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ACCT1010 #1

TermDefinition
Juggernaut A huge, powerful, and overwhelming force or institution
Unctuous Excessively or ingratiatingly flattering; oily
Oxymoron A figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjuction
Eschew Deliberately avoid using; abstain from
Epiphany A moment of sudden revelation or insight
Redoubt A temporary or supplementary fortification, typically square or polygonal and without flanking defenses
Hobson's Choice A choice of taking what is available or nothing at all
Exacerbate To make worse
Gonzo Of or associated with a journalistic writing of an exaggerated, subjective, and fictionalized style; bizarre or crazy
Bifurcate To divide into branches or forks
Icon A person or thing regarded as a representative symbol of something
Iconolast A person who attacks cherished beliefs or institutions
Watershed An event or period marking a turning point in a course of action or state of affairs
Euphemism A mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be to harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing
Vicarious Experienced in the imagination through the feeling or actions of another person
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