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Hugh Weldon wrote: I prefer the search for metanoia
* Metanoia (theology), repentance
* Metanoia (rhetoric), correction, a rhetorical device
* Metanoia (psychology), the process of experiencing a psychotic "break down" and subsequent, positive psychological re-building or "healing"
Martin Owen wrote:Tergiversation
used by David Marquand in a review of Vernon Bogdanor's book about the coalition in the Guardian
1. To use evasions or ambiguities; equivocate.
2. To change sides; apostatize.
As in " Them lib-dems is a load of tergiversators"
Philellinas wrote:An impropriator is a layman or laywoman who is in possession of a benefice or its revenues. An improprietor is somebody in charge of an unethically run business. I'm wondering to whom I could apply my new coinage.
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