasking Performing multiple tasks at the same time.
pitch The property of a sound, especially a musical tone, that is determined by the frequency of the waves producing it; the highness or lowness of sound.
provider An individual or company that provides medical care and services to a patient or the public.
salutation An expression of greeting,goodwill, or courtesy by words or gestures.
screen Something that shields, protects, or hides; to select or eliminate through a screening process.
STAT Medical abbreviation for immediately; at this moment.
tactful Having a keen sense of what to do or say to maintain good relations with others or to prevent offense.
tedious Tiresome because of length or dullness.
Created by: mrsdancona