Strothers HR Vocab
Terms in this set (36)
An award or privilege granted as a special honor or as an acknowledgment of merit.
An expression of praise or admiration.
Showing great care and perseverance
diligent - sedulous - industrious - studious
Extreme greed for wealth or material gain.
Bold and without shame.
Made of brass.
A playful skipping movement
A lengthy and aggressive speech.
Having, showing, or proceeding from too great a readiness to reveal things that should remain secret or private.
(of a difficulty or obstacle) Impossible to overcome.
(of a person) Subject to sudden or unpredictable changes.
A person who dislikes humankind and avoids human society.
(of a gift or sum of money) Larger or more generous than is usual or necessary.
(of a person) Very generous.
Of or relating to Scandinavia, Finland, Iceland, and the Faroe Islands
shrewdness: intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings).
A person who seeks to promote the welfare of others, esp. by the generous donation of money to good causes.
an adherent of philosophical pragmatism.
(of a state, quality, or emotion) Very great or intense, in depth
Eager or quick to argue, quarrel, or fight.
Having the appearance of a willing fighter.
Express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behavior or actions.
An unprincipled person (often used humorously or affectionately).
derogatory. Making a show of being morally superior to other people.
Conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.
A person who spends as little money as possible; a miser.
(during Prohibition) An illicit liquor store or nightclub.
A person who spends money in an extravagant, irresponsible way.
Kept secret, esp. because it would not be approved of.
A person who acts obsequiously toward someone in order to gain advantage; a servile flatterer.
A long, angry speech of criticism or accusation: "a tirade of abuse".
Persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats.
Keep out of sight, typically with a sinister or cowardly motive.
Walk in a specified way.
Take (a position of power or importance) illegally or by force
state of physical or mental inactivity; lethargy.
Having or showing calmness in a crisis.
Showing or motivated by susceptibility to bribery
corrupt - corruptible - bribable
An area or ridge of land that separates waters flowing to different rivers, basins, or seas.
An area or region drained by a river, river system, or other body of water.
Great energy or enthusiasm in pursuit of a cause or an objective
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