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Synonyms for jargon

Synonyms for jargon

a variety of a language that differs from the standard form

specialized expressions indigenous to a particular field, subject, trade, or subculture

Synonyms for jargon

a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

a colorless (or pale yellow or smoky) variety of zircon


specialized technical terminology characteristic of a particular subject

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While throwing out the jargonistic term "postmodern", itself undefined but substantively meaning we need to give in to the U.
Nevertheless, one or two nuggets can be found studded amid the jargonistic deposits: this reader will hasten away to shine the term "apotropaic" with a gauze rag and a dash of turps.
After the virtual interviewer has given his jargonistic response, viewers of the site can click a "Translate" button to decode the jargon, then learn about the "Halleland Way" of responding to these same questions directly.
In the meantime, however, he somehow couples Bacon and Locke's empiricism with ethnocentrism as well as a host of other jargonistic "ism"s.
While articulating the symptoms of his crisis, we see him in a variety of office scenes, and then engaged in a bureaucratic and jargonistic conversation with a supervisor.
41) The awkwardness in Hobsbawm's prose is evidence that the traditional Marxist legacy of unsettling and jargonistic prose was not dispensed with overnight (e.
So Adria Shwartz' jargonistic diagnosis of gay/lesbian as a "signifier" and a "reification" has no relevance to the actual treatment of what is simply deeply embedded toxic shame sourced in a lifetime of being misunderstood and abused by homophobic family values and culture.