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ACADEMIC WORDS OF THE WEEK

ACADEMIC WORDS OF THE WEEK

9/10/18

BULK (noun)

Definition – the mass or magnitude of something large

Synonym – size, volume, dimensions, proportions, vastness

The extraordinary bulk of the bag was evident after the shopper placed three more items into it.

 

PROTOCOL (noun)

Definition – the accepted or established code of procedure or behavior in any group, organization, or situation

Synonyms – etiquette, formalities, customs, rules of conduct

Protocols are a necessary part of any emergency plan in order to keep people from panicking in difficult situations.