- A buffoon or merry-andrew; one that practices odd
gesticulations; the Fool of the old play. - An odd imagery, device, or tracery; a fantastic figure. - A grotesque trick; a piece of buffoonery; a caper. - A grotesque representation. - An antimask.
semantic differential A technique developed by the American psychologist Charles Osgood for assessing the way in which the same words or ideas are understood by different people
Semantic processing Semantic processing is a kind of processing which occurs after we hear a word and encode its meaning.
Anticipatory socialisation Anticipatory socialisation is an aspect of socialisation where an individual prepares for a future role by taking on values and ATTITUDES associated with the role before actually occupying it.
Anticipatory purchasing Anticipatory purchasing is a purchasing agent stockpiles an extremely large supply, well in advance of need, anticipating future problems.
Unanticipated target Unanticipated target refers to a target of opportunity that was unknown or not expected to exist in the operational environment.
Anticipated exposures Anticipated exposures— transactions for which there are— at present— no contracts or agreements between parties, but are anticipated on the basis of ...
Infanticide Infanticide is the intentional killing of infants. One of history’s dirty secrets, according to Malthus and others, is the widespread practice of infanticide