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13 Words Only Dicks Use

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A Definition: A modifying or cautionary detail to be considered when evaluating, interpreting, or doing something

Example: "I'll have to add our usual caveat to the agreement." -Dick

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A Definition: A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality for the community that shares them, especially in an intellectual discipline

Example: "Due to a leadership change, there has been a paradigm shift in the department." -Dick

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A Definition: To cause (people) to become so excited or concerned about an issue, idea, etc., that they want to do something about it

Example: "Solid communication presents the opportunity to galvanize the team." -Dick

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A Definition: So lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring

Example: "You come to this meeting late because you had to drop your kids off before work? Don't hit me with such banalities." -Dick

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A Definition: A piece of land shaped like a triangle that is formed when a river splits into smaller rivers before it flows into an ocean

Example: "The ultimate goal in this execution is to hit the delta." -Dick

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A Definition: The process of repeating a set of instructions a specified number of times or until a specific result is achieved

Example: "What I need is a big vision. What I'm getting is a literal iteration of the narrative." -Dick

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A Definition: Not clear, difficult to see, understand, describe, etc.

Example: "Although the direction of this concept is well-intentioned, the execution of the point is nebulous." -Dick

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A Definition: A term, especially in art, used to characterize something that is characteristically self-referential

Example: "The way you just described your lunch wasn't good, it wasn't great, it was...meta." -Dick

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