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    Partisan

    Partisan -  an adherent or supporter of a person, group, party, or cause, esp. a person who shows a biased, emotional allegiance.  Military. a member of a party of light or irregular troops engaged in harassing an enemy, esp. a member of a guerrilla band engaged...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf 51-55, F Mar 14, 2010

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    A List Of Words I Don't Like In No Particular Order

    1. cure, or any word that contains it, like curator and secure2. azmuth3. pew, or any word that contains it, like punitive or pewter4. punker5. rebuke6. opus7. burly8. bungalow9. dink, rink, link, fink (but not ink, kink, pink, or sink)10. morsel11. mingle12. hyperbole13...
    DeadOfDecember DeadOfDecember 22-25, F Jul 29, 2011

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    Actionable

    Actionable.  Worse than the C-word, but you can say it in public. (It doesn't even get the spell check squiggly!  That is beyond pathetic.)
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    I'd Like To Speak To That Point -- Gdi!

    No!  No!  No!  My mom even says this one.  No one speaks TO a point.  They speak ABOUT a point, in favor of a point, or regarding a point.  We speak TO other people.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 51-55, M Mar 4, 2010

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    Best Practices

    Did a consultant come up with this one?  I think the answer is yes.  Right along with "benchmarking".  At least no one has converted "best practices" to "bestpracticing" yet.  How can there be best practices in a work group of five people, all under thirty...
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 51-55, M Mar 10, 2010

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    "speak To"

    I know, it's two words. I dislike having someone say "we need 'to speak to' this problem". We speak to other people. We speak about or of problems.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 51-55, M Sep 4, 2010

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    Drill Down

    Drill down, particularly when a person says we need multiple drill downs -- plural.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 11, 2010

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    My List.

    - Exception - Forever - Beautiful - Sorry - Erotic - Piano - Lesbian - Swollen - Cutter - *** - Can't - Competition - Poulenc - Philosophy - Concert - Funeral - Memorial - Privilege - Organ - Lovey-dovey - Social - Abundant - Smell - Scent - Rigged - Golden - Preggo - Yoga...
    lntel lntel 22-25 1 Response Feb 19, 2012

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    Deliverable

    Here is another not fun one.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 51-55, M Mar 4, 2010

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    My Most Hated Words List

    These are the words I absolutely hate. Puce Pustule Phlegm Bauble Horrid Poultice Please excuse me for letting those words enter your mind.
    ViennaRose200 ViennaRose200 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3, 2010

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    I Bought You Are Car,gave You A Dog And Yousay......

    please,no........ sorry thats two words.
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M Mar 20, 2010

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    Needy

    I said to a dear friend recently that I don't like the word 'needy' and I never did explain. Let me give it a go... The word needy brings to mind poverty of the old days, the financially needy. Skinny kids with patches on their clothes. The needy, that needed donations just to...
    EternallyHopeful EternallyHopeful 31-35, F 10 Responses Feb 15, 2011

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    Moist -gags-

    Whoever created this word must have a tough stomach. I can't say it without wanting to throw up.
    TwigTheWonderKid TwigTheWonderKid 18-21, F Apr 2, 2012

