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Phenomenological

; adjective connected with the branch of philosophy that deals with what you see, hear, feel, etc. in contrast to what may actually be real or true about the world

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Plenipotentiary

; noun having full powers to take action, make decisions, etc. to represent a government, especially in a foreign country

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Vacuousness

; adjective ​the fact of showing no sign of intelligence or sensitive feelings

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Antebellum

; adjective connected with the years before a war, especially the American Civil War

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Hackneyed

; adjective ​used too often and therefore boring

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Courgette

; noun a long vegetable with dark green skin that is white inside

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Bourgeoisie

; noun the middle classes in society

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Philanthropic

; adjective ​connected with the practice of helping the poor and those in need, especially by giving money

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Nomenclature

; noun ​a system of naming things, especially in a branch of science

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Sacrilegious

; adjective treating a holy thing or place without respect

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Zeitgeist

; noun the general mood or quality of a particular period of history, as shown by the ideas, beliefs, etc. common at the time

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Conundrum

; noun a confusing problem or question that is very difficult to solve

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Discombobulated

; verb confused and made slightly anxious by something

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Impecunious

; adjective having little or no money

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Desensitization

; noun the process or fact of becoming less aware of something as a problem by becoming used to it

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Assiduous

; adjective working very hard and taking great care that everything is done as well as it can be

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Idiosyncrasies

; noun a person’s particular way of behaving, thinking, etc., especially when it is unusual; an unusual feature

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Accommodate

; verb to provide somebody with a room or place to sleep, live or sit

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Statuesque

; adjective tall and beautiful in an impressive way; like a statue

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Charcuterie

; noun shop where various cold meats are sold, also the meats.

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Social Media

Defined as the online communication channels dedicated to community-based input, interaction, content-sharing, and collaboration

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Facebook

A popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and videos, send messages, and keep in touch with friends, family, and colleagues

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Twitter

Free microblogging service that allows registered member to broadcast short posts called tweets

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Wikipedia

Created in January of 2001, it is a free, open content online encyclopedia created through the collaborative effort of a community of users known as Wikipedians

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Earl G. Graves Sr. - December 23, 2013

Author and Date Published of the article: "How Text Messages and Social Media Devalued Personal Communication (Excerpts)

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Carolina T. Gonzales

Author of the article: An Update on the Selfie People

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Selfie

Type of self-portrait that is taken using a camera by that same person

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Candace White - March 3, 2014

Author and Date Published of the article: ''A Study of Selfies"

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Makati and Pasig

Two cities that landed on top of the list of the most "selfiest" cities in the world with 258 selfie-takers per 100,000 people in both cities. They beat Manhattan in NY which landed on the 2nd place

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Cebu City

Ranked number nine on the list of the most "selfiest" cities

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150%

Report shows that the average amount of head tilt is ___ higher for women

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Age 40

When women reach ___, research shows that men over ___ snap more selfies than women

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Maria Paz Consolacion Manaligod, Ph.D

A developmental psychologist who believes that social media has created a very convenient and accessible venue to express man's social need

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19 year-old Danny Bowman

A British teenager who tried to commit suicide when he was not able to take the perfect photo of himself

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200 selfies a day and 10 hours

The amount of selfies Danny takes in a day and the time it takes to do that

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

Danny Bowman is believed to have these two illnesses

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder

A chronic mental illness wherein an individual has excessive concern about his/her physical appearance

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Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) / Narcissism

Basically means that a person is totally absorbed in himself

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Linear Text

Most common type of reading that focuses on the arrangement of words

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It can still appear in other people's feeds

What is true about a post after you delete it?

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Facilitates Laziness, Causes face-to-face to be devalued

Disadvantages of Social Media

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The formal statement of the meaning of a word

what is a definition?

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Because they deal with the important characteristics of a concept

Why should definitions be concise and relevant?

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To focus attention on the significant points to be considered

Why is it important to recognize definitions

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A brief clarification placed in a sentence

what is a parenthetical definition?

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A one or two sentence clarification that usually follow a standard pattern

what is a sentence definition?

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A long, detailed clarification of an object or idea

what is extended definition?

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Concept, Class, Characteristics

Parts of a sentence definition

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Punctuation Marks

Often used to mark definition of words

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