The Rosie Project Glossary

The Rosie Project Glossary

Aikido

Japanese martial art used for self-defense

Allegiance

Loyalty especially pertaining to a citizen and their monarch

Animosity

Resentment

Anthropologist

Person who studies the evolution of mankind

Aspiring

Ambitious

Buffoon

Idiot, fool

Cognitive

Relating to perception

Collaboration

Piece of work done by two or more people

Euphemism

One expression substituted for another

Geneticist

Scientist who is an expert in the field of genetics

Homeopathy

Treatment of disease with minute doses of drugs that would produce symptoms of the disease in a healthy person

Incapacitated

Rendered incapable

Inept

Not good at

Infrastructure

The basic foundations

Nocturnal

Awake during the night and asleep during the day

Optometrist

Eye doctor qualified to perform surgery

Sabbatical

Pre-arranged long break or leave of absence

Shucked

Removed the shell from an oyster or clam

Synapses

The junction of two nerve cells

Tenured

Having a guarantee of permanent employment at a college or university

Vigilant

Watchful

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