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    I'm a guy, lol. So, I don't know if mine counts. Disregarding the guy thing, just in general, from my family, to random ladies, girlfriends or girl friends, I hate those two terms...
    Princey88 Princey88 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    it just sounds condescending, like there's a guy where i volunteer and he always calls ne "toots" or "sweety" and im like dude you're 30 years older than me i don't think this is...
    baldwinbitch baldwinbitch 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't mind my friends or my husband using hun for me but not total strangers/random people. I don't like babe as it reminds me too much of crappy TV shows like Geordie Shore.
    MrsRusty MrsRusty 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I AM NOT YOUR GIRLFRIEND, FIANCEE' OR WIFE SO FOR THOSE OF YOU MEN WHO DOES THIS TO US LADIES KNOCK IT OFF. It's irritating and we don't put up with **** like that. So dont!
    BigGirlWithLove BigGirlWithLove 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm so tired hearing about kids my age and even much younger having boyfriends, thinking they really grown. I don't care if you're a teenager. Just because you're a teenager doesn...
    JesusismySaviour JesusismySaviour 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I don't like "Goodbyes" because it feels like I will never see that person again. I don't like to say goodbyes because the last time I said goodbye by cousin died of a rare cancer...
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    But then again, who really does? I think my first panic attack was caused as a kid being surrounded by too many people which made me completely freak out, resulting in me wanting...
    crepesaredelicious2 crepesaredelicious2 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I always sound and feel awkward and don't know what to say. Talking face-to-face is fine and texting is good. But I don't like talking on the phone.
    WanderingZK WanderingZK 22-25, M a week ago

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    I'm almost 30 years old and I'm trying to put my life back together and am attempting to get better physically and mentally cause lord knows I have tons of those problems all while...
    GlitchInTheMatrix GlitchInTheMatrix 26-30, M Jul 26

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    If you have nothing else good to say, don't say it. We are grown up now and should know what's right from wrong. Spreading hate is wrong.
    KindredKings KindredKings 13-15, M Jul 26

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    It's sort of second nature now. I can talk to someone for hours, or even a few consecutive days. Stranger or friend. But as soon as I feel like someone is putting more effort or...
    deethepoet deethepoet 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I find it hard to to say goodbye when I leave a friends house to go home or awkwardly end a conversation when you bump into someone on the street. But either way no matter the...
    Alex288837359 Alex288837359 16-17, F Jul 23

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    I Don't Like It When Someone Lies to Me Of course, I don't like it when someone lies to me, but lies happen... Right? I mean you and I are texting away and having a pleasant enough...
    Orangerocket Orangerocket 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    Growing up, I don't understand why people like to mock the way I talk. So, I changed it a bit but people still mock me. One day, finally I got to record my voice & hear it back...
    yumemi yumemi 26-30, F Jul 22

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    Everyone loves selfies. Everyone takes them too, even my six year old neighbor loves the selfie craze. But I don't. I hate pictures of myself. When I see a picture of someone else...
    lostfollower lostfollower 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    I don't like doubt, particularly because you don't have the courage to ask questions.
    Discusslife Discusslife 31-35, M Jul 21

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    Honestly I'd rather they just dissappeared. Sure let me know that it's going to happen but don't bother with the goodbye scene cos I just hate crying. Ugh.
    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm a girl, I don't hate girls. I'm not super girly but I do enjoy shopping and make up & those types of things to a certain degree but For as long as I can remember I have always...
    YslcXO YslcXO 22-25, F Jul 20

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    I do, but I don't. it takes up way too much data and it's filled with at least 90% crud. however, it is where most people are and it's helped me stay connected with some and have...
    matatrid matatrid 31-35, M Jul 20

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    The As usual he came inside my room,I'd just woken up and everything was messed up there.He was nothing to do with my bed and room still started shouting at me.started throwing his...
    tossor tossor 22-25, M Jul 20

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    i think people have rejected me before i give them a chance. sometimes i think God doesn't like me. my husband is a major cause of my insecurities, as well as my emphasis on what i...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Idk just don't. I'm like what's that point of it? I mean I'm ok with people taking pictures of themselves but when you start making duck faces and making everything seem all forced...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 19

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    I have come across girls in school who would rather fight me with their fists than talk things out when we have disagreements about things. I don't like to fight and I have never...
    iamabigtease iamabigtease 13-15, F Jul 19

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    Especially when I don't drink, and some drunken environments equal trouble. I'd rather choose other options, at the end of the day. Socialising is all about love and connection...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M Jul 19

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    especially online. as some friendships you thought mattered!!!!! clearly didn't mean a thing to them..... why waste time on people who will ultimately let you down in the long run...
    samsthemann samsthemann 22-25, M Jul 18