WRI 105 Final
Terms in this set (16)
The ability to discern the available means of persuasion in any given situation.
Lasting a long time, long-continued, lingering, inveterate; opposed to acute.
Not confident about yourself or your relationship with other people; not safe or protected
holding to traditional attitudes and values and cautious about change or innovation, typically in relation to politics or religion
A person advocating or supporting republican government, which usually includes less taxes and fewer federal programs
Something natural: unspoilt by human interference, untouched; pure. Clean and fresh as if new; spotless.
the effectiveness of productive effort, especially in industry, as measured in terms of the rate of output (of goods, products, etc.) per unit of input (of labor, materials, equipment, etc.)
derived from mere opinion or preference; not based on the nature of things; hence, capricious, uncertain, varying
an index, a catalogue, a collection of things or skills at hand
the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money to good causes
Economic growth that is powered and consumed by the upper class of society
of or pertaining to existence; concerning the implications of being in the world
incapable of being touched; impalpable
placed in or belonging to a lower order or rank
absolutely trustworthy or sure