Vocabulary At Work
Gannet Guitars, Quebec

Accounts Receivable

INT. OFFICE, GANNET GUITARS
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE

NATHAN
(finally agree)
 
EMMA
(make worse)
 
NATHAN
(weak, unpreditable)
 
EMMA
(promote, inspire)
 

acquiesce: reluctantly accept without protest
exacerbate: make something bad even worse
tenuous: having little substance or strength
inculcate: teach or instill by persistent instruction

 
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EMMA
(suggest)
 
NATHAN
(presume)
 

imply: strongly suggest something without explicitly stating it (an obvious hint)
infer: conclude from evidence or from something implied by someone else (an educated guess)

 
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EMMA
(quick, partial)
 
NATHAN
(important)
 
EMMA
(avoid, eliminate)
 
NATHAN
(introduce, promote)
 

cursory: hasty so not thorough or detailed
substantive: meaningful and worth considering
obviate: remove a need or difficulty
promulgate: make something widely known

Lesson: Accounts Receivable
Module: Gannet Guitars, Quebec
Course: Vocabulary At Work