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Synonyms for buzzword

stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition

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A related problem is that buzzwords or catchphrases can marginalize what's important.
Creative" is the most overused buzzword in LinkedIn profiles in Australia, the social networking site said, followed by "effective", "motivated" and "extensive experience," News.
Replace buzzwords with more meaningful words and phrases and details of your expertise and experience.
And yet, for all the wealth of information and discourse on democracy, for all the structures it must erect to be truly viable, the buzzword disease has taken hold and almost no one, from layman to student to politician, can say or hear the word without the mind's eye turning to a single sort of image: a voter submitting a ballot, his or her hopes and dreams writ large upon that folded piece of paper, given form by the box it slides into.
Bentley's choice of 'agency' and 'nuanced' as examples of buzzwords is curious.
Recruitment firm Office Angels said the essential buzzwords for this year include "thought grenade", meaning an explosive good idea, and "let's sunset that", meaning a bad idea will never see the light of day.
com, the profits of any company shall be inversely proportional to the number of vague industry buzzwords used in its mission statement.
com), an online listing of buzzwords, point out that adding--ize is one of the most common ways to turn a noun into a verb.
Middleware" has certainly become one of the hottest buzzwords in the clinical laboratory industry.
Oh, sure, he knows all the progressive buzzwords and phrases (Health care for all
While every political fight has its public buzzwords, few have had a lexicon so brimming with anger and pathos as the current debate over illegal immigration.
Inside Centcom's HQ, the buzzwords of the hour are "sense and respond" and "oodaloop," which means constantly reassessing tactics.
In addition to the stated and restated and defined and redefined terms, Megill uses an abundance of buzzwords from current and past business management literature.
Among the newest buzzwords in biomedical science is nanotechnology: small is big
Part of the motivation to use buzzwords can be attributed to a desire to demonstrate expertise, but this can backfire.