Word of the Week

This portion of the blog provides students with vocabulary words that are relevant to and frequently used in professional settings.  The goal is not to develop a vocabulary that is purposely confusing or obfuscatory (like the word obfuscatory!).”  Rather, we hope you will build a useful vocabulary that helps you communicate messages in a clear and concise manner.

Affinity

Aggregate

Ambivalence

Antithesis

Apprise

Circumspect

Cogent

Complicity

Correlation

Credulous

Disinterested

Dogmatic

Embolden

Empirical

Endemic

Extraneous

Feckless

Fortitude

Germane

Gratuitous

Gravitas

Indelible

Interminable

Intuitive

Judicious

Juxtapose

Mitigate

Nonplussed

Nuance

Palpable

Paramount vs. Tantamount

Perpetuate

Precipitous

Prosaic

Ruminate

Salient

Scant

Sustainability

Tenacious

Unspool

Verbose

Vicarious