Jeannie Belgrave

Word of the Day!

Welcome to words that come to my mind for no specific reason.


Irenology: The study of peace. (babylon.com)


Contingency: 1. likely but not certain to happen : possible 2. not logically necessary; especially : empirical3. a: happening by chance or unforeseen causes- b: subject to chance or unseen effects : unpredictablec: intended for use in circumstances not completely foreseen

4. dependent on or conditioned by something else

5: not necessitated : determined by free choice

(merriam-webster.com)


Cognition: the mental process of knowing, including awareness, perception, reasoning, and judgment. (dictionary.reference.com)


Rapport is one of the most important features or characteristics of unconscious human interaction. It is commonality of perspective, being in “sync”, being on the same “wavelength” as the person with whom you are talking. (wikipedia.org)


Transversion: In molecular biology, transversion refers to the substitution of a purine for a pyrimidine or vice versa[1]. It can only be reverted by a spontaneous reversion. Because this type of mutation changes the chemical structure dramatically, the consequences of this change tend to be more severe and less common than that of transitions.Transversions can be caused by ionizing radiation and alkylating agents. (wikipedia.org)


Pragmatics: is the study of the ability of natural language speakers to communicate more than that which is explicitly stated. (Wikipedia.org)


Landslide: 
1. a. An overwhelming majority of votes for a political party or candidate.
1. b. An election that sweeps a party or candidate into office.
2.      A great victory.
3.     The downward sliding of a relatively dry mass of earth and rock.
(thefreedictionary.com)
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