Flashcards in Simple But Great Words Deck (13):
Troublesome imaginary goblin that always came around and caused dread. A source of dread. Object of trouble and dread. Santorums only bugbear is likely to be the US policy regarding israel.
A person/thing strongly detested and avoided. A bugbear. The politician was the bête noire of the conservative party. Studying math is the bête noire of my existence.
To trouble someone continuously
Related to complete systens & not individual parts.
Leaner towards. The staff skewed multiracial.
Rate if getting and losing customers/supporters. % of subscribers of a service who discontinue their subscription in a given period of time. For a biz to exceed its growth rate it must decrease its churn rate.
Explainable. Possible to be explained. The mystery or racism became quite explicable upon seeing the segregation in the town.
Harmful or damaging. Rap is completely deleterious to black communities yet accepted fully by white culture.
Something that is used, produced or marketed under exclusive legal right of the inventor or maker; specifically a drug that is protected by secrecy, patent or copyright against free competition as to name, product, composition, or process of manufacture.
One that holds exclusive rights to something.
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Formed, arranged or done for a particular purpose only.