A
Approbation – expressing or manifesting praise or approval.

C
Circumlocution – a roundabout or indirect way of speaking; the use of more words than necessary to express an idea; a roundabout expression.

D
Disapprobation – an expression of strong disapproval; pronouncing as wrong or morally culpable.

H

Homerow – to slap someone across the face with a computer keyboard, ie to hit someone with the homerow.

P
Proximate Cause – an event which is closest to, or immediately responsible for causing, some observed result.

S
Serial Comma – the comma used immediately before a grammatical conjunction (usually and or or, sometimes nor) preceding the final item in a list of three or more items.

U
Ultimate Cause – (or distal cause) the “real” reason something occurred.

